As David Hart writes for The Hill, it’s time to turn talk into action: Green New Dealers need to embrace all forms of clean energy, not just renewables, and congressional Republicans must accept that government has a positive role to play in reshaping energy markets.
Energy and Climate
June 3, 2010
Reauthorizing the American COMPETES Act provides an opportunity for Congress to strengthen U.S. clean energy innovation and competitiveness policies.
May 20, 2010
Statement by Rob Atkinson before the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Energy.
May 5, 2010
Government officials need to pay attention so the U.S. does not miss out on the economic opportunities in this critical new sector.
March 6, 2010
Going beyond carbon emissions caps, innovation economists are calling for bold public-private partnerships to spur energy research
February 3, 2010
In this "BusinessWeek" blog Rob Atkinson describes the mounting global competition for renewable energy.
November 18, 2009
This report benchmarks clean energy competitiveness in four nations: China, Japan, South Korea and the United States.
November 18, 2009
A new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Breakthrough Institute, Rising Tigers, Sleeping Giant, is the first to benchmark public sector clean energy technology investments in four nations: China, Japan, South Korea and the United States. Please join ITIF and the Breakthrough Institute for a discussion of the report’s findings.
September 24, 2009
Privacy controls need to be built into systems like the smart grid, but they are not serious barriers to implementation.
September 21, 2009
In this report, ITIF outlines the more than $100 billion invested by G-20 countries in IT-related stimulus. While most G-20 countries have passed economic stimulus packages to confront the global economic downturn, more could be done to use IT investments to aid in economic recovery, create jobs, and lay the groundwork for long-term economic benefits.
August 6, 2009
South Korea is poised to become the world leader in green technology, through a wide array of government policies supporting green technology, strong national leadership and a substantial commitment of public funding for this effort.