Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (11/8/12)

Here are five recommended reads for today (11/8/12).

  1. The Washington Post reports: “President Obama’s reelection, along with key wins by Senate Democrats, ensures that the federal government will press ahead with efforts to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency and to curb greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change. But the scope of these policies could be constrained by congressional opposition and by concern over their economic impact, making it likely that a second Obama term will deliver some, but not all, of environmentalists’ top priorities.”
  2. According to the Seattle Times, “Bill McKibben plans to travel the country in a sustainable-fuel bus, asking public institutions to divest portfolios of dirty energy holdings — and encourage more civil disobedience against those companies.”
  3. The Great Energy Challenge blog reports, “Iceland’s Renewable Energy Drive is Full-Steam Ahead.”
  4. According to Market Watch, “Investors wasted no time running from what had been a nice little three-month rally in coal stocks ahead of the 2012 presidential election.”
  5. Renewable Energy World reports, “With the 2012 election over and President Barack Obama’s re-election secured, U.S.-based renewable energy producers are already looking ahead to what they expect will be four more years of continued support for their endeavors.”