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Reflections on Earth Day (From an Aging Environmentalist)

Reflections on Earth Day (From an Aging Environmentalist)

“None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.” ~Henry David Thoreau I am an environmentalist. Let me state that right up front. You see, environmentalism used to be…

Cleantech, Ecotech, and the Clean Jobs Index

Cleantech, Ecotech, and the Clean Jobs Index

“Cleantech is dead, like the Internet was in 2000” ~Mitch Lowe, partner with digital green accelerator Greenstart Katie Fehrenbacher, Senior Writer & Features Editor for GigaOM, used Lowe’s provocative quote…

Who’s Afraid of a Cleantech Job?

Who’s Afraid of a Cleantech Job?

“Many people quit looking for work when they find a job.” ~Author Unknown As part of an exciting new Ecotech Institute project we have been busy crunching job numbers. We’ve…

A Cleantech Visit from St. Nicholas

A Cleantech Visit from St. Nicholas

Today’s column is by Green Register columnist Kyle Crider to his fellow employees at EcoTech, the first and only college entirely focused on preparing America’s workforce for careers in renewable energy…

The Bottom Line on Biofuels

The Bottom Line on Biofuels

“Because of the low photosynthetic efficiency and the competition of energy plants with food plants for agricultural land, we should not grow plants for biofuel production. The growth of such…

The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change

“Only those in tune with nature seem to pick up on the energy in wind. All sorts of things get swept off in the breeze — ghosts, pieces of soul,…

What is Crucial?

What is Crucial?

Special to The Green Register by Kyle Crider, Manager – Environmental Operations, Ecotech Institute “It is the nature, and the advantage, of strong people that they can bring out the…