Hmmm. This is interesting. Seems that American Express is running a contest, and the winning project gets $5 million.

I mention this for two reasons: out of civic duty, and because our project is in the running for five million freakin’ dollars.

We are currently about 1,200 measly votes from making it to the next round.

The project, "Harvest the Sun," is a collaboration of Vote Solar and the Center for Resource Solutions, and would go toward our work bringing solar into the mainstream.

For the love of God — I currently expend a ridiculous amount of time, energy, and dignity raising money for the work we do, and we do it on a shoestring. With $5 mil we could damn near guarantee a defeat of global warming.

So, if you are an AmEx cardholder, I would be eternally grateful if you’d take the time to go to the Members Project website and vote for "Harvest the Sun".

Thank you.