Policy

Sarah Forbes, a World Resources Institute Senior Associate, discusses what Carbon, Capture, and Storage (CCS) is. She explains the technology, process, and challenges to using CCS.
Planet Forward
Next week's elections might affect climate and energy conservation less than you might think. Although politico says that it will be difficult for GOP candidates to succeed unless they are climate change deniers, evidence suggests that stance may... Read More
Video created for the GE Ecomagination Challenge, a $200 million innovation experiment where businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students share their best ideas on how to build the next-generation power grid.
Long-term planning with many participants is difficult to achieve. This is not only due to the unpredictability of the future, or people's inability to think ahead except in the vaguest of terms, but also due to the difficulty of maintaining a... Read More
It’s a green energy dream. The sun shines all day and the wind blows constantly. But alternative energy is the last thing you might expect, here in Afghanistan’s war-torn Panjshir Valley. Yet after three decades of violence tragedy and destruction,... Read More
Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.), Brigadier General Gerald E. Galloway, ASA (Ret.) and other experts speaking at a July 29, 2010 event on Capitol Hill. How does our dependence on fossil fuels threaten national security? What can the Department... Read More
You would think that after an environmental catastrophe on the scale of the Deepwater Horizon blowout, the federal agency in charge of reviewing plans for new wells would put everything on hold while it figured out what happened, how to better... Read More
In a recent webisode with New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, Planet Forward's own Frank Sesno asked, with the race for energy leadership and innovation heating up "will China own the last half of the 21st century as the US fades?" Friedman's... Read More
Green is my least favorite color. It’s so earthy and natural, so timid and soft, so conservative. Sure, neon green can be evil, as the menacing “M” on the front of a Monster energy drink attests to. Green can even be creepy, or gross: when was the... Read More

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