On October 18, 2011, The Wilderness Society sent a report titled Rural Jobs and America’s Public Lands: Putting Rural America Back to Work to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, urging them to consider the benefits of conservation and recreation to the American econom
The country has much to gain by being smarter with the energy we already produce. The suite of technologies and practices commonly referred to as "energy efficiency" is defined as the products, systems, building practices and materials, and other technologies that result in delivery of the same energy services using less energy than their conventional counterparts. Energy efficiency would save Americans money and would result in reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Efficiency is also critical to protecting wild lands.
As Senators review and consider Clean Energy legislation on Capitol Hill, why not educate yourself about the issue by attending Clean Energy Week in Washington, D.C., Feb. 1-5?
Clean Energy Week will bring citizens to the nation’s capital for five days of events aimed at encouraging Congress and the Obama administration to take action on climate change, renewable energy and energy efficiency.