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Terry Tamminen


Terry Tamminen, former secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency, is president of Seventh Generation Advisors, an operating partner at Pegasus Capital Advisors, and author of "Cracking the Carbon Code: The Key to Sustainable Profits in the New Economy."


  • Man mowing and woman watering lawn

    First, trade in the old gas mower for a battery-electric model. Next, dump the petroleum-based fertilizers for organic alternatives like corn meal. Finally use organic pest control products for which bug have no immunity.

  • Weathered oil collects on surface of water after explosion and collapse of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana.

    While the BP oil spill costs $6 million a day, the wind, the sun, moving water, biomass, and geothermal resources don’t spill. Once the technology is in place to use them, the fuels cost nothing and therefore provide economic and geopolitical certainty.

  • Power strip

    Large companies, such as HP and AT&T, are asking the President to support polices that would ensure every consumer gets detailed information about energy dollars that will be spent on appliances or lighting options.

  • planet_earth_200.jpg

    It’s that time of year again. Earth Day. The 2010 edition marks the 40th anniversary. If Congress wants to score some environmental and economic “green” for the planet, it should declare its intention to let the states address climate change.

  • Sink with faucet running

    The non-profit Carbon Disclosure Project is calling on companies to measure and publicly report their “water footprint.” Already 137 financial institutions, representing over $16 trillion worth of assets, have joined this march towards water use transparency.

  • off shore oil rig

    President Obama needs a real strategy that recognizes we will soon run out of oil and atmosphere and set goals to sustain our economy and environment in equal measures, instead of drilling for oil along the East Coast.

  • Nuclear Power Plant

    Raise your hand if US taxpayers are responsible to pay for the most expensive mistakes you make in your business. Chances are, the only hands that just went up are attached to nuclear power executives and, if that unfair advantage were removed we would see the end of nuclear power in this country.

  • coal_pile_200.jpg

    Coal is dying as a source of US power generation. Good. Let me count the ways that coal has finally been unmasked as not so cheap power.

  • gas_nozzle-_w_car.jpg

    Australia’s National Roads and Motorists' Association hosted a summit to identify obstacles hindering development and production of the many alternative fuels and technologies already available in Australia and to determine a concrete set of steps to commercialize these solutions.

  • Abu_Dhabi_bag_250.jpg

    The emirate has quietly embraced a suite of measures to make its buildings, businesses, and homes more sustainable, including a ban on plastic shopping bags.