[LESS INFO] 30 VIEWS | ADDED 17:57:38 08/13/10
Electric cars may pimp your green image but are they worth the ride? Planet Forward member and creator of MPG-o-Matic, Daniel Gray, shows us some cool features of Nissan’s electric vehicle. But just how expensive is a zero emissions ride? We do the math! (You can see Dan's full video here.)
[LESS INFO] 43 VIEWS | ADDED 14:43:06 08/09/10
Planet Forward is looking for tech innovations that will shape our energy future. Dan LeFevers, Executive Director of Washington Operations for the Gas Technology Institute, says we should use what we have - collect biogas from livestock manure, landfills, and trees and pump it through pipelines that are already in place. What’s your energy innovation?
[LESS INFO] 10 VIEWS | ADDED 14:37:36 07/29/10
While many greens (you know who you are) are mourning the death of the cap and renewable energy standard as announced by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Senator Merkley (D-OR) is carrying the flame of energy legislation with his Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act. Do you think it's strong enough?
[LESS INFO] 15 VIEWS | ADDED 16:16:32 07/23/10
Get your chargers ready! The President and CEO of the Electrification Coalition shares his innovation on cars that won't have you running to the pump.
[LESS INFO] 8 VIEWS | ADDED 16:42:27 07/16/10
Planet Forward is kicking off our conversation on energy efficiency. View what others are doing to change how we use or generate energy and then submit your own innovation.
[LESS INFO] 2 VIEWS | ADDED 19:54:44 07/01/10
At what point does the debate on climate change policy get so watered down that it becomes detrimental to progress? Environmental leaders Dr. Daniel Lashof (Natural Resources Defense Council), James Connaughton (Constellation Energy), Dr. Ana Unruh Cohen (Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming), and Kate Sheppard (Mother Jones) discuss the future of the climate bill.
[LESS INFO] 369 VIEWS | ADDED 19:21:01 06/24/10
John Pemberton of Southern Company thinks the oil spill disaster in the Gulf may muddy the waters of Congress's environmental debate. Tell us what you think in the comments section below.
[LESS INFO] 6 VIEWS | ADDED 19:36:11 06/18/10
In light of President Obama's Oval Office address about the oil spill in the Gulf and the spills' 60 day anniversary, Planet Forward asks people around DC how they are feeling about, and reacting to, the environmental crisis.
[LESS INFO] 6 VIEWS | ADDED 19:53:05 06/15/10
Planet Forward host Frank Sesno talks with Commissioner Mark Spitzer, of the Federal Energy and Regulatory Commission about how the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may finally lead to commercialization of plug-in hybrids.
[LESS INFO] 330 VIEWS | ADDED 00:17:45 06/02/10
At our April 20 event, Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, screened a video for the audience and our panel, and then we asked our panel what they thought of the ideas brought forward in the video. See the video and then watch their response...which may surprise you. Panelists (in the order they speak): -Dr. Dan Lashoff (NRDC) -Kate Sheppard (Mother Jones) -Ana Unruh-Cohen (Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming -Jim Connaughton (Constellation Energy) Video produced by Nacho Corbella for "Powering a Nation" University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
[LESS INFO] 0 VIEWS | ADDED 23:21:31 05/26/10
George Washington University students, Ryder Haske and Elizabeth Cherneff, talked to American Petroleum Institute’s Rayola Dougher just days before BP's Deepwater oil spill. Hear what she says about the risks and what activists and other experts think about the event.
[LESS INFO] 0 VIEWS | ADDED 23:56:12 05/25/10
Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, interviews Miles Grant, of the National Wildlife Federation, on the economic and environmental impacts he witnessed on his recent trip to visit the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
[LESS INFO] 293 VIEWS | ADDED 15:04:07 05/01/10
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson talks live to Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, about her agenda to tackle the extreme prevalence of unregulated chemicals in our daily lives, about what initially drew her to the environmental movement and about what college students today can do to get involved and make a difference to their environment.
[LESS INFO] 280 VIEWS | ADDED 23:04:16 04/29/10
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson talks live to Planet Forward host, Frank Sesno, about the need to listen as well as speak when engaging in the environmental debate.