|07/17/14 E2 Press: Opinion: Bob Keefe, Executive Director |
Rural Co-Ops See the Light on Renewable Energy - Even if Industry Lobbyists Don't
"By moving to renewable energy, rural electricity co-ops can modernize their power supplies just like any big, investor-owned utility. By adding solar, wind and other clean energy sources to their supply mix, co-ops also create local jobs and generate home-grown power -keeping local dollars local, instead sending them to out-of-state coal companies."
|07/17/14 Around the Web: Clean Fuels |
Mapping the California Companies Fueling a Cleaner Future
The new interactive Green Roads Map that EDF created in partnership with CALSTART, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), and the Natural Resources Defense Council, shows that we have many emerging options for our cars and transportation fleets, and that clean transportation is a flourishing industry in California.
|06/02/14 E2 Press: Press Release |
New EPA Standards Will Result in More Jobs, Less Carbon
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).
|05/22/14 E2 Publication: Clean Jobs Report |
Q1 2014 Clean Jobs Report: 5600 jobs in first quarter
Top 10 States for Clean Energy Job Announcements in Q1: Idaho, Texas, California, Missouri, New York, Kansas, Arizona, Hawaii, New Mexico, Louisiana; Ongoing Uncertainty Surrounding Federal Clean Energy Policies - Coupled with Persistent Attacks on State Level - Kept New Clean Energy Job Numbers Low. View Full Report Here.
|05/12/14 E2 Publication: NC Small Business Poll: Results |
Public Policy Polling: North Carolina Survey Results
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.
|04/08/14 E2 Press: Radio Interview |
David Kolsrud KZEN Radio Interview
David Kolsrud on KZEN/Farm and Ranch Market Network talking about clean energy jobs in the region. Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.
|04/07/14 E2 Press: E2 Member Rev. Mitchell Hescox on climate change |
Climate Change Threats To 'The Least Of These' Compel Evangelical Christians To Act
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.
|03/04/14 Around the Web: Small Business Majority |
Extreme Weather Puts Economic Chill on North Carolina Small Businesses
Extreme weather events have been front-page news lately, especially with the U.S. experiencing record storms across much of the country and devastating droughts in the West. Research shows small businesses are especially susceptible to financial ruin after an extreme weather event.
It?s not surprising then that Small Business Majority's polling found nearly 1 in 5 North Carolina small business owners had to lay off workers after they were negatively impacted by an extreme weather event.
|01/28/14 E2 Press: E2 Co-Founders Bob Epstein and Nicole Lederer |
E2 Co-Founders Named in List of 100 Pioneers of the New Economy
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.
|11/21/13 E2 Press: E2 Report |
More than 15,000 Clean Energy/Clean Transportation Jobs announced in Q3 2013
Top 10 States for Job Announcements in Q3: Calif., Nev., N.Y., Mich., Texas, Ky., S.C., Fla., Tenn., and N.M.
|11/05/13 E2 Press: Avi Jacobson Honored by White House |
A Better Way
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.
|10/18/13 E2 Press: Member's Company Featured |
Venture Capitalists Drive Tractors Too
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.
|10/07/13 E2 Press: Radio |
E2 Executive Director Judith Albert on Green Is Good Radio
"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.
|08/28/13 E2 Announcement: Website Launch |
Clean Energy Works For Us
How clean energy is driving economic growth and creating jobs across America
|08/19/13 E2 Press: Member In the News |
Trash Into Gas, Efficiently? An Army Test May Tell
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.
|06/17/13 Around the Web: ICF Report |
ICF report finds California LCFS can be achieved with modest changes in diversity of fuels
"..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."
|3/6/2013 E2 Press: Release: CEJN Q4 2012 Report Published |
More than 110,000 Clean Energy, Clean Transportation Jobs Announced in 2012
CA, NC, FL, Ill., Conn., AZ, NY, Mich., Texas and Ore. lead country in 2012;
But Job Growth Being Threatened in Statehouses Nationwide
|02/12/2013 E2 Press: Member Viewpoint |
Attacking Low Carbon Fuel Standard is bad policy
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.
|02/06/13 E2 Announcement: FuelingGrowth.org launch |
Clean fuels are growing jobs in CA
Top 5 States For Advanced Biofuel Companies: Calif., Ill., Colo., Texas and Iowa; New Web Site at www.FuelingGrowth.org Documents Impact of Growing Industry
|12/14/12 E2 Press: Press Release: E2 Joint Statement |
Joint Statement on EPA's Final Clean Air Standards for Fine Particle Pollution
"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...."
|11/14/12 E2 Announcement: Press Release |
The Economic Benefits of Military Biofuels
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
|11/8/12 E2 Announcement: Press Release |
E2 Q3 Clean Energy Jobs Report Press Release
10,800+ Clean Energy Jobs Announced in Q3 2012, but Political, Regulatory Uncertainty Takes Toll; Top 10 States in Q3: Calif., NY, Ore. Wash. N.M., TX, NC, Minn. Ill. Nev.