Tagged: Clean Energy

Presidential Weekly Address: A Solar Recovery

That’s one of the reasons why we’re accelerating the transition to a clean energy economy and doubling our use of renewable energy sources like wind and solar power“ steps that have the potential to create whole new industries and hundreds of thousands of new jobs in America.

For the 4th of July weekend what’s more American than a presidential address? This one is about our clean energy future and jobs. Continue reading

QUOTE: Lisa P. Jackson On The Murkowski Resolution & Clean Energy

Photo Credit: reuters: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson (L) is hugged by National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen as they wait for U.S. President Barack Obama to come down the stairs of Air Force One in New Orleans.

The fact that a single accident at a single offshore oil well can cause billions of dollars in damage, result in thousands of people losing their jobs and livelihoods and threaten an entire region highlights how important it is that we keep moving America forward, towards energy independence.

We can’t afford to go back.

Lisa P. Jackson, the head administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency recently did a piece for the Huffington Post where she expressed her concerns about renewable energy, BP’s oil spill in the Gulf and upcoming legislation that will erode the powers the EPA has to regulate. Continue reading


For African Americans and other people of color, I hope you can support the clean energy solutions that will make our communities more prosperous. This isn’t the time to surrender to feelings of hopelessness and despair. It’s time to tell our friends, neighbors and elected officials why clean energy is good for our communities and our country.”

R&B singer Omarion has recently decided to kick the truth to the young Black youth and everyone else about clean energy in an op-ed post.

Omarion also explains that he recently finished The Hip Hop Caucus Clean Energy Now! tour with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO, Green For All and none other than Biz Markie among others. The tour was designed to bring together the youth, African Americans, the Hip Hop community, and various faiths to get active about the need for clean energy jobs and a greener future for all Americans. Continue reading

Clean Energy For America Poster By Artist Shepard Fairey

POWER UP WINDMILL OFFSET PKG: Package of 2 Offset Poster, 24 x 36 inches, Unsigned, Unnumbered, Thin Paper Stock

You might remember Shepard Fairey as the acclaimed artist and designer who brought you the Obama HOPE Soviet style propaganda poster iconic image, has a new creation: “Clean Energy for America.” MoveOn.org is promoting this 24 x 36 inches poster. Friends it’s a limited time offer with prints delivered up until September 1, 2009 including international orders.

But wait there’s more: “They’ve got a special offer: You can get two posters for $20, plus shipping and handling. If you order today, you should receive your posters by September 1, 2009. The reason we’re selling them two-at-a-time is to make sure they get hung up all over. We’re working with a coalition of other organizations on a new campaign to ‘Cover September in Windmills.'”

Covering September in Windmills sounds ambitious. If you’re up for the challenge click here to get your “Clean Energy for America” posters directly from ObeyGiant.com and help Cover September in Windmills.

“We want to make sure that this new poster, inspired by the President’s vision to rebuild our economy with clean energy, becomes as well-known and loved as ‘Hope.'” ~MoveOn.org