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Why conservatives are trying to strangle solar energy

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3 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
This is about protecting the profits of Big Carbon barons

Wind turbine test site seeks breaking point

14 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
At nearly 200-feet long, it is among the largest windmill blades in the world, so big it had to be brought in on a cargo ship to a testing center in Charlestown, where two hydraulic cranes were necessary to move the 13-ton fiberglass and balsa wood structure. Over ...

Wind turbine nightmare at remote Alaska refuge may cost millions

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
An alternative energy project receiving $3.4 million in federal economic stimulus funds is in shambles.Bird-friendly wind turbines that were to power the offices of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge in Western Alaska are sitting in a pile on the ground.

Two degrees: How the world failed on climate change

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For 20 years, climate policy has centered around one goal: making sure we don't get more than 2°C of global warming. That goal is looking increasingly delusional.

Why nuclear power may be the only way to avoid geoengineering

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9 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Tom Wigley, a scientist at the University of Adelaide and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), is one of the world’s top climate researchers.

Can LED Advances Help Vertical Farms Take Root?

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20 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
It turns out that the price reductions and efficiency gains we're hearing about this year for LED technology aren't just interesting for traditional lighting applications in warehouses, streets, office buildings and so on. They're helping a very niche area of green tech, vertical farming, take root in cities ...

The clean energy transition is unstoppable, so why fight it?

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The transition from fossil fuels to solar, distributed generation resources and renewables won't be easy, but energy analyst Chris Nelder chooses to stoke the flames of hope.

Moving Our Endowment Beyond Fossil Fuels

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91 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
Moving Our Endowment Beyond Fossil Fuels

Cost Of Solar

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The cost of solar power has dropped tremendously in recent years. The result? Solar power is now one of the best investments you can make. Learn more here: h...

Duke Says Disposal of Coal-Ash May Cost Up to $10 Billion

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Duke Energy Corp. said the total tab for cleaning up its North Carolina coal-ash dumps may reach $10 billion amid a call for national rules to regulate the disposal of the fossil-fuel byproduct.

Dalai Lama: A Role for Nuclear Power in Development Process

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The Dalai Lama has been an active voice opposing nuclear weapons. But after a whirlwind trip touring the tsunami-devastated northeastern patch of Japan for the first time, the religious figure said he is not absolutely against the promotion of nuclear energy.

Maine House overrides LePage veto of solar power rebate bill

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5 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
AUGUSTA, Maine — The House of Representatives voted Monday to override a Gov. Paul LePage veto of a bill would fund a solar and heat pump rebate program by adding a 0.011 cents per kilowatt-hour tax on residential and commercial electric bills. The new fee will cost the ...

Meet The Surprising Star Of Showtime's New Climate Change Series

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An evangelical Christian, married to a pastor, living in conservative west Texas, and widely regarded as a top-notch climate scientist, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is a rare breed on paper -- in person, she's even rarer.

Fight the Keystone XL Pipeline

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If we're in a war to stop global warming, then we need to fight it on the beaches, the landing zones, and the carbon-spewing tar sands of Alberta.

Myths and realities of clean technologies

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Don’t be fooled by high-profile setbacks. The cleantech sector is gaining steam—with less and less regulatory assistance. A McKinsey & Company article.

EPA delays rule on power plant cooling water

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
The Environmental Protection Agency blamed the delay on its consultations with the Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service

Can Minnesota's Value of Solar end the net metering debate?

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The answer could come within 30 days or not any time soon at all.

An Enormous Question for ‘Solar Choice’

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Two weeks ago, Minnesota’s Public Utilities Commission ratified the first-ever statewide policy for setting a fair and transparent price on solar energy. This week, a coalition of companies that provide leasing contracts for solar to home and business customers declared war on this “value of solar” policy, and ...

Guest: The failure of the EPA to protect the public from pollution

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14 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Can we trust the EPA to do what is in the public’s best interest? Not if history is any guide, writes guest columnist E.G. Vallianatos.

Let's Stop Looking at the Downside of Climate Change

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13 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
New York Times op-ed writers shed crocodile tears over the prospect that climate advocates they have done their level best to undermine might not be getting their message out effectively.

Renewable Energy Requirements Get a Second Wind

4 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Conservatives were out in force last year trying to roll back requirements for some states to use alternative energy. They failed. Does that mean attitudes on green power are changing?