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Van Jones: Beyond the Politics of Confrontation 11.3.2009 Truthout.com
Spring 2009 Issue Editor's Note: Van Jones on Monday to be the Obama administration's special adviser for green jobs. - ms/TO Meet the man who's convincing the country, and the new President, that the next economy needs to be green and just. When I first met Van Jones in 2004, he was working in Oakland with young people of color who were being funneled from inadequate schools and impoverished neighborhoods into overcrowded courts and detention centers. Jones was speaking at a beachside peace conference that day, trying to explain his world to a predominantly white, middle-class audience. When he spoke of his newborn son and the steep odds against his future success, the audience got it. The next economy needs to be both green and just, Van ...
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Earth Equity News (3/8/09) 11.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Earth Equity News (3/8/09)
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Javier Sierra: An Antidote Called Hope 11.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
To the environmental movement, the first month and a half of the Obama presidency has been what the New York Times calls "an astonishing turnaround."
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Clean Energy Trends 2009 11.3.2009 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

How is clean energy technology faring amid the countervailing forces of Obama stimulus and economic meltdown? Joel Makower with Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder, his colleagues at Clean Edge, have just issued the 2009 report on clean energy trends.

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Green and Mean: Can the U.S. Economy Be Both Climate Friendly and Competitive? 11.3.2009 WRI Publications
TESTIMONY OF MR. ROB BRADLEY DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE POLICY INITIATIVE WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE HEARING BEFORE THE COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION IN EUROPE: “GREEN AND MEAN: CAN THE U.S. ECONOMY BE BOTH CLIMATE FRIENDLY AND COMPETITIVE?” Thank you for the opportunity to contribute to the deliberations of this Commission. My name is Rob Bradley, and I am Director of the International Climate Policy Initiative at the World Resources Institute. The World Resources Institute is a non-profit, non-partisan environmental think tank that goes beyond research to provide practical solutions to the world’s most urgent environment and development challenges. We work in partnership with scientists, businesses, governments, and ...
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Van Jones to Bring Green Jobs Vision to Washington 10.3.2009 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

After days of online speculation, Van Jones has officially become the special adviser for "green jobs, enterprise and innovation" at the White House.

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Green Inc.: E.P.A. Proposes Emissions Reporting 10.3.2009 NYT: Home Page
The E.P.A. today proposed a rule that would require a broad range of industries to report their greenhouse gas emissions.
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Teryn Norris: Want to Save the World? Make Clean Energy Cheap. 10.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
By Teryn Norris & Jesse Jenkins Over 12,000 young adults attended the recent Power Shift 2009 summit in Washington, DC. Their goal? Building the largest...
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Green Inc.: Making Wine Bottles Greener 10.3.2009 NYT: Home Page
Winemakers are torn between the desire to save glass and the desire to please high-end customers.
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Green Inc.: Integrating Wind and Hydro Power in Quebec 10.3.2009 NY Times: Technology
To prevent power fluctuations in the grid, intermittent renewables like wind need to be matched with highly flexible base load sources that can be adjusted rapidly as weather patterns shift.

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Green Inc.: At Home With the Energy Detective 10.3.2009 NY Times: Technology
The Energy Detective is a device that retails for $145 and promises to give homeowners a telling glimpse into their personal energy consumption habits -- and the appliances that consume the most juice.

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The Top 5 Technologies That Will Save Us from Climate Change 10.3.2009 TreeHugger
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Dear Pablo: What do you believe are the top technologies that will help us overcome climate change?
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New York Governor Could Rewrite Carbon Cap and Trade Rule 10.3.2009 ENS
http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/mar2009/2009-03-09-092.asp
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Jesse Jenkins: What the Press Didn't Tell You About the Largest Youth Movement in Decades (Part Three) 10.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Part Three: An Expansive Movement and the Fight Ahead By Jesse Jenkins, reporting for the Energy Collective and WattHead - Energy News and Commentary This...
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'Carbon tax' part of Palo Alto mayor's ambitious environmental agenda 10.3.2009 San Jose Mercury News: Peninsula
A 'carbon tax' attached to customers' utility bills topped an ambitious slate of environmental proposals by Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier in his State of the City address Monday. Others included a new composting operation, a new City Hall farmers' market and a complex water-recycling program that would also restore habitat for the endangered California tiger salamander.
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Green Building Investment: Energetic and Evolving 10.3.2009 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
By SXC user svilen001. See image at http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1098684

Are sustainable buildings immune from the economic downturn? Of course not. But participants at Infocast's Green Building Finance and Investment Forum found green properties better positioned to weather the storm than conventional properties.

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Obama moves to separate politics, science 10.3.2009 CNN: Top Stories
As President Obama reversed his predecessor's limits on embryonic stem-cell research, he signaled a clear shift in tone from the Bush administration on a broad range of issues. Obama directed the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy "to develop a strategy for restoring scientific integrity to government decision-making."
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Washington can be green and still protect electricity ratepayers 10.3.2009 Seattle Times: Opinion
The purpose of Washington state's renewable energy portfolio standard, enacted in 2006 by voter Initiative 937, is to encourage renewable energy use in our state and actively reduce greenhouse emissions, notes Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown, D-Spokane. She argues the law can be made more flexible to account for its impact on ratepayers while remaining committed to environmental goals.
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Jesse Jenkins: What the Press Didn't Tell You About the Largest Youth Movement in Decades (Part Two) 10.3.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Part Two: Strength in a Diversity of Tactics By Jesse Jenkins, reporting for the Energy Collective and WattHead - Energy News and Commentary This is...
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Green Power Forecast: Partly Cloudy -- For the Short Term 10.3.2009 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Windmill -- CC license by Flickr user Ian Mynard

Lower energy prices and the ailing economy spells doom for business owners and investors looking for short-term returns on their renewable energy investments, but those taking a long view are more likely to see renewable energy as worthwhile, especially with the stimulus package offering billions in green power incentives.

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