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What Brings Americans Together? The Energy-Water Nexus (Really!)

Peter Hanlon | Posted 10.24.2012 | Green
Peter Hanlon

If suggesting that we upgrade the nation's energy system to reduce carbon emissions leads to partisan sniping, but investing in renewable energy to protect our water brings public agreement, it's a no-brainer about where the focus of the energy discussion must shift.

Ecosystem Economics: Navigating the Water-Food-Energy Nexus

Andrew Winston | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

If a community runs out of water, it affects everyone in the area, even companies that were good stewards of the resource. The collective nature of these resources means that everyone shares both the responsibilities for their protection and the risks of their scarcity.

Greening the Grid: Utility-scale Energy Storage

Kyle Rabin | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green
Kyle Rabin

When electric utilities or companies declare that they will need new power capacity to keep up with the growing appetite for electricity, most people think of new power plants and transmission lines. But some companies are proposing something novel: grid energy storage systems.