Administration not backing off on military biofuels


The Republican-led House won't like this – another play by the Obama administration to boost biofuel use by the US military.

Green military of the future - friend or foe?




Looking into a crystal ball it's hard to bet against the possibility that the coming decades will be the era of the great renewable energy revolution.

Hands off our biofuels, Panetta tells Congress


In yet another Washington fight over energy policy, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pushed back Wednesday against Congressional efforts to curtail the military push into alternative fuels.

Report: Obama accelerated cyber attacks against Iran



The Obama administration reportedly ordered "increasingly sophisticated" cyber attacks against Iranian networks linked to nuclear enrichment facilities. 



Obama pushes US military to go even greener

Continuing its campaign-year emphasis on a broad range of energy initiatives, the Obama administration has outlined a fresh roster of renewable-energy and energy-efficiency programs by the US military. 


Wind power a winner in Obama tax revamp

President Obama wants to lower the corporate tax rate while eliminating numerous loopholes.

Obama publishes new online privacy plan

The White House has unveiled a new framework for online privacy, tightening up the protection of personal data.

Budget woes hit Mars exploration plans

US President Barack Obama’s proposed 2013 budget would effectively slash $226 million from NASA’s Mars exploration program.



Pentagon says it will maintain military preeminence

This past week, President Obama announced a new US defense strategy that was formulated to slash the military budget in a responsible and balanced way. 



Military green growth offset by Congress

You can add green building advocates to the list of people who have a gripe with the National Defense Authorization Act, which President Barack Obama signed into law on New Year's Eve (despite his own reservations).



Silicon Valley falls out of love with Obama


Silicon Valley is apparently falling out of love with President Obama. 

Why, you ask?

U.S. aid to Afghanistan ends up in Taliban hands

It seems as if millions of dollars in U.S. aid to Afghanistan has been intercepted by the Taliban.

Congress demands answers from NASA

NASA is feeling the pressure as Congress demands a finalized design for a heavy-lift rocket that will be used to launch future manned space missions.

Tech experts jump off the Obama ship

A number of prominent technology advocates have left the Obama White House in recent months.

Aerospace industry says it is "disturbed" by Obama

The Aerospace Industries Association says it is quite "disturbed" by President Obama's recent remarks about business aviation.

Obama admin in anti-hacker crackdown

The Obama administration is eying an extensive overhaul of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Ah-Nold as we liked him

It's now obvious to anyone who isn't living in a cave that Arnold Schwarzenegger's marriage - just like his ties with the Obama administration - has been loudly terminated. 



Analysis: Obama’s online media Terminator

The White House has created a new position to deal with online media. If they think that someone has said something that is untrue about Obama they will be dealt with.

Situation room photo breaks records on Flickr, becomes meme

After news of Osama bin Laden’s death hit the wire, the WH uploaded a photo to Flickr depicting President Obama, VP Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and other members of the national security team huddled in a situation room.

Pentagon insists WikiLeaks suspect is being treated fairly

The U.S. Army has kicked off a propaganda campaign to convince Bradley Manning supporters that the WikiLeaks suspect is being treated fairly in his new "quarters" at Fort Leavenworth.