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Chevron, EDF Chat About Fracking, Cap & Trade

Monday evening, two energy business and environmental policy heavyweights duked it out - sparring over several economic and environmental issues involving the future…
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It’s Official: More Wind than Natural Gas Installs in 2012

The U.S. wind power industry not only had its best year ever in 2012, but exceeded natural gas in the installation of new…

The Year Ahead: Environmental and Sustainability Hotspots in 2013

Dr. Andrew Steer, President and CEO of World Resources Institute (WRI), identifies six hotspots – topics that will dominate headlines in the coming…

Major Pro-Fracking Studies Discredited

Natural gas producers are trying to use doubt to deter any action to regulate their activities, despite clear evidence of severe environmental consequences.…
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The Future of Coal Shows Continued Decline

As You Sow, just released an update to their 2011 white paper on The Financial Risks of Investments in Coal.
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Is There Really Such A Thing As Green Fracking?

A number of recent developments by each of the top three natural gas producers show that they have been working to develop cleaner…

Answering the Payback Question for Oil vs. Natural Gas

It makes sense to use a different sales pitch when talking to homeowners who use oil and propane than the one you’d use…
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The NRDC Toxic 20: How’s Your State’s Air Up There?

NRDC's Toxic 20 states have the dirtiest air.

ExxonMobil’s 2011 Citizenship Report Shows Profit-Above-All Mentality Hasn’t Changed

Exxon's new citizenship report provides a detailed and quite transparent review of the environmental and social impacts of its operations. Unlike other oil…
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FuelCell Energy Provides Clean Power and Efficiency in Various Forms

The real story here is that fuel cell technology, which was once considered the panacea for all of our energy problems, especially in…
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Shell and Sierra Club Chat about Fracking

Does fracking have regulation problems or simply a communication challenge?

Top Eleven Takeaways from WSJ’s Conference on Business and Sustainability

The top eleven remarkable moments at the Wall Street Journal's Eco:nomics Conference. The focus was on the opportunities and risks that are quickly…
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Natural Gas: Pros and Cons

Natural gas has been in the news a lot lately, being hailed as the solution to our energy problems on the one hand,…
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Bill Gates on the Five Miracles Needed for Energy and Climate Challenges

Bill Gates is dedicating an increasing amount of time and resources in pursuit of clean energy solutions. His goal is to get the…

Why Energy Independence In Its Current Form is Actually a Bad Idea

One of the main stories the New York Times ran on its front page on Friday was on how the United States is…