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5 Dangerous Green Myths

Treehugger | Matthew McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Can you tell the difference between eco fact and eco fiction? With the green movement growing in momentum, we frequently come across any number of st...

Fighting Climate Change: Not an Obligation, an Opportunity

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

The availability and affordability of renewable energy solutions show that further investments in dirty energy projects such as mountaintop removal are just outdated and unnecessary.

Climate Change Experts "Lose Faith" In Renewable Technology

The Guardian | David Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Support for renewable energy technology to fight global warming is weakening in the face of worldwide economic problems and the true scale of the carb...

Each Of Us Must Help Make America Energy Smart

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

Americans must be proactive and do everything we can right now to support clean energy and energy efficiency -- without waiting for a new president, a new law or a new anything.

Fat Cows and Thin Cows

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

President-Elect Barack Obama owes his title not only to quite possibly the best presidential campaign in history, but also to the Latino vote. More than two thirds of us voted for him.

New, Innovative Wind Turbines For Your Home

Treehugger | Matthew McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Though solar panels definitely hog the renewable energy stage when it comes to home installations, a number of new, innovative wind turbines have ente...

Greenpeace Blockades Ageing Spanish Nuclear Plant

Reuters | Martin Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greenpeace blocked the entrance on Thursday to a Spanish nuclear power station facing closure next year and urged the government to shut it down immed...

Green Obama Wish List: 30 Groups And 7 Executive Orders

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Now that Barack Obama is on his way to the White House, it seems his to-do list is getting longer and longer -- and it's not all about the automakers ...

Day of Action Against Coal

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

The citizens of Coal River Mountain, West Virginia are already working on building their own future with clean power.

Pickens Delays Wind Farm Due To Cheaper Energy

Green Inc. | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

T. Boone Pickens is delaying his plans to build the world's largest wind farm, according to The Arizona Republic, which cited his remarks at a confere...

Tom Friedman: We Need "Overwhelming Force" To Green The Economy

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

New York Times columnist and Hot, Flat and Crowded author Tom Friedman spoke at the CORE: club last Friday night on the energy crisis facing the Unite...

South Australia 10 Years Ahead Of Renewable Energy Target

Treehugger | Warren McLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The ninth wind farm in South Australia just opened on the Barunga Ranges near Snowtown. Its 47 turbines, installed by Trust Power of New Zealand, (who...

Before Green Energy, US Power Grid Needs Work

New York Times | MATTHEW L. WALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Adding electricity from the wind and the sun could increase the frequency of blackouts and reduce the reliability of the nation's electr...

Journey to the Center of a Windmill

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Summer Rayne Oakes

In between doing some Planet Green events I've been filming for G Word, one of Discovery's new shows. Here's a recap on one of my favorite episodes. S...

Chicago Company To Build Wind Farm Downstate

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An agreement has been reached between the developer of a McLean County wind farm and a group of landowners that opposed the project. Invenergy Wind...

Investing in Clean Energy Is A Smart Strategy in these Troubled Economic Times

Howard Learner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Howard Learner

For today, energy efficiency makes even more sense in tight financial times. Businesses can't afford to waste energy and drain their bottom lines from high energy bills.

How to Switch to Renewable Energy

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One way to reduce your carbon footprint and support alternative energy technology is to power your own home with wind, water, landfill gas, or the sun...

Solar Panels & Wind Turbines Power NYC Community Garden

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

Bette Midler and Target Launch Green Community Garden: Wind & Solar Power, LED Lighting, Rainwater Collection, Composting (full press release her...

Good News At Last -- Congress Renews Clean Energy Tax Credits

Clint Wilder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Clint Wilder

Even one year gives the industry critical breathing room, with the strong possibility of a much longer extension next year from a new Congress and administration.

Wind-Powered Chipotle Draws Its Wind Power From Actual Turbine

Slashfood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So often, it feels like in order to grab a quick meal you have to check your environmentally friendly ways at the door. However, for some lucky people...

Nuclear Power's Opponents Accused Of Being Stuck In The 80's

New York Times | John Tierney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The presidential candidates claim to see America's energy future, but their competing visions have a certain vintage quality. They've revived that cla...

George Soros: Investing In Green Energy Could Save Global Economy (VIDEO)

GreenInc | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last Friday, in an interview with Bill Moyers on PBS, George Soros, who has made billions of dollars based on his ability to read the ebb and flow of ...

Not a Moment Too Soon: Van Jones' New Book

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

It's been a hard fall. That's why I couldn't imagine a better time for Van Jones to release his new book: The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems.

UK Is Now World's #1 Offshore Wind Power Producer

Treehugger | Matthew McDermott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the completion of a new 194 MW wind farm off the coast of Skegness, Lincolnshire the United Kingdom has overtaken Denmark to claim the offshore w...

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.