The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released its fifth annual ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard today. California, four time top-ranked state in energy-efficiency, was beaten out by Massachusetts this year. New York State, Oregon, and Vermont finish up the top five states in rank order. The 10 states most in need of improvement (starting with dead last)…Details
U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Wants to Be a Networking Platform for Sustainable Businesses BY ARIEL SCHWARTZFri Feb 18, 2011 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has revealed itself in recent years to be an opponent of climate change legislation. Enter the nonprofit U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce, a nationwide expansion of the Green Chamber of…Details
L.A. Times Reports: California has a quarter of solar jobs; Industry employment nationwide will grow 24% in the next year, creating 24,000 jobs
One out of every four jobs in solar energy is held by a resident of California, reports the Los Angeles Times. The total number of jobs in the industry for California is four times greater than Colorado, the next runner-up. Not only are there currently over 25,000 jobs but experts are predicting that the clean energy…Details
John Reaves, Ecovolve Partners, U.S. Green Chamber Advocacy Department Leader, San Diego attorney, and environmental policy expert introduces the Fee and Dividend program for addressing global climate change. John Reaves: I’ve often heard people say that the first third of your life you’re growing up and getting educated. The second third of your life you’re…Details
Attending the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meetings is an exhilarating experience. This unique event, which is hosted by former President Bill Clinton and coincides with the opening of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, brings together leaders from corporations, nonprofits, and governments around the globe to address BIG social and environmental problems. While there…Details
Local grassroots environmental groups are joining together to stage San Diego’s response to the 350.org call for an international day of action on climate change.
It’s all about collaboration!! Knowledge Sharing. Critical thinking. Dynamic Interactions. Ideas Exchange. Engaging Relationships. Playful Banter. Stimulating Debates. Insightful Feedback. Sounding Board….
Moving San Diego to a Clean Energy Future Join the Worldwide Rally to Demand Solutions to the Climate Crisis! Scientists tell us that 350 parts per million is the safe upper limit of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. Currently we are at 394 and rising rapidly. Click here to read about the effects and dramatic…Details
U.S. Green Chamber Southeast Regional Office Snapshot The Southeast Regional office of the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce was officially opened with 250 Central Florida area business leaders in attendance to celebrate the grand opening and engage with speakers from national companies who shared their success stories of sustainability. Speakers representing AAA, Costco, Darden, Honeywell,…Details