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With Senate's Support, Advanced Biofuel Industry Ready for Takeoff

When it comes to reducing the military's dependence on oil, senators from both sides of the aisle have the Department of Defense's back. By striking down a pair of shortsighted amendments to the military's annual spending bill, the Senate this week...

Posted December 2, 2012    

With Senate’s Support, Advanced Biofuel Industry Ready for Takeoff

When it comes to reducing the military’s dependence on oil, senators from both sides of the aisle have the Department of Defense’s back.By striking down a pair of shortsighted amendments to the military’s annual spending bill, the Senate this week...

Posted November 30, 2012    

California and the U.S. Military: A Powerful Partnership for Clean Energy

 Recently, California took a bold step into the future when Gov. Jerry Brown signed the Energy Security Coordination Act. This aligns California with the Department of Defense in our shared pursuit of clean energy. Passed with overwhelming...

Posted October 16, 2012    

Don't Believe the Fantasy Job Claims on Keystone XL: It's Not in Our Best Interest

Groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable say they speak for the country’s business interests.When it comes to the Keystone XL pipeline, they most definitely do not.In his “State of American Business speech,” U.S. Chamber...

Posted January 13, 2012    

New Poll Shows Americans Want Clean Energy

A poll just out from the University of Texas shows that most Americans think we need to change how we get and use our energy.Only 14 percent of respondents to the University of Texas at Austin's Energy Poll said they think the country is going in...

Posted October 25, 2011    

A Clean Energy Future For Our Troops, For Us

Congress is debating the Defense Department authorization bill, the legislation that allocates the $700 billion needed to fund our military through 2012. Wrapped deep in the legislation is an important issue we can all relate to -- fuel costs. The...

Posted June 9, 2011    

Honoring Our Troops With A Clean Energy Future

 This post was co-authored with Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip, (USAF-RET)Congress is debating the Defense Department authorization bill, the legislation that allocates the $700 billion needed to fund our military through 2012.Wrapped deep in the...

Posted May 31, 2011    

Good News About The Military-Industrial Complex and Energy Security

This post was coauthored by (RET) Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip.Osama Bin Laden is gone, but in the nearly 10 years since his attack on our country, the primary threat to our economic and national security – our dependence on foreign fuel – remains. ...

Posted May 17, 2011    

Business to Congress: Let The EPA Do Its Job

A vocal group in Congress is attacking the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to reduce carbon dioxide emissions through the Clean Air Act. These lawmakers say leaving the EPA in charge of large polluters is bad for business.If they were...

Posted March 30, 2011    

Defying a Blizzard for Clean Energy Policy

In the face of flight and train cancellations and warnings of a total shut down of the eastern seaboard, I recently joined eight other clean tech leaders to fight my way into Washington. We arrived at a moment when federal carbon and clean energy...

Posted February 22, 2010    

Home Videos from the New Energy Economy

About a week ago something unusual happened. I received an email from the U.S. Ambassador to Finland.  He was worried about going to Copenhagen as part of the U.S. delegation to the climate negotiations and getting his head handed to him by a...

Posted December 11, 2009