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Mary Anne Hitt (Beyond Coal Campaign) and Ian Somerhalder (IS Foundation) at Duke Energy Asheville coal plant

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…
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Local Beer Will Save us All

How craft beer is leading the charge toward sustainable businesses and communities.
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Nuclear Energy’s Role in Sustainable Development

Access to electricity generated by clean energy sources is one of the most pressing issues concerning sustainable development for the future. How can…
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US Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Nearly Double In 2013

Sales of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles almost doubled in the U.S. between 2012 and 2013, with an 84 percent jump to 96,600…
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3 Ways to Cure the Inefficiencies of Gift Giving

The holiday season is the most wasteful time of the year. Americans throw away 25 percent more trash during the Thanksgiving to New…
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Four Facts that Demonstrate Clean Energy is on the Rise

Rapid developments in clean energy have changed our energy landscape and brought us into a new age of energy. These surprising facts demonstrate…
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SXSWeco Interview: Jose Beceiro, Austin Chamber on Clean Energy and the Pecan Street Project

In 2013, the Austin Chamber was recognized as the top cleantech chamber in the nation by Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE)…
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Abengoa Secures Financing to Complete Europe’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Complex

At 100 MW and producing at half-planned capacity -- enough to supply some 104,000 households -- Abengoa secured financing to complete the Extremadura…
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Women and Sustainability in Politics: Embrace Crisis and Reframe Shame

The Women’s Network for a Sustainable Future recently hosted a powerful discussion on women and sustainability in politics. Moderated by Darcy Winslow, Managing…
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Google Buys 240MW of Wind Power in Texas

In its latest renewable energy buy, Google announced Tuesday that it will purchase the entire 240-megawatt output of a wind farm in the…
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US Navy Invests $30 Million In Hawaii’s Renewable Energy

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced recently that it will invest $30 million in Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based program that funds the…
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Friday Fun: 4 Unexpected Energy Creators

 By Keith Patterson Renewable energy has seen significant growth over the past decade. While the most obvious projects use wind and solar to…