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Accept more poison to get less carbon? Kill this crazy idea NOW: Van Jones

Published July 20th on Climate Progress Blog: Guest bloggers Van Jones, CAP Senior Fellow and former adviser to president Obama on green jobs, and Jorge Madrid, Research Associate at CAP, explain the shortcomings of the latest attempt to broker a Senate compromise … Continue reading

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Will Allen Profiled by Van Jones in Time 100

At one time, the term urban farm sounded like an oxymoron. No longer. A new movement is sprouting up in America’s low-income neighborhoods. Some urban residents, sick of fast food and the scarcity of grocery stores, have decided to grow … Continue reading

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In This Twisted Hall of Mirrors

In my country, a person who dedicates his life to the grassroots achievement of social and environmental justice for oppressed people is labeled an “extremist”and “unfit for public office” by the very folks who legitimize torture and who profit widely … Continue reading

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Van Jones on Green Rooftops, Green Jobs

Van Jones, author and activist, and recently appointed Special Adviser to Green Jobs on the White House Council for Environmental Quality, visits DC Green Works to talk with Sara Loveland about the environmental benefits of green rooftops, and the opportunity … Continue reading

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Van Jones Profile: Global Green

Don’t know Van Jones? Let the video above get you introduced.

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Green Jobs Guru Van Jones Named to Obama’s Cabinet: Alternet

(Tuesday, March 10th) See the full story on AlterNet, linked here.

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Van Jones to Advise Obama on Green Jobs

From Wednesday’s edition of Democracy Now: The Obama administration has tapped author and activist Van Jones to become a special adviser for green jobs, enterprise and innovation. Jones is expected to start work next week. He is author of the … Continue reading

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Van Jones on Goals for Green Solutions

Appearing in a profile of Van Jones, written by Elizabeth Kolbert, and published on the New Yorker website on January 12, 2009– Van Jones, founder and president of Green For All, said: “Your goal has to be to get the … Continue reading

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