At today’s plenary session, we were thankful to have the ability to Skype with Bill McKibben for the session, as he was unable to join us in Baltimore. Bill McKibben is a radical grassroots activist, author, and president/co-founder of 350.org. He is a fantastic speaker and we were lucky to have the opportunity of listening [...]
Gathering for their 58th annual Solar Energy Conference, ASES members honored their most inspiring leaders tonight at a gala awards banquet.
This two mile stretch of road in Chicago incorporates pretty much everything city planners could come up with to cut energy use, fight pollution, reduce waste, manage water use and help build a sense of community.
The use of coal in the United States is steadily declining, but any sort of progress is being stalled because of the increase in demand for coal in many other parts of the world.
The World Resources Institute releases a report stating that the United States is currently not on track, but has all of the resources, to reach its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 17 percent by 2020. However much further reductions will be necessary to avoid the most drastic consequences of climate change.