climate protection

Youth Power Voters Get Out the Green Vote

Youth Power Voters Get Out the Green Vote

WASHINGTON, DC, November 3, 2008 (ENS) – In the countdown to election day, the national, non-partisan youth campaign Power Vote has been active across the country to make sure young people turn out in record numbers to vote for clean energy, climate protection and green job creation. For the last few days, Power Voters have…

Gore Challenges America to 100% Clean Energy in 10 Years

Gore Challenges America to 100% Clean Energy in 10 Years

WASHINGTON, DC, July 18, 2008 (ENS) – “Today I challenge our nation to commit to producing 100 percent of our electricity from renewable energy and truly clean carbon-free sources within 10 years,” said former Vice President and Nobel Peace Laureate Al Gore Thursday. Speaking to an audience at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution…

Al Gore's Alliance For Climate Protection

Al Gore's Alliance For Climate Protection

Al Gore’s commitment to the environment inspires hope. Here’s an individual who could have gone in any direction after being the Vice President and very nearly becoming the President in 2000. Given all that opportunity, Al Gore chose to focus on the environment because he rightly sees that it is not just panda bears and…

San Francisco Mayor Issues Roadmap to a Greener City

San Francisco Mayor Issues Roadmap to a Greener City

SAN FRANCISCO, California, January 17, 2008 (ENS) – San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Tuesday released SForward, the roadmap to achieve his environmental goal of a 20 percent decrease in emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide below 1990 levels by 2010. The plan also aims to achieve carbon neutrality for city government by 2020. SForward…

Clean Energy Corps Proposed to Create Jobs, Fight Global Warming

Clean Energy Corps Proposed to Create Jobs, Fight Global Warming

WASHINGTON, DC, March 2, 2009 (ENS) – More than 80 labor, environmental, civic, and policy organizations have endorsed a proposal to secure America’s economic recovery and environmental health by applying energy-efficient measures to over 15 million existing buildings – from adding insulation to replacing inefficient boilers. The Clean Energy Corps would combine job creation, service,…