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Insights and tips from remarkable women leaders and innovators - from business, policy, science, the arts - who are transforming our world - Energy and sustainability - Career advice too.

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Mar 31, 2017

As the D.C. Environmental Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary, Electric Ladies host Joan Michelson spoke with Founder Flo Stone about the festival’s unusual business model, and environmental filmmaking circa 2017.

The festival attracted 30,000 attendees and reached far and wide across Washington, DC into...

Mar 28, 2017

Every time you turn on your tap, think about what you'd have to do if you couldn't use it - ever. That's what daily life is still like in Flint, Michigan as a result of lead in the city's water. The story may not be a top the national news these days, but the crisis continues and is not being fixed.

Listen to Green...

Mar 24, 2017

“(People in Flint) are living in…a war zone…it’s not America. You’re constantly on guard…and feel invisible” We were all outraged by the poisoning of small children, as well as adults, in Flint, Michigan as a result of lead in the city's water. It may have fallen off the national news, but the residents of...

Mar 17, 2017

ARPA-E, the innovation arm of the Department of Energy plays a pivotal role in nurturing promising new energy-related technologies that will improve our lives and reduce our costs and carbon footprints, including through increased use of renewable energy sources.

A fundamental challenge to increasing the use of...

Mar 14, 2017

“Our infrastructure was designed for the climate we had and not the climate we now have.” Kathy Jacobs Extreme weather, hurricanes, droughts and floods all affect us personally every single day either in our ability to go to work or school or the prices we pay for food. Is this “a normal cycle” of climate change...