Eco-Music Monday: Tower of Power “Only So Much Oil in the Ground”

Here’s the next installment of Eco-Music Monday. Only So Much Oil in the Ground was the lead track on the Urban Renewal album by American R&B-based horn section and band, Tower … Continue reading Eco-Music Monday: Tower of Power “Only So Much Oil in the Ground”

The Purple one Had a Green Side: Prince & Clean Energy

An anonymous $50,000 check marked the start of Prince’s donations to climate change and clean energy causes. I had no idea that the artist so fondly associated with the color purple … Continue reading The Purple one Had a Green Side: Prince & Clean Energy

More Pressure on Exxon over Climate Change Documents

Pressure on Exxon Mobile increased this week with the release of a new cache of decades-old industry documents about climate change. The documents suggest that the industry had the underlying … Continue reading More Pressure on Exxon over Climate Change Documents

Update (Video): Recovery Act’s Clean Energy Revolution

In February 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (also known as, ARRA, the Recovery Act, or simply the stimulus). Through the Recovery Act, the Energy Department … Continue reading Update (Video): Recovery Act’s Clean Energy Revolution

That time I was on the radio talking about #ClimateJustice

Last October I was invited to join the It’s Hot in Here radio team on WCBN 88.3 FM-Ann Arbor for a discussion about climate justice. The show kicked off discussing the disparities between … Continue reading That time I was on the radio talking about #ClimateJustice

Making Apartments More Resilient Makes Sense, So Why Aren’t We?

If Superstorm Sandy taught us anything, it’s that we need housing that can withstand natural disasters. But resiliency efforts often focus on detached, single-family houses and ignore larger multifamily dwellings. … Continue reading Making Apartments More Resilient Makes Sense, So Why Aren’t We?

Homeowners Sue Builder for Energy Inefficient Home

Original story by: Marija B. Vader for the Colorado Springs Business Journal The owner of a new home in the Colorado Springs subdivision, Gold Hill Mesa, filed suit this month against the builder, … Continue reading Homeowners Sue Builder for Energy Inefficient Home