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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.

Pet Peeve Week

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

I know that everyone reading this has a laundry list of things that leave them twisted and bitter just like me -- and this is your week to let it all out -- it's National Pet Peeve Week.

Sarah Palin and Boone Pickens: Birds of a Feather

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

As has been pointed out repeatedly, Sarah Palin does not "get" the energy situation. Truth be told, she probably "gets" the energy situation about as well as Pickens himself gets global warming.

Renewable Energy's Fate In Congress' Hands

New York Times | Robert Pear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The House and the Senate conceded Monday that they were in a stalemate over proposals to provide tax incentives for the production and u...

Blowback: Is Wind Power The New Ethanol?

The Atlantic | Matthew Quirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

These are boom times for wind power. T. Boone Pickens, the wildcatter turned oil baron, is building the world's biggest wind farm, in the dry scrub of...

5 Myths About Wind Power | Michael Schirber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wind energy might be the simplest renewable energy to understand. Yet there are misconceptions about what makes the wind industry turn. The United St...

A Sustainable Vision for the Heart of San Francisco

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin Newsom

Joined by former President Bill Clinton I announced that San Francisco will have new and improved government center will maximize energy and water efficiency, reduce waste, and increase the use of wastewater.

Pickens Having Trouble Talking Wind With GOP

ClimateProgress | Joe Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Lobbying for his plan to sharply ramp up renewables, the billionaire oilman has been brought face to face with the Big Energy Lie -- the absurd notion...

Spotlight on the House: Now is the Time for Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Rep. Jerry McNerney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Jerry McNerney

Each day that passes without legislative action means greater potential for job loss, decreased investment and ultimately less domestic production of renewable energy.

Wallstrip's Julie Alexandria Talks Wind Power (VIDEO)

Wallstrip | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wallstrip's Julie Alexandria takes a look at investing in wind power, the people behind it all -- including T. Boone Pickens -- and the challenges it ...

Lehman Bankruptcy Puts Squeeze on Clean Energy

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

This week's banking crisis could have long-lasting effects on the environment because of the political implications of recession.

Wind Plus Production Credit Equals Growth

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

On a percentage basis, wind power is the fastest growing electricity source in the United States. This didn't happen in a vacuum. The federal renewabl...

Surprise Wind Turbine Victims: Bats Drowning In Air Pressure Shifts (VIDEO)

ScienCentral | Joyce Gramza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The big knock on wind turbines has been that they're dangerous to birds. But researchers have found that they actually kill more bats, and the reason ...

Wind Power Needs A Push: Greening The Grid Means Changing The Grid

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The New York Times published a story today that might have a few people worried about wind power. That is a symptom of a broad national problem. Exp...

Student Group In Denver Talks Cutting-Edge Global Warming Solutions

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

Going beyond the mantras "use mass transit," "shop local," and "use renewable energy sources," the student group Partly Sunny seeks to go beyond the basics and maximize the effectiveness of those efforts through design and resourcefulness.

Greening 150,000 Roadies, is it possible?: Outside Lands Festival, San Francisco

Patrick Pfeiffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Pfeiffer

This year's Democratic National Convention is following suit: organic food, alternative energy transportation, and carbon offsetting are mitigating the masses.

Culture Zohn: Dear Democrats, Please Wake Up!

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patricia Zohn

McCain was droll, offensive without being nasty and very relaxed. He was handy at spewing mixed-up rhetoric about his position and Obama's on the war, oil drilling, NATO and tax cuts -- It was seductive.

Building a Green Economy

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Adele Stan

We all say we want to go green, but do we all see the same kinds of change when we imagine an eco-friendly economy? In Denver, Colo., Tom Plant, dire...

CON GAMES: T. Boone's Doggle

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Conniff

In the history of television advertising, has any private citizen ever ponyed up $50 million-plus for the greater good of the American people, with no strings attached?

Corruption In Wind Power: Upstate New York's Intimidation Problem

New York Times | Nicholas Confessore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BURKE, N.Y. -- Everywhere that Janet and Ken Tacy looked, the wind companies had been there first. Dozens of people in their small town had already s...

Why Pickens' Plan Is No Surprise

Examiner, Dealbreaker | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Who's supposed to love Boone Pickens and who's supposed to hate him? This is no longer simple; he's breaking rules and it's frankly a little too taxin...