politics

Solar is a hard sell in the midst of global recession and continued unemployment. Just try convincing a middle class family with a mortgage and car payments to part with $40,000 for a rooftop installation. So long as rooftop builds are the only... Read More
In 2011, why doesn't the White House hire 3 thoughtful and experienced journalists to hold a joint press conference each Tuesday morning to improve how the White House communicates with the American public, the press, and the rest of the world about... Read More
The geothermal industry gets its first big lobbyist. Will this help expand on a lagging form of clean energy production?
In the world-wide race to develop energy sources that are seen as "green" because they are renewable and less GHG intensive, sometimes the most basic questions remain unanswered. Michal Moore, Senior Fellow, School of Public Policy at the University... Read More
I take  the question of the energy and environmental future of our world to the street. Hear people's thoughts and ideas and comment in with your own!
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
What can spider monkeys, peacocks, ostriches & sheep tell us about global warming & the climate debate on Capitol Hill?
State energy officials speaking at a July 7, 2010 event on Capitol Hill. How has federal stimulus funding for the State Energy Program been used to date? More information is available at www.eesi.org/070710_states.

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