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Alternative Fuel Cars On A Roll At CES

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green

LAS VEGAS (AP) — While autonomous driving is a major theme at the International CES gadget show, cars that use futuristic sources of energy are pote...

My Global Warming Story and the State of the Union

Margie Alt | Posted 04.13.2013 | Green
Margie Alt

Just a few weeks ago, the boardwalk on Long Beach, New York was dismantled. The boardwalk's fixtures -- bike riders, strollers, and elderly bench-sitters -- are gone.

Red Tape: A Solar Play in One Long, Expensive Act

Peter Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Hanlon

Customers who want to install small-scale, distributed generation like solar panels and wind turbines are confronted with a maze of complex, expensive and lengthy local permitting requirements.

Roadmaps to New Power: WMMT Radio Brings Together Coal Miners and Tree Huggers on the Airways

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Appalshop's WMMT-FM, from Pine Mountain in eastern Kentucky, is the voice of the central Appalachian coalfields, offering views on coal mining and politics, and the growing recognition for a just transition toward sustainable energy development in the region.

Silver Linings and Other Takeaways from the Election

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Despite the anti-incumbent, frustrated mood of yesterday's elections, there are some silver linings and some important messages for the months ahead. ...

Disaster Environmentalism? Gulf Oil Slick Makes Climate Negotiations Slippery, Says Utility Exec

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

Even before BP capped the oil spill, the Washington Post declared a loss for environmentalists. It's been three months and we haven't seen a cap on carbon, what gives?

Living City Block Denver: A Glimpse of a Greener Future?

Ben Holland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ben Holland

Smart growth. Sustainable cities. These terms get tossed around a lot, typically used in reference to new buildings and new communities. But what about existing buildings and our aging cities?

A State of Disenchantment

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

Because of its extraordinary number of sun hours per year and its predominant winds, New Mexico could be turned into an El Dorado of clean, alternative, renewable energy.