Best of Green: Energy

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While TreeHugger has covered energy issues since its founding, Energy as a Best of Green category, and as a dedicated section on the site itself, is new for 2012.

I think it can be convincingly argued that humanity's use of energy, its sources and its environmental effects is the overarching issue of our times. Though there are many grave environmental issues that we currently face as a series, transitioning off fossil fuels as quickly as possible is among the most important.

Keep reading to find the best energy project, energy ambassador, activist group, watchdog, and more.

Catch the rest of our Best of Green Awards 2012 -- launching throughout the week -- here.