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The President threw down the gauntlet on Tuesday: “The time to embrace a clean energy future is now. Now is the moment for this generation to embark on a national mission to unleash American innovation and seize control of our own destiny. I say we can’t afford not to change how we produce and use energy because the long-term costs to our economy, our national security, and our environment are far greater.”

So, we’re offering a chance to Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown to lead this mission. Sungevity will produce a quote for each of their homes to go solar on Monday, the summer solstice, and ask them to accept it as a clear step in their clean energy campaigns to be Governor. A deed not words is what we need to believe they have what California needs to stay at the front of the clean economy. Who will be first to go solar?

Read the rest of Danny’s City Brights entry at SFGate

Posted by Danny Kennedy

Danny Kennedy co-founded Sungevity and now serves as strategic advisor. He is an internationally recognized opinion leader on climate and energy issues. He is the author of Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy - and Planet - from Dirty Energy (2012), a book that has been described as the clean energy manifesto for the next greatest generation.

One Comment

  1. Maureen Cadigan June 22, 2010 at 12:52 am

    This is great and brings the awareness down to a reality check!

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