Earth Day: We need to take our power back (via theGrio)

Authors: Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | CEO, Green For All

Cross-posted from the Grio

This Earth Day, consider this: the coal and oil industries -- industries tethered to systems of energy that are not only unsustainable for the planet but aren't even sustainable as businesses over the long term -- have successfully lobbied and scratched to drag America from first to third place in renewable energy investment.

This isn't a trivial, academic issue of economic competition. This is an example of the worst of Washington, DC -- one that puts our nation's future economic strength at risk.

Read the full post on the Grio

Watch Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins,CEO of Green For All on MSNBC:

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