What President-elect Obama needs to know about green energy

Thursday, November 13, 2008

"We can't ride the bucking bronco of day-to-day oil prices to determine our strategy."
-- Van Jones, author of "The Green Collar Economy"


Van Jones


Kent DePinto

Comments [1]

Sarah McElwain

Van Jones' proposal to trade caulk guns for handguns is brilliant, but let’s take this plan a step further. Instead of patching leaky windows let’s invest in a Green Windows Initiative. Replace old windows with new ones. It’s the first step in solarization. Fund the new 3G window technologies already out there and create a skilled workforce to install them. The reduction in heating bills in federally subsidized housing alone could be significant. 3G windows will also reduce asthma.

Nov. 13 2008 02:21 PM

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