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Chronological listing of articles by, about, or quoting E2 members.
"..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."
"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."
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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.
E2 San Diego Chapter Director on Prop 39 and Carbon Cap and American Trade Action funds, in Air2Air Magazine.
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.
E2 Member David Kolsrud on renewable energy.
E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman on the history of NEPA.
E2 Member David Kolsrud in the Star Tribune.
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on the changing face of the clean energy industry.
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 Gov. Jerry Brown's Trade Mission to China, which included E2 member Mike Hart
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Coverage of Gov. Jerry Brown's visit to China, which included E2 member Mike Hart
E2 Member John Robbins in a joint LTE on North Carolina's renewable energy standards.
E2 Member John Robbins authors a special to The Charlotte Observer.
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.
Clint Wilder, senior editor of Clean Edge and E2 Member, writes about recent attempts to roll back progress toward a clean-energy economy.
E2 Chapter Director Chris Dennett responds to the Oregonian's March 25 editorial, "Salem's low-carbon love affair"
E2 members Bill Boyk and Alex Wall respond to the Oregonian's March 25 editorial, "Salem's low-carbon love affair"
Coverage of California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols' presentation at our March 20 E2 EcoSalon, "Clean Energy and National Security: The California Promise"
E2 Member John Robbins, President of Greathorn Properties, quoted on clean energy jobs in North Carolina.
E2 Chapter Director Ken Gart in the Denver Post on Sally Jewell's nomination for Interior Secretary.
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.
Story by Julia Whitty on military biofuels, referencing E2 statistics.
Chris Dennett, E2 Chapter Director, writes a letter to the editor in the Oregonian applauding Sen. Lee Beyer for his leadership on clean fuels.
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Biofuels Digest published its newly-improved and updated SuperData site, which lists the E2 2012 Advanced Biofuel Market Report as a "Hot Read'
E2 Member Daniel Yost on California cap-and-trade funds.
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.
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.
E2 Members Steve Flick and John Castellaw with a guest column in the Memphis Commercial Appeal.
E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on RGGI.
Mary Solecki directs the Clean Fuels Program for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2).
E2 Member Nancy Pfund in the Silicon Valley Mercury News
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.
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.
E2 Member Armand Neukermans featured in a San Francisco Chronicle article about geoengineering.
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.
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Previous E2 support for policies mentioned.
Brigadier General Steven M. Anderson on the Keystone XL Pipeline.
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"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...."
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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.
New England Chapter Director Berl Hartman on RGGI.
E2: Legislature must now take action to help secure Oregon's leadership role on clean fuels
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.
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer in the Energy Collective, discussing the Senate decision to allow the DoD to pursue biofuel initiatives.
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer quoted.
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.
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.
Judy Albert, E2 Executive Director, quoted.
Lt. Gen. Norman Seip (USAF-RET) is former commander of the 12th Air Force at Davis Monthan Air Force Base.
E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on RGGI.
E2 Executive Director Judith Albert on the benefits the federal PTC brings to Ohio's economy.
James Marvin, a former Navy SEAL and current E2 member, discusses the importance of military biofuels investments
E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on RGGI.
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.
E2 Executive Director Judith Albert quoted.
CEO of Sierra Energy and E2 Member Mike Hart discusses the business of turning waste into fuel.
Featuring Bob Keefe, Communications Director E2; Nicole Lederer, Co-founder E2; Adm. Dennis McGinn, President ACORE; Russ Teall, President and Founder, Biodico.
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
Commentary: US Generals explain why it is a global problem requiring global solutions. Brigadier General Steve Anderson, USA (Ret.) is a member of 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.
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.
E2 Member Dave Belote, vice president of federal business at Apex Wind Energy based in Charlottesville, on the PTC.
E2 Biofuels Consultant Mary Solecki quoted in ABM live blog.
"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"
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer with a letter to the editor in the San Jose Mercury News, regarding the LCFS.
E2's CEJN Quarter 2 Report mentioned in Solar OpEd.
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on CA's Energy Security Coordination Act.
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)
E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman on global water innovation.
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.
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on the production tax credit.
E2 Communications Director Bob Keefe quoted in an article about entrepreneurs who are finding ways to incorporate business and environmental sustainability
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.
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.
PNW Chapter Director Trevor Winnie on the five biggest myths surrounding clean tech.
By E2 Member Nancy Pfund and Michael Lazar. Report from DBL Investors.
Yahoo Finance Op-Ed from E2 Member Dan Adler.
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Nicole Lederer's article "Mission Critical: A Clean-Energy Call to Arms" was mentioned in relation to the DOD's energy initiatives.
E2 Chapter Director Chris Dennett quoted in an article about an E2 biofuels report and its implications for Oregon.
An interview with E2 member, John Woolard.
Infographic and article explain E2's Q2 2012 Clean Energy Jobs Roundup.
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."
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.
Clint Wilder, senior editor of Clean Edge and E2 Member, on the DOD's push for clean energy.
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.
E2 Member and former U.S. Army Captain Jon Gensler in support of stronger standards, with Operation Free.
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.
Industry groups press release in response to the "No More Solyndras Act"
E2 member Lt. Gen. John Castellaw, USMC (Ret) opinion piece on DOD's push into biofuels in the Chattanooga Times.
E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer quoted on the Clean Energy Showcase at Navy Week, which E2 helped organize.
E2 Member Stephen Cowell in the Boston Globe, Opinion.
E2 member Lt. General Norman Seip USAF (Ret) opinion piece in the Christian Science Monitor
E2 mentioned regarding a CES and clean energy conference call with US Senator Chris Coons and NRG Energy's David Crane.
E2 mentioned in support of EPA power plant rule.
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
E2 Executive Director Judith Albert quoted in support of the MLP Parity Act.
United States Department of Energy reports on E2's Clean Energy Jobs Newsletters.
E2 Chapter Director Berl Hartman quoted on Cape Wind.
Judith Albert, E2 Executive Director, participates in a press call to discuss federal clean energy policy.
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer on DoD's clean energy mission.
"...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."
Aggregation of several news stories about E2's CEJN Q1 report.
E2 Chapter Director Ron Gonen named NYC Dept of Sanitation's Deputy Commissioner for Recycling and Sustainability
For the Navy, the ultimate reason for alternative fuels is combat capability and national security.
E2's Clean Energy Jobs Report mentioned.
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.
E2 Chapter Director Trevor Winnie, of Clean Edge, reflecting on our tenth annual DC advocacy trip.
Special to the Silicon Valley Mercury News.
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
E2 Chapter Director Erin Geegan recognized by the White House as a "Champion of Change."
E2 Chapter Director Erin Geegan honored by the White House as a Champion Of Change.
Former U.S. Army Captain and E2 Member Jon Gensler on the importance of energy security.
"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.
"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."
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 "
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.
"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."
Berl Hartman on Mass Clean Energy. Feb 19, 2012
"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,'"
E2 Chapter Director Jonathan Foster quoted on solar energy development.
E2 Member Lt. Gen. Norman Seip (Ret.), U.S. Air Force writes about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
E2 Cofounder Nicole Lederer writes about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Viewpoints: Creating solar zones would spur investment
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer's Letter to the Editor in the Wall Street Journal, supporting new EPA standards.
E2 member Jim Sweeney explains why we need to support the new fuel efficiency standard.
E2 Cofounder Nicole Lederer quoted in National Defense Magazine on the Pentagon's green energy program.
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.
E2's Report, "What Clean Energy Jobs? These Clean Energy Jobs!" is cited in a piece on the Production Tax Credit for wind energy.
E2 Member Kinkead Reiling writes about the Low Carbon Fuel Standard in California and its implications on biofuel production in the state.
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.
E2 Executive Director Judith Albert is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Cleantech investment.
E2 San Diego Chapter Director Carl Nettleton writes about the military biofuel issue for Air2Air magazine.
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.
E2 Chapter Director Jonathan Foster has published an opinion piece in The Hill, called "A Time to Shine"
E2 member Retired Brigadier General Steven Anderson has published a breakthrough opinion piece in The Hill, called "Tar Sands Pipeline Will Comfort Our Enemies."
E2 Co-Founder Nicole Lederer discusses in Huffington Post a new University of Texas poll that shows Americans want clean energy.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Is the bankruptcy of Solyndra really a death-knoll for the clean energy industry?
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.
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.
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.
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!
E2 New England Director Berl Hartman shows why the assumptions and evidence that critics of fuel-efficiency standards offer are false and misleading.
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.
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.
Former Navy Commander and E2 Member James Marvin (Pacific Northwest) discusses the need to move away from our dependence on oil.
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.
Kate Sindig, NRDC Senior Attorney in the New York Urban Program, gives an update on the fracking moratorium in New York State.
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.
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.
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.
"Why has US Senator Scott Brown voted against entrepreneurs, job creation, and the economy?" asks John Rosenthal, E2 member (New England).
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, whose CEO Jack Oswald is a long-time E2 member, was recognized for its innovation throughout the biofuels value chain.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 visits "Green is Good" to discuss the climate legislation issues that face California, and potentially the entire U.S.
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.
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.
E2 Member Steve Cowell blogs about energy efficiency jobs and job creation.
E2 member Bruce Usher discusses a strategy for combating climate change politically (New York Times Op-Ed).
CEO of SynGest and E2 Member Jack Oswald has been selected as the Trustee of UC Merced Foundation.
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."
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.
Bobby Kennedy, Jr. sits down with Grist to discuss what citizens, the federal government, and the media can do to advocate for the environment.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
E2 Rocky Mountains Chapter Director Andrew Currie makes the case for fully funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
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.
Coverage of a group letter E2 signed onto that urges the Senate to revisit climate legislation.
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.
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)
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A San Diego, Calif., paper profiles Lee Stein, E2 Southern California Chapter Co-founder and Director. E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is also quoted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
E2 Southern California member Tom Soto on why AB 32 has helped the state attract clean energy companies and jobs.
eBay CEO John Donahue, who is also an E2 member, talks about his company's green values and programming.
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.
E2 Southern California members Lee Stein and Lisa Bicker are quoted in an opinion article about San Diego's March clean tech forum.
E2 Northern California member, Steve Vassallo, speaks about the clean tech investment strategy of his company, Foundation Capital.
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.
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.
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.
E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer blogs in The Energy Collective about the experience of E2's 2010 delegation to Washington, DC.
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.
E2 member Holly Kaufman writes about how a U.N. agreement after Copenhagen could push profits higher.
E2 member Holly Kaufman writes from the December 2009 climate conference in Copenhagen about presentations by Ban Ki Moon, Al Gore and John Kerry.
Member videos enhance advocacy voice, and highlight people growing the green economy and creating jobs.
E2 Co-founder Nicole Lederer writes about our "Faces and Stories" video campaign on energy and climate blogsite The Energy Collective.
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.
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.
E2 New England member David Noble opines about the importance of keeping clean energy jobs and investments in the U.S.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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, founded by E2 Member Vinod Khosla, has raised $1.1 billion to spur development of renewable energy and other clean technologies.
E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted in an article about an August 21 UCLA forum on climate change.
E2 member Julie Blunden talks about why feed-in tariffs for the renewable electricity sector can be unsustainable.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
E2 member Jack Oswald says his business converting farm waste into fertilizer would benefit significantly from federal action on greenhouse gases.
E2 member Marc Porat talks about the job potential from making buildings more energy efficient.
E2's annual DC trip is mentioned.
This Capitol Hill publication mentions E2's visit to DC during Earth Day week.
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.
Aric Caplan, of Caplan Communications, writes about working with E2 to spread the word through radio interviews about greening the American workforce and economy.
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).
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.
Ten cities on the "entrepreneur's sustainability map" include New York, where E2 serves as the business voice for the environment.
E2 New England member Stephen Cowell is featured in a blog by Phil Gutis focusing on energy efficiency.
BusinessWeek's evaluation of E2 Member Julius Genachowski's prospects for the job of Federal Communications Chief for President Obama.
E2 member Julius Genachowski has reportedly been tapped to become the new head of the Federal Communications Commission.
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.
In Massachusetts, E2 New England Chapter Leader Berl Hartman weighs in on the inclusion of a gas tax in the state's transportation plan.
E2 member Stephen Cowell promotes energy efficiency as the cheapest, simplest way to save money and meet environmental goals.
E2 member Sam Perry is blogged about on autobloggreen.com, a website/blog dedicated to environmentally friendly car news.
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.
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.
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.
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.
E2 member Jon Slangerup's company, ClearEdge Power, was named 2008 OEN Development Stage Company of the Year
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.
E2 member David Silverglide is Co-founder/CEO of Mixt Greens
An article about the potential for widespread adoption of plug-in hybrid vehicle technology quotes E2 Northern California member Felix Kramer.
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.
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.
Announcement of Massachusetts governor signing the nation's first comprehensive ocean planning law.
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.
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.
E2 New England Co-founder Berl Hartman explains that not all businesses are opposed to a Massachusetts global warming law.
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
Bob Epstein, E2 Co-founder, is one of two inaugural winners of the venture capital firm's prize.
Opinion letter by Berl Hartman, E2 New England Chapter Leader.
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.
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 Palo Alto eco-home of member Sandra Slater is featured in the Chronicle's Home & Garden section.
In coverage of Governor Schwarzenegger's low-carbon fuel standard announcement, Bob Epstein is quoted about the renewable fuels market.
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.
Bob Epstein helps describe the shifts - and divisions - within California's business community regarding AB 32 in this GreenBiz column.
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.
In this article about AB 32, Bob Epstein explains that not all businesses are against the global warming bill.
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.
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.
E2 earns a mention in this preview of Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
E2 New England co-founder Berl Hartman's letter against Massachusetts governor's inaction on a Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
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.
E2 New England co-founder Berl Hartman writes to the editor about the cost savings of appliance efficiency standards.
E2 member Matt Cheney, chief executive of Renewable Ventures Inc., weighs in on the growth of Cleantech investing.
E2 Southern California co-founder Lee Stein praises the opening of Califronia's first large scale ethanol plant by Pacific Ethanol, Inc.
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.
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 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.
A brief on the E2/NRDC study, "Creating the California Cleantech Cluster."
E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is interviewed for an article about brisk sales of the Toyota Prius.
E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein is quoted in this California Treasury department press release.
California's treasurer credits E2 Co-founder Bob Epstein with persuading him that clean tech sector was ripe for robust growth.
Roger Ullman, co-founder of E2's New York, chapter was profiled for his work on environmental issues.
Roger Ullman, co-founder of E2's New York chapter, explains E2's motivations and methods for The New York Times.
E2 co-founder Bob Epstein is one of four information technology executives profiled for using clout to draw attention to social issues.
NRDC press release about the launch of E2's new East Coast chapter in Boston and the expansion of its New York chapter.
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.
A profile of E2 and how members helped the California legislature pass Assembly Member Fran Pavley's global warming bill, AB 1493.
A brief profile of E2 and its role in NRDC's development efforts.
A write-up fo Governor Davis' presentation to E2 in Palo Alto. Focuses on his reluctance to guarantee passage of AB 1493.
California Governor Gray Davis addresses a meeting of E2 members about AB 1493 and renewable energy.
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 Gray Davis speaks to a group of more than 100 E2 members about the environment and AB 1493.
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.
An introduction to E2, putting much detailed focus on AB 1493, its movement through California's legislature and E2's involvement.
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.
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.
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.
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.