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Chronological listing of articles by, about, or quoting E2 members.

Why would McCrory sign on to anti-carbon rules letter?

Jul 5, 2014 — Author: G. Richard Mode

E2's North Carolina polling mentioned in an opinion piece in the Asheville Citizen Times.

Climate change affects U.S.'s anti-terrorism efforts

Jul 3, 2014 — Author: Jon Gensler

E2 member and former Army officer Jon Gensler in the Des Moines Register on climate disruption and global security.

In Heartland and Beyond, Businesses Get It: Not Cutting Carbon Pollution Is Risky Business

Jul 2, 2014 — Author: Bob Keefe

E2 Executive Director Bob Keefe on what Iowans - and so many other Americans - are saying about cutting carbon pollution.

Press Coverage of E2's June 2014 EPA Standards Statement

Jun 20, 2014 — Author: E2

New Environmental Protection Agency standards that for the first time will cut carbon pollution from power plants are an economic catalyst that will drive innovation and investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency and will trigger economic growth throughout the United States, according to the nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).

David Noble: For Ohio, more jobs and less carbon

Jun 12, 2014 — Author: David Noble

E2 Member David Noble in The Akron Beacon Journal.

Beinecke: The real numbers on EPA's carbon rules

Jun 8, 2014 — Author: Frances Beinecke, NRDC

"..Last year alone, investments in clean energy created more than 78,000 jobs, according to Environmental Entrepreneurs, a business group..."

North Carolina Off to a Great Start to meet EPA's Clean Power Plan

Jun 8, 2014 — Author: Luis Martinez, NRDC

"..Soon after the policy took effect, Environmental Entrepreneurs reported that for 2012, North Carolina ranked second in the nation (behind only California) in the number of clean energy jobs announced that year.."

EPA plan expected to impact Virginia's economy, health

Jun 6, 2014 — Author: Katie Demeria

"..Dave Belote argues that the rules will likely save Virginia residents money in the long run, and those savings may be evident within three to five years. Belote, a Virginia Beach resident abd retired Air Force colonel, is a member of Environmental Entrepreneurs and has worked on renewable energy policy in the office of the Secretary of Defense. "Bills will ultimately go down because of the savings from plucking the low-hanging fruit of energy efficiency,"

What the EPA Clean Power Plan Means: More Jobs, Less Carbon

Jun 5, 2014 — Author: Bob Keefe

E2 Executive Director Bob Keefe on how EPA's new carbon standards help entrepreneurs like veteran Troy Van Beek and his wife Amy, of Ideal Energy.

Now is the time to call for a Washington carbon plan

Jun 5, 2014 — Author: Eric Berman and Jeremy Stone

E2 Members Eric Berman and Jeremy Stone weigh in on potential carbon programs for Washington.

Press Coverage of E2's Clean Energy Jobs 2014 Q1 Report

Jun 4, 2014 — Author: Multiple Sources

About 5,600 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in the first three months of this year, down from 12,000 such jobs reported in the comparable period in 2013.

Don't buy the smear of the EPA

Jun 3, 2014 — Author: Frances Beinecke

"Moreover, hundreds of thousands of new, clean energy jobs will be created. Last year alone, investments in clean energy created more than 78,000 jobs, according to Environmental Entrepreneurs, a business group."

EPA's emissions plan is easier on Iowa

Jun 3, 2014 — Author: The Des Moines Register

E2 Member Troy Van Beek, founder of Ideal Energy, quoted.

Praise, criticism follow Clean Power Plan unveiling

Jun 3, 2014 — Author: Sustainable Manufacturer Network

E2 Member Peter Lobin and E2 Executive Director Bob Keefe quoted.

Biz Leaders: NC Could Cash in on New EPA Carbon Emission Standards

Jun 3, 2014 — Author: Public News Service NC

E2 Member John Robbins, owner of Greathorn Properties in Concord, NC, quoted.

Morning Memo: EPA rules draw ire of Republicans, McCrory adminstration

Jun 3, 2014 — Author: News Observer

E2's recent poll of North Carolina business owners linked.

Video: UPDATE Carbon emissions to decline 30% by 2030; states can create plans, EPA says

Jun 2, 2014 — Author: Power Engineering

"Nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) says the new rules will result in more jobs and less carbon. "This is just the sort of catalyst states need to take clean energy jobs to a new level," said Bob Keefe, executive director. "Anyone who suggests otherwise apparently doesn't believe in American businesses' ability to innovate and lead.""

Virginians hail, assail EPA's plan to curb power plant emissions

Jun 2, 2014 — Author: Virginia Daily Press

""Promoting clean energy and climate security isn't a 'war' on anybody," said E2 member and retired Air Force Col. David Belote of Virginia Beach. "It's unleashing innovators and entrepreneurs to profit while improving the planet and the lives of its people."" Also here.

TVA on track for emission plan

Jun 2, 2014 — Author: Businessweek

"Two business groups, Environmental Entrepreneurs and Business Roundtable, also announced their support, saying the proposal would help cut greenhouse gas emissions and help create renewable energy jobs."

New EPA Standards Will Results in More Jobs, Less Carbon

Jun 2, 2014 — Author: Southeast Green

"New Environmental Protection Agency standards that for the first time will cut carbon pollution from power plants are an economic catalyst that will drive innovation and investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency and will trigger economic growth throughout the United States, according to the nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)."

Is This Wall Street Dropout the Future of Environmental Philanthropy?

May 31, 2014 — Author: Inside Philanthropy

Profile of E2 New York Chapter Director Roger Ullman, of the Linden Trust for Conservation.

AB 32: California businesses appreciate state's environmental planning

May 26, 2014 — Author: Dan Adler and Mike Mielke

E2 Member Dan Adler in support of the AB 32 Scoping Plan Update.

Asheville business owners understand the value of a clean environment

May 23, 2014 — Author: The Asheville Citizen-Times

In an opinion piece in the The Asheville Citizen-Times, Randy Talley refers to an E2 poll of North Carolina small business owners as evidence that business owners are concerned about the environment.

Tar-sands fuels have no place in region's energy mix

May 20, 2014 — Author: Frank Carini

In an opinion piece in the Providence Journal, Frank Carini mentions the New England Chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs' advocacy efforts to ensure that Massachusetts' fuel supply doesn't become more carbon-intensive.

Frank Carini: Tar-sands fuels have no place in region's energy mix

May 20, 2014 — Author: Providence Journal

"The New England Chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs has asked Patrick to reject tar sands and track the sources and carbon intensity of fuels in the state. It's a policy the Conservation Law Foundation supports, according to Jennifer Rushlow, an attorney in the Massachusetts office."

Poll: Small business owners want N.C. General Assembly to protect environment

May 14, 2014 — Author: The Triangle Business Journal

"North Carolina' small business owners are largely in support of legislation that protects the environment, a new report shows. According to the report assembled by Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), nine out of 10 small business owners believe economic growth and a healthy environment go hand in hand." Also found here: http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/blog/2014/05/poll-small-business-owners-want-n-c-general.html

Poll: NC small-business owners say Dan River spill hurt economy

May 13, 2014 — Author: Charlotte Business Journal

"Fifty-nine percent of the small-business owners responding to a new North Carolina survey say the Dan River coal ash spill in Eden hurt the state's economy. And 54 percent think it could make prospective businesses shy away from the state."

The Nexus of Economy and Environment -- In North Carolina and Beyond

May 13, 2014 — Author: Bob Keefe

E2 Executive Director Bob Keefe's blog in the Huffington Post

San Diego Climate Change Symposium Focuses On Role Of Energy

May 13, 2014 — Author: KPBS

E2 San Diego Chapter Co-Director Carl Nettleton interviewed on KPBS on San Diego's upcoming Symposium on Energy and Climate Change.

NC Small Business Survery Results

May 12, 2014 — Author: E2

Nearly 90 percent of small business owners said protecting North Carolina's good environment and quality of life is important to the state's economic growth, according to the survey conducted by Raleigh-based Public Policy Polling (PPP) for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a national nonpartisan group of businesspeople and others who advocate for smart environmental policies that can lead to economic growth.

What's Bringing President Obama to Wal-Mart?

May 11, 2014 — Author: David Murray, NRDC

"Our affiliate organization, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), is tracking the growth in the clean energy economy, noting where companies are hiring new workers to help manufacture solar panels and install PV systems on roofs. To see where solar is hiring in your state, please visit www.cleanenergyworksforus.org. Last year, E2 tracked more than 21,600 jobs announcements in solar generation alone!"

Northeast is Tar Sands Free, but for How Long?

May 7, 2014 — Author: FRANK CARINI/ecoRI News staff

"The New England Chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs recently wrote to Patrick, calling on him to reject tar sands and track the sources and carbon intensity of fuels in the state. " Also in the Providence Journal: http://www.providencejournal.com/opinion/commentary/20140520-frank-carini-tar-sands-fuels-have-no-place-in-region-s-energy-mix.ece

Press Coverage of E2's Clean Energy Jobs 2013 Year in Review and Q4 Report

May 5, 2014 — Author: Multiple Sources

More than 78,600 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in 2013 at 260 projects tracked.

Putting the Freeze on Global Warming

Apr 25, 2014 — Author: Bill Moyers

E2 Member Tom Van Dyck interviewed on Moyers & Company on the issue of climate change divestment.

10 Questions: Keystone, Climate Change with Sierra Club Exec Director

Apr 25, 2014 — Author: NBC Meet The Press

E2's Clean Energy Job's reports mentioned.

Gov. Cuomo's Successful NY-Sun Solar Program Will Shine Through 2023

Apr 24, 2014 — Author: Reuters

Coverage of the NY-Sun Initiative, which is supported by E2.

Where Have All the Green Jobs Gone?

Apr 22, 2014 — Author: Common Dreams

E2's clean energy jobs report mentioned.

Clean Energy Sector In Illinois Continues To Grow, Survey Results Find

Apr 22, 2014 — Author: TriplePundit

Clean Jobs Illinois, a project presented by Clean Energy Trust in partnership with E2 and other groups, mentioned.

5 Key Selling Points of the Keystone XL Pipeline Project, Debunked

Apr 22, 2014 — Author: Alternet

E2's letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on the Keystone XL mentioned.

Is Environmental Entrepreneurship the Key to Solving Climate Change?

Apr 21, 2014 — Author: TriplePundit

"According to Environmental Entrepreneurs, the clean technology industry added approximately 110,000 jobs in 2012 and 78,000 in 2013."

Maryland sees increase in job numbers

Apr 19, 2014 — Author: Press Release, Maryland Government

"Several factors indicate that Maryland's economic strength is growing. Maryland is one of the Top Three states in the nation for economic mobility according to the Pew Center on the States. For the second year in a row, Maryland is #1 in the nation for Entrepreneurship and Innovation according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In 2013, Maryland ranked 4th in the nation, and #1 in the region, for total green jobs, according to Environmental Entrepreneurs."

Gov. Patrick Urged to Reject Tar Sands Fuel

Apr 17, 2014 — Author: ecoRI News

E2's recent letter to Gov. Patrick mentioned.

David Kolsrud KZEN Radio Interview

Apr 8, 2014 — Author: KZEN

David Kolsrud on KZEN/Farm and Ranch Market Network talking about clean energy jobs in the region. Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.

Climate Change Threats To "The Least Of These" Compel Evangelical Christians To Act

Apr 7, 2014 — Author: Lynne Peeples, Huffington Post

E2 Member Rev. Mitchell Hescox, president of the Evangelical Environmental Network, quoted in an article highlighting the Showtime series, "Years of Living Dangerously," set to premiere April 13. Co-produced by James Cameron and starring celebrities including Harrison Ford and Matt Damon, the documentary addresses the entanglement of politics, faith and science that impedes acceptance and action on climate change.

Viewpoints: Green Bank would create more clean energy innovation

Apr 3, 2014 — Author: Nancy Pfund

Nancy E. Pfund, managing partner at DBL Investors, on Green Banks.

Silicon Valley's Elite Comes Out Against the Keystone XL

Apr 1, 2014 — Author: Bloomberg Businessweek

E2's letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on Keystone XL.

Fueling the Future

Apr 1, 2014 — Author: Alaska Airlines Magazine

E2's Clean Fuels Program Director Mary Solecki and Member Neil Koehler highlighted in April 2014 issue of Alaska Airlines Magazine.

Native Americans And Business Leaders Pressure White House To Reject Keystone XL

Apr 1, 2014 — Author: Thinkprogress

"As President Obama's decision on Keystone XL nears, opposition from Native American tribes - many of whom have long spoken out against the pipeline - is getting louder. ..But Native Americans aren't the only ones adding their voices to the call against Keystone XL."

Tech Execs Formalize Opposition To Keystone XL Pipeline

Apr 1, 2014 — Author: ValueWalk

"Over 200 business leaders signed a recent letter refuting claims made by the State Department regarding the Keystone XL pipeline"

Tech leaders urge State to reject Keystone XL

Apr 1, 2014 — Author: The Hill

E2's letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on Keystone XL.

Let's work together and stop political polarization (letter)

Mar 31, 2014 — Author: Mitchell C. Hescox

E2 Member Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox, President/CEO, Evangelical Environmental Network, in a letter to the York Daily Record.

Environmental Entrepreneurs See Opportunities in Virginia

Mar 31, 2014 — Author: Public News Service - VA

E2 Member Dave Belote on job opportunities in Virginia.

Keystone XL/Economic Thumbs Down - 200 Business Leaders Speak Out Against Controversial Project

Mar 31, 2014 — Author: InvestorIdeas

"The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is not in the nation's best interest economically or otherwise, say more than 200 business owners, investors and others from all corners of the country."

Electric Bus Gets Test Drive in Escondido

Mar 21, 2014 — Author: San Diego Union-Tribune

E2 member Paul Scott is part of the Trans Power team developing electric buses in the San Diego area.

Can the military save us from climate change?

Mar 17, 2014 — Author: Joel Makower

E2 Member Joel Makower writes about military investments in energy technologies, and includes a summary of E2's Cleantech Forum session with Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs Sharon Burke.

Congress needs to renew clean energy tax incentives

Mar 8, 2014 — Author: Joel Serface

E2 member Joel Serface in support of tax extenders, energy efficiency, City Energy project and climate.

Climate Change Caucus Shows Youth That Green Jobs Are Good Jobs

Mar 6, 2014 — Author: Rocky Kistner

NRDC's Rocky Kistner mentions CEW4US and clean energy jobs in a post about the Youth Climate Caucus.

Secretary Kerry Follows the Military's Lead on Climate Change

Mar 6, 2014 — Author: LtGen John Castellaw, USMC (Ret)

E2 Member LtGen John Castellaw, USMC (Ret) in a joint opinion addressing the military's concern with climate change, published by The Center for Climate & Security.

Exploding the Myth That Government Can't Innovate

Mar 6, 2014 — Author: Clint Wilder

E2 member Clint Wilder, Author of 'Clean Tech Nation' and 'The Clean Tech Revolution', in The Huffington Post

Press Coverage of E2's Clean Energy Jobs Quarterly Report: Q3 2013

Feb 26, 2014 — Author: Multiple Sources

Click through to see a comprehensive listing.

Passion Remains High Because Keystone XL Marks a Turning Point on Climate

Feb 24, 2014 — Author: Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

"We can press ahead with clean fuels and clean energy, delivering dividends for our economy. Consider this: According to Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), over the past two years more than 186,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced all across the country."

"I'm a Republican, and I agree with Obama on climate change" - It really is possible

Jan 30, 2014 — Author: Salon

E2 Member Rev. Mitch Hescox, President and CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network, quoted in Salon.

Corn producers hope to save ethanol mandate

Jan 29, 2014 — Author: Rock County Star Herald

E2 Member David Kolsrud quoted in an article about corn farmers and the renewable fuel standard.

This Republican Agrees with President Obama on Climate Change

Jan 29, 2014 — Author: Rev. Mitch Hescox

E2 Member Rev. Mitch Hescox, President and CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network, responding to the President's State of the Union address.

100 Pioneers of the New Economy Named

Jan 28, 2014 — Author: Imperative

E2 Co-Founders Bob Epstein and Nicole Lederer listed in "The Purpose Economy 100," a list "to celebrate the pioneers who are driving the evolution of our economy from one based on information to one based on people and their quest for purpose". The list was compiled based on hundreds of nominations across the country.

Clean energy no pipe dream

Jan 24, 2014 — Author: Peter Krull

E2 Member Peter Krull in the Asheville Citizen-Times

A day to celebrate abundant life

Jan 20, 2014 — Author: Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox

E2 Member Rev. Mitchell C. Hescox on climate change.

Vinod Khosla hits back at 60 Minutes for cleantech 'errors'

Jan 14, 2014 — Author: CNN/Fortune

E2 Member Vinod Khosla responds to the recent 60 Minutes piece about clean technology.

60 Minutes: Distortion of Cleantech

Jan 13, 2014 — Author: Mary Solecki

E2 Clean Fuels Program Director Mary Solecki responds to the 60 Minutes piece, "The Cleantech Crash."

60 Minutes Reply: Cleantech Rocks

Jan 13, 2014 — Author: Sheeraz Haji

E2 Member Sheeraz Haji's post on why clean tech is essential, massive, vibrant and desired.

Clean Energy Entrepreneurs Call On 60 Minutes For A Correction

Jan 8, 2014 — Author: Media Matters

"Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a national community of over 850 business leaders, is calling on CBS to correct their most recent 60 Minutes report, "The Cleantech Crash." "

Court Hears Argument NJ Gov. Christie Illegally Repealed Rules to Clean Up Climate Change Pollution

Jan 8, 2014 — Author: Environment America

E2 Executive Director Judith Albert quoted on RGGI.

E2's letter to 60 Minutes detailing the true state of the clean economy

Jan 7, 2014 — Author: E2

In response to 60 Minutes' report, "The Cleantech Crash."

Clean-energy law lifts small business

Dec 22, 2013 — Author: Jim Tischer and Russell Teall

E2 Member Russell Teall and friend of E2 Jim Tischer write in the Fresno Bee about California's clean-energy policies and their effect on small businesses.

More comfortable S.F. homes, lower energy bills

Dec 19, 2013 — Author: Nicholas Josefowitz

E2 Member Nicholas Josefowitz on PACE.

Press Coverage of E2's 2013 Advanced Biofuel Market Report

Dec 17, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

Click through to see a comprehensive listing.

Don't blame solar firms for fumble

Dec 16, 2013 — Author: Judith Albert

E2 Executive Director Judith Albert in a letter to the editor of The Toledo Blade, on the issue of solar industry jobs in Ohio.

Want Economic Growth and Good Jobs? Plan for a Low-Carbon Future

Dec 9, 2013 — Author: Nicole Lederer

Smart companies realize that carbon pollution and climate change have an impact - and will continue to have an impact - on their bottom lines.

Exxon, Microsoft, Walmart Among Big Corporations Planning for Carbon Tax

Dec 5, 2013 — Author: Sustainable Business

E2 New England's interview with Dr. Stewart Elgie is referenced in an article on planning for a carbon tax.

Hagel Announces Arctic Defense Strategy

Dec 2, 2013 — Author: Smart Energy Universe

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer quoted in an article about U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's keynote address at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Nov. 22, 2013.

Sec. Hagel's Commitment to Addressing Climate Change and Expanding Clean Energy is Good for Country

Nov 22, 2013 — Author: Investor Ideas

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer quoted in an article about U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's keynote address at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Nov. 22, 2013.

Hagel focuses on climate change, renewable energy in speech at security summit

Nov 22, 2013 — Author: SNL Financial

E2 quoted in an article about U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's keynote address at the Halifax International Security Forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Nov. 22, 2013.

A healthy economy and environment

Nov 17, 2013 — Author: Dave Belote

E2 Member Dave Belote in the Roanoke Times. Dave is a retired Air Force colonel and vice president of Charlottesville-based Apex Clean Energy.

Clean energy for healthier kids and more jobs

Nov 17, 2013 — Author: Dave Belote

E2 Member Dave Belote in the Virginian-Pilot. Dave is a retired Air Force colonel and vice president of Charlottesville-based Apex Clean Energy.

ASU, Operation Free Discuss Impact of Renewable Energy on Military Mission Readiness

Nov 14, 2013 — Author: PR Newswire

E2 Member Lt. Gen. Norman Seip (Ret.), U.S. Air Force, on the topic of sustainability and national security.

Retired colonel, teacher share ambitious sibling rivalry

Nov 8, 2013 — Author: Virginian-Pilot

"He's a retired Air Force colonel who has already had a few brushes with national fame, including a conversation with President Barack Obama and a five-day winning streak on "Jeopardy!" But when Virginia Beach native -(and E2 Member)- Dave Belote heard he was to be honored this week at the White House for his work with renewable energy, part of his satisfaction was that he could snatch the family "favorite child" trophy back from his sister."

Carbon limits benefit agriculture

Nov 5, 2013 — Author: Naveen Sikka

E2 Member Naveen Sikka, founder and CEO of TerViva, in the San Antonio Express-News.

EPA needs to hear message on climate change

Nov 5, 2013 — Author: Susan Nedell

E2 Rocky Mountain Chapter Director Susan Nedell in the Colorado Hometown Weekly.

Energy Independence, Military Readiness, and Economic Growth:Clean Energy Leads to National Security

Nov 5, 2013 — Author: Dave Belote

E2 Member Dave Belote is being honored as a Veteran Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champion of Change. Dave Belote, Vice President for Federal Business at Apex Clean Energy, works to create mission-compatible renewable energy solutions for military installations, public lands, and the outer continental shelf.

Champions of Change: Veterans Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security

Nov 5, 2013 — Author: The White House

The White House honors veterans who are working to advance clean energy and climate security. November 5, 2013. E2 Members Dave Belote and Avi Jacobson among those honored.

A Better Way

Nov 5, 2013 — Author: Avi Jacobson

E2 Member Avi Jacobson is being honored as a Veteran Advancing Clean Energy and Climate Security Champion of Change. Avi Jacobson is the Senior Sustainable Energy Coordinator at the Washington State Housing Finance Commission.

Markey introduces renewable energy legislation

Oct 31, 2013 — Author: Biomass Magazine

Sen. Ed Markey's new legislation would create a national renewable energy standard that would set a target of generating 25 percent of the nation's energy from renewable sources, while reducing energy waste by 15 percent by 2025. E2 Member Nancy Pfund quoted.

E2: Markey Renewable Energy Standard Will Increase Investment, Jobs in Clean Energy

Oct 31, 2013 — Author: E2

Today, Sen. Ed Markey introduced legislation to create a national renewable energy standard that would set a target of generating 25 percent of the nation's energy from renewable sources, while reducing energy waste by 15 percent by 2025. Berl Hartman, E2 New England Chapter Director, and E2 Member Nancy Pfund quoted.

First Markey Senate Bill Creates Jobs, Quadruples America's Clean Electricity Production

Oct 31, 2013 — Author: eNews

Washington--(ENEWSPF) - New legislation would create 400,000 jobs, save $90 billion for households by 2030. E2 Member Nancy Pfund quoted.

Climate change: West Coast governors' agreement will make a difference

Oct 31, 2013 — Author: Nicole Lederer and Neil Koehler

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer and E2 Member Neil Koehler in the San Jose Mercury News.

EPA needs to hear message on climate change

Oct 30, 2013 — Author: Susan Nedell

E2 Rocky Mountain Chapter Director Susan Nedell in the Boulder Daily Camera.

Colorado has seen the face of climate change

Oct 29, 2013 — Author: Susan Nedell

E2 Rocky Mountain Chapter Director Susan Nedell in the Denver Post.

The Week Ahead: House Subcommittees to Hold Hearings on EPA Proposed Carbon Dioxide Limits on Power

Oct 25, 2013 — Author: Bloomberg BNA

Bloomberg BNA Climate Blog highlights upcoming E2 events: "Water Wise: Meeting Colorado's Water Challenges" (Denver, CO) and "Mission Critical: Clean Energy and the U.S. Military" (New York, NY).

Energy efficient companies growing in commercial influence

Oct 23, 2013 — Author: Peter Miller via SALON

E2 and Clean Energy Works For Us picked up in a column on the growing energy efficiency industry.

Who is the power generation industry's most influential person?

Oct 18, 2013 — Author: PennEnergy

E2 Member Nancy Floyd named one of the power generation industry's most influential people.

Venture Capitalists Drive Tractors Too

Oct 18, 2013 — Author: DTN/The Progressive Farmer

A profile of The Funding Farm (www.thefundingfarm.com), a business-development and investment firm founded by E2 Member David Kolsrud, also President of DAK Renewable Energy. Full article can also be found here.

E2′s Judith Albert on Green Is Good Radio

Oct 7, 2013 — Author: Green Is Good

"Its not the economy versus the environment," Albert explains. "What we need to do is adopt policies that support a strong economy that is also environmentally sound." Judith Albert originally appeared on Green is Good on October 7, 2013.

Women in CSR: Heather Henriksen, Harvard University

Oct 3, 2013 — Author: Triple Pundit

Triple Pundit interview with E2 member Heather Henriksen. Part of a series of interviews with leading female Corporate Social Responsibility practitioners.

Why the U.S. Military Must Find Energy Alternatives (Op-Ed)

Sep 11, 2013 — Author: LiveScience

Video Op-Ed by E2 Member Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip, USAF.

Army awards third technology, wind, under $7 billion renewable energy MATOC

Sep 10, 2013 — Author: U.S. Army

E2 Member Michael Rucker is CEO of CO-based Juwi Wind, LLC, which, as part of the Turnkey Power Consortium, was recently awarded funds by the Army to procure reliable, locally generated, renewable and alternative energy for DoD installations.

Business Group: Colorado Should Halve Water Use by 2050

Sep 10, 2013 — Author: Environmental Leader

"Colorado needs aggressive state-wide targets for reductions in municipal and industrial water use if it is to solve its water scarcity challenges and keep its economy growing, according to a report by the Colorado chapter of business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)."

Press Coverage of E2's Clean Energy Jobs Quarterly Report: Q2 2013

Sep 9, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

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Maximizing environmental opportunities and reducing risks

Sep 6, 2013 — Author: Tedd Saunders & Geoff Chapin

E2 Members Tedd Saunders & Geoff Chapin in a special to the Boston Business Journal

Maximizing environmental opportunities and reducing risks

Sep 6, 2013 — Author: Geoff Chapin and Tedd Saunders

E2 Members Geoff Chapin, founder and CEO of Next Step Living, and Tedd Saunders, CSO of The Saunders Hotel Group, in support of Gina McCarthy and the President's climate plan -- with special emphasis on what MA should do - in the Boston Business Journal.

Worried about water, Colorado businesses urge 25 percent cut

Sep 6, 2013 — Author: AGreenLiving.org

A report from the Colorado chapter of Environmental Entrepreneurs warns future shortages negatively will affect the business community.

'Green' employment is growing steadily (but quietly)

Sep 5, 2013 — Author: CNN Money

E2 Executive Director Judith Albert quoted on "green" employment in Fortune's "Ask Annie" column.

Lowering Ethanol's Footprint: Industry Looks for Pathways to the California Fuel Market

Aug 29, 2013 — Author: DTN/The Progressive Farmer

E2 Member Ron Alverson mentioned.

New Case Study Shows Rapid Growth of Biodiesel Industry in California

Aug 26, 2013 — Author: Distributed Energy

A case study released today from Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and E2 examines the benefits of biodiesel, profiling six companies in California helping to revolutionize the industry.

Press Coverage of E2's Q1 2013 Clean Energy Jobs Roundup

Aug 23, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

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Despite green costs, electric bills fall

Aug 20, 2013 — Author: Berl Hartman

E2 New England Chapter Director Berl Hartman responds to an Aug. 8 story on renewable energy subsidies in The Commonwealth

Trash Into Gas, Efficiently? An Army Test May Tell

Aug 19, 2013 — Author: New York Times

The United States Army will be the first to test a system by Sierra Energy to turn waste -- whether banana peels, used syringes, old iPods, even raw sewage -- into fuel. Featuring E2 Member Mike Hart, CEO of Sierra Energy.

Fueling Growth: How Clean Fuel Companies are Fueling Economic Growth in California and Beyond

Aug 16, 2013 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs

Advanced biofuel production is creating a clean, domestic industry that's fueling more than just our vehicles - it's also fueling our economy.

Press Coverage of E2 Statements on President Obama's Climate Plan

Aug 12, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

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Clean Energy Progress

Aug 12, 2013 — Author: Jacob Susman and Ed Rendell

E2 Member Jacob Susman, Founder and CEO of OwnEnergy, co-authors a column with Ed Rendell, governor of Pennsylvania from 2003 to 2011.

Grants to Boost Local Precision Agriculture

Jul 31, 2013 — Author: The Memphis Daily News

E2 member and President of the Crockett Policy Institute, retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. John Castellaw mentioned in The Memphis Daily News

Addressing Climate Change Grows Our Economy, Creates Jobs

Jul 17, 2013 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on addressing climate change

Obama's climate leadership protects, grows economy

Jul 9, 2013 — Author: David F. Welch

E2 member David F. Welch in The Morning Call

Adaptation Or Mitigation? Lessons From Abolition In The Battle Over Climate Policy

Jul 5, 2013 — Author: ThinkProgress

E2 mentioned in a blog post on ThinkProgress.

Missouri businesses, farmers should support Obama's climate plan

Jul 1, 2013 — Author: Steve Flick

E2 member Steve Flick in The St. Louis Dispatch

Time for transition to clean energy

Jul 1, 2013 — Author: John Santoleri

E2 member John Santoleri in The Journal News

Missouri businesses, farmers should support President Obama's climate plan

Jun 30, 2013 — Author: Steve Flick

E2 Member Steve Flick in The Kansas City Star

Obama's tackling of climate change will help N.C. economy

Jun 27, 2013 — Author: John B. Robbins

E2 Member John B. Robbins in a special to the Charlotte Observer.

The pipeline is a polluter

Jun 25, 2013 — Author: Anthony Bernhardt

In an article published in The Hill, E2 Northern California Director Tony Bernhardt writes that Keystone XL should not be built.

For Solazyme, a Side Trip on the Way to Clean Fuel

Jun 24, 2013 — Author: New York Times

E2 members Jerry Fiddler and Dan Miller mentioned in an article on Solazyme in the New York Times.

Strong pollution standards are needed

Jun 20, 2013 — Author: Andrew Winston

E2 Member Andrew Winston, Founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, in a letter to the Stamford Advocate.

Rapid Developments in Alternative Fuels Surpassing Expectations

Jun 17, 2013 — Author: Smart Energy Universe

"Industry leaders and investors are heartened by faster-than-expected developments in alternative fuels, according to an industry report. ... The report was prepared by consultancy ICF International for CalETC (California Electric Transportation Coalition), in partnership with the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), and Ceres."

ICF report finds California LCFS can be achieved with modest changes in diversity of fuels

Jun 17, 2013 — Author: Green Car Congress

"..The report, "California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard: Compliance Outlook for 2020" was prepared by consultancy ICF International for CalETC (California Electric Transportation Coalition), in partnership with the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition, the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), and Ceres."

REPORT: MORE THAN 12,000 CLEAN ENERGY, CLEAN TRANSPORTATION JOBS ANNOUNCED IN Q1 2013

Jun 4, 2013 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs

Mass., Calif., Ind. N.C., Mich., Nev., Tex. Md., Hawaii, and Minn. lead country; First-quarter job growth came despite attempts to repeal clean energy standards in numerous states.

Boosting Clean Tech Development and Implementation

May 31, 2013 — Author: Carl Nettleton

E2 San Diego Chapter Director on Prop 39 and Carbon Cap and American Trade Action funds, in Air2Air Magazine.

Letter: Keep sights on renewable energy

May 28, 2013 — Author: David A. Kolsrud

E2 Member David Kolsrud on renewable energy.

George P. Shultz and Thomas F. Steyer to Receive 2013 Environmental Achievement Award

May 28, 2013 — Author: Environmental Law Institute

E2 mentioned as part of the Californians for Clean Energy & Jobs Network. This dynamic coalition of business, labor, environmental, and community groups played a key role in the No on Prop 23 campaign.

Press Coverage of E2's Q4 2012 Clean Energy Jobs Roundup

May 22, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

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Don't break environmental shield

May 14, 2013 — Author: Berl Hartman & Bobbi and Paul Croce

E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman on the history of NEPA.

North Dakota Oil: It's still not enough; we need renewable

May 8, 2013 — Author: David Kolsrud

E2 Member David Kolsrud in the Star Tribune.

Rural America Tells Washington: Clean Energy Works for Us

Apr 25, 2013 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on the changing face of the clean energy industry.

A Game of Inches

Apr 22, 2013 — Author: Christina Weiss Lurie and Tim Sexton

Christina Weiss Lurie, co-owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, and E2 Chapter Director Tim Sexton, co-founder of the Make Good Group, on waste reduction and energy efficiency efforts by the Philadelphia Eagles.

Coverage of CA Gov. Jerry Brown's Trade Mission to China

Apr 19, 2013 — Author: KQED

Coverage of Gov. Jerry Brown's Trade Mission to China, which included E2 member Mike Hart

China pollution may hold silver lining for California

Apr 10, 2013 — Author: Los Angeles Times

Coverage of Gov. Jerry Brown's visit to China, which included E2 member Mike Hart

Politico: Letter to the editor

Apr 9, 2013 — Author: John Robbins

E2 Member John Robbins in a joint LTE on North Carolina's renewable energy standards.

Is renewable energy law good for N.C.? Yes

Apr 8, 2013 — Author: John Robbins

E2 Member John Robbins authors a special to The Charlotte Observer.

RPS Attacks Go Against the March of History

Apr 2, 2013 — Author: Clint Wilder

Clint Wilder, senior editor of Clean Edge and E2 Member, writes about recent attempts to roll back progress toward a clean-energy economy.

Obama's point man on greening the government

Apr 2, 2013 — Author: USA Today

Article on Jon Powers, formerly the Energy Advisor to the Secretary of the Army and currently the Federal Environmental Executive at CEQ. E2 worked with Mr. Powers both when he was at the Pentagon and now that he's at CEQ.

Letters: Low-carbon fuel program benefits Oregon

Mar 29, 2013 — Author: Chris Dennett

E2 Chapter Director Chris Dennett responds to the Oregonian's March 25 editorial, "Salem's low-carbon love affair"

Letters: Oregon clean fuels

Mar 28, 2013 — Author: Bill Boyk, Alex Wall

E2 members Bill Boyk and Alex Wall respond to the Oregonian's March 25 editorial, "Salem's low-carbon love affair"

Air Quality Chief Sees Valero Reversal as Vindication of Climate Law

Mar 21, 2013 — Author: KQED

Coverage of California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols' presentation at our March 20 E2 EcoSalon, "Clean Energy and National Security: The California Promise"

Will N.C. keep scoring well on clean energy?

Mar 8, 2013 — Author: Charlotte Business Journal

E2 Member John Robbins, President of Greathorn Properties, quoted on clean energy jobs in North Carolina.

Viewpoints: Investment needed in new low-carbon fuel

Mar 7, 2013 — Author: Vinod Khosla

E2 Member Vinod Khosla in the Sacramento Bee on why policy certainty on the LCFS is critical to spurring the investment needed to scale advanced biofuels technologies.

Gart: Jewell a wise choice for Interior Secretary

Mar 7, 2013 — Author: Ken Gart

E2 Chapter Director Ken Gart in the Denver Post on Sally Jewell's nomination for Interior Secretary.

Inside the Military's Clean-Energy Revolution

Feb 25, 2013 — Author: Mother Jones

Story by Julia Whitty on military biofuels, referencing E2 statistics.

Oregonian Letters to the Editor: Clean Fuels

Feb 22, 2013 — Author: Chris Dennett

Chris Dennett, E2 Chapter Director, writes a letter to the editor in the Oregonian applauding Sen. Lee Beyer for his leadership on clean fuels.

Press Coverage of E2's Fueling Growth Project

Feb 21, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

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E2 2012 Advanced Biofuel Market Report listed as a "Hot Read"

Feb 19, 2013 — Author: Biofuels Digest

Biofuels Digest published its newly-improved and updated SuperData site, which lists the E2 2012 Advanced Biofuel Market Report as a "Hot Read'

Use California cap-and-trade funds for Green Prize to reward climate-change innovation

Feb 14, 2013 — Author: Daniel Yost

E2 Member Daniel Yost on California cap-and-trade funds.

Attacking Low Carbon Fuel Standard is bad policy

Feb 12, 2013 — Author: Mike Hart

Mike Hart is the CEO of Sierra Energy and a member of Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a national community of business leaders who believe that sound environmental policy builds economic prosperity.

Let's say no to farming out our national security; let's say yes to farmers and businesses

Feb 8, 2013 — Author: Steve Flick and John Castellaw

E2 Members Steve Flick and John Castellaw with a guest column in the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

Ask What You Can Do for Your Country: Combating Climate Threats to Our National Security

Feb 8, 2013 — Author: Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip and Steven M. Anderson

Lt. Gen. Norm Seip retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2009, after 35 years of active duty service. Retired Brigadier General Steven M. Anderson is a 31-year Army veteran, who served as chief of logistics for multinational forces in Iraq from 2006-2007. Both are members of E2.

BUSINESSES PREP FOR IMPACT OF REGIONAL CARBON CAP LOWERING

Feb 5, 2013 — Author: STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on RGGI.

Doing More with Less: Biofuels and Rural Economic Development

Feb 5, 2013 — Author: Mary Solecki

Mary Solecki directs the Clean Fuels Program for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).

Jerry Brown should not back down on energy standards

Feb 1, 2013 — Author: Nancy Pfund

E2 Member Nancy Pfund in the Silicon Valley Mercury News

The attempt to derail California's clean-air policies

Jan 28, 2013 — Author: Susan Frank

Susan Frank, E2 Member and Executive Vice President of Better World Group, in the Capitol Weekly, summarizing the efforts to undermine California's landmark clean air and energy policies.

Press Coverage: Senate votes in favor of DOD, biofuels development

Jan 7, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer quoted by multiple sources on the Senate decision to remove restrictions on U.S. military biofuels spending in the 2013 defense authorization bill.

Looking to sky to fight climate change

Jan 6, 2013 — Author: SF Chronicle

E2 Member Armand Neukermans featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article about geoengineering.

Pulling Carbon Dioxide Out of Thin Air

Jan 5, 2013 — Author: New York Times

Geoengineering article highlighting the company Carbon Engineering. Its president, David Keith, spoke at an E2 webinar on January 11, 2012. His slides from the webinar can be found on our Events page.

Press Coverage of E2's Military Advanced Biofuels Report

Jan 3, 2013 — Author: Multiple Sources

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Brigadier General On Keystone XL Pipeline: 'All Americans Should Be Outraged'

Dec 17, 2012 — Author: Brigadier General Steven M. Anderson

Brigadier General Steven M. Anderson on the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Twenty-nine lawmakers sign letter supporting effort to level the playing field for renewables

Dec 17, 2012 — Author: Lake County News

Previous E2 support for policies mentioned.

Press Release: Joint Statement on EPA's Final Clean Air Standards for Fine Particle Pollution

Dec 14, 2012 — Author: Joint Statement

"Today, a group of business organizations representing over 150,000 businesses across the country announced their support for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) finalized national standard for fine particle pollution. The statement, signed by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) and Ceres, reads as follows...."

Press Coverage of E2's Advanced Biofuel Market Report

Dec 14, 2012 — Author: Multiple Sources

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Congressman's Commentary

Dec 12, 2012 — Author: Congressman Mike Thompson

E2 mentioned in a letter on Master Limited Partnerships and Real Estate Investment Trusts for renewable energy. Congressman Mike Thompson represents California's 1st Congressional District and will next represent California's new fifth district.

Press Coverage of E2's Q3 2012 Clean Energy Jobs Roundup

Dec 12, 2012 — Author: Multiple Sources

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Getting serious about the clean energy revolution

Dec 10, 2012 — Author: Berl Hartman

New England Chapter Director Berl Hartman on RGGI.

OREGON TAKES NEXT STEP FORWARD ON CLEAN FUELS

Dec 7, 2012 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs

E2: Legislature must now take action to help secure Oregon's leadership role on clean fuels

E2 Assesses 2012 Post Election Impacts on National Energy/Environmental Policies

Dec 4, 2012 — Author: The Planning Report

Environmental Entrepreneurs organized the "E2 Live Post-Election Panel Telesalon" to assess what 2012 election results mean for energy and environmental policy. In the following excerpt, NRDC Associate Director of Communications Bob Deans leads panelists William Galston of the Brookings Institute, Chris Frates of the National Journal, and Steven Mufson of the Washington Post as they consider how divided government, tax reform, job creation, and the budget crisis will affect decisions on energy and the environment.

With Senate's Support, Advanced Biofuel Industry Ready for Takeoff

Nov 30, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer in the Energy Collective, discussing the Senate decision to allow the DoD to pursue biofuel initiatives.

Senate amendment revives military's biofuel plans

Nov 29, 2012 — Author: Stars and Stripes

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer quoted.

Press Release: With clear signal from Washington, growth in biofuel industry can continue

Nov 28, 2012 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs

The Senate showed there is strong bipartisan support for initiatives by the Department of Defense to diversify its fuel sources and decrease its dependence on oil - initiatives that could help the private sector as well.

Clean Energy Stakeholders Await Clarity from Fiscal Cliff and Presidential Reelection

Nov 26, 2012 — Author: TNN News

Judy Albert, E2 Executive Director, quoted.

Biofuels yield military, economic dividends

Nov 26, 2012 — Author: James Marvin

Former Navy SEAL and current E2 member James Marvin on the national security and economic gains that biofuels could bring. Original piece in Stars & Stripes re-posted on the Truman National Security Project website.

Enviros assail state carbon caps

Nov 25, 2012 — Author: State House News Service

E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on RGGI.

Opinion: With military's lead, biofuel could take off

Nov 25, 2012 — Author: Norman Seip

Lt. Gen. Norman Seip (USAF-RET) is former commander of the 12th Air Force at Davis Monthan Air Force Base.

Credit helps generate jobs and economic benefits, keep air clean

Nov 22, 2012 — Author: Judith Albert

E2 Executive Director Judith Albert on the benefits the federal PTC brings to Ohio's economy.

Guest Column: Biofuels yield military, economic dividends

Nov 21, 2012 — Author: James Marvin

James Marvin, a former Navy SEAL and current E2 member, discusses the importance of military biofuels investments

California Puts a Price on Carbon

Nov 20, 2012 — Author: Public News Service - CA

E2 Member Mike Hart, CEO of Sierra Energy, and Dallas Burtraw, a senior fellow at Resources for the Future, discuss AB32's cap and trade program.

Activists Worry Regional Compact Will Miss Carbon Reduction Goals

Nov 20, 2012 — Author: State House News Service

E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on RGGI.

A 'Green' Gold Rush? Calif. Firm Turns Trash To Gas

Nov 15, 2012 — Author: NPR

CEO of Sierra Energy and E2 Member Mike Hart discusses the business of turning waste into fuel.

Wind Industry Fights For Tax Credit Before Its Expiration Date

Nov 15, 2012 — Author: National Geographic Society via Earthtechling

E2 Executive Director Judith Albert quoted.

E2 Miltary Biofuels Report Press Call

Nov 14, 2012 — Author: E2 and Press

Featuring Bob Keefe, Communications Director E2; Nicole Lederer, Co-founder E2; Adm. Dennis McGinn, President ACORE; Russ Teall, President and Founder, Biodico.

Press Release: Miltary Biofuels Programs Poised To Drive Major Economic, Job Growth

Nov 13, 2012 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs

Plans in Congress to kill military biofuels programs could also derail $10 billion+ in economic activity;creation of more than 14,000 jobs, study finds

The reality of climate change can no longer be ignored

Nov 10, 2012 — Author: Lieutenant General Daniel Christman, USA (Ret.), Brigadier General Steve Anderson, USA (Ret.) and Brigadier General Stephen Cheney, USMC (Ret.)

Commentary: US Generals explain why it is a global problem requiring global solutions. Brigadier General Steve Anderson, USA (Ret.) is a member of E2.

Press Release: Q3 2012 Clean Energy Jobs Report

Nov 8, 2012 — Author: E2

WASHINGTON (Nov. 8, 2012) - More than 10,800 jobs were announced in the clean energy sector and related industries in the third quarter of this year, according to the latest analysis by Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). The top 10 green job states in the third quarter of 2012 were (from No.1 to No.10): California, New York, Oregon, Washington, New Mexico, Texas, North Carolina, Minnesota, Illinois and Nevada.

For Returning Tennessee Veterans, Clean Energy Jobs Are a Perfect Fit

Nov 2, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co Founder on a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and two Tennessee non-profit groups -- the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and the Crockett Policy Institute.

Belote: Offshore wind power can boost jobs and economy

Nov 1, 2012 — Author: Dave Belote

E2 Member Dave Belote, vice president of federal business at Apex Wind Energy based in Charlottesville, on the PTC.

Live Blog from ABM: Policy Outlook 2012 and beyond

Oct 29, 2012 — Author: Biofuels Digest

E2 Biofuels Consultant Mary Solecki quoted in ABM live blog.

VC Should Like JOBS Act: Kate Mitchell of Scale Ventures

Oct 24, 2012 — Author: PRLOG

"Take a tour de force through today's venture capital opportunity with (E2 Member) Kate Mitchell, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Scale Venture Partners, as well as the former Chairman of the NVCA and a key shaper of the JOBS Act"

State making advances in money-saving biofuel

Oct 22, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer with a letter to the editor in the San Jose Mercury News, regarding the LCFS.

For the Solar Industry, Energy Policy and Economy go Hand-in-Hand

Oct 17, 2012 — Author: Henry Dziuba

E2's CEJN Quarter 2 Report mentioned in Solar OpEd.

California and the U.S. Military: A Powerful Partnership for Clean Energy

Oct 16, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on CA's Energy Security Coordination Act.

Mission Critical: Clean Energy and the U.S. Military

Oct 11, 2012 — Author: Alex Wall

Summary of E2 Pacific Northwest's EcoSalon featuring Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes, Brigadier General Mike Caldwell (Oregon National Guard), and E2's James Marvin (CDR, USN ‐ retired and CEO of Federal Green Solutions)

Massachusetts: The Global Cluster of Water Innovation?

Oct 9, 2012 — Author: David Goodtree and Berl Hartman

E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman on global water innovation.

Military leads in clean energy deployment

Oct 4, 2012 — Author: Chris Dennett

E2 PNW Chapter Director Chris Dennett on Clean Energy and the Military, as well as an upcoming E2 Event on Oct 11 in Portland, OR.

Time and Congress run out on wind energy industry

Sep 30, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on the production tax credit.

E2 Quoted in article "Entrepreneurs find conservation good for business"

Sep 27, 2012 — Author: Greenville Online

E2 Communications Director Bob Keefe quoted in an article about entrepreneurs who are finding ways to incorporate business and environmental sustainability

E2 Member Op-ed: Proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay threatens Seattle's salmon industry

Sep 26, 2012 — Author: Mark Liffmann and Michael Brian Orr

E2 PNW Chapter Directors Mark Liffmann and Michael Brian Orr weigh in on Alaska's Bristol Bay, a mega-mine proposed by foreign mining interests, and salmon jobs and businesses in Seattle that could be lost.

E2 Supports Bipartisan Legislation to Spur Investments in Renewable Energy

Sep 20, 2012 — Author: Electric Light and Power

U.S. Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Ted Poe (R-TX) introduced bipartisan legislation in support of an "all of the above" energy approach. Companion legislation, has been introduced in the Senate by Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.). E2 is a supporter.

E2 Member Blog: The Demonization of Clean Tech: The Five Biggest Myths

Sep 18, 2012 — Author: Trevor Winnie

PNW Chapter Director Trevor Winnie on the five biggest myths surrounding clean tech.

Red, White & Green - America's Clean Tech Jobs

Sep 17, 2012 — Author: DBL Investors

By E2 Member Nancy Pfund and Michael Lazar. Report from DBL Investors.

Clean Energy Is Still a Sound Investment

Sep 14, 2012 — Author: Dan Adler

Yahoo Finance Op-Ed from E2 Member Dan Adler.

Press Coverage of E2's Q2 2012 Clean Energy Jobs Roundup

Sep 9, 2012 — Author: Multiple Sources

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On Clean Energy, the Military's Biggest Fight is with Congress

Aug 30, 2012 — Author: Renewable Energy World

Nicole Lederer's article "Mission Critical: A Clean-Energy Call to Arms" was mentioned in relation to the DOD's energy initiatives.

Oregon on path to add new biofuels into motor vehicle fuel

Aug 29, 2012 — Author: Portland Tribune

E2 Chapter Director Chris Dennett quoted in an article about an E2 biofuels report and its implications for Oregon.

Mercury News Interview: John Woolard, CEO of BrightSource Energy

Aug 24, 2012 — Author: Mercury News

An interview with E2 member, John Woolard.

New Report Highlights Growth of America's Clean Energy Job Sector

Aug 23, 2012 — Author: U.S. Department of Energy

Infographic and article explain E2's Q2 2012 Clean Energy Jobs Roundup.

Shocking news: Oil industry touts study backing continued oil dependence

Aug 14, 2012 — Author: Dan Adler

E2 Member Dan Adler on oil dependence. "Dan Adler is President of the California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), a nonprofit, evergreen fund of funds created to accelerate investment in California's clean energy economy."

Clean Energy is Vital to our Nation's Security and Our Energy Future

Aug 13, 2012 — Author: Las Vegas Review-Journal

In an ad in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, E2 joins BrightSource Energy, the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Technologies and other groups in thanking Secretaries Chu and Salazar for releasing the Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement - the first-ever roadmap for large-scale solar energy development on lands managed by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management.

On Clean Energy, The Military's Biggest Fight Is With Congress

Aug 13, 2012 — Author: Clint Wilder

Clint Wilder, senior editor of Clean Edge and E2 Member, on the DOD's push for clean energy.

The New A-Team for California Clean Energy

Aug 8, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer writes about a powerful new alliance taking shape in California that holds great promise for the state's economy - a partnership between the U.S. Navy, the state of California and the clean energy industry.

Jon Gensler In Support of Stronger Standards

Aug 7, 2012 — Author: Operation Free

E2 Member and former U.S. Army Captain Jon Gensler in support of stronger standards, with Operation Free.

Ending Wind Industry Support Puts America on Losing Path

Aug 1, 2012 — Author: E2

WASHINGTON (August 1, 2012) - This week, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a package of tax credit extensions that could include the Production Tax Credit (PTC), which supports the wind industry and other renewable businesses. Environmental Entrepreneurs supports the PTC and has reached out to Congress about it.

Statement on No More Solyndras Act

Jul 31, 2012 — Author: E2

Industry groups press release in response to the "No More Solyndras Act"

No Retreat: We Just Got Here

Jul 29, 2012 — Author: Lt. Gen. John Castellaw

E2 member Lt. Gen. John Castellaw, USMC (Ret) opinion piece on DOD's push into biofuels in the Chattanooga Times.

State, Business and U.S. Navy Highlight Progress in Clean Energy and Job Creation During Navy Week

Jul 19, 2012 — Author: Capitol Steps

E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer quoted on the Clean Energy Showcase at Navy Week, which E2 helped organize.

Celebrating 25 years of energy efficiency in Massachusetts

Jul 18, 2012 — Author: Stephen L. Cowell and Douglas I. Foy

E2 Member Stephen Cowell in the Boston Globe, Opinion.

Push in Congress to ban biofuels in military has big long-term costs

Jul 16, 2012 — Author: Lt. General Norman Seip

E2 member Lt. General Norman Seip USAF (Ret) opinion piece in the Christian Science Monitor

Clean Energy is Good for America

Jun 14, 2012 — Author: Electric Light and Power

E2 mentioned regarding a CES and clean energy conference call with US Senator Chris Coons and NRG Energy's David Crane.

Small Business Group Supporting EPA Power Plant Rule

Jun 13, 2012 — Author: National Journal

E2 mentioned in support of EPA power plant rule.

Supporting the clean-energy sector

Jun 8, 2012 — Author: Boston Business Journal by John Rosenthal

By E2 Member John Rosenthal. Original Article found here: http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/print-edition/2012/06/08/supporting-the-clean-energy-sector.html

The Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act

Jun 8, 2012 — Author: U.S. Senator Chris Coons

E2 Executive Director Judith Albert quoted in support of the MLP Parity Act.

The Clean Energy Economy is Creating Jobs

May 31, 2012 — Author: US DOE

United States Department of Energy reports on E2's Clean Energy Jobs Newsletters.

Cape Wind fight still blows hot

May 24, 2012 — Author: Cape Cod Times

E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on Cape Wind.

Media Matters, Sen. Coons dismiss Solyndra as distraction in clean-energy fight

May 18, 2012 — Author: Yahoo News

Judith Albert, E2 Executive Director, participates in a press call to discuss federal clean energy policy.

Mission Critical: A Clean-Energy Call to Arms

May 15, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on DoD's clean energy mission.

Oceans: Major Environmental Groups Seeking Support For Obama Policy

May 8, 2012 — Author: E&E

"...On the other side, more than 200 business leaders, investors and consultants signed onto a letter from the trade group Environmental Entrepreneurs last month asking lawmakers to support and fund the ocean policy."

Green Jobs employed 3.1 million Americans in 2010

May 6, 2012 — Author: Daily Kos

Aggregation of several news stories about E2's CEJN Q1 report.

A Recycling Czar for New York City

May 4, 2012 — Author: The New York Times

E2 Chapter Director Ron Gonen named NYC Dept of Sanitation's Deputy Commissioner for Recycling and Sustainability

Nissan Invest in Bright Green Future

May 3, 2012 — Author: AutoBlog Canada

E2's Clean Energy Jobs Report mentioned.

Increasing our national security with new technology

May 3, 2012 — Author: Retired Lt. Gen. John Castellaw, USMC

For the Navy, the ultimate reason for alternative fuels is combat capability and national security.

Keystone XL: Against our national security

May 1, 2012 — Author: Jon Gensler

E2 Member Jon Gensler on the national security implications of oil. Gensler is a fellow with the Truman National Security Project and a member of the board of the Better Future Project. He is an Iraq war veteran who now is a project developer for Borrego Solar.

Message to Congress: Not Picking Energy Winners Should Not Mean Disadvantaging Clean Tech

Apr 26, 2012 — Author: Trevor Winnie

E2 Chapter Director Trevor Winnie, of Clean Edge, reflecting on our tenth annual DC advocacy trip.

Donuts, renewable energy, and what they say about America

Apr 25, 2012 — Author: Nancy Pfund

Special to the Silicon Valley Mercury News.

Champions of Change: Erin Geegan

Apr 19, 2012 — Author: The White House

The White House honors nine individuals as Champions of Change who are making a difference advancing new ideas that are leading the way to a clean energy future and an economy that?s built to last

Boulder company's plan to create power in parking lots wins praise

Apr 19, 2012 — Author: Denver Post

E2 Chapter Director Erin Geegan recognized by the White House as a "Champion of Change."

White House Honors Solar Parking Lot Innovator

Apr 19, 2012 — Author: Bob Keefe

E2 Chapter Director Erin Geegan honored by the White House as a Champion Of Change.

Why an Iraq War Veteran Fights the Green Fight

Apr 17, 2012 — Author: EarthTechling

Former U.S. Army Captain and E2 Member Jon Gensler on the importance of energy security.

This Is No Time To Back Off Clean Energy

Apr 10, 2012 — Author: Lt. Gen. John G. Castellaw, USMC (ret.)

"For Tennesseans, the current debate on continuing the state solar incentives involves deeper questions than just tax policy." Lt. Gen. John G. Castellaw, USMC (ret.) discusses clean energy, DOD efforts, and the economy.

American Sustainable Business Council supports EPA carbon standard

Mar 28, 2012 — Author: Penn Energy

"Washington, D.C., March 28, 2012 - A group of business organizations representing over 125,000 businesses across the country issued the following statement expressing strong appreciation for the Environmental Protection Agency's new carbon pollution standard for new power plants. The statement, signed by the American Sustainable Business Council, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) and Main Street Alliance, reads as follows: "As organizations with members who hail from all sectors of the U.S. economy, we are pleased to see that the EPA has released, for public comment, its much anticipated proposal to limit industrial carbon pollution from new power plants under the Clean Air Act."

Statements on EPA's Proposed Carbon Pollution Standard for New Power Plants

Mar 28, 2012 — Author: Green Technology News

Green Technology News - "American Sustainable Business Council, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) and Main Street Alliance: " As representatives of the business community, we understand the importance of certainty and clear market signals and believe a national standard to reduce carbon pollution from new power plants will both clarify risks and opportunities for U.S. businesses, while also leading to technological innovation and investment in the domestic clean energy market. Investing in cleaner technologies and more efficient resources can be a pathway to profit and prosperity, boosting economic growth and creating jobs while also providing competitive returns to investors. We look forward to reviewing the proposal and identifying opportunities for increased investment in innovative low and no-carbon technologies as well as new energy infrastructure and energy efficiency "

New Carbon Pollution Standards Provide Needed Clarity For Businesses

Mar 27, 2012 — Author: E2

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2012) - Clean Air Act standards proposed by the Obama administration today for new power plants are not just good for Americans health and environment, they're also good for American businesses, according to members of Environmental Entrepreneurs, a national group of business leaders who advocate for sound economic and environmental policies.

BLS Issues First Green Jobs Report

Mar 23, 2012 — Author: AdvisorOne

"The Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its first-ever green jobs report on Thursday, revealing that a higher percentage of jobs in the U.S. make up that sector than are in the oil and gas industries... Judith Albert, director of Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a group of businesses that promote environmental policy that works toward economic prosperity, said that the organization's newsletter tracks jobs by state, congressional district and region and that there are green job opportunities being created across the country."

Hartman Clean Energy Thriving in Massachusetts

Feb 21, 2012 — Author: Berl Hartman

Berl Hartman on Mass Clean Energy. Feb 19, 2012

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Secretary Chu to defend energy budget

Feb 15, 2012 — Author: The Hill

"Green business groups push EPA on greenhouse gas rules...'We understand the importance of certainty and clear market signals and believe a national standard will both clarify risks and opportunities for US businesses, while also leading to technological innovation and investment in the domestic clean energy market,'"

National Solar Energy Plan Moves Closer to Final Stages

Jan 30, 2012 — Author: NRDC

E2 Chapter Director Jonathan Foster quoted on solar energy development.

For national security, Keystone is a dud

Jan 18, 2012 — Author: Norman Seip

E2 Member Lt. Gen. Norman Seip (Ret.), U.S. Air Force writes about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Don't Believe the Fantasy Job Claims on Keystone XL: It's Not in Our Best Interest

Jan 14, 2012 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Cofounder Nicole Lederer writes about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.

Viewpoints: Creating solar zones would spur investment

Jan 13, 2012 — Author: Nancy Pfund

Viewpoints: Creating solar zones would spur investment

New Pollution Rules Will Benefit Business

Dec 29, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer's Letter to the Editor in the Wall Street Journal, supporting new EPA standards.

Support new fuel efficiency standard

Dec 24, 2011 — Author: Jim Sweeney

E2 member Jim Sweeney explains why we need to support the new fuel efficiency standard.

The future of the Pentagon's Green Energy Program

Dec 22, 2011 — Author: NDIA's Business and Technology Magazine

E2 Cofounder Nicole Lederer quoted in National Defense Magazine on the Pentagon's green energy program.

E2 joins other Business Groups to Support Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

Dec 22, 2011 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs

Environmental Entrepreneurs, American Businesses for Clean Energy American Sustainable Business Council, Ceres, Main Street Alliance, and Small Business Majority - representing over 125,000 businesses from across the country - issued a statement supporting the Administration's finalization of long-overdue Mercury & Air Toxics Standards.

Wind Energy Tax Credit Advocates Urge Congress To Extend Measure

Dec 20, 2011 — Author: The Huffington Post

E2's Report, "What Clean Energy Jobs? These Clean Energy Jobs!" is cited in a piece on the Production Tax Credit for wind energy.

Support for locally produced biofuels crucial

Dec 19, 2011 — Author: Kinkead Reiling

E2 Member Kinkead Reiling writes about the Low Carbon Fuel Standard in California and its implications on biofuel production in the state.

Businesses, Utilities Support California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard

Dec 14, 2011 — Author: Sacramento Bee

Environmental Entrepreneurs, along with a diverse group of business leaders from across California, released an advertisement in the Sacramento Bee supporting California's Low Carbon Fuel Standard. The group represents tens of thousands of California workers - including the state's largest electricity and natural gas providers and two of the world's leading car makers.

Green technology investments lead third-quarter venture funding

Dec 1, 2011 — Author: Los Angeles Times

E2 Executive Director Judith Albert is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Cleantech investment.

From Foreign Oil To Biofuel: How the Military is Helping to Lead the Transition

Nov 23, 2011 — Author: Carl Nettleton

E2 San Diego Chapter Director Carl Nettleton writes about the military biofuel issue for Air2Air magazine.

E2 joins other business groups to oppose legislative attempts to undermine the Clean Air Act.

Nov 9, 2011 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs

Environmental Entrepreneurs, American Businesses for Clean Energy, American Sustainable Business Council, and Main Street Alliance - representing over 125,000 businesses from across the country - issued a statement supporting the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) existing clean air rules, and opposing legislative attempts to undermine the Clean Air Act.

A Time to Shine

Nov 8, 2011 — Author: Jonathan Foster

E2 Chapter Director Jonathan Foster has published an opinion piece in The Hill, called "A Time to Shine"

Tar sands pipeline will comfort our enemies

Oct 25, 2011 — Author: Steven M. Anderson, retired Army brigadier general, and senior mentor with the Army's Battle Command Training Program

E2 member Retired Brigadier General Steven Anderson has published a breakthrough opinion piece in The Hill, called "Tar Sands Pipeline Will Comfort Our Enemies."

New University of Texas Poll Shows Americans Want Clean Energy

Oct 20, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer discusses in Huffington Post a new University of Texas poll that shows Americans want clean energy.

Opinion: AB 32 is an investment in stabilizing California's future

Oct 18, 2011 — Author: Nancy Floyd and Susan Frank

E2 Members Susan Frank, Director of the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy, and Nancy Floyd, Managing Director of Nth Power, write an opinion piece in Capitol Weekly, discussing the importance of AB32 for California's clean energy future.

Why We Must Support Clean Energy: National Security

Oct 9, 2011 — Author: Dennis McGinn, Steven Anderson, John Castellaw & Norman Seip

E2 Members Steven Anderson and Norman Seip, along with Dennis McGinn and John Castellaw, write in the San Diego Union Tribune about clean energy from their perspectives as retired senior military officers.

Why We Must support Clean Energy in the U.S.: Our National Security

Oct 9, 2011 — Author: Dennis McGinn, Steven Anderson, John Castellaw & Norman Seip

E2 Members Steven Anderson and Norman Seip, along with Dennis McGinn and John Castellaw, write in Tampa Bay Online about clean energy from their perspectives as retired senior military officers.

Military Spearheads Clean Energy Drive

Sep 25, 2011 — Author: Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post

The Washington Post highlights the debate about the military and clean energy. E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer weighs in on the issue (see page 2).

Clean Energy: Alive, Well and in Need of Support

Sep 20, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer, Laura Berland-Shane, Kevin Surace and Vince Siciliano

The clean energy industry is alive and well and growing. We must continue to invest in a new energy future or run the risk remaining shackled to the fossil fuel-based past, and all the problems - high gas prices, pollution and health problems, dependence on foreign countries - that come with it.

No Reason to Give Up on Clean Energy

Sep 16, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer, E2

Is the bankruptcy of Solyndra really a death-knoll for the clean energy industry?

Press Release: Clean Energy Still Key to Economic, Energy Future

Sep 14, 2011 — Author: Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)

Overall, the clean energy economy is still growing at a faster pace than other sectors. One company's failure doesn't disprove that fact, nor does it discount the need for government to continue to support clean energy.

The World Is Your Oyster, but It's Increasingly Acidic

Sep 8, 2011 — Author: Brian Baird

Former Congressman and E2 Member Brian Baird (WA) discusses the disastrous impacts of ocean acidification, brought on by climate change, on the economically important shellfish industry in the Pacific Northwest.

Businesses Express Disapproval of White House Decision to Withdraw Revised Ozone Standards

Sep 8, 2011 — Author: E2

E2 and partner organizations have spoken out against the White House's decision to withdraw revised ozone standards. This decision will harm public health, increase health-related costs for businesses, and increase regulatory uncertainty in the business community. View the associated factsheet.

New Policy Addresses an Ocean of Troubles

Aug 25, 2011 — Author: Berl Hartman

E2 New England Director Berl Hartman defends the National Ocean Policy against Congressional riders aimed at gutting environmental protections - these riders are bad for business!

Consumers Will Respond to 54.5 MPG Model

Aug 15, 2011 — Author: Berl Hartman

E2 New England Director Berl Hartman shows why the assumptions and evidence that critics of fuel-efficiency standards offer are false and misleading.

Ex-Cons Go To Work...Recycling!

Jul 27, 2011 — Author: PBS News Hour

In this PBS video, E2 members Wendy (Chapter Director) and John Neu discuss a hiring program (at 10:00 min.) that recruits ex-convicts to work at a recycling company.

Curtain Opens on Mother of All Anti-Environment Bills

Jul 25, 2011 — Author: SustainableBusiness.com

What do E2 members think about the anti-environmental riders currently being added to Congressional legislation? See the bottom of the article for E2's comments. Also see E2's Action Alert.

Not So Worthy of Fireworks: America's Oil Addiction

Jul 7, 2011 — Author: James Marvin

Former Navy Commander and E2 Member James Marvin (Pacific Northwest) discusses the need to move away from our dependence on oil.

Google/McKinsey Clean Energy Innovation Study Released

Jul 3, 2011 — Author: Cai Steger - NRDC Switchboard

NRDC Energy Policy Analyst, Cai Steger, discusses some of the implications (e.g. a need for innovative climate policies) of a recently released clean energy report from Google and McKinsey.

Hold Your Horses: Fracking in NY Still Under Review

Jun 30, 2011 — Author: Kate Sinding - NRDC Switchboard

Kate Sindig, NRDC Senior Attorney in the New York Urban Program, gives an update on the fracking moratorium in New York State.

Economic Rationale for Regulation

Jun 3, 2011 — Author: David Goldston, NRDC Switchboard

NRDC's Director of Government Affairs, David Goldston, with over 20 years of experience on Capitol Hill, explains why regulation is good for the economic backbone of the USA in testimony he has given to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

For Memorial Day: A Clean Energy Future For Our Military

May 27, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer and Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer and Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip discuss the importance of Section 526 of the Energy Independence and Security Act, which helps increase our national security, reduce our national debt, and improve our economy by securing alternative fuel purchases through the military.

E2 Member Dayna Bochco Named To CA Coastal Commission

May 18, 2011 — Author: LA Times

On May 18, E2 Member Dayna Bochco was named to the California Coastal Commission. Her background in business and law will help guide the commission just as it has helped E2.

Sen. Scott Brown: Support Massachusetts Jobs Not Polluters

May 18, 2011 — Author: John Rosenthal

"Why has US Senator Scott Brown voted against entrepreneurs, job creation, and the economy?" asks John Rosenthal, E2 member (New England).

Good News About the Military-Industrial Complex and Clean Energy

May 17, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer and Lt. Gen. Norman R. Seip

Clean energy businesses promise to break our dependence on foreign oil, keep troops safe, and create jobs in the USA. The Armed Forces realize their role in promoting this kind of smart energy generation, but will Congress and the Administration encourage these and other investors?

SynGest Receives Green Shoots Award

May 9, 2011 — Author: SynGest

SynGest, whose CEO Jack Oswald is a long-time E2 member, was recognized for its innovation throughout the biofuels value chain.

Nancy Floyd Elected to Board of WGL Holdings

Apr 27, 2011 — Author: www.4-traders.com

Nancy Floyd, NorCal Chapter Co-Director, is elected to the Board of Directors of WGL Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Washington Gas and other energy-related subsidiaries.

Plug-In Cars Are a Cleantech Pacesetter

Apr 18, 2011 — Author: Felix Kramer

E2 Member and proud owner of the electric Chevy Volt, Felix Kramer, discusses the many environmental and economic benefits of owning a plug-in electric vehicle.

Business Leaders Make Economic Case for Protecting Greenhouse Gas Rules

Apr 14, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer

A high-level delegation from Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a network of over 850 business leaders, met this week with members of Congress and representatives of the Obama Administration to make the economic case that urgent action is needed to transition the United States toward a clean energy economy, including protecting the EPA's authority to reduce greenhouse gases.

Business to Congress: Let the EPA Do Its Job

Mar 30, 2011 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer explains how EPA can stabilize the economic framework in which businesses operate in order to spur economic growth. Why would Congress want to hurt the economy by threatening the EPA?

The Great Green Fleet

Mar 18, 2011 — Author: James Marvin

The Navy is going green in the name of battling terrorists, growing the economy, and protecting the USA. E2 Pacific Northwest Chapter Director, James Marvin, discusses how.

Energy Efficiency Video - Steve Cowell

Mar 15, 2011 — Author: E2

Steve Cowell, E2 Member and Founder and CEO of Conservation Services Group, is featured in this video which talks about the importance of energy efficiency in creating jobs, strengthening the economy, and reducing emissions.

Bob Epstein Reflects on CA Prop 23's Defeat

Mar 4, 2011 — Author: Bob Epstein

Bob Epstein visits "Green is Good" to discuss the climate legislation issues that face California, and potentially the entire U.S.

Costly Delays in the New Green Economy

Jan 5, 2011 — Author: Jack Oswald

In this blog, E2 member Jack Oswald urges Congress to pass legislation that would remove barriers for cleantech companies. Doing so, he argues, would create jobs and produce local revenue.

Don't Count California Out

Jan 3, 2011 — Author: Noel Perry

E2 member Noel Perry shares his optimism about California's financial outlook. He argues that California's energy efficiency policies are one reason to believe that California's economy will grow.

Energy Efficiency - The Unsung Hero of Our Time

Dec 27, 2010 — Author: Steve Cowell

E2 Member Steve Cowell blogs about energy efficiency jobs and job creation.

On Global Warming, Start Small

Nov 27, 2010 — Author: Bruce Usher

E2 member Bruce Usher discusses a strategy for combating climate change politically (New York Times Op-Ed).

CEO of SynGest, E2 Member Jack Oswald Named Trustee of UC Merced Foundation.

Nov 8, 2010 — Author: SynGest

CEO of SynGest and E2 Member Jack Oswald has been selected as the Trustee of UC Merced Foundation.

How Do We Build the No on 23 Campaign Nationally?

Nov 4, 2010 — Author: Grist.org

E2 Co-Founder Bob Epstein is featured in this article that discusses how to build the coalition that defeated CA Prop 23 into a national coalition. His advice for building campaigns: "Every campaign has three items: It has a victim, it has a villain, and it has an opportunity."

Voters Reject 2-Sided Assault on Climate Law

Nov 3, 2010 — Author: New York Times

E2 Co-Founder Bob Epstein is featured in this article about why CA Prop 23, the Dirty Energy Proposition, was defeated and what that means for environmental policy.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. at E2 Summit Discusses Climate Issues with the Media

Nov 2, 2010 — Author: Grist.com

Bobby Kennedy, Jr. sits down with Grist to discuss what citizens, the federal government, and the media can do to advocate for the environment.

E2 Summit and Celebration Featured by Treehugger.com!

Nov 1, 2010 — Author: Treehugger.com

TreeHugger.com discusses the E2 Summit and Celebration with a particular emphasis on Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations and the Environment), and Solazyme Inc., where E2 members Jerry Fiddler (Chairman) and Matthew Frome (Director of Business Development) work. This article also refers to the E2 10th Anniversary Climate Leadership Award presented to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger at the Celebration.

Creating Jobs and Good Salaries Through E2's Advocacy

Oct 20, 2010 — Author: Nicole Lederer

Where are the jobs in these tough economic times? Where will they be in the future? Citing E2's policy work, E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer discusses the high salaries and good jobs that cleantech has been and will continue to create across the country.

University of Oregon Student Gives Praise to October 15th EcoSalon in Portland

Oct 16, 2010 — Author: Kyle - U. of Oregon

On this University of Oregon student blog, a law student praises the first EcoSalon held in Portland. The event on October 15th hosted Senator Merkley as he discussed green-collar jobs. A pre-EcoSalon conversation also allowed U. of Oregon students to learn more about E2 and related career paths.

No on 23 Music Video Goes Viral

Oct 15, 2010 — Author: No on Prop 23 Campaign

To the tune of "Yellow Rose of Texas," this music video, created in part by E2 Co-Founder Bob Epstein, satires the efforts of Texas oil companies to influence Californians in the upcoming election season. Thanks to the 60% of voters who helped defeat the Dirty Energy Proposition!

Chapter Director Berl Hartman Weighs in on MA Gubernatorial Candidates' Clean Energy Positions

Oct 6, 2010 — Author: Grist

Berl Hartman, E2 New England Chapter Director, provides some commentary on Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates Charlie Baker's (R) and Deval Patrick's (D) past and current positions on clean energy.

Pres. Obama Cites Ivanpah Solar Project as Model

Oct 6, 2010 — Author: BrightSource Energy

Pres. Obama recently highlighted the work of BrightSource Energy in his weekly radio address. Their most recent project, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, will create 1,000 local union jobs at the peak of construction, reduce CO2 emissions by more than 400,000 tons annually, and create enough clean energy to power 140,000 homes. Two E2 member work at BrightSource Energy: John Woolard, President and CEO, and Joshua Bar-Lev, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs.

E2 Member Dan Sperling receives Heinz Award for leadership in transportation systems

Sep 28, 2010 — Author: Heinz Awards

Dan Sperling, E2 member and founder of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis, is a recipient of one of the annual Heinz Awards for his pioneering work in the field of environmentally friendly transportation systems. His work has been pivotal in establishing the Low Carbon Fuel Standard in California, and has also touched on alternative fuels, vehicle technology, and the people and environment that interact with them.

Land and Water Conservation Fund: Ensuring Full Funding

Sep 19, 2010 — Author: Denver Post

E2 Rocky Mountains Chapter Director Andrew Currie makes the case for fully funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

E2 Members are recognized as "People Worth Knowing in Bioenergy"

Sep 9, 2010 — Author: BioFuels Digest

E2 members Jack Oswald and Dan Adler are ranked as 2 of the top 25 "People Worth Knowing in Bioenergy." Jack Oswald will also be speaking at the Advanced Biofuels Markets Conference on November 9th-10th in San Francisco.

United States: Weekly Climate Change Policy Update - August 9, 2010

Aug 16, 2010 — Author: Electric Power & Light

Coverage of a group letter E2 signed onto that urges the Senate to revisit climate legislation.

E2 Co-sponsors Cleantech Event

Aug 11, 2010 — Author: CA League of Conservation Voters

E2 worked with several other organizations to bring together a group of clean energy experts and business people to discuss opportunities within the cleantech field and the negative impacts Proposition 23, the Dirty Energy Proposition, would have on California's business environment.

Business Leaders Urge Congress to Renew Climate Bill Efforts

Aug 10, 2010 — Author: Tedd Saunders and John Rosenthal

Tedd Saunders, E2 New England Chapter Co-Director, and John Rosenthal, E2 Member, cite job creation, cost-savings, and energy independence as reasons why Congress should have passed a clean energy climate bill. (Boston Herald Op-Ed)

Chamber of Commerce Goes After Climate Dissenters In Its Ranks

Aug 2, 2010 — Author: Mother Jones

Bob Epstein, E2 Co-founder, advised a group of local Chambers of Commerce on a web strategy for Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE), a group that - unlike the national Chamber of Commerce - will urge Congress to take stronger action on climate and energy issues.

E2 Real Energy Solutions Radio Tour

Aug 2, 2010 — Author: E2

E2 member volunteers are participating in radio interviews to deliver to audiences in key states the message that renewable energy and energy efficiency provide real opportunities to gain control over the supply and price of energy while growing our economy and creating thousands of new jobs.

Whitehouse pushes for ocean fund in energy bill

Jul 29, 2010 — Author: E&E Daily

E2's Action Alert is cited among factors that led to the inclusion of an ocean conservation fund provision in pending oil-spill legislation in the Senate.

This is an opportunity to cut dependence on oil imports

Jul 25, 2010 — Author: James Marvin

James Marvin, an E2 Pacific Northwest member, co-authors an op-ed in The News Tribunea, a leading Tacoma/Puget Sound daily, about the importance of taking action against global warming and oil dependence.

Technology Critical to Energy Policy

Jul 12, 2010 — Author: Nicole Lederer and John Woolard

E2 members Nicole Lederer and John Woolard, along with Jonathan Wolfson and Michael Granoff, write in Politico about why the capabilities and future viability of U.S. hi- and clean-tech firms makes strong climate and energy policy not only feasible but also indispensable.

Serial entrepreneur changes focus toward environment

Jul 9, 2010 — Author: The Daily Transcript

A San Diego, Calif., paper profiles Lee Stein, E2 Southern California Chapter Co-founder and Director. E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is also quoted.

Clean Energy Bill Incomplete Without Carbon Caps

Jul 2, 2010 — Author: Daniel Goldman

Using the success of his own company as an example, Daniel Goldman, an E2 Chapter Director in New England, writes in OnEarth about why the U.S. needs a comprehensive climate-and-energy bill and why Massachusetts's Congressional delegation should support one.

YOUR VIEW: Clean energy bill must be comprehensive

Jun 29, 2010 — Author: Dan Goldman

E2 New England Chapter Director Dan Goldman's op-ed in South Coast Today about how a transition to a clean energy economy is an opportunity, not a threat, for Massachusetts.

The State's Green Ways Are Under Attack

Jun 25, 2010 — Author: The New York Times

E2 Northern California member Julie Blunden, Executive Vice President for Public Policy at SunPower Corp., helps explain why AB 32 is important for the California's economy.

State Department warned over impact of oil sands pipeline

Jun 24, 2010 — Author: Reuters

E2's June 2010 letter to the Department of State, calling for the suspension of permitting for a new tar sands oil pipeline project, is cited.

Not Dead, Only Resting? The Climate Bill

May 28, 2010 — Author: The New York Times

Coverage of a business-and-advocates letter - which E2 signed - addressed to President Obama and Senate leaders to urge swift passage of energy-climate legislation in that chamber this legislative session.

Don't Spill and Kill: Fill and Drill

May 25, 2010 — Author: Dan Goldman

Dan Goldman, Chapter Director of E2 New England, writes in Greentech Media about his firm's enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technology as an alternative to offshore oil drilling.

California Business Leaders Attack Polluters for Mischaracterizing LAO Report on AB 32

May 18, 2010 — Author: PublicCEO.com

E2 Southern California member Tom Soto on why AB 32 has helped the state attract clean energy companies and jobs.

The View from the C-Suite: eBay CEO John Donahoe

May 17, 2010 — Author: GreenBiz.com

eBay CEO John Donahue, who is also an E2 member, talks about his company's green values and programming.

California Poised to Allow Personal Vehicle Sharing Services

Apr 28, 2010 — Author: Streetsblog.org

E2 Northern California member Sunil Paul is among entrepreneurs who sees "cars as a service and not a commodity," much like cloud computing or commercial building leases.

Wind, sun and algae equal energy

Apr 26, 2010 — Author: The [San Diego] Daily Transcript

E2 Southern California members Lee Stein and Lisa Bicker are quoted in an opinion article about San Diego's March clean tech forum.

Big IPOs will chart course for cleantech

Apr 9, 2010 — Author: San Francisco Business Times

E2 Northern California member, Steve Vassallo, speaks about the clean tech investment strategy of his company, Foundation Capital.

Companies call for better home energy monitoring

Apr 5, 2010 — Author: BusinessWeek

National coverage of a letter to President Obama, signed by 47 companies and organizations - including E2 - asking him to take steps that would allow homeowners and businesses to better monitor their energy use. Coverage also appeared in CNN, Reuters, and U.S. News & World Report, among others.

Clean tech experts tackle job growth, global warming law

Mar 26, 2010 — Author: San Diego News Network

Lee Stein, E2 Southern California Chapter Director, and Lisa Bicker, E2 SoCal Member, were panelists at a San Diego event focused on jobs, a signature-gathering effort to qualify a November ballot initiative that would suspend AB 32, and the competition between California and China's clean tech sectors.

And the Top Clean-Tech Companies Are...

Mar 7, 2010 — Author: The Wall Street Journal

In a survey of companies that have the capital, executive experience and investor know-how to succeed in an increasingly crowded field, eSolar, where E2 Southern California member Robert Rogan is Executive Vice President for Corporate Development, and Serious Materials, where E2 Northern California member Kevin Surace is CEO, make the list.

Defying a Blizzard for Clean Energy Policy

Feb 22, 2010 — Author: Nicole Lederer

E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer blogs in The Energy Collective about the experience of E2's 2010 delegation to Washington, DC.

Clean tech sector seeks long term support from Obama

Feb 2, 2010 — Author: Reuters

E2 Northern California members Arno Harris, CEO of Recurrent Energy, Inc., and Amit Chatterjee, CEO of Hara Software, weigh in on better incentives for clean tech that will both expand the sector's market and help mitigate global climate change.

The Climate for Business

Dec 22, 2009 — Author: Forbes.com

E2 member Holly Kaufman writes about how a U.N. agreement after Copenhagen could push profits higher.

Bad Weather, But Hope for the Climate

Dec 17, 2009 — Author: ClimateBiz

E2 member Holly Kaufman writes from the December 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen about presentations by Ban Ki Moon, Al Gore and John Kerry.

E2 on YouTube

Dec 14, 2009 — Author: E2

Member videos enhance advocacy voice, and highlight people growing the green economy and creating jobs.

Home Videos from the New Energy Economy

Dec 11, 2009 — Author: The Energy Collective

E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer writes about our "Faces and Stories" video campaign on energy and climate blogsite The Energy Collective.

Three Questions: Clean-tech industries ripe for investment

Nov 22, 2009 — Author: Denver Post

E2 New England Chapter Co-founder and Director Dan Goldman discusses his involvement in the clean tech sector and where he sees the sector going in the future.

What They Really Believe

Nov 18, 2009 — Author: The New York Times

In an op-ed by columnist Thomas Friedman, E2 Northern California member Felix Kramer is quoted about the potential for fossil-fuel-rich lifestyles in developing countries.

Study Finds Ohio Could Gain 51,000 Jobs from Clean Energy Legislation

Oct 27, 2009 — Author: Youngstown Business Journal

E2 New England member David Noble opines about the importance of keeping clean energy jobs and investments in the U.S.

Clean Energy Investments Could Create 1.9 Million Jobs Nationally

Oct 26, 2009 — Author: E2 - press release

E2, Ceres and the Clean Energy Network co-sponsored a report showing that comprehensive clean energy legislation would create up to 1.9 million new jobs, increase yearly household income by up to $1,175 and boost annual GDP by up to $111 billion by 2020.

Clean energy bill a clear win for Colorado

Oct 19, 2009 — Author: Denver Business Journal

E2 Rocky Mountains chapter leader Andrew Currie writes about why Colorado stands to benefit in jobs and consumer savings with the passage of federal clean energy legislation.

100 Influentials: Profiles (2009)

Oct 14, 2009 — Author: Hispanic Business

E2 Southern California member Tom Soto, and NRDC scientist Gaby Chavarria, are profiled among the magazine's 50 "influentials from the areas of politics, corporate business and information technology."

Leadership to the Nth Degree: A Q & A with Nancy Floyd

Oct 8, 2009 — Author: OnEarth

E2 member Nancy Floyd talks about why climate change legislation is important to our economy and how E2 is trying to get it passed in the U.S. Congress.

Brown Hosts Clean Energy Meeting with 'We Can Lead' Business Coalition

Oct 7, 2009 — Author: Targeted News Service

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), along with Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), hosted a meeting on clean energy jobs with business leaders in the "We Can Lead" coalition, in which E2 is involved.

Clean and Green: The New Voice of American Business

Oct 6, 2009 — Author: The Huffington Post

Christina Erickson, co-chapter leader of E2 Southern California, writes about the ways in which clean energy-supporting businesses can voice their views against the traditional dichotomy of environment versus profits.

Four-Star Environmentalism - A Q&A with Tedd Saunders

Sep 27, 2009 — Author: OnEarth

E2 New England Chapter Co-leader Tedd Saunders talks about the greening of the hospitality industry and what travelers can do to encourage hoteliers to adopt a more eco-friendly model.

Khosla Ventures raises $1.1 billion to invest in green technology

Sep 2, 2009 — Author: Los Angeles Times

Khosla Ventures, founded by E2 Member Vinod Khosla, has raised $1.1 billion to spur development of renewable energy and other clean technologies.

Waxman, Pavley and others link security and climate at UCLA forum

Aug 21, 2009 — Author: UCLA Newsroom

E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted in an article about an August 21 UCLA forum on climate change.

Spain's Solar Market Crash Offers a Cautionary Tale About Feed-In Tariffs

Aug 18, 2009 — Author: The New York Times

E2 member Julie Blunden talks about why feed-in tariffs for the renewable electricity sector can be unsustainable.

Green energy fans praise Xcel fee withdrawal

Aug 7, 2009 — Author: The Colorado Statesman

E2 members Sam Weaver, Joel Serface and Tim Connor are quoted in an article about the Colorado utility's decision to withdraw its proposal to charge a small monthly fee to users of solar panels.

Falling Behind On Green Tech

Aug 3, 2009 — Author: The Washington Post

E2 member John Doerr teams up with Jeff Immelt in an op-ed describing the U.S.'s competitiveness crisis in green energy technology, a sector currently led by China.

Department of Homeland Security Sustainability and Efficiency Task Force Holds Inaugural Meeting

Jul 31, 2009 — Author: DHS

E2 members Heather Henriksen and Sunil Paul are joining a taskforce that will advise the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on how to incorporate sustainable practices into its operations in order to enhance national security and generate cost savings.

Clean Energy, Green Economy

Jul 31, 2009 — Author: Area Development Online

In an article about renewable energy opportunities, E2 member Jack Oswald talks about new markets for - and jobs in - biomass such as crop waste and wood chips.

Legislation is our best chance

Jul 11, 2009 — Author: The Boston Globe

In a letter to the editor, E2 New England Chapter Leader Berl Hartman lauds the U.S. House's decision to pass the Waxman-Markey climate bill.

A green machine (10 Smokin' hot industries, 100 brilliant ideas)

Jun 30, 2009 — Author: Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Magazine features a cover entitled "100 Brilliant Companies," and E2 member Tim Sexton's The Sexton Company is profiled prominently in the social responsibility category.

Businesses see employment upside with carbon cap

Apr 24, 2009 — Author: McClatchy Newspapers

E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer and E2 member Jack Oswald talk about why long-term policies such as a carbon cap would benefit U.S. jobs.

First fruits of cap-and-trade

Apr 23, 2009 — Author: The Daily Climate

E2 member Stephen Cowell talks about the jobs his company has already created as part of the Northeast's Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Story also picked up in Scientific American.

House Panel Begins Debate on Climate Bill

Apr 23, 2009 — Author: The Washington Post

E2 member Jack Oswald says his business converting farm waste into fertilizer would benefit significantly from federal action on greenhouse gases.

Proposed controls on carbon emissions could mean jobs

Apr 22, 2009 — Author: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

E2 member Marc Porat talks about the job potential from making buildings more energy efficient.

Hill gears up for big climate week

Apr 21, 2009 — Author: Politico

E2's annual DC trip is mentioned.

K Street Files: Springtime in the City

Apr 20, 2009 — Author: Roll Call

This Capitol Hill publication mentions E2's visit to DC during Earth Day week.

WHOI Director Susan Avery appointed co-chair of MA Climate Advisory Committee

Mar 28, 2009 — Author: Cape Cod Today

New England Chapter Leader Berl Hartman is named as an appointee to the environmental protection group of the Massachusetts Climate Protection and Green Economy Advisory Committee, which was created by a mandate of that state's 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act.

Green jobs for sustainability, growth and recovery

Feb 28, 2009 — Author: O'Dwyer's PR Report

Aric Caplan, of Caplan Communications, writes about working with E2 to spread the word through radio interviews about greening the American workforce and economy.

The State of Green - Obama and the First 20 days

Feb 7, 2009 — Author: The Huffington Post

Jack Hidary, Chairman of Smart Transportation and an E2/NRDC member, interviews E2 member Holly Kaufman about her participation as a speaker at the February 2nd "State of Green Business Forum" in San Francisco (link to video of the panel at the forum provided).

E2 hosting event in Denver featuring RFK, Jr. as keynote speaker

Feb 1, 2009 — Author: Telluride Inside

In a preview of E2 Rocky Mountains' February 11 EcoSalon, chapter leader Andrew Currie is interviewed about why he became involved, E2's work and the benefits of attending the gathering.

Where It's Greener

Jan 27, 2009 — Author: U.S. News & World Report

Ten cities on the "entrepreneur's sustainability map" include New York, where E2 serves as the business voice for the environment.

The New Energy Economy: Stories from the Frontlines

Jan 21, 2009 — Author: Switchboard

E2 New England member Stephen Cowell is featured in a blog by Phil Gutis focusing on energy efficiency.

Obama to Select Genachowski to Lead F.C.C.

Jan 13, 2009 — Author: The New York Times

E2 member Julius Genachowski has reportedly been tapped to become the new head of the Federal Communications Commission.

Obama Taps Genachowski, and Tunes the FCC In to Broadband

Jan 13, 2009 — Author: AprilMo

BusinessWeek's evaluation of E2 Member Julius Genachowski's prospects for the job of Federal Communications Chief for President Obama.

Venture capitalist says U.S. losing green race

Jan 8, 2009 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

At a policy briefing for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Silicon Valley venture capitalist and E2 member John Doerr warns Congress that the United States is on the verge of being left behind in the green tech revolution.

Gas Tax, Tolls Debated As Lawmakers Ready Transportation Plan

Dec 17, 2008 — Author: State House News

In Massachusetts, E2 New England Chapter Leader Berl Hartman weighs in on the inclusion of a gas tax in the state's transportation plan.

Energy Efficiency is the New Oil

Dec 16, 2008 — Author: The Huffington Post

E2 member Stephen Cowell promotes energy efficiency as the cheapest, simplest way to save money and meet environmental goals.

Despite downturn, Calif. adopts tough climate plan

Dec 11, 2008 — Author: Associated Press

Following the adoption of an AB 32 Scoping Plan by California's Air Resources Board, E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein speaks about the investment already spurred by the state's emissions reductions goals.

Remember that guy Oprah leaned on? He bought Tesla Roadster #100

Dec 11, 2008 — Author: autobloggreen.com

E2 member Sam Perry is blogged about on autobloggreen.com, a website/blog dedicated to environmentally friendly car news.

Why The Recovery Must Be Green

Dec 2, 2008 — Author: Forbes.com

Responding to an earlier Forbes article, E2 members Holly Kaufman and Jon Slangerup make the case that a wider and cleaner mix of energy solutions is neither too expensive nor overly ambitious.

Renewed green tax credits lift Silicon Valley

Oct 4, 2008 — Author: David Baker

After months of frustration, Silicon Valley scored a major political victory Friday as Congress and President Bush extended renewable-energy tax credits that, just days earlier, seemed doomed to expire at the end of the year.

Record capital again flows to clean tech

Oct 1, 2008 — Author: Deborah Gage

Clean technology startups once again raised a record amount of venture capital in the third quarter, $2.6 billion, with 42 percent of it going to companies in California, according to a new report.

Honoring entrepreneurs: ClearEdge Power Inc.

Sep 19, 2008 — Author: Portland Business Journal

E2 member Jon Slangerup's company, ClearEdge Power, was named 2008 OEN Development Stage Company of the Year

Find real solutions for rising gas prices

Aug 27, 2008 — Author: The Boston Globe

E2 New England chapter co-leader Berl Hartman's response to a Boston Globe editorial that was itself a response to a full-page advertisement NRDC ran about recent cries for expanded oil drilling in the face of skyrocketing gas prices.

Two restaurants named Bay Area's greenest

Aug 22, 2008 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

E2 member David Silverglide is Co-founder/CEO of Mixt Greens

Can plug-in hybrids ride to America's rescue?

Jul 18, 2008 — Author: Christian Science Monitor

An article about the potential for widespread adoption of plug-in hybrid vehicle technology quotes E2 Northern California member Felix Kramer.

A positive fiscal impact of AB 32: venture capital investment

Jun 19, 2008 — Author: Capitol Weekly

E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein, along with SF Chamber of Commerce president Steve Falk, writes about how the passage of AB 32 has led to a 50-percent increase of cleantech venture investments in California.

A leaner, cleaner Massachusetts

May 31, 2008 — Author: The Boston Globe

In an op-ed article co-authored with Environment Northeast's Daniel Sosland, E2 New England Chapter Leader Tedd Saunders lays out the economic benefits of the energy efficiency provisions in the state's energy bill.

Patrick signs bill to manage ocean resources

May 29, 2008 — Author: The Boston Globe

Announcement of Massachusetts governor signing the nation's first comprehensive ocean planning law.

A Movement and a Market Converge at a Bank

May 21, 2008 — Author: The New York Times

Feature article about San Francisco-based New Resource Bank, which was founded by E2 Member Peter Liu. E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein, who sits on the bank's board, also contributes.

Investment & Advisory Alliance formed to Drive Global 2000 Enterprise Energy Management Solutions

Mar 24, 2008 — Author: CSRwire

A press release about the development of a software application to help companies evaluate, manage and accurately report their greenhouse gas inventories mentions two E2 New England Chapter Directors, Dan Goldman and Dave Miller.

Senate Passes Anti-Global Warming Bill

Mar 6, 2008 — Author: State House News Service

E2 New England Co-founder Berl Hartman explains that not all businesses are opposed to a Massachusetts global warming law.

Industrial pollution drops in Massachusetts

Feb 24, 2008 — Author: The MetroWest Daily News

E2 New England Chapter Leader Berl Hartman is quoted in this article exploring the decline in levels of chemical pollutants from power plants, manufacturers and other large facilities in Massachusetts and other New England states.

E2 Makes Winning Argument for Pioneering Law

Jan 31, 2008 — Author: OnEarth

E2's strategy during the AB 32 campaign is featured in Nature's Voice, a bimonthly, publicly available magazine of environmental news and activism created specially for members of NRDC.

Questions for the Future: The Cost of Carbon

Nov 20, 2007 — Author: CNBC

E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein, NRDC Energy Program Co-director Devra Wang and NRDC Senior Climate Advisor Fran Pavley (former California Assembly Member) participate in a televised panel discussion on global warming.

Business heats up action on climate change

Sep 28, 2007 — Author: San Francisco Business Times

Steve Falk, CEO of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, cites E2 in this opinion article about how California and Bay Area businesses are taking the lead in reducing carbon emissions.

Boxer holds San Jose hearing

Aug 15, 2007 — Author: San Jose Mercury News

E2 Member Bill Unger testified on behalf of E2 at a U.S. Senate Enviroment & Public Works committee hearing on the economic benefits of government support for clean technology.

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Awards First "KPCB Prize for Greentech Policy Innovators"

Jul 18, 2007 — Author: CSRwire

Bob Epstein, E2 Co-founder, is one of two inaugural winners of the venture capital firm's prize.

Energy-efficiency programs work

Jul 7, 2007 — Author: Boston Globe

Opinion letter by Berl Hartman, E2 New England Chapter Leader.

Global warming and economic growth

Jun 24, 2007 — Author: Boston Globe

Op-Ed piece by E2 New England Chapter Leader Berl Hartman and Clean Water Action's Brian Thurber on the steps New England governors need to take to catch up with California on addressing global warming.

Cleantech growth hinges on energy technologies, policies

Jun 6, 2007 — Author: E&E Greenwire

New report co-authored by E2 is picked up in E&E's Greenwire, a daily digest of environmental and energy politics and policy for subscribers in the White House, Congress, the courts, federal agencies and the states.

The Beauty of Green

Jan 17, 2007 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

The Palo Alto eco-home of member Sandra Slater is featured in the Chronicle's Home & Garden section.

California dreaming of green automobile fuels

Jan 15, 2007 — Author: InsideBayArea.com

In coverage of Governor Schwarzenegger's low-carbon fuel standard announcement, Bob Epstein is quoted about the renewable fuels market.

Carbon Cut For California Fuels

Jan 9, 2007 — Author: Red Herring

Californai Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announces the world's first low-carbon fuel standard, the first major public step towards reaching goals set out by AB 32. Bob Epstein quoted.

A Whole New Ball Game

Sep 1, 2006 — Author: GreenBiz.com

Bob Epstein helps describe the shifts - and divisions - within California's business community regarding AB 32 in this GreenBiz column.

THE GREEN STATE: California needs to hustle to stay ahead

Sep 1, 2006 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

On the heels of the California Legislature sending AB 32 to the Governor for signatures, this article discusses how the state's greentech and green investment is set to grow and what challenges it faces. E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted.

Anti-Global-Warming Effort Faces Business Opposition; A Split With Washington

Aug 31, 2006 — Author: Wall Street Journal

In this article about AB 32, Bob Epstein explains that not all businesses are against the global warming bill.

State's historic deal on warming

Aug 31, 2006 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

Governor and lawmakers reach deal on final language for AB 32, California's Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. E2 co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted.

Calif. poised to act on its own on global warming

Aug 24, 2006 — Author: USA Today

E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted in this article about AB 32, California's global warming bill, and the division of opposition and support for the bill among businesses.

Gore film calls for environmental action

Jun 5, 2006 — Author: CNET

E2 earns a mention in this preview of Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth."

Will state lead nation in 'clean tech'?

May 19, 2006 — Author: San Diego Union-Tribune

An op-ed by E2 members Andrew Beebe and Jon Slangerup discussing the opportunities for California in cleantech and how global warming legislation, such as AB 32, with caps on carbon emissions can spur the market.

Feel-Good Investing With Profits, Too

May 17, 2006 — Author: The New York Times

E2's 2006 National Cleantech Report is mentioned in this article on why more and more investors are factoring environmental and social costs into investment decisions.

The Resurrection of Al Gore

May 1, 2006 — Author: Wired Magazine

Describes how the former Vice President has remade himself into a fearless environmental crusader, neo-green entrepreneur, and follower of a carbon-neutral lifestyle in his campaign to change American attitudes about global warming. E2 receives a mention.

Governor: Go slow in fight on global warming

Apr 12, 2006 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger calls for California to become a national leader in combatting global warming but cautioned the state should move slowly in imposing controls on industry. E2 co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted.

Governor, Chamber at odds over emissions

Mar 7, 2006 — Author: Los Angeles Times

E2's support for carbon caps is mentioned in this article on the California Chamber of Commerce's reaction to Governor Schwarzenegger's commitment to cut global warming emissions.

Missing the clean-air revolution

Dec 10, 2005 — Author: The Boston Globe

E2 New England co-founders Dan Goldman and Berl Hartman survey the economic reasons why Massachusetts governor should support a northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Progressive climate policy is good business

Nov 28, 2005 — Author: San Jose Mercury News

In this editorial, E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer outlines the economic benefits of global warming policy and invites readers to hear a talk by, among others, former Vice President Al Gore at Stanford University.

Don't let Romney derail emissions pact

Nov 25, 2005 — Author: The Boston Globe

E2 New England co-founder Berl Hartman's letter against Massachusetts governor's inaction on a Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Leading America toward a new energy future - for survival

Oct 5, 2005 — Author: Palo Alto Weekly

In a guest column, co-founder Nicole Lederer discusses the missed opportunities represented by this year's federal energy bill and the potential economic benefits of adopting technologies and policies that address environmental problems.

Time for a gasoline tax

Oct 4, 2005 — Author: New York Times

E2 New England co-founder Berl Hartman writes to the editor about the cost savings of appliance efficiency standards.

'Cleaner' technologies raise interest and funds

Aug 19, 2005 — Author: San Francisco Business Times

E2 member Matt Cheney, chief executive of Renewable Ventures Inc., weighs in on the growth of Cleantech investing.

Environmental, Labor, Ag Leaders Praise California Ethanol Plant; Call for More Use and Production

Aug 12, 2005 — Author: PR Newswire

E2 Southern California co-founder Lee Stein praises the opening of Califronia's first large scale ethanol plant by Pacific Ethanol, Inc.

Alternate Power: A Change is in the Wind

Jul 4, 2005 — Author: Business Week

How a host of forces - high prices for oil, gas, and coal; expanded government incentives and mandates; advances in technology that are reducing costs; concern over global warming; and investors looking for the Next Big Thing - are driving growth in Cleantech. Quotes three former/current E2 members.

California, Low-Carbon Leader

Jun 2, 2005 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

An opinion piece by Nancy Skinner, the U.S. director of the Climate Group, about the ways in which California businesses and government have been leaders in efforts to limit global warming emissions through initiatives that have also been positive for the economy.

Silicon valley players are on the hunt for breakthroughs in alternative power technologies

Jan 9, 2005 — Author: San Jose Mercury News

Silicon Valley start-up comapnies are realizing there could be real profit in alternative energy. Leading venture capitalists are beginning to make substantial investments in those making technological breakthroughs in fuel cells, solar cells, biofuels, and cleaner nuclear and coal processes.

Clean Dreams

Sep 9, 2004 — Author: The Wall Street Journal

A brief on the E2/NRDC study, "Creating the California Cleantech Cluster."

Hybrid buyers are waiting in the wings

Apr 21, 2004 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is interviewed for an article about brisk sales of the Toyota Prius.

State Treasurer Phil Angelides Launches "Green Wave"

Feb 3, 2004 — Author: California Office of the State Treasurer

E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted in this California Treasury department press release.

State To Invest Pension Money In Environmental Tech

Feb 3, 2004 — Author: San Jose Mercury News

California's treasurer credits E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein with persuading him that clean tech sector was ripe for robust growth.

Roger Ullman: Going Green with E2

Dec 18, 2003 — Author: Harvard Business School Bulletin

Roger Ullman, co-founder of E2's New York, chapter was profiled for his work on environmental issues.

Doing business with an environmental bent

Apr 1, 2003 — Author: New York Times

Roger Ullman, co-founder of E2's New York chapter, explains E2's motivations and methods for The New York Times.

High impact

Feb 11, 2003 — Author: Information Week

E2 co-founder Bob Epstein is one of four information technology executives profiled for using clout to draw attention to social issues.

Environmental Entrepreneurs Launches East Coast Chapters

Jan 22, 2003 — Author: CSR Wire

NRDC press release about the launch of E2's new East Coast chapter in Boston and the expansion of its New York chapter.

Out of gas

Aug 8, 2002 — Author: L.A. Weekly

An overview of the actors and political maneuvers leading up to the auto industry's decision not to qualify a ballot initiative in California to nullify the state's landmark global warming bill.

Tech leaders' clout aids environment

Jul 9, 2002 — Author: San Jose Mercury News

A profile of E2 and how members helped the California legislature pass Assembly Member Fran Pavley's global warming bill, AB 1493.

E2=M(ore) C(ash)

Jun 21, 2002 — Author: San Francisco Business Times

A brief profile of E2 and its role in NRDC's development efforts.

Paler shade of Gray: Davis stumps on themes of business, environment in Palo Alto

May 29, 2002 — Author: Palo Alto Weekly

A write-up fo Governor Davis' presentation to E2 in Palo Alto. Focuses on his reluctance to guarantee passage of AB 1493.

Davis meets eco-minded executives

May 24, 2002 — Author: San Francisco Chronicle

California Governor Gray Davis addresses a meeting of E2 members about AB 1493 and renewable energy.

20% of state's energy soon to be green

May 24, 2002 — Author: Oakland Tribune

After renewing California's "20/20" energy conservation program, Governor Gray Davis speaks to E2 members about his commitment to the environment. Davis promises to support E2's top goal of getting the legislature to pass AB 1493.

Governor makes environmental speech in South Bay

May 23, 2002 — Author: San Jose Mercury News

Governor Gray Davis speaks to a group of more than 100 E2 members about the environment and AB 1493.

Global warming bill curbing tailpipe emissions faces Senate hearing

Mar 31, 2002 — Author: Associated Press

Car makers, auto dealers and environmentalists weigh in on AB 1058, a bill by Fran Pavley to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, just before it is scheduled for a Senate hearing in the California legislature.

Putting stock in the environment

Mar 27, 2002 — Author: Palo Alto Weekly

An introduction to E2, putting much detailed focus on AB 1493, its movement through California's legislature and E2's involvement.

Silicon Valley execs unite as members of E2

Dec 14, 2001 — Author: Silicon Valley Business Ink

E2 members Bob Epstein, Bob Fisher, Susan Frank and Nicole Lederer are interviewed for a profile of E2 and early efforts to pass California's Clean Cars bill.

Can Entrepreneurs and Environmentalists Mix?

May 6, 2001 — Author: The New York Times

A feature on E2 and the challenges it, along with NRDC, will face with the Bush administration, including the issues of reducing energy demand, maintaining air-conditioner standards and tire efficiency standards. Includes testimonials by E2 members.

Technology executives devote energy to environmental causes

Dec 27, 2000 — Author: The Wall Street Journal

Mentions Microsoft, Intel and Adobe Systems founders, but focuses in great detail on Bob Epstein, E2 co-founder, as examples of technology executives who are applying their energy and business skills toward environmental projects.

Environmental Entrepreneurs

Sep 27, 2000 — Author: Palo Alto Weekly

A report on E2's September 2000 EcoSalon, featuring NRDC Senior Attorney Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. Also briefly profiles Bob Epstein and Nicole Lederer, E2's co-founders.

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