The U.S. should become clean and alternative energy friendly by the year 2020. The first step in transforming the U.S. from being energy-dependent to becoming energy-independent: a strategic energy fund backed by profits from oil companies that will invest in the implementation of clean and alternative energy. She wants to propel environmentally sound practices through the creation of jobs that employ green practices. She is opposed to big tax breaks for oil companies.
Clinton's campaign Web site: New energy, new jobs
Read Clinton's past speeches on energy and the environment, as well as download her full energy plan.
YouTube video: HillCast: Energy
Senator Cinton addresses her constituents on "HillCast" to talk about her plans for the environment and the energy crisis.
Las Vegas Sun (11-01-07) Yucca gets its 15 minutes of fame
At a Senate hearing, Sen. Clinton vows to halt progress on Yucca Mountain.
Las Vegas Sun (3-25-07): Q+A: Hillary Clinton (Senator Clinton answers questions from members of the Culinary Union about environment and energy)
— Las Vegas Sun interns Jenna Kohler and April Corbin contributed to this report.