1. Small Spaces, Huge Potential

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    A sustainable lifestyle is attainable and can be found in unsuspecting spaces. Urban agriculture is scalable and can be successful in any sized-space. The potential is there we just have to “grow” it. Meredith Shepard, founder of Love and Carrots, sits down to talk about the benefits to gardening and how to maximize your space. Don’t believe it? Listen to hear what her client has to say about his experience since he began gardening with the help of Love and Carrots. This was produced for The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs Sustainability Reporting Class and Planet Forward with Frank Sesno Fall 2014

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    • Ask an Expert: What Are Some of the Challenges of Rooftop Solar

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      Greg Hale is the Senior Advisor to the New York Governor's Office Chairman Energy & Finance. He spoke with Planet Forward after the GW Solar Institute Symposium about the complexities of integrating distributed solar into the energy market.

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      • Ask an Expert: Solar Is for Us

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        Erica Mackie, CEO and Co-Founder of GRID Alternatives explains why solar is a technology for the people.

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        • Ask an Expert: Solar is about the End User

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          Robert Robinson, Vice President for Solar Outreach, DC SUN, describes some of the roadblocks to making solar accessible to everybody.

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          • Ask an Expert: New York spending $30 Billion on Energy Infrastructure

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            Molly Setlzer, a student at George Washington University, describes her feelings about making energy efficient options more "bang for your buck."

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            • Ask an Expert: Financing the Solar Energy Boom

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              Bracken Hendricks, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, explains how public dollars for renewable energy get private investment rolling.

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              • Ask an Expert: Energy Efficiency For High Rise Buildings

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                Thomas Lee, Program Director, Enterprise Community Partners, describes some workarounds for high-rise buildings that don't have a lot of space for solar panels.

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                • Ask an Expert: 90% of the People Who See This Will Click It...

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                  Ben Healey, Clean Energy Finance Senior Manager at the Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, muses on harnessing the social nature of humanity to communicate sustainability issues.

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                  • Morning Spotlight Talk and Planet Forward Video Screening | 2014 Solar Symposium

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                    Solar panel prices have dropped 80% in the last five years, dramatically changing the economics and feasibility of going solar. Long-time solar industry leader Rhone Resch will talk about the rapidly changing solar energy landscape and where he sees solar going in the future. Following his presentation, Rhone sits down with Frank Sesno for a one-on-one interview.

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                    • Solar Can Help Lower Income Homeowners Pay the Bills

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                      Planet Forward interviews solar thought leaders and DC community members to discuss how solar energy can be a solution to energy affordability.

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