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A national education program is needed to counter the forces of planned ignorance and confusion on climate change

Education Campaign to Combat Climate Change Denial

To help combat American confusion on climate change, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif), sent a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu urging him to launch a national climate change education campaign. Despite growing scientific evidence and extreme weather, many Americans appear to be very confused about the causes and dangers of climate change. Henry Waxman, the top Democrat on the House Energy and…

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Many small light bulbs equal big one. Collaboration, not competition, is what the business community should focus on to fight global warming

Collaboration is Better than Competition in the War Against Climate Change

Collaboration is essential to the kinds of innovation that are required to meet the challenges posed by climate change. Collaboration can make commerce more efficient and more sustainable. As Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu said, “Open collaboration in energy innovation will be a key part of fighting climate change.” A new report from the Brooking Institute views collaboration between America and China…

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How White Roofs Help Reduce Energy Use and Fight Global Warming

For over thirty years, scientists and researchers have studied and quantified the benefits of using white paint for rooftops to dissipate heat and reduce energy effects. The “heat island” effect of cities and urban areas is well known, and this is one easily implemented, low-tech method of reducing the heat generated from buildings and other structures found in an urban setting.