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Duke Energy to retire
-fired plants in Ohio to cope w/climate regulations.
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is projected to scale up by 45% from 2013 to 2020-
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WaPo' s finale: "US must be driver; no country has pumped more greenhouse gas into atmosphere"
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: Scientists agree: Coffee naps are better than coffee or naps alone - Vox
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Hawaii utility to triple amount of rooftop
, part of plan to get 65% of its electricity from renewable energy:
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Neb. State Supreme Court hearing on Sept 5 over
pipeline route will be streamed live. Bkgd on the fight:
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: I see no problem with the suit.
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Doggone it. The spiny water flea is in Lake Champlain. They'll be showing up as globs of jelly crud on fishing lines.
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as a category five hurricane, nine years ago today (8.28.05)
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: Stark images of Maryland towns sinking as sea levels rise -
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Why fossil fuel divestment won’t be easy | Carbon Brief
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Louisiana is drowning, quickly, due to
, drilling, more. Don't miss
's satellite data report
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Stark images of Maryland towns sinking as sea levels rise -
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Fossil-fuel powered plants kill 24 million birds a year?
puts solar bird death story in context:
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: To bend your mind, while pondering a climate non-treaty, read a conservative arms-control oldie. Compare & contrast. htt… -
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So-called "saltwater" spills from drilling leave ND farmland sterile for years. The numbers, via
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: Gargantuan Green Growth: Guardian - Green technologies now produce 22% of world's electricity
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regs to be unveiled Friday:
The back story of that long-running fight:
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: New IEA report: "The expansion of renewable energy will slow over the next 5 years unless policy uncertainty is diminish… -
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Faces Maximum Fine of $86 Million for Kalamazoo Spill,
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Brazilian State Blazes Path To Sustainability in Amazonia
Amazon Logging Town Struggles Amid Tough Crackdown on Deforestation
In the Amazon, Where 'Only Outsiders Like Going into the Forest'
Prosecutor Takes on Beef Industry to Put Brakes on Deforestation in the Amazon
Farmers in the Amazon: 'We Are the Real Stewards of the Land'
Global Climate Inaction Will Mean Economic Turmoil for South Asia, Warns Bank
With Wind Energy Prices at All-Time Lows, DOE Is Cautiously Optimistic
MIT Study: Climate Talks on Path to Fall Far Short of Goals
Obama Action Group Joins Fight Against Christie's Climate Pact Exit
IMF's Blunt Message to Nations: Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes to Fight Climate Change
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Interactive Map: Your City on Global Warming
Coal Mine Blocked on Global-Warming Grounds
Texas Frack Waste: There's a New Sheriff in Town
Awash in Oil Money, North Dakota Is Transformed
'Saltwater' From Spill: Not What's in the Ocean
Rare Effort: Scientist to Test Water Before Fracking Soars
IMF: Countries Must Raise Fossil-Fuel Taxes
August 28, 2014
White House Defends U.N. Gambit on Climate
U.S. Acts to Protect 20 Corals at Risk from Climate Change
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Illinois Fracking Rules to Be Unveiled Friday
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IEA Sees $1.6T in Clean-Energy Investments Through 2020
End of Hawaiian Electric Co.'s Solar Net Energy Metering Inevitable, Sources Say
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How a New Group Is Helping Nonprofits in West Virginia Get Solar Panels for Just $1
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Koch Brothers' Political Activism Protects Their 50-Year Stake in Canadian Heavy Oils
Koch Subsidiary Told Regulators It Has 'Direct and Substantial Interest' in Keystone XL
Keystone Pipeline Will Diminish Energy Security, Prominent Canadian Says
A clean economy is a segment of an economic system in which supply chains are transformed to meet demand for low-carbon energy technologies. It's based on the idea that shifting...
Tar Sands/Oil Sands
The oil industry is hoping to shift the geopolitical center of global oil production to Canada’s boreal forests, home of vast deposits of oil sands, also called tar sands....
The scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and...
Natural Gas and Fracking
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a drilling process that injects millions of gallons of water, sand and undisclosed chemicals at high pressure into horizontal wells to crack...
There are two basic flavors to choose from – photovoltaic and concentrating solar thermal. The second might guzzle large amounts of water and disturb desert ecosystems, but mega-...
Coal and Carbon Capture & Storage
“Clean” coal was the biggest financial winner in the House climate bill of 2009 that died in the Senate. The law would have financed the big upfront costs to capture and bury...
Ever since a 2007 Supreme Court ruling, the EPA has been obliged to apply the Clean Air Act to greenhouse gases. After a long, methodical, and transparent agency process, EPA’s...
There is talk of a nuclear renaissance across the political spectrum, and tens of billions of dollars in new federal money to kick start it. But critics worry the expensive...
Is wind reliable enough to be a source of base load power? Maybe not on land (yet), but offshore in the Great Lakes and the Atlantic where the blow is constant, it’s a clean...
Water and Oceans
The capacity of the seas to absorb carbon has reached a limit, and acidification is threatening the ocean food chain. Fresh water sources, too, are under great pressure from...
Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
The practice of blowing the tops off of mountains to get at coal deposits underneath -- know as mountaintop removal mining or MTR -- has grown almost without restriction until the...
Global Climate Treaty
More than 100 heads of state went to frigid Copenhagen in December 2009 and failed to deliver a global deal. The scene this year shifts to sunny Cancun, and most of them are...
For almost two decades now, Congress has found it impossible to pass comprehensive climate legislation. It came close in the last session, but the Senate let a House bill die...
The dependence of the US economy on Chinese goods and credit makes negotiations over greenhouse gases with the world’s #1 emitter a tough conversation. Not to mention the great...
All eyes are on next-generation biofuels, now that the sheen is off corn ethanol. Still there’s an enormous government mandate for the alternative fuel whose environmental...
Young people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant...
Low Carbon Fuels
California, followed by 11 Northeastern states, is leading the way toward low carbon fuel standards. Over time, the incentive system will mean more electric vehicles, advanced...
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