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Lake Michigan Wind Power: Evanston Considering Building Offshore Wind Farm

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tuesday night, the City of Evanston will consider a plan to build wind turbines more than 6 miles offshore, MyFoxChicago.com reported. If built, the m...

Worth Watching: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's "Home"

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Avital Andrews

Yann Arthus-Bertrand's method is to get somewhere high, usually a helicopter or a paraglider, and point his camera downward. The results are usually magnificent, and last year, they inspired a film.

Stopping Ocean Sprawl

Paul McRandle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul McRandle

"Ocean sprawl" is a combination of offshore oil rigs, shipping lanes, wind farms and ever more ocean uses--and it puts increased pressure on ocean and coastal resources already under enormous strain.

Congress Weans Us Off the Teat of Foreign Oil with Concessions to Offshore Drilling

Simran Sethi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Simran Sethi

Weaning America off the teat of foreign oil is something that every citizen can agree is a good thing. It will start to put funding into renewable energy infrastructure that we so desperately need.

In Light of Green Revolution, VA Attempts First Wind-Powered Execution

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp

The state of Virginia is leading the way to a new, greener economy for the country. The first ever wind-powered executions were attempted Tuesday in Roanoke.

Wal-Mart Commits To Renewable Energy (If It's Cheaper...)

EcoGeek | Hank Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I just got off the phone with Wal-Mart, who is very excited to announce that they'll be purchasing 100% of the power generated by a new wind farm in T...

Wind Turbine Base Jumping--INSANE!

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Olivia Zaleski

T. Boone Pickens would have a field day with these wild wind turbine base-jumping bandits. This video is insane! Base-jumping off the blade of a giant wind turbine . . . jeeez.