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Democrats Want Obama to Grow a Green, Clean Energy Economy

Democrats Want Obama to Grow a Green, Clean Energy Economy

DENVER, Colorado, August 27, 2008 (ENS) – Speaker after speaker at the Democratic National Convention is calling on Americans to elect Barack Obama president because they expect him to build a green economy powered by U.S. renewable energy instead of by foreign oil. U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton of New York told delegates that she ran…

Democrats' Green Platform Plank, Obama's Green VP Pick

Democrats' Green Platform Plank, Obama's Green VP Pick

DENVER, Colorado, August 25, 2008 (ENS) – At the opening of the Democratic National Convention today, the Democratic Party adopted a new platform that incorporates the energy plan put forward by Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, the presumptive presidential nominee. The plan would implement an economy-wide cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent…