Latinos Mobilize to Save Rooftop Solar in California

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Refugio Mata: Our leaders in Sacramento need to choose – stand with the big utility lobby or stand with the majority of Californians that want more rooftop solar, not less.

Marketing Solar: Future Regulations Hold Key

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Catherine Wolfram: Future regulations place substantial uncertainty on future bills, so that simple assumptions that project a flat or increasing value of bill savings over time (in real terms) may not be accurate.

Green Industry Has Failed? Tell That to the Marines!

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Mario Rivas: You tell the Marines that the green revolution has failed and they’ll tell you that the Marines don’t know how to fail.

Pointing Our Oily Finger

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Dick Price: The reason we’ve got oil rigs drilling a mile deep into the ocean and fouling Alaska’s wilderness is because you and I insist on filling up our car’s gas tank anytime we want, right to the top, at a fraction of the cost others around the world pay, almost as an inalienable right. It’s why we’ve got soldiers dying in Afghanistan and Iraq these many years down the road, too, you know.

Is It Time for a Green New Deal?

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Tuesday, January 20th, marks the beginning of Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office. On that day the new President will begin tackling a host of economic problems currently plaguing the nation, including the loss of nearly 2 million jobs in 2008. Obama’s economic team has already formulated a recovery plan to create jobs, over […]

The Stimulus: How to Create Jobs Without Them All Going to Skilled Professionals and White Male Construction Workers

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The stimulus plan will create jobs repairing and upgrading the nation’s roads, bridges, ports, levees, water and sewage system, public-transit systems, electricity grid, and schools. And it will kick-start alternative, non-fossil based sources of energy (wind, solar, geothermal, and so on); new health-care information systems; and universal broadband Internet access. It’s a two-fer: lots of […]

Who’s “Minding” the Store? (or Please Pass the Whole Wheat Bread)

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