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Kate Sheppard

Wind Power Is Trimming U.S. CO2 Emissions: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.04.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The growth of wind power in the United States is putting a significant dent in emissions, according to a forthcoming report from the Ame...

Kate Sheppard

Power Company's Guilty Plea Nets Big Fine For Bird-Killing Wind Turbines

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Duke Energy's renewables division will pay $1 million in fines and restitution for unlawfully killing golden eagles and other threaten...

Obama's Climate Action Plan: Domestic Renewable Energy

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

. A true solution to climate change will have to recognize that it's a global problem and we're all in it together. Appeasing the fossil fuel industry by exporting dirty energy is not going to change this fact.

ALEC Targets Renewable Energy Standards and Global Warming Education

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics
Tina Gerhardt

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) have let their ALEC memberships expire, according to Greenwire. Why?

Lucia Graves

Beneath Fiscal Cliff Jockeying, A Quieter Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Party's Over for Big Wind

Robert Bryce | Posted 10.12.2011 | Green
Robert Bryce

A combination of cheap natural gas, growing resistance to wind turbine installations, and the inability of cash-strapped governments to continue hefty subsidies, is taking the wind out of wind.

After a Scorching Week, Wind Power Lessons From the Texas Heat Wave

Denise Bode | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green
Denise Bode

For three straight days in the real world last week, wind made the difference between keeping the lights on and the air conditioners running -- and rolling blackouts.

Matt Sledge

Are America's Wind Power Jobs Heading To China? (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.03.2011 | Business

As America's manufacturing base erodes year by year, one sector has remained seemingly impervious to outsourcing: renewable energy. Giant wind turb...

Matt Sledge

Ted Turner Says Coal, Oil Industries Need 'A Good A** Kicking'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

ANAHEIM, C.A. -- Philanthropist and CNN founder Ted Turner has turned his sights to renewable energy -- and he had some fighting words for the wind in...

American Wind Turbines Sound Like Freedom

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The sound that American wind turbines produce as their giant, breeze-propelled blades whip around is a distinctive: Neh-neh-neh-neh-neh-neh. The anti...