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White Roofs

I’ve said all along that US Energy Secretary Steven Chu is a smart guy.  He’s got a Nobel Prize in Physics to prove it.   (That’s why I say he’s too smart to be taken in by the ongoing boondoggle that is nuclear power.)

Here he is talking about a new study from DOE on white roofs.  Keep it simple, stupid – the smart engineer’s credo.



Bill Hewitt

Bill Hewitt has been an environmental activist and professional for nearly 25 years. He was deeply involved in the battle to curtail acid rain, and was also a Sierra Club leader in New York City. He spent 11 years in public affairs for the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, and worked on environmental issues for two NYC mayoral campaigns and a presidential campaign. He is a writer and editor and is the principal of Hewitt Communications. He has an M.S. in international affairs, has taught political science at Pace University, and has graduate and continuing education classes on climate change, sustainability, and energy and the environment at The Center for Global Affairs at NYU. His book, "A Newer World - Politics, Money, Technology, and What’s Really Being Done to Solve the Climate Crisis," will be out from the University Press of New England in December.

Areas of Focus:
the policy, politics, science and economics of environmental protection, sustainability, energy and climate change