I'm in the midst of a personal "inconvenient" situation on the road to more-or-less permanent improvement -- an improvement which is also, not coincidentally, a tiny drop in the ocean of changes we need for a healthy planet.
No family should have to choose between putting food on the table and heating their home. Fortunately, there is a roadmap for addressing residential energy efficiency and building a better, more prosperous nation to boot.
In this time of great need -- when young people are unable to find jobs and communities across the country are unable to meet the basic needs of their residents -- our National Service programs should be expanded and enhanced.
Global Green's "Build it Back Green" Workshop series kicks off this Tuesday in New Orleans. In the first panel, speakers will discuss how to improve indoor air quality and save on utility bills with green materials.
While job creation is the number one national priority at the moment, climate change threatens not only the health of the planet, but our economic viability as well. The solution to both is a clean energy economy.
Weatherization should be the Democrats' dream program. In one fell swoop you create jobs, reduce living expenses, improve national energy security, enhance business profitability and confront global warming.
Long before I learned about the risks of climate change, I was fanatical about energy efficiency because I'm cheap. We want to help millions of families seize the same opportunity to cut their utility bills.