Desert Year: Robust Economy and Lessons of the Sonoran Agave

by Skip Laitner Guest Blogger, Energy Efficiency Markets Reposted from Real Climate Economics August 17, 2011 John ‘Skip” Laitner is an economist, enjoying a desert year while on research sabbatical  from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Skip is discovering some surprising insights from his time in the desert that can inform … [Read more...]

Energy efficiency: The unsung hero of our times

Guest blog By Steve Cowell January 5, 2010 As our economy continues to sputter, one little-noticed industry has been booming for a while now: energy efficiency. The sector is hiring like crazy -- a fact that speaks volumes about the close relationship between clean energy and the economic recovery that we're all waiting for. Energy efficiency … [Read more...]