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Energy's Presence, Not Price, Changes Lives

Justin Guay | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

It's time policymakers woke up to the real impact of distributed power and bottom up electrification. There are a thousand unnecessary obstacles that will slow down progress when it's judged by the wrong yardstick. It's time for that yardstick to be the presence of energy, not its price.

Civil Society Lights the World Bank's Path to Clean Energy at Spring Meetings

Chad Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chad Dobson

Before approval of the World Bank's request for a $86.2 billion general capital increase, civil society should at least have a draft of an energy strategy in which the bank stops funding coal.

Energy: At the Nexus of Climate, Poverty, and Global Security

Robert A. Freling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert A. Freling

Rural villages can now bypass the age of fossil fuels and catapult themselves into a bright, sustainable, carbon-free future.