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The Solar Battlefield: How the US DOD Will Bring Solar Technology Mainstream

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4 mentions9 hours ago 9 hours ago
When it comes to driving the development of renewable energy technology, no greater facilitating force exists than the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD). Acting on a mandate to achieve 25 percent reliability on renewable energy by the year 2025, the DOD has been busy in its aggressive pursuit of that

Let's Rename Earth Day

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12 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Affection for our planet is misdirected and unrequited. We need to focus on saving ourselves.

The Rise of Solar Co-ops

4 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Solar cooperatives are helping independently-owned solar integrators share best practices, allowing homeowners to install PV systems more economically, and giving renters or people living in apartments a simple way to join the solar revolution.

Three New Finance Models for Non-Profits to Go Solar

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8 mentions4 hours ago 4 hours ago
There have generally been two main financial challenges for non-profits interested in going solar. First is the lack of funds or credit availability for purchasing a solar system. The second issue is taxes—or rather their tax-exempt status. Because non-profits don’t pay income and

Global clean energy investment up 10% in first quarter: pv-magazine

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Massive rise in small-scale solar in Japan and the U.S. helps push renewable energy investment towards strong first quarter.

The Climate Group, SEIA Launch Plan to Help Reduce Pollution

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5 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
In 1970, the first Earth Day was held to demonstrate broad global support for environmental protection.At the time, the world’s population stood at 3.63 billion. Today, that number has more than doubled.Well, guess what? Greenhouse gas emissions have doubled since then, too. Simp

Will Pennsylvania's Proposed Anti-Smog Regs Actually Create New Pollution Hot Spots?

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5 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Governor Tom Corbett's administration has proposed new regulations designed to bring the state's air quality up to national standards, but some coal plants will be able to pollute 40 percent more than they do now.

The Opportunity to Overturn Three Costly Values in Our Energy System

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10 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Earlier this year I worked as an election judge for the city of Minneapolis.It was the city’s second experience with ranked choice voting, a system where instead of voting for a single candidate, you get to pick your top three choices.If your first choice candidate is mathematica

All Four Of North Carolina's GOP Senate Candidates Are Climate Deniers

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4 mentions7 hours ago 7 hours ago
“Is climate change a fact?” the moderator asked. The questioned produced a brief flurry of laughter from the audience as well as several repressed snickers from the candidates.

Legoland Florida To Run On Renewable Energy On Earth Day

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11 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The first for a U.S. theme park, it is part of Lego's recent efforts to lay sustainable building blocks.


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40 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Carbon pollution is driving climate change, altering our weather, disrupting our livelihoods, and threatening our future. Tell the EPA we need to make carbon pollution a thing of the past!

White House Approves Coal Dust Rules Aimed At Dropping Rates Of Black Lung Disease

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5 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
The long-awaited rule will cut the coal dust exposure limits of miners in half.

Delaying The Keystone XL Decision Wasn't All About Politics

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10 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
There are actual complications standing in the way of the pipeline's imminent approval or rejection.

A Polluted Superfund Site Is Now Home To 36,000 Solar Panels

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10 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
"The Maywood Solar Farm project has transformed a site with a long history of contamination into a source of renewable energy."

In Landmark Ruling, Jury Says Fracking Company Must Pay $3 Million To Sickened Family

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12 mentions3 hours ago 3 hours ago
"As we get more and more information about what the impacts of this industry really are, I think we're going to see more and more of these kinds of verdicts."

Thunderclap: Cut CO2 Pollution on #EarthDay

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36 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
I just supported Cut CO2 Pollution on #EarthDay on @ThunderclapIt // @ClimateReality