Kate Gordon

Kate Gordon is the Vice President for Energy Policy at American Progress. Most recently, Kate was the co-director of the national Apollo Alliance, where she still serves as senior policy advisor.

  • Power for the people: Energy for the 99 percent

    Image: Power Up AmericaCross-posted from the Center for American Progress. The Occupy Wall Street protests are focusing Americans’ attention on the fact that power is increasingly consolidated into the hands of very few individuals and corporations. This is especially true …

  • Green jobs by the numbers

    Cleantech sectors saw explosive growth in 2003-2010, despite the Great Recession.

  • Getting the facts straight on green jobs

    The past few weeks have seen a storm of misinformation on green jobs: What they are, how many there are, how much they contribute to the economy.

  • Ending Big Oil’s tax holiday

    Will Congress finally end government handouts for Big Oil?Cross-posted from the Center for American Progress. The Senate plans to vote tonight on the Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act — legislation that would eliminate $21 billion of tax loopholes over …

  • Holes in our pockets

    House Republican budget cuts would strangle innovation

    This article was cross-posted from the Center for American Progress. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union on Jan. 25, 2011, waved the green flag for innovation and competition in the cleantech sector. He proposed a number of programs to …

  • Breaking the wall of climate opposition

    The Senate has taken Americans on an energy and climate roller coaster over the past year as Sens. John Kerry (D-Mass.), Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.), and others attempted to craft legislation that would increase investment in clean energy while cutting global