Energy Equity: Bringing Solar ...

Apr 17, 2019 by

Millions of Americans lack access to solar energy because they cannot afford the steep upfront costs.

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Industrial Hemp Is The Answer ...

Apr 5, 2019 by

Over the last three weeks, the Houston, TX area has been besieged by chemical fires—the latest resulting in the death of one person and the hospitalization of two others.

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‘Huge victory for our oceans:’...

Apr 2, 2019 by

“Experts in environmental law estimate that the Trump administration has now lost about 40 environmental cases in federal courts.”

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Puerto Rico faces a flood of f...

Mar 29, 2019 by

The gas industry and its allies in Congress hope to push LNG exports to the island’s electricity grid, ravaged from climate change-fueled natural disaster.

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Your Public Lands Are Killing ...

Mar 29, 2019 by

We are squandering millions of acres of our children’s inheritance and using it to destroy the planet.

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So what did California do with...

Mar 29, 2019 by

Think of California as a kind of green Robin Hood. For six years now, it has been taking money from polluters and spending it to slash greenhouse gas emissions.

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What Termites Can Teach Us Abo...

Mar 27, 2019 by

“We think humans are the best designers, but this is not really true,” a researcher said.

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Can Exxon Mobil Protect Mozamb...

Mar 26, 2019 by

The money could make the country more resilient — if it doesn’t just end up causing more conflict and corruption.

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Shell to Trump administration:...

Mar 15, 2019 by

When the EPA and the Department of Interior announced plans to scrap Obama-era regulations to curb methane leaks last year, they were transparent about their rationale — they wanted to help the oil and gas industry.

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A California coalition is tack...

Feb 15, 2019 by

Decarbonizing buildings: it’s tedious, but oh so necessary.

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America’s trains are a drag. T...

Feb 13, 2019 by

High-speed trains already compete with planes in many parts of the world. They also have far lower carbon emissions.

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Valve turners try to shut off ...

Feb 5, 2019 by

Four climate activists attempted to shut down the Enbridge Line 3 and Line 4 pipelines, which carry oil from Canada’s tar sands region into the U.S., on Monday.

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The world’s oldest Nobel...

Feb 2, 2019 by

Ashkin won half the 2018 prize in physics for his role in developing technology that makes very small beings “levitate” using only light. He did that work at Bell Labs in the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s.

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BLM lists sacred land outside ...

Feb 1, 2019 by

“Oil and gas has already devastated our state’s air quality, water quality and flow, and public health. It’s clear the Trump administration will stop at nothing to sacrifice public interest for private profits.”

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Solar-power benefits aren’t re...

Feb 1, 2019 by

But a study recently published in Nature Sustainability highlights the fact that communities of color are also disproportionately missing out on the benefits of rooftop solar power.

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Police in Minnesota are using ...

Jan 31, 2019 by

“It’s clear that Enbridge is doing everything they can to have a very highly skilled force of security and law enforcement at their fingertips to do what they can to stop any resistance to Line 3.”

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Still Toxic After All These Ye...

Jan 30, 2019 by

Nearly a quarter-century after winning millions from PG&E, the ‘Erin Brockovich’ town continues its fight for clean water.

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7 Unique Ways to Go Green in t...

Jan 30, 2019 by

There are a variety of ways to go green in the home, such as recycling, using less water, opting for plastic alternatives, and cutting down on energy use.

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Renewables Shine, Fossil Fuels...

Jan 29, 2019 by

The sun doesn’t always shine! The wind doesn’t always blow! There’s never enough renewable energy when you need it most! Only fossil fuels can make the grid reliable! We hear this sort of blather from fossil fuel apologists all the time.

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Sorry, but you’ve got a gas em...

Jan 28, 2019 by

The burgeoning love affair between Americans and renewable energy is turning into a love triangle with natural gas.

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China crushes US in new power ...

Jan 24, 2019 by

We interrupt the mainstream media narrative about fake infrastructure (Trump’s border wall) with news about real infrastructure.

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An All Renewable Grid Is Econo...

Jan 23, 2019 by

One of the ongoing arguments that the forces opposed to dealing with climate change make is that transitioning the grid to renewables will be economically devastating.

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A Carbon Tax in Washington Sta...

Jan 23, 2019 by

The curious death of Initiative 1631 and what it says about the future of addressing climate change.

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Oceans Are Getting Louder, Pos...

Jan 22, 2019 by

Increasing ship traffic, sonar and seismic air gun blasts now planned for offshore drilling may be disrupting migration, reproduction and even the chatter of the seas’ creatures.

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The Green New Deal Hits Its Fi...

Jan 18, 2019 by

A key activist group has quietly dropped its support for carbon-capture technology, which scientists say will be crucial to fighting global warming.

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Drilling Towards Disaster: Why...

Jan 16, 2019 by

[Translate] Kelly Trout, priceforoil.org     Oil Change International in collaboration with: 350.org, Amazon Watch, BOLD Alliance,...

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SWEPCO Seeking Proposals For 1...

Jan 11, 2019 by

The Southwestern Electric Power Company announced on Monday that it was seeking proposals for up to 1.2 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy to be brought into commercial operation by the end of 2021.

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Fracked shale oil wells drying...

Jan 11, 2019 by

“Other countries, namely China, are frantically investing in renewables. For us to crow about our oil wealth, and not focus on renewables, is for us to miss the opportunity to be leaders in the world as it’s going to be.”

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U.S. Carbon Pollution Surged i...

Jan 8, 2019 by

It’s an ominous sign for America’s ability to meet its goals under the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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The case for “conditional opti...

Dec 31, 2018 by

Limiting the damage requires rapid, radical change — but such changes have happened before.

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