A recently released solar map of New York City found enough room on building rooftops for solar panels to power half the city during hours of peak electricity use. New York City is not alone in its solar power potential.
Because my organization is focused on making Arizona the solar capital of the nation, all I could think about as the dust storm rolled through Phoenix was all those solar panels! Should Phoenix residents be dusting them off?
I sincerely wish those that don't believe in the power of green jobs could have attended the Solar Power International show in Los Angeles. They would have seen and felt the continued momentum of the solar industry.
Did the Global Work Party on 10/10/10 add up to more than a drop of water in a teacup, never mind a tempest? I doubt the authoritarian capitalists of China or state security oligarchs of Russia even noticed it.
By cracking down on the coal industry's devastating pollution, President Obama has an opportunity to really energize activists and community leaders across the country hungry for real climate leadership.
Five things are certain about the solar panels going back on the White House roof. But there's still one great unknown: will this solar energy zap Team Obama with the courage to confront the nuclear/military madness?