July 8th, 2010 – The voices of a new clean energy future

CentralJersey.com“EDITORIAL: More effort needed to move us from fossil fuels”

“The project — installation of more than 13,000 solar panels on parking areas on the 2,000-acre campus — will generate a total of 4.1 megawatts of power, making it the largest solar project of its kind in the nation.”

“That New Jersey is among the national leaders is an indication that much more needs to be done at the national level to move the United States away from fossil fuels toward more sustainable energy forms — like wind and solar.”

The Huffington Post- “Why Congress Should Join U.S. Military Leaders in the Fight against Climate Change”

By Phyllis Cuttino, Director of Climate and Energy Programs, Pew Environment Group

“To assume our fair share in preventing adverse impacts, we need Congress to step in line with the leadership of the armed forces, and enact federal comprehensive climate and energy legislation now.”

“We must summon the political willpower in order to reduce global warming pollution, lead the world in the advancement of clean energy, lessen our dependence on foreign oil and secure America’s safety and prosperity.”

The Voices of a New Clean Energy Future is a series from individuals who understand the importance of passing comprehensive climate and clean energy legislation – business leaders, politicians, policy experts, and concerned citizens like you. EDF is proud to highlight their voices and contributions to the climate and energy debate.

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