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Dirty Energy vs. Clean Power: The Past Battles the Future at Seneca Lake

Ellen Cantarow | Posted 07.09.2015 | Green
Ellen Cantarow

Let's amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell's "Yellow Taxi" to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. There, Big Energy seems determined to turn paradise, if not into a parking lot, then into a massive storage area for fracked natural gas.

5 Things to Remember About Obama's Clean Power Plant Rule

Carl Pope | Posted 09.28.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

You may encounter intense controversy around the idea of cleaning of America's electricity sector for any one of these three reasons: genuine economic risk, ideology or partisanship. Here are five things to remember as you do.

5 Ways To Support Clean Energy If You Can't Go Solar

Posted 08.20.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Sami Grover: There are major changes underway in the energy sector, and coal-dependent utilities are getting decidedly...

Demand Clean Power

Carole King | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Carole King

I don't understand how men and women who want the best for their children and grandchildren can be so blind to the consequences of their actions. There is nowhere to hide from global warming.

Mighty Wind

Michael Brune | Posted 11.28.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

Remember red states and blue states? It turns out that it's the red ones that have the most to gain by investing in renewable energy.

New Study Finds Long Island Can Meet 100% of Its Electricity Needs Through Renewables

Kyle Rabin | Posted 11.18.2012 | New York
Kyle Rabin

As a homeowner and an advocate for clean energy, I'll continue to do my part. And I'm certain that my fellow Long Islanders will be working to become part of the region's new vision for the future. A future powered by new (renewable) energy.

Ordinance To Regulate Coal Plants Gets Long Hearing, No Vote

Posted 06.22.2011 | Chicago

An ambitious ordinance that would regulate Chicago's two pollution-belching coal plants underwent six hours of City Council hearings Thursday, as poss...

Southwest Side Coal Plants: Clean Them Up or Shut Them Down

Miguel del Valle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Miguel del Valle

Along with our city's parking and politics, I will lead efforts to clean up the pollution responsible for thousands of asthma attacks, hundreds of ER visits, and dozens of deaths.

Goldman Sachs Invests In Company That Delivers Clean Power to Developing Countries

Green Inc. | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Goldman Sachs has recently invested in another carbon-offset company, in the latest sign of investment banks' interest in the area. On Monday E&Co, a...

The Obama Victory: America Enters the Energy Future

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

An advocate for the environment will be the next US president. We may be eight years late, but America is finally poised to enter the 21st century.

Gore's Energy Goal Considered "Possible" Says Climate Expert

Reuters | Jasmin Melvin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The head of a group founded by Al Gore told lawmakers on Thursday that the former vice president's goal of generating all U.S. electricity from clean,...