A philanthropist and businessman, Adam has focused his efforts on the environment. He was among the first donors to promote high-performance or green buildings more than a decade ago. Lewis currently supports organizations that are central to stopping mountaintop removal and building a new economy that reclaims the ancient promise of Appalachia. Lewis holds an honorary doctorate and serves on the board of Sustainable Settings, a farm school in Colorado.

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A patient diagnosed with cancer must confront a long, difficult road to recovery. The same can be said for the hundreds of mountaintops in Appalachia that have been ravaged by strip mining. America‚Äôs addiction to cheap energy has spread disease amongst some of our most beautiful natural resources. From a fatalistic point of view, we […]

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