Category: Energy Policy

We can’t separate sustainable energy practices from the policies that enable or prevent them.

Wrap Up: Paul Hawken’s “Drawdown” Keynote at Greenbuild

At Greenbuild, Natural Capitalism co-author Paul Hawken unveiled a new project and interviewed climate allies Tom Steyer and Maryland governor Martin O’Malley.

USGBC’s LEED DR Credit Encourages Peak Load Reduction

Greenbuild slides

LEED v.4 will include a “Demand Response” credit. A better name would underscore important contributions by building owners who reshape their peak loads every day. Continue reading

Best and Worst States in the U.S. for Energy Efficiency

Best and worst states for energy efficiency map

It’s time to find out which are the best and worst states in the almost-worst country in the world when it comes to energy efficiency.

Kate Gordon: Clear Understanding of Climate Risks Would Reduce Cleantech Business Risk

Climate and energy are both inherently local issues, says former Center for American Progress VP for Energy and Environment.