The events of the past few weeks have made clear that the future of our economy and national security are in fact intimately intertwined; American greatness in both respects rests on our ability to act boldly on energy.
Let's honor President Kennedy as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of his inaugural address but honor him not with our words, but with our deeds. Not with our talk but with our actions. Not with big platitudes but with great aspirations.
On Dec. 1, I provided oral and written testimony to a hearing of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming of the US Congress. It turns out this was the very last hearing of the Select Committee.
Fort Sumter National Monument is taking the first shot at ushering in a new era of energy independence with plans to take the island off the electric utility grid and make it completely self-sufficient.
That it will be more important to assure that there is food in every kitchen rather than a gun in every house. That those who decry the role of the federal government will stop blaming it for not doing enough. That...
The day when the Federal Reserve began to lower interest rates to address a looming economic downturn, the New York Times ran a Tiffany & Co. ad on page three. The ad featured a lovely pair of diamond teardrop earrings for $230,000.
Debate over climate change shouldn't cloud the crystal clear necessity of a federal energy and climate bill that will move the United States from weakness to strength as we reduce and end our dependence on foreign oil.
When an alcoholic leaves a bar and drives into his third wreck, do you blame the bartender or the alcoholic? When a society addicted to fossil fuels experiences an oil spill, do you blame the company that drilled for oil or the society that uses it?
On July 2 in New Orleans, Global Green and the Green Collaborative -- a group of more than 65 organizations and businesses from NOLA and the Gulf Coast -- will release a new Declaration of Energy Independence.
I was thrilled to hear about the approval of the Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. But this news can't help but be severely clouded by the ongoing reports of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
As November draws closer, Members of Congress will be tempted to take the easy way out, by passing a bill that does little. The president, and the public, must not allow them to get away with that this time.