Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (2/14/12)

Here are five recommended reads for today (2/14/12)

  1. Bloomberg reports, “President Barack Obama’s proposed budget would renew and extend a subsidy for renewable-energy projects that helps pay for as much as 30 percent of development costs, according to a solar lobbying group.”
  2. On DeSmogBlog, Carol Linnitt asks, “Why Is Canada Killing Wolves and Muzzling Scientists To Protect Tar Sands Interests?“
  3. founder Bill McKibben announces on his Twitter feed that a petition against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline passed 500,000 signatures in under 7 hours.
  4. The Washington Post reports, Gov. Martin O’Malley will be speaking in support of a bill aimed at developing offshore wind energy in Maryland… The governor has made the measure a priority of his legislative agenda again this year.”
  5. At Climate Progress, Joe Romm explains why NY Times business columnist Joe Nocera is “still wrong and ‘very unfair’ about the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.”