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A Proud Day To Be A Hockey Fan: NHL Releases First Sustainability Report

The NHL's report is the first of its kind in major professional sports, and its scope and ambition are impressive.
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The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources

Renewable energy sources are becoming more mainstream, which has given rise to research into more renewable sources. Outside of the more commonplace solar,…
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Apple’s Environmental Report Reveals Major Accomplishments, More Work To Be Done

Apple’s carbon footprint shrank 3 percent from 2012 to 2013. It's a modest decline, but this is the first time the tech giant…
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Do Perovskites Hold the Keys to Ubiquitous Solar Energy?

The U.S. DOE recently announced $10 million in R&D funding that includes exploring the use of pervoskites as a CSP molten salts energy…
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Obama: “We Don’t Fear the Future” of Climate Change

On the heels of the administration’s release of the Third National Climate Assessment report, President Barack Obama today announced an array of executive…
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Can India Go 100 Percent Renewable by 2050?

In the coming years, India will face seemingly insurmountable challenges to its economy, environment and energy security. To overcome these challenges, India needs…
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Spanish Island Powered by 100 Percent Renewable Energy

El Hierro, the smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands, is set to become the world’s first land mass to be fully energy self-sufficient, when…
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SolarCoin: Accelerating Solar Investment

SolarCoin offers an added reward that can increase the number of solar electricity systems built. As solar expands as a source of electricity,…
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Clean Energy Sector In Illinois Continues To Grow, Survey Results Find

The results of the first comprehensive survey of Illinois’ clean energy sector found that the sector employs 96,875 people throughout the state.
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Report: China Holds a ‘Wide Lead’ in the Clean Energy Investment Race

As clean energy finance fell in Europe -- most notably Germany and Italy -- it soared in Asia, particularly in Japan and China…
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Greenpeace Slams Amazon on Dirty Energy Use

Amazon gets failing grades from Greenpeace on energy transparency; renewable energy commitment and siting policy; and renewable energy deployment and advocacy. The company…
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Showtime Documentary Series Features the Climate-Coal Connection

Actor Ian Somerhalder (Lost, Vampire Diaries) visits Asheville, N.C. and interviews two local activists about Duke Energy and the climate-coal connection during an…
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Seattle Company Plans First Offshore Wind Farm on Pacific Coast

If the lease request gets final approval, the WindFloat Pacific project would anchor the first offshore turbines in federal waters on the West…
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Some Basic Truths About Energy Subsidies

It’s not unusual to hear people, usually change-resistant defenders of the status quo, putting down renewables as being not economically viable, because they…
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Ceres and UN Call for $1 Trillion in Clean Energy Investments by 2030 – Is It Feasible?

The framework, which was presented last week at the Investor Summit on Climate Risk at the U.N. was quite simple: All we need…