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National Clean Energy Summit With Reid and Schwarzenegger

William Bradley | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

When it comes to clean energy, there's plenty of bright-line principle and uplift about the future. But there is plenty of complexity and conflict as well. Who knows? There might even be more stories there.

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's offi...

Converting Household Trash Into Ethanol

AP | SANDRA CHEREB | Posted 10.06.2012 | Green

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Common household trash will be converted into ethanol for transportation fuel at a planned biofuel production facility in n...

Clean Energy's Future Hinges on New Business Models

Lesa Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lesa Mitchell

Clean energy innovations often fall victim to the so-called "Valley of Death" caused by outdated and capital-intensive business models and a supply chain that is not friendly to new technology.

Scale, Scale, Scale

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

When you hear a good clean-energy idea suggested, and someone else recommends doing half of it, be suspicious. When building a new energy economy, getting to scale requires efficiency, not moderation.

Put the Unemployed First

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Although still speculative, all the economic analyses of the economic crisis tend toward the same view: that growth might recover but employment won't.

Cities Will Play a Role in America's New Green Economy

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Antonio Villaraigosa

Today at the National Clean Energy Summit, I described the key role that Los Angeles and other cities around the country can play in the emerging green economy.

It's Not About Political Parties

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
T. Boone Pickens

Ending our country's addiction to foreign oil isn't about being a Republican or about the Democratic Party. It's about America.

National Clean Energy Summit: Business Leaders Encourage Cheap, Renewable Energy

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Las Vegas: Representatives from Google Inc. and General Electric Co. said Tuesday that widespread use of renewable energy in United States would be po...

Google Throws $10 Million At Geothermal

DotEarth | Tom Zeller, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green, the public-spirited division of, charged with addressing "climate change, poverty and emerging disease," is using the backdrop ...

Reversing Churchill's Blunder

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

It's getting hard to follow the proposals for a clean energy future without a scorecard, so here's my summary of the big ideas I've heard brought to the table.