The current Energy Secretary, Steven Chu, might welcome the help. He has a big energy to-do list. Everything from wind and solar to geothermal, biofuel, hyrodgen and fuel cells. But Chu’s had trouble delivering. DOE has guaranteed billions of dollars in loans to solar companies. But Chu missed his own June 21 deadline to install solar panels on the roof of the White House. (see him make that promise)
So, what would Bill Nye do? He says his top priority could make a big difference. It would change the way we build- and the way millions of us get and use energy.
Check out the video. Then weigh in by adding to Planet Forward’s #EnergyToDo on Twitter. If it’s really good, we’ll promote it and get it to the decision-makers here in Washington DC.
While we’re at it, we’re looking for big ideas and innovations that can help us build and adapt to a changing plant. We’re featuring these ideas on TV and, later this year we’ll tape a whole TV special with the best. Someone will become a Planet Forward Innovator. Go to Planet Forward’s website, and submit your idea.