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NYT Reports on a Global Clean Energy Reckoning for Dirty Utilities
Nebraska Supreme Court Holds the Key to Keystone XL's Future
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
: UPDATE 1-China to ban imports of high ash, high sulphur coal from 2015
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PG&E asks Calif PUC president's aide to change judge in line for imp. case. "this is a major problem for us"
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: Global Warming Times: 1,000 more wildfires in California this year than average. For more see
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: There's an Easier Way to Get Rid of Plastic Bags
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Firings over illegal communication betw PG&E & Calif PUC pres (he stays)
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: Shakeup at PG&E, state agency over 'inappropriate' talks - SFGate
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: Coal-fired generation in US to fall 1/4 by 2020
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: A new NREL report on the Status of Net Metering Program Caps is out today. Look for
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: California farmers rent 'pop-up' wetlands for migrating birds
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Funding a low-carbon energy system-- green bonds for energy eff, renewable power, etc.
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: What's the road to a low-#carbon economy look like? Check out our graphic by
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: ~$1 trillion/year for shift to clean energy. The money is there, but what about political will?
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~$1 trillion/year for shift to clean energy. The money is there, but what about political will?
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just got a lot more $$$
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: Even More Coal to Retire
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A dissection of
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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'
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Pew Poll Shows Wide Partisan Gap in Importance of Environment in Midterm Elections
Crews Battle Out-of-Control Wildfire as Southern California Bakes
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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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