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DEBUNKED: Inside The GOP's Misleading Wind Power Attacks

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has borrowed a populist Democratic theme for its latest round of attack ads, featuring red flag...

Utah Approves a Mine Next to Bryce Canyon for Coal America Doesn't Need

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

2010-12-13-park.jpg We no longer have to sacrifice an iconic landscape in order to burn some dirty rocks. And yet a mining company got approval last month to open Utah's first-ever strip mine for coal.

Uniting Policy With Technology For A Clean Energy Future

AP | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A creative combination of government regulations and more advanced technology will be needed to integrate renewable energy s...

Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Proposed For Rhode Island

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A renewable energy company has proposed what it says would be the largest offshore wind farm in the United States: a 200-turb...

Swimming for Wind Power in America

Mindy S. Lubber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy S. Lubber

Denise Bode is America's leading wind energy advocate and all the conversations she's hearing in Cancún are about exciting wind projects across the globe -- except in America.

Why There is No Steve Jobs of Green

Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Kanellos

Every week, someone asks me "Where is Steve Jobs of green?" or "Where is the Google of Green?" To top it off, they usually ask in a supercilious tone...

U.S. Wind Power Projects Get Huge Gust From Feds

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar vowed Tuesday to spur offshore wind projects in the Atlantic Ocean by expediting permits and identif...

Will Global Warming Take The Gust Out Of Wind Power?

Discovery News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We've heard that fossil fuel reserves are dwindling. Now research suggest we may have less wind resources to tap in the future as well. Wind turbines...

We Can Still Price Carbon With a Republican House

Steve Valk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

With Republicans in control of the House, Obama all but declared cap-and-trade dead. But there's a different approach that can get the job done more effectively and remain consistent with Republican values.

Anger Management

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

The GOP won the 2010 election by prioritizing fiscal concerns above public health. Sure, money is important, but is that all that America is about?

Congratulations, America. You Passed Wind.

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

For some, it was with a sense of relief that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar passed Cape Wind. For others, it was the latest in a drama that has lasted nearly a decade. Either way, this is a story that blows.

Smoke Baby, Smoke!

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

Fossil fuels are to our ecosystems what cigarettes are to our human body systems.

A Battle in the Catskills: Wind Power

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stewart Nusbaumer

Windfall is screening this Friday and Monday at the IFC Center. Details Below. An addicted nation with an insecure supply of dope will turn irrationa...

Jerry Brown's Energy Plan Right for California

Steve Westly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Westly

This piece was coauthored by George Wagner. As Californians, we have two clear paths before us - one as a leader in clean technology and the other as...

Senators from Both Sides Agree: Time to Rev Up Wind Energy

Jackie Savitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jackie Savitz

Most of the problems facing America today can be solved, or at least lessened, if we make a real commitment to renewable, sustainable, clean energy, and specifically, to offshore wind.

The Wrong Debate on Green Jobs

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

We've been talking about the new green economy jobs entirely the wrong way

Study: Floating Turbines Could Make Wind Power Cheaper, More Reliable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Floating wind turbines are a little more complicated and require higher initial costs. But a new study, Project Deepwater, by the Energy Technologies ...

How to Bring Down the Coal and Oil Goliath: A Million Personal Letters

Steve Valk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

A price on carbon is still our best hope. But how do we overcome the insidious influence of dirty energy and pass effective climate legislation?

Study: Purple Wind Turbines Would Save Wildlife

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A study has revealed that a wind turbine's colour affects how many insects it attracts, shedding more light on why the turbines occasionally kill bats...

The Revolution Has Begun - "The Shift Hits the Fan"

Kenny Ausubel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kenny Ausubel

The Revolution Has Begun - "The Shift Hits the Fan" By Kenny Ausubel Co-CEO and Founder, Bioneers Opening the Bioneers Conference, October 15th, 2010,...

Who's Paying for These Elections, Anyway?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Why are the Republicans going after clean energy so strongly, since polls consistently show tremendous public support for exactly that? Perhaps it's because, as the saying goes, "he who pays the piper calls the tune."

Windstalk Concept Offers Sleek Alternative To Turbine-Powered Energy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wind turbines are a great and relatively cheap source of alternative energy, but some people are just not willing to give up their pristine landscape ...

Better to Charge for Emissions Than Ban New Coal Plants

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Rather than banning the construction of new coal-fired power plants, America should tax domestic carbon emissions. Then we could enact carbon tariff on imports, and thereby level the playing field for our manufacturers.

Report: Wind Power Could Supply 1/5 Of World's Energy

Yahoo! News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BEIJING (AFP) -- Wind power could meet about a fifth of the world's electricity demand within 20 years, an industry group and environmental watchdog G...

Let's Get Real on Wind Turbine Noise

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Let's get this into perspective. Imagine you are standing in front of your dishwasher.