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What action on climate change looks like in real life.  Workers build the next generation Jeep Grand Cherokee at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly Plant. Photo: DrivingGrowth.org

Climate Solutions Delivered Jobs and Votes

11/13/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

…and they show a way forward My colleague Joe blogged last week on three big reasons why climate will move to the top of the agenda as we close out the year and move into the next Congress.  His reasons […] Read more >

Building the Jeep Grand Cherokee at Chrysler's Jefferson North Assembly plant in Detroit.  In addition to adding 1100 jobs at its Toledo Assembly Complex in Ohio, Chrysler has added 1100 jobs at the Detroit facility.  Photo:  www.drivinggrowth.com

Jeep in Ohio…also Indiana, Michigan, Illinois: Its More than a Fact Check, it’s a Reality Check

10/30/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Controversy is escalating around a statement Gov. Mitt Romney made on the campaign trail last Thursday and is now repeating in ads, alleging that Chrysler is sending Jeep jobs to China. Chrysler itself quickly rebutted the claim. But for those […] Read more >

Offshore wind turbine in Thames Estuary, UK (credit: Flickr/phault)

Offshore Wind Necessary to Combating Climate Change

10/24/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest blog post by Chelsea Harnish, Energy Program Manager for Virginia Conservation Network. The most substantial long-term solution for combating climate change is to power our homes and businesses with renewable energy—namely wind and solar.  However, right now, there […] Read more >

Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline runs under the straits of Mackinac. Photo: MDOT Photo/Video Unit

Time to Choose not to Spill or Explode

10/22/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Candidates, Voters: Time to choose your energy future It was all about the future of energy at an event at the Center for American Progress here in DC Friday morning when CAP released their  new report:  “Regional Energy, National Solutions:  A Real Energy Vision […] Read more >

The new Ford C-Max plug-in hybrid electric gets a 100mpge rating from EPA and is built in Michigan.  Photo: Ford Motor Co.

Breaking News – 98% of Clean Energy Investments Still Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution

10/16/2012 // By Zoe Lipman

Alert: Expect to hear more hooey attacking clean energy! Today the big polluters and their political surrogates jumped into the fray to use the news on battery maker A123 as another launching pad to spin and sell us more snake—and heavy […] Read more >

First Presidential Debate (via University of Denver)

Will Presidential Debates Keep Ducking Conservation?

10/4/2012 // By Miles Grant

Despite over 160,000 people calling for climate change to be discussed at last night’s presidential debate, moderator Jim Lehrer never asked about climate change and Barack Obama and Mitt Romney didn’t bring it up. With three debates now left to […] Read more >

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Video: Michigan Voters Can Vote YES on Renewable Energy

10/3/2012 // By Sarah Mullkoff

The Great Lakes are heating up, along with my desire for clean energy to end our over-dependence on dirty fuels. This summer, I was shocked to feel the impacts of climate change so close to home while swimming in Lake […] Read more >

Graphic displaying the number of times representatives used the terms "climate change" and "clean energy" on the House and Senate floor over the past four years.

72 Hours to Break the Silence on Climate

10/1/2012 // By Sara Gassman

Here at Campus Ecology, we talk about clean energy and climate change because those issues are important to us personally, and we know that those issues are important to students on campuses. Not only do we talk about clean energy, […] Read more >

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Congress Takes a Mulligan for Dirty Energy, Ignores Actually Useful Legislation

9/20/2012 // By Corey Shott

Congress is set to leave town and head home to campaign for the next six weeks, and instead of working on unfinished business for the American people, the leadership of the House of Representatives is using its final work hours […] Read more >

NWF Campus Ecology Releases New Student Guide on Dirty Energy Politics

9/20/2012 // By Courtney Cochran

National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology Program is pleased to announce the release of our new resource, “A Student’s Guide to How Corporate Oil, Gas and Coal Money Influences U.S. Energy Policy”. The guide is designed to take students behind the […] Read more >