03 Sep '11, 3pm

From Cufflinks to Handcuffs: My experiences at the White House: That’s me with Secretary of Energy Steven Chu an...

From Cufflinks to Handcuffs: My experiences at the White House: That’s me with Secretary of Energy Steven Chu an...

During my college experience at American University I was pretty active in climate change issues on my campus and in my community. I went to Congress to push for ACES . I interned with environmental groups pushing for renewable portfolio standards and new passenger rail. I helped write the university’s carbon neutrality plan . Perhaps most important to this story, I voted for Obama in the Iowa caucuses and in the general election because of his pledges to take truly significant action to stop climate change. After spending years of my young life working inside the normal political system to push for these things this administration claims to believe in, I was fortunate to be invited to the White House’s Earth Day reception (along with about 100 other environmentalists).It was there that I got to meet folks I admired like Bernie Sanders, Ed Markey, Hilda Solis, and Presiden...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/09/03/from-cufflinks-...

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