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EPA Detroit Hearing: Less Oil Means a More Secure America

Alex Cornell du Houx | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Alex Cornell du Houx

This is not just a lesson for our military. Not only does cutting our dependence on oil make us more secure, it invests hard earned American money back in to our economy.

What Do Veterans and Race-Car Drivers Have in Common?

Jonathan Powers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Powers

This weekend, we are proud of launching an innovative partnership that we think can help find new champions to join us in calling for breaking America's addiction to oil.

Energy: Time to Pay the Bill; This Means Drilling

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hal Donahue

The United States is built on cheap energy. Today energy is no longer cheap and our consumption is out of control.

The Pentagon? A Liberal Hotbed?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This week, the Pentagon called climate change a threat to national security that "may spark or exacerbate future conflicts." With this report, the Pentagon has put global warming on the geopolitical map.

If Deryl Metcalfe Thinks I'm a Traitor, He Must Resign

Richard Allen Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Allen Smith

I left home a week after my first child was born to serve my country honorably in Afghanistan, and Pennsylvania State Representative Deryl Metcalfe thinks I'm a traitor.

Veterans, Clean Energy, and Common Sense

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

There's a growing consensus that one of the best things we can do to enhance our national security is to get off fossil fuels and transition to clean, home-grown energy.

Obama at MIT: The Nation that Leads in Clean Energy Will Lead Global Economy

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Obama made an important point, saying that while innovation and discovery have always been part of the American DNA, there is no guarantee that we will lead the world in clean energy.

Energy, the Next Great Thing

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hal Donahue

For 150 veterans assembled at the White House, the greatest immediate and long term threat to our national security is climate change and energy policy.

Support Our Troops: Combat Climate Change

Charles London | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charles London

Displaced, vulnerable populations are a breeding ground for extremism and contribute to the instability and failure of states. Now, U.S generals say climate change acts as a "threat multiplier."