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Next Step? A Clean Energy Jobs Race to the Top

1/24/2013 // By Zoe Lipman

Empowering states to capture clean energy opportunity I know I’m not alone in feeling growing anxiety about the changes to the natural world I’ve seen in my lifetime, or in my rising concern as I flip through the newspaper and […] Read more >

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Sandy’s Mandate: Time to Get Serious About Clean Energy

11/28/2012 // By Catherine Bowes

In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, it is more important than ever for Americans to rethink our energy choices. Devastating extreme weather events are becoming far too common, with tragic consequences being felt along the coastlines of New York and […] Read more >

Greenforce Initiative Grant helps St. Clair County Community College show off Living Labs concept

11/20/2012 // By Guest Author

This blog is written by St. Clair County Community College St. Clair County Community College in Port Huron, Mich., uses its green campus to teach students about sustainability and green issues. Thanks to a $3,000 Greenforce Initiative Innovation Mini Grant, […] Read more >

Bison Grazing Under Prairie Sky

Native American Heritage Month: Celebrating Tribal Victories in Conservation

11/16/2012 // By Garrit Voggesser

November is Native American Heritage Month, a time to honor the rich and diverse ancestry, traditions and cultures of Native Americans and to recognize the accomplishments of the peoples who were the original inhabitants of the United States and the […] Read more >

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 >