17 Apr '11, 6pm

Van Jones at Powershift: "We Can't Afford for Poor People Not to Have Solar Panels" @vanjones68

Van Jones is one of the most exciting and effective green leaders in the nation -- and it's precisely because his message, that fighting for clean energy, social justice, and job growth is best done in unison, stands to rouse wide swathes of the nation to the cause. He's already made a powerful impact, first by working to bring good jobs to neglected urban areas, then by penning a bestselling book on the green collar economy, and finally, by joining the Obama administration as its green jobs adviser. Of course, someone with such an effective, powerful message was bound to stir the ire of corporatist conservatives, who lead a smear campaign that ended in his ouster from the White House. Since then, Jones has laid low. So it raised some optimistic eyebrows when he was given billing as a keynote speaker at this year's Powershift (a gathering of 10,000 students and young leade...

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Van Jones at Powershift: "We Can't Afford for P...

treehugger.com 17 Apr '11, 6pm

Van Jones is one of the most exciting and effective green leaders in the nation -- and it's precisely because his message,...

Van Jones at #PowerShift 2011: ‘While they’re stuck on stupid in D.C., your generation is rising’

Van Jones at #PowerShift 2011: ‘While they’re s...

grist.org 17 Apr '11, 6am

In a passionate keynote address, green jobs leader Van Jones exhorted the 10,000 youth climate activists at the Power Shif...

[Blog Update] Van Jones Tells Us To “Shift The Power!”

[Blog Update] Van Jones Tells Us To “Shift The ...

itsgettinghotinhere.org 17 Apr '11, 1am

Van Jones also discussed President Barack Obama, who hired him as a green jobs adviser but then let him go after Jones’ po...

Watch Al Gore and Van Jones live tonight

climateprogress.org 15 Apr '11, 6pm

paulm says: April 15, 2011 at 12:09 pm Its going to be tough tough tough to get people to walk the walk when things come t...

Van Jones at Power Shift 2011: "While they’re stuck on stupid in DC, your generation is rising"

Van Jones at Power Shift 2011: "While they’re s...

climateprogress.org 17 Apr '11, 2pm

The strongest moments of his speech came when he discussed America’s basic principles, in the context of arguing with “you...

Young #climate leaders meet w/the President -- push him to lead at the scale of the crisis: #PowerShift

Young #climate leaders meet w/the President -- ...

350.org 16 Apr '11, 6pm

Yesterday was full of highlights at Powershift. Meeting hundreds of young people from all over the country, hugging old fr...

Physics breakthrough could mean solar panels ma...

grist.org 18 Apr '11, 4pm

Exploiting an effect previously thought too small to be worth anyone's time, a bunch of researchers at the University of M...

Can We Afford to Defund Clean Water?:

Can We Afford to Defund Clean Water?:

care2.com 17 Apr '11, 5am

What would it be like to turn on the tap and not be sure the water was safe to drink? That scenario may become a reality i...

Powershift 2011 Kicks Off in Washington DC

treehugger.com 15 Apr '11, 10pm

begins this weekend in Washington DC. The biggest of its kind, the annual event will foster leadership amongst the next ge...

Join @billmckibben and Many More at #Powershift...

treehugger.com 15 Apr '11, 10pm

begins this weekend in Washington DC. The biggest of its kind, the annual event will foster leadership amongst the next ge...

How green are those solar panels, anyway? #solar

How green are those solar panels, anyway? #solar

grist.org 06 Apr '11, 5pm

SolarWorld's ratings aim to keep the photovoltaic industry on the sunny side. So which is the sunniest solar manufacturer ...

Sea Shepherd

seashepherd.org 15 Apr '11, 6am

The Slaughter has Begun in the Ferocious Isles - The barbarian butchers of the Faeroe Islands have begun their ghastly sla...