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How Technology Innovation Will Save Customer-Owned Solar

Nevada became just the latest state where a public utility commission crushed the economics out of customer-owned solar. When commissions endorse the utility…
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Cliven Bundy Taunts Feds Over Malheur Takeover

The Malheur takeover ain't over 'til it's over: Yesterday Cliven Bundy, father of Malheur takeover leader Ammon Bundy, published a certified letter he…
Ontario’s journey of diversification and evolution from a petrochemical pioneer to a bio-hybrid chemistry leader provides a useful case study.

Lessons Learned: Creating a Sustainable, Resource-Based Economy

Rohan Mohan and Stephen Thompson discuss Ontario’s evolution from a petrochemical pioneer to a bio-hybrid chemistry leader.
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The Real Agenda Behind the Oregon Takeover

The real agenda behind the Malheur takeover in Harney County, Oregon, becomes clear: The area is home to a "model" land management agreement…
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Grid Update Will Allow Renewables to Prevail — Even Without Storage

No other study, said Mark Z. Jacobson, a Stanford University civil engineering professor, “pushes the limits” like this one, considering what can be…
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They’re All In On It: Multinationals Collaborate On Giant Wind Turbine

Three hot trends converge for a gigantic new wind turbine project: biomimicry, public-private partnerships and inter-corporate collaboration.
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Big Win for Solar as California Preserves Net-Metering

A historic decision by the California Public Utilities Commission means that net-metering, which allows rooftop solar owners to connect to the electricity grid…
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South Florida Mayors Tell Rubio, Bush: ‘Climate Change Is Real’

The mayors of 15 South Florida cities have a message for Sen. Marco Rubio and former Gov. Jeb Bush.
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Policy Points: Is Chemical Reform Coming In the 2016 Congress?

As we move into the new year, one major question continues to emerge: In an election year, will Congress be able to pass…
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The SEC Isn’t Enforcing Climate Risk Disclosures By Fossil Fuel Companies

Two of the world's largest fossil fuel companies are under fire for failing to disclose climate risk to their investors. What does it…
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Oregon Militants Arrested, But Is It Really Over?

Eight militants, including leader Ammon Bundy, were arrested and another was killed outside of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon. But…
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Oregon Occupation Update: Multiple Arrests, One Fatality

The dynamics of the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon have shifted dramatically, with the arrest of Ammon…
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California Attorney General to Investigate ExxonMobil

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris launched an investigation into ExxonMobil for failing to report climate change risks to shareholders and lying to…
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Nevada Guts Payments for Rooftop Solar, Installers Call It Quits

In a strange decision that is forcing rooftop solar businesses in the sunny state of Nevada to close their doors, the state's utility…
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The ‘Deep Pockets’ Behind the Oregon Takeover

Ammon Bundy styles himself a leader of men, but his armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has become a trap.