In the News

The renewable energy industry has grown significantly in recent years, due in large part to political leaders and other industry experts setting the stage for clean energy success.

Service to the Nation

Wed, 2009-09-23 23:34

Hi, this is Chris. I just finished the book In A Time of War by Bill Murphy Jr. The author picked up where David Lipsky left off in Absolutely American, which followed my class through our four years at West Point. The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, happened at the start of my senior year, and the members of the class of 2002 soon realized they’d be the first class to graduate into a war since Vietnam.

2008 Election and Infrastructure Investment

Wed, 2009-09-23 23:26

I find it interesting all of the competing priorities that occupy the news and the presidential candidate speeches this fall. There’s the war in Iraq, the war on terror, the domestic economy, healthcare, globalization, oil prices, and the federal budget deficit. I’m sure that there are more. What’s interesting is that I think the focus or the winning solution to many of these issues lies with infrastructure.

Thomas L. Friedman: Flush With Energy

Tue, 2009-09-22 11:13

I read an interesting article from Thomas Friedman in The New York Times this week called "Flush With Energy." In this article, Friedman describes how Denmark became a zero energy import country.