Stories by Peter Asmus

Peter Asmus is the author of "Reaping The Wind: How Mechanical Wizards, Visionaries and Profiteers Helped Shape Our Energy Future" (Island Press). subscribe to Peter Asmus's feed

Posted on: Feb 16, 2010, Source: AlterNet

But can environmentalists work with companies like ExxonMobil that have long personified what is wrong with corporate America?

Posted on: Dec 23, 2009, Source: East Bay Express

A dozen nonprofits are going right after the company's greed, and the outcome will likely have repercussions in the oil industry for years to come.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The latest fight between activists and companies such as Coke and Nestle is about who really owns water -- corporations or communities.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2009, Source: AlterNet

California is leading the way with new legislation to guarantee clean water for all, but the federal government is far behind.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

California was once the world leader in wind power, but decades of slack have it lagging in second place to Texas.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Why are growing numbers of 'green' visionaries hopping on the bandwagon of the most ill-conceived and dangerous energy source in the world?

Posted on: Feb 25, 2003, Source: Faultline Magazine

California's private utility giants are trying to shore up profits by raising fees for folks who go "off the grid" with solar power. If it happens in California, you can bet it'll happen everywhere else.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2000, Source: Pacific News Service

The most important concern for Earth Day celebrants may be the way they think about meeting their power needs. Peter Asmus is author of the forthcoming "Reaping The Wind" to be published by Island Press this fall.