Report on 'Green Prosperity' shows benefits of clean energy investments

Jul 9 2009 - 11:11am

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a reportGreen Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can...

Van Jones joins CEQ

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Jul 2 2009 - 9:49am

On May 9, Van Jones, founder of Green for All and author of...

New report shows that clean-energy policies can fight poverty and raise US living standards

Jun 18 2009 - 6:53pm

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a report "Green Prosperity: How Clean-Energy...

Senate considers paths to green economic recovery

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Jun 18 2009 - 2:58pm

Washington, DC. The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held a hearing, chaired by Sen. John Kerry...

State Department official John Matuszak delivers sustainability statement after CSD 17

May 4 2009 - 9:17am

On Earth Day this year, the new U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was asked to characterize his vision for the Department of Agriculture, and he answered with one word – “sustainable.” We...

Economic Security

With the financial crisis that emerged before the end of the new century's first decade, many are now questioning the previously unquestionable mantra of "economic growth" as the top national, state and local priority for policy and planning. We can however leave aside this ideological baggage by focusing on the need for economic security. Here we address the basic need for adequate and meaningful livelihoods that provide the basis for improving our quality of life and pursuing our idea of happiness. Here we can also ask and hopefully answer "how much is enough."