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Doubling Down On Clean Energy

Carl Pope | Posted 08.25.2015 | Green
Carl Pope

Today, the Silver State on a per capita basis is already capturing more electrons from the wind, sun and geothermal than any other state, and has announced the retirement of all its coal fired power.

What the President's Clean Power Plan Means for Wildlife

Jamie Rappaport Clark | Posted 08.24.2016 | Green
Jamie Rappaport Clark

If we do not work now to curb the impacts of climate change on species, one in six wildlife species could face extinction in the next 75 years. This is an outcome that is simply unacceptable.

The Limits of Political Suicide

Carl Pope | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

My bet is that 2016 will be the last campaign in American history in which conservatives will reflexively ignore the economic interests of their voters by routinely attacking clean energy as a left-wing boondoggle.

'Green News Report' - September 9, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.09.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Catastrophic floods in Pakistan & India; Historic flooding in Phoenix, AZ...

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 offici...

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Clean energy innovations often fall victim to the so-called "Valley of Death" caused by outdated and capital-intensive business models and a supply chain that is not friendly to new technology.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

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.