14 Jun '11, 7pm

With One Week To Go, Will the @WhiteHouse Keep Its Promise to Install Solar Panels?

With One Week To Go, Will the @WhiteHouse Keep Its Promise to Install Solar Panels?

Last October, as the result of some savvy campaigining from my friends at 350.org , Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that the White House would "lead by example" by installing solar panels by the start of the 2011 summer. With one week until summer officially kicks off, the White House has yet to make it good on its commitment. 350.org is putting together another push to get the Obama Administration over the finish line and it needs your help.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/one-week-solar-wh...

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