The Apollo Alliance is a project organized by the
Institute for America's Futureand the Center on Wisconsin Strategy.Its goals include establishing energy independence for the United States of America, as well as developing cleaner and more efficient energy alternatives. Its allies are drawn from businesses, environmental organizations, and over 30 labor unions.
The founding board members of the Apollo Alliance are:
*Senator Maria Cantwell, US Congress (D-WA).
Leo Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers.
*Representative Jesse Jackson, Jr., US Congress (D-IL).
Carl Pope, Executive Director of the Sierra Club.
National Steering Committee
*Ruben Aronin, Global Green USA
*Andrew Beebe, Energy Innovations
*Robert L. Borosage,
Institute for America's Future
*Dan Carol, CTSG, Young Apollo
*Bracken Hendricks, Apollo Alliance
Van Jones, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights
*Mark Ritchie, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
*Joel Rogers, Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS)
United Steelworkers of America(USWA)
The stated goals of the Apollo Alliance are:
#Promote advanced technology & hybrid cars
#Invest in more efficient factories
#Encourage high-performance building
#Increase use of energy efficient appliances
#Modernize electrical infrastructure
#Expand renewable energy development
#Improve transportation options
#Reinvest in smart urban growth
#Plan for a hydrogen future
#Preserve regulatory protections
North American energy independence
* [http://www.apolloalliance.org Apollo Alliance]
* [http://www.ourfuture.org/institute/ Institute for America's Future]
* [http://www.cows.org/ Center on Wisconsin Strategy]
* [http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060731/hertsgaard Green Grows Grassroots] (July 13, 2006) by Mark Hertsgaard for "
* [http://www.calcars.org/books.html#af "Apollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy"] by
Rep. Jay Insleeand Bracken Hendricks
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