We asked experts from across the country a deceptively simple question: If America invests $15 billion a year in clean energy for the next decade, where will we get the most bang for the buck? Rather than a list of green gadgets or alternative fuels, the answers include a set of loose principles that can see us at least through the end of oil and into a post-fossil fuels society. The premises of this energy doctrine are efficiency, decentralization and integration. More>>
Common InterestsThe history and early successes of the Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment have set the stage for renewed interest.
Meet the PressMinnesota media veterans examine the role the press plays, or doesn't play, in shaping society’s views on environmental issues.
The future is now for Piper Jaffray, one of Minnesota’s oldest investment firms, in the clean technology and renewable energy sectors.
Investing in Innovation
Connections: Making Waves
Tom Johnson’s work at the University of Minnesota, Duluth's Large Lakes Observatory reads like a book on the paleoclimate record. A thriller, actually.
Urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter shares her secrets to confronting poverty, health and climate change issues simultaneously.
Equal Opp. Environment
The heads of Exelon Corporation and the Union of Concerned Scientist’s Clean Energy Program offer two takes on nuclear power.
Voices: Deal or No DealDuring this economic downturn, should Congress make a near-trillion dollar public investment in a Green New Deal? Steve Kelley responds.
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