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Climate Change This Week: Coral Collapse Presages Our Own, Fascinating Facts, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.24.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are ...

College's Break With Climate Change Deniers Riles Debate Over Divestment Strategies

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.17.2017 | Politics

Barnard College’s Board of Trustees announced earlier this month that it had made a “unique” climate decision. After months of deliberation and ...

Copenhagen, Striving to be Carbon-Neutral: Part 1, The Economic Payoffs

John J. Berger | Posted 03.14.2017 | Green
John J. Berger

“Making environmental sense, makes economic sense.” — Morton Kabell, Copenhagen’s Mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs Copenhagen’s ...

In California, Climate Leadership Persists

Anne Smart | Posted 03.13.2017 | Green
Anne Smart

Governor Jerry Brown, in his recent State of the State address, declared that Californians “[m]ust prepare for uncertain times and reaffirm the basi...

Las Vegas City Services Are Now Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.22.2016 | Politics

All Las Vegas city facilities ― from government buildings to streetlights ― are now running entirely on renewable energy, city officials have anno...

Instead Of Trump's Wall, Let's Build A Border Of Solar Panels

Homero Aridjis | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY ― President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly called for Mexico to build a wall between our countries. There is indeed a way that Mexico...

The Incontrovertible Business Case for Clean Energy, Part 2

William S. Becker | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

"If we leave it to the market, as imperfect as it is, in due course we will transition away from dirty dangerous fossil fuels, and achieve an economy based on locally available clean energy. There will come a realization in which business and government join together to defeat this crisis."

Mr. President: You Can't "Rebuild America" Without Creating Green Jobs

D.A. Barber | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
D.A. Barber

if you're going to "rebuild America," shouldn't you use the latest, high-tech sustainable technology?

Looking to Market Forces, Not Government, to Make the World Greener

David Milroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Milroy

The greenest technology in the world will help no one if it cannot be marketed. In addition to government assistance, the private sector must rely heavily on itself to create and market the latest in the green space.

Hey, Climate Activists, When Technology Is More Powerful Than Law, Go With Technology

Byron Kennard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Byron Kennard

Will green technology kick the door open, walk in, and take over? Isn't it an article of capitalist faith that superior technologies will ultimately win out?

Shop For Books And Charge Your Electric Car?

Dallas Business News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The charger is relatively slow, and some cars will take hours to get a full charge. So the idea is to change consumer thinking about refueling, from w...

The Tale of a Smarter Planet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A butterfly flaps its wings in China and sometime later a thunderstorm occurs in Chicago? Not buying the butterfly effect? We've all heard it in s...

The Mocha Cappuccino Party

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

We the people of rational thought and sound mind in middle America, in order to establish a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tra...

Rare Earth Minerals - Rare Opportunity?

Jason Maloney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jason Maloney

There is an irony in that "green technologies" for the West might rely on environmentally unfriendly mining in China.

I Told You So: Clean Energy and Economic Growth

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The time has come to revisit my earlier pleas to promote clean energy as an engine of sustainable growth. The United States should rightfully lead this charge to secure out national interests.

Solar Made in China -- Opportunity (Not Crisis) for American Solar Industry

Mike A. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike A. Hall

There is an incredible opportunity to create domestic jobs, lower carbon emissions and lessen our dependence on foreign energy by stimulating the solar industry. We have the financial and solar resources to make it happen.

Why The Recession Is Bad For The Environment

TreeHugger | Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As a counter-point to Lloyd's tongue-in-cheek post about 10 Ways the Recession Can Help the Environment, here are some eco-reasons why we should wish ...