March, 2009

U.S. Companies Poised For Growth Under Carbon Cap

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has released a groundbreaking online map that identifies and profiles more than 1,200 companies in key manufacturing states poised to grow their business and create new … Read more

In Address To Congress, Obama Calls For Carbon Cap

President Obama delivered his first presidential address to a joint session of Congress last week, and projected his plans for the year ahead. "Just as Greensburg, Kansas rises from the … Read more

Fighting for Clean Water & Green Jobs for All

Chelsea Chee of the Black Mesa Water Coalition tells us why she came to Capitol Hill for PowerShift ’09: Read more

Climate Activists Dwarf Exxon Mobil-Funded Counter Protest

After the PowerShift '09 rally in front of the Capitol, hundreds of students marched on DC's coal-fired power plant in support of clean energy, green jobs and climate action. It … Read more

NWF’s Larry Schweiger Visits PowerShift ’09

National Wildlife Federation President & CEO Larry Schweiger visited to Capitol Hill today to show his support for the thousands of students rallying at PowerShift ’09. As Larry waited for … Read more

Young People Speak up for Wildlife and a Clean Energy Future

It’s estimated that over 13,000 young people are in Washington today for Power Shift 2009, and despite the snowstorm, thousands are on the Hill today, lobbying for strong climate legislation.  … Read more

High School Students Speak Up at Power Shift ’09

During lunch on Saturday, I went from table to table to ask groups of students why they had come to Power Shift and what they were hoping to gain. Two … Read more

Van Jones Addresses PowerShift ’09

Have you ever heard Van Jones speak? If you haven’t, take 10 minutes to watch this video from this weekend’s PowerShift ’09 conference: Meanwhile, DC is getting a reminder that … Read more

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