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Monday, 26 November 2012 16:47

Biofuels Yield Military, Economic Dividends

By James Marvin, A former Navy Seal and currently a clean-energy consultant at Environmental Entrepreneurs.

Every day around the world, technologies that are developed by the military help our troops carry out missions that keep America safe.  But beyond strengthening our national security and giving Americans peace of mind, military investments in technology yield another dividend — economic growth. And a new report from Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) shows just how big that growth can be.  >>View blog post at www.stripes.com 

Tuesday, 03 September 2013 14:25

A Bet On The Environment

September 3 -- Just after his sophomore year at Yale in 2002, Billy Parish stood before a rapidly retreating glacier in India that feeds the Ganges River, convinced that he had come face to face with climate change and that he had to do something about it. >>View Article

May 6 -- St. John's Lutheran Church constructed its towering sanctuary nearly a century ago when congregations spent money to build grand, impressive structures for worship services. Modern heating and cooling systems did not factor into plans then, but often drive up utility costs for the same church buildings today. >>View Article

March 15 -- The conventional wisdom around Washington is that Republicans will never, ever support a carbon tax to address climate change. Inglis, a former Republican congressman from South Carolina, thinks he knows how to sell the idea. >>View Article

December 11 -- Powering the U.S. with renewable energy sources has always seemed to be a long-term dream, so distant that the temptation to stick with fossil fuels — despite the obvious environmental costs — has so far outweighed to motivation to move into a greener future. >>View Article

November 30 -- Supporters of environmentally compatible technology have been arguing of late that "going green" doesn’t only help preserve the environment, it adds to the nation’s employment rate. >>View Article

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 17:03

VC Funding For Renewable Energy To Triple By 2020

November 28 -- The venture capital (VC) funding market for renewable energy is set to triple by 2020, thanks to positive regulatory policies, environmental support for a lower carbon footprint and innovation in renewable energy technologies, finds a new report from Frost & Sullivan. >>View Article

Monday, 26 November 2012 17:20

Biofuels Yield Military, Economic Dividends

November 26 -- Every day around the world, technologies that are developed by the military help our troops carry out missions that keep America safe. But beyond strengthening our national security and giving Americans peace of mind, military investments in technology yield another dividend — economic growth. And a new report from Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) shows just how big that growth can be. >>View Blog Post

Friday, 02 November 2012 16:59

America’s Solar Soldiers

November 2 -- They're some of the country's most important environmental activists, poised to change the way we create, consume and conceive of energy.  But you won't find this cadre of green preachers on a college campus, or emceeing the Sierra Club's annual meeting. You'll find them, clad in blazers and pantsuits, pushing their agenda behind the guarded walls of the Pentagon. >>View Article

October 29 -- The Department of Defense has been steadily picking up the pace of its clean energy initiatives, and that includes the Army Reserve. This week, CleanTechnica had an opportunity to speak with Mr. Tad Davis, the person in charge of a $1.2 billion-per-year office that oversees sustainability programs for the Army, Army National Guard, and Reserve. Mr. Davis described how Reservists are uniquely positioned to play a powerful role as the Army transitions into a more sustainable force that leverages alternative energy as well as water conservation, waste management, and land stewardship. >>View Article

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