Hurricane Sandy Reminds America Climate Change Is No Joke

Click for full article Posted: 31 Oct 2012 04:29 PM PDT The past 48 hours have undoubtedly reminded America that climate change and rising sea levels are not a joke. Initial estimates have placed a price tag of around $50 billion dollars on Hurricane Sandy, parts of the country?s largest …

Hurricane Sandy Has a Clean Power Message for Mitt Romney, Too

Hurricane Sandy Has a Clean Power Message for Mitt Romney, TooPosted: 28 Oct 2012 07:44 AM PDT If presidential candidate Mitt Romney didn?t get Hurricane Isaac?s wind power memo back in August, maybe Hurricane Sandy can catch his attention with a broader message about getting out of fossil fuels and …

GlobalSolutions.org October Newsletter

October 19th, 2012 The GlobalSolutions.org community is supported by just 2% of our members. Donate today to double our movement’s impact! DONATE NOW! GlobalSolutions.org has been busy this fall. Together we have pushed for a more responsible U.S. role in the world. Here’s an overview of what we’ve all accomplished: …

CSP Gains a Foothold on US East Coast

CSP Gains a Foothold on US East Coast by Elisa Wood, Contributor | September 5, 2012 | 4 Comments When people think of ideal locations for concentrating solar power, they generally envision remote and dry deserts, like the Southwest. But with its Martin Solar Energy Center, Florida Power & Light …

Obama vs. Romney: Who has the best energy plan?

September 05, 2012 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. From the Desk of … Will the upcoming U.S. presidential election make or break its energy future? Chris Nelder explains. Also, check out the new smart carpet that detects emergencies and calls for help. …

California’s Geothermal Market In Flux, Part 2

California’s Geothermal Market In Flux, Part 2 by Leslie Blodgett, Geothermal Energy Association and Elise Brown, California Geothermal Energy Collaborative at UC Davis | August 15, 2012 | Post Your Comment California is a geothermal industry leader in both capacity and innovation, but its resources are still largely untapped. What …

Extreme Weather and the 2012 Election

August 9th, 2012 Let’s make climate change an election issue! Tell Romney and Obama to make climate change a campaign issue now! TAKE ACTION NOW! It’s official. July was the hottest month in U.S. history, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. But we don’t have to tell you …

Secrecy Shrouds ‘Super PAC’ Funds in Latest Filings

Secrecy Shrouds ‘Super PAC’ Funds in Latest Filings Newly disclosed details of the millions of dollars flowing into political groups highlight not just the scale of donations from corporation and unions but also the secrecy surrounding “super PACs.” http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/02/us/politics/super-pac-filings-show-power-and-secrecy.html?nl=us&emc=politicsemailema2 Graphic: Who’s Financing the Super PACs http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/01/31/us/politics/super-pac-donors.html?ref=politics&nl=us&emc=politicsemailema2 Interactive Graphic: Compare the …

Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico

Monday, January 30, 2012 From the Task Force Blog: Global Financial Integrity Launches New Report on Illicit Financial Flows from Mexico Featured Allied Organization of the Week: The Council on Geopolitics Will U.S. and EU Sanctions Halt Tehran’s Nuclear Ambitions? What President Obama Got Right (and Wrong) in the State …