Clean Economy

After the ball dropped, the grid didn't go down and planes didn't drop from the sky. Phew. Many people said, in essence, "see
2. Continue to press the federal government to support the clean economy (or at least not dismantle it) A climate denier
For those of us who believe climate change is an existential threat, this is a tough morning. But we will move forward with or without national-level leadership from the U.S. Only a few forces are strong enough to fight ignorance (like climate denial), isolationism, and fear. Those may include a measure of righteous anger, mixed with hope, forgiveness, and love. 
President Obama gave his final State of the Union this week and in the seven years he's been president, much has changed. But, before he leaves office, there is more that can and should be done to address climate change.
People value the notion of national energy independence highly, but they are even more excited and supportive about what we now call small "i" independence. The kind of independence that can come from electricity produced locally from solar and wind.
A recent report released by the American Lung Association found that by 2030 the EPA's proposed fuel efficiency standards
Alongside state efforts, such as California's requirement that renewables represent 33 percent of energy produced by 2020
f we really lean into this we will simultaneously increase prosperity for our people, reinvigorate the American Dream, and restore this magnificent blue planet. This is the greatest challenge and opportunity of our lifetime.
We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.
The aeration technique has already been used in wastewater treatment plants with no apparent health effects, according to
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Instead of offering targeted policies, many leaders are suggesting an "all of the above" approach to energy development. The idea is that we should throw everything we have at the problem and see what sticks. It's a misguided strategy that would do more harm than good.
Three governors and the Premier of British Columbia announced an action plan to make the Pacific Northwest's homes more energy efficient, its vehicles less dependent on oil, and its communities less vulnerable to the threat of global climate change.
2012-02-24-501 Instead of a report, we developed an illustration. At this unusual time, we need to think expansively not categorically: How do we build long-term well-being for people and place?
"This is a great environmental victory, period," said Eddie Scher, a senior communications strategist with the Sierra Club
But a top Obama aide told The Huffington Post earlier in the week that the purpose of the ad campaign is to push back against
Oliver echoed Harper's suggestion that Canada would seek to export its oil with or without Keystone XL. "Today's decision
For very few jobs and no increased access to oil, we get to assume the liability of this project and its negative impact on our land, water and atmosphere.
When Dr. King was assassinated, it was 1968. President Obama was 7 and EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson was 6. Many of the African-American leaders who now carry the torch of justice that King lit were young when he died.
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