I'm pleased to announce The Huffington Post Spotlight series on energy that will feature Vokle video debates with leading experts exploring tough questions of our time.
We need to build a modern energy system. We can't power a 21st century economy on a 20th century energy system. There should be no debate about that.
Neither the moderator nor the candidates said one word about climate change and not one word to its victims.
The documentary Houston, We Have A Problem doesn't feature short soundbites, evil empires, or conspiracy theories. What it does do is present many sides of the complex energy debate.
In this State of the Union address, much of the President's attention was rightly focused on economic growth. That's why the President was correct to call for investment in clean energy.
Energy efficiency should not be seen as an easy way around hard measures to reduce energy consumption. That said, energy efficiency measures and energy taxes are not mutually exclusive.
This week, James Cameron added his voice to the chorus of voices pushing to stop the destruction caused by tar sands development. It is critical that we in the US, the largest consumer of this dirty oil, do the same.
Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the eighteenth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candid...
America needs to be a leader in the clean energy economy of the future. If we are serious about winning this race, now is not the time to take our foot off the pedal.
Perhaps in 20 years global citizens or political leaders will be able to relate to each other with just a little more ease because of the sense of connectivity among many young people today.
Any debate over what is in this RES bill will be taken as an opportunity revert to ideological arguments, leading to gross confabulations from both sides of the aisle about what such a piece of policy would do.
The world now has nothing less than an historic choice: reboot the old models, approaches and structures for business and governance, or risk institutional paralysis or even collapse. It's a question of stagnation versus renewal.
Climate protection has gone local. Political leaders may fiddle while the world burns, but grassroots groups around the country are organizing to cut greenhouse gas emissions and build a greener future.
It is important to me that my words not be distorted or taken out of context. Sadly, my position was again reduced to "Obama 'Hope' poster artist, losing hope," which is not my opinion.
The sooner we get past the outdated "jobs vs. the environment" debate the better off we are going to be on both fronts. We have 40 days till the election. Make sure to tell your friends -- vote No on Prop 23.
By making clean energy cheaper, rather than dirty energy more expensive, this tax policy would be progressive, benefiting the poor more than the rich, although the rich would get their cut, too.