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Climate Change: Let's Go Back to the Future

Indra Heerkens | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green
Indra Heerkens

When thinking in stereotypes, the list for what is referred to by 'typically Dutch' would probably look something like this: cheese, dykes, tulips, bikes, wooden shoes, Anne Frank-house, Rembrandt, pot, Zwarte Piet and mills.

The 25 Best People's Climate March Signs

Jerelle Kraus | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green
Jerelle Kraus

Photo: Arthur Dworin Mother Earth Can't Yell Rape Deny & Die Boobs Not Bombs [on young woman's tee-shirt] There is no Planet B I Am Full of Greenhou...

Awful Arguments Against Green Energy

Dale Hansen | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics
Dale Hansen

For anyone who has ever watched Fox News you know that they hate green energy. And while there are plenty of good arguments for and against green ener...

BUSTED: The Big Myth About Home Values And Wind Farms

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 09.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

There tends to be two very distinct reactions to wind farms: Applause from those who are for renewable energy, and screaming from climate change-denie...

Belief In Peak Oil Logically Implies Failure Of Alternative Energy

Bill Frezza | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Bill Frezza

Next time you hear a Peak Oil alarmist prophesying doom, calm him down by pointing out that if natural energy resources were to ever run dry, we would already be living in an alternative solar-windmill-algae cheap energy nirvana.

How Crony Capitalist Shamelessly Dupe Progressive Planners

Bill Frezza | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business
Bill Frezza

There it was in the recent Fiscal Cliff deal -- more tax breaks for windmills, electric cars, biodiesel, algae (algae?!), and of course 14 different flavors of ethanol. How many failures will it take before progressives wake up to the fact that they are being sold a bill of goods?

Lucia Graves

Beneath Fiscal Cliff Jockeying, A Quieter Fight | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- For the American wind power industry, it’s as if the wind has stopped blowing. A crucial tax credit aimed at spurring renewable energy...

Wind Energy: Homegrown Power Needs Your Help

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 11.17.2012 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Can wind energy save us from perpetuating the perils of coal, oil and gas? Two new NRDC studies emphatically say, YES! These reports show us the benefits of wind energy on our economy, workers health and communities.

Time to Clear the Air: Wind Works

Javier Sierra | Posted 09.05.2012 | Green
Javier Sierra

Polluters like Big Coal are in desperate need of this dishonest help from their allies in Congress because, as it turns out, the coal industry is hitting strong head winds.

The Top 10 Exercises of the 80s: Where Are They Now?

Penny Love | Posted 07.05.2011 | Home
Penny Love

Still long for the days of Jane Fonda, leg warmers and coordinating leotards/scrunchies? Look no further -- these 10 workouts from the 1980s will have...

Spillproof: Why Offshore Wind Should Replace Offshore Drilling

Jackie Savitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jackie Savitz

Some argue there are environmental impacts of offshore wind power, but here's never been a single wind-mining disaster, no ground water contamination from wind fracking and no clean up needed from a massive wind spill.

China Needs to Stop Playing Dirty on Clean Energy

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James P. Hoffa

Millions of traditional American jobs have moved to China, and now China is thwarting our efforts to create new, renewable energy jobs to replace them.

Solar Wells Displacing Windmills On Ranches In Colorado, Wyoming

AP | MATT JOYCE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ALCOVA, Wyo. — The pump installer toppled the old windmill in about an hour, first climbing up the wobbly 27-foot tower to stop the broken mill'...

Windmills: Why Are They All White With Three Blades?

Slate | Brian Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The federal government has green-lighted the nation's first offshore wind farm, to be built off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass. Opponents claim that 130 ...

Minnesota Windmills Don't Spin In Cold Weather, Confuse Residents

The New York Times | MONICA DAVEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

For those who suspect residents in places like Minnesota of embellishment when it comes to their tales of bitterly cold winter weather, consider this:...

Gone with the Wind: Blowing U.S. Tax Dollars Off Shore

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leo W. Gerard

Washington has doled out hundreds of millions in stimulus funds to foreign renewable energy firms, which compete with and run all over fledgling U.S. firms that were supposed to get the money.

"Failure Is Not an Option..."

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

What if we approached global warming the way we approached confronting the Nazis in World War II or the way NASA approached Apollo 13?

Is There a Green Career in Your Future?

Linda Buzzell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Buzzell

Begin the process of transitioning from the waning old economy to the emerging sustainable world, as soon as you can. This doesn't mean you have to work on organic farms, build green buildings or install windmills.

As Residents Turn to Windmills, Resistance Lingers | ABBY GOODNOUGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When Mrs. Howland tried to take the next step in green living -- installing a 132-foot windmill in her backyard that would generate enough electricity...

Freiburg, a Very Eco-Friendly German City

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

The old-town center of Freiburg is car-free; it's one extensive pedestrian zone of streets, squares and lanes.

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...