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Sierra Club’s Nukespeak Revives the Nuclear Debate

It was nearly 30 years ago, in the wake of the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, when the classic Nukespeak from Sierra Club…
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UN Report Says Developing Countries Will See Reverse Economic Growth by 2050

The United Nations recently released a Human Development Report that brings to light the global challenges of sustainability and equity. The report points out…
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Facebook Invests in Cogeneration for New Menlo Park Campus

Facebook‘s Menlo Park Campus is all set to have a cogeneration system (aka combined heat and power system or CHP) installed soon with…
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Best Buy Enters the Home Energy Market

Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn wrapped up this week’s BSR conference with a commitment to helping consumers save on energy at home – a great…

Community Choice Aggregation: What’s Not to Like?

Community choice aggregation can help communities achieve energy independence but with the changing energy and policy landscape it might be a distracting and…
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Weekend Infographic: World Energy Report

Take a look at energy consumption and renewable energy capacity in a global context.
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Video Interview: Green Jobs for Native Americans

At SOCAP 2011, many international companies solving global poverty issues were represented, but poverty is also a reality for millions of North Americans. …
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Putting the Power to Conserve Energy in Consumers’ Hands – Through Technology

Neil McPhail, board member, Alliance to Save Energy and senior vice president, new business customer solutions group at Best Buy discusses how power…
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Just Add Water: Building a Sustainable Community in Africa

Location, location, location. I discovered this old cliché really did ring true during my eight years in the real estate industry – people…
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Energy Production Costs at Root of Government Belt Tightening

Eric Zencey explains why it would be wise to pay proper attention to energy return on investment.
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Super Cool Biz Summer in Japan: Yes to Hawaiian Shirts, No to Neckties!

Here’s a little experiment for you: While you’re sitting in your office, wearing your usual work outfit, set the thermostat at 82 degrees…
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Hawaiian Geothermal Energy: A Gift from the Gods?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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The New Energy Economy: Can We Afford It?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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What Government Must Learn From Disasters

By the year 2050, 9.2 billion people with robust personal and communal energy needs will inhabit the globe.  Such extreme population growth demands…

40 Years in, Solar is Ready for a Makeover

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…