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The Top 10 Clean Energy Stories to Be Thankful for in 2013

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That means 20 percent of the state's energy will come from clean sources. Energy Solutions Keith Ellison.

Champions of National Security, Champions of Change

Sierra Club Compass

Today the White House reminded us that those who serve our country in the military are sometimes also on the front lines of our clean energy economy.

VIDEO: Wait Until China Acts on Climate. What? They Are!? | Mother.

Mother Jones

VIDEO: Wait Until China Acts on Climate. Obama Administration Says President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil. Politics.

A Big New Milestone Reached in Coal Retirement, Public Health.

Sierra Club Compass

142 -- The number of coal plant retirements the Beyond Coal campaign and its allies have secured. Energy Solutions. The Cost of Energy.

What If Polluters Paid and You Got the Money?

Sightline Daily

Northeast states and California invest in energy efficiency and transportation. Clean air is a shared asset. Sound too good to be true?

Despite Solyndra Bankruptcy, Solar Grew 69% From Obama Policy

Green Prophet

Republicans want you to believe that Americans hate clean energy. 94% of Americans Want Solar Energy. The U.S.

Martian technology on Earth in trillion-dollar opportunity

Green Prophet

The practice of distributed agriculture, it is endeavored, could make the US food secure. US Food Security as National Security.

It Gets Better: Why 2015 Feels So Different On Climate

Conservancy Talk

Third , the clean technology economy is a real thing now, bringing much-needed innovation into the marketplace. Where does this leave us?

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Unpacking the Shale Gas LNG Export Boom | PR Watch

PR Watch

While the North American shale gas boom continues full-steam ahead, so too does another boom receiving less of the spotlight: the LNG export boom. Department of Energy (DOE). Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). LNG is run by Douglas Channel Energy Partnership in a complex co-ownership arrangement. Contact Us.

Fighting Coal in the Down Under

Sierra Club Compass

With all this impressive action going on, what were a bunch of Americans doing leading an organizing training? International

Bill on Renewable Energy Omits Huge Source

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Clearing biomass from nation's forests will keep them healthy Despite pending federal legislation that promotes renewable, clean energy and creates new jobs, hard-working people in rural areas are being denied the promise of a green economy, according to the American Loggers Council (ALC).

Put a Face on Climate Change

Sightline Daily

Many people see protecting the environment as a value, but not a plurality of Americans. Our health will suffer if we don’t act.

Finally, we can now implement Waxman-Markey (maybe)

Environmental Economics

If the Administrator determines that China and India have not adopted greenhouse gas emissions standards at least as stringent as those set forth in this Act, the Administrator shall notify each Member of Congress of his determination, and shall release his determination to the media. Hat tip: Dave McEvoy

DOE Announces Recipients of Smart Grid Stimulus Fund

Green Life Smart Life

ARCADIA, FLORIDA – Speaking at Florida Power and Light’s (FPL) DeSoto Next Generation Solar Energy Center, President Barack Obama today announced the largest single energy grid modernization investment in U.S. Today’s announcement includes: Empowering Consumers to Save Energy and Cut Utility Bills — $1 billion. The $3.4

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

Energy , Environment , International , Regulatory Affairs , Tech , The Climate Desk , Top Stories. Secure, Discreet and Reliable.

Sierra Club Turns to Civil Disobedience to Stop Keystone Pipeline.

Mother Jones

→ Climate Change , Energy , Environment , Interview. MJ: So, what sort of acts of civil disobedience to you foresee taking part in?

Another reason to hate Duke*

Environmental Economics

Heath Shuler's third term expires on Jan. 3, 2013, the outgoing congressman will start lobbying for Duke Energy. From Wikipedia : Shuler voted in favor of HR 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act which would implement a  cap and trade  system aimed at controlling pollution.

SNAP: Announcing Six New Working Groups & New RFP

Nature Conservancy - Science

Urban Water Security: Prioritizing Investments in Nature. Image credit: Nick Hall. Applications are now being accepted through May 20, 2014.

"Republicans hope for climate change action"

Environmental Economics

This proposal is textbook good ( PDF ): Hoping to jump-start the debate on climate change, a group of high-profile Republicans that includes three former Cabinet secretaries is calling for a substantial new carbon tax, and then to offset the pain higher prices cause the middle class by returning all money raised to American taxpayers.

The Costs of Sequestration

Sierra Club Compass

Clean Air and Water. Clean Energy and Efficiency.   Now, Congress is considering two proposals for our fiscal future.

The Sage-Grouse’s Next Dance: What the Recent Decision Means for the Bird and Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

But suddenly, because of all the national new coverage, this species was now in the consciousness of many other Americans, too. By Matt Miller.

A 1600 foot tower that can power a small city

Eco Friendly Daily

Acting as a giant greenhouse, the solar collector will superheat the air with radiation from the sun. Energy without the mess.

Smart Grid Coalition Presents Views to House Democratic Caucus on Job Creation and Support for Economic Recovery

Green Life Smart Life

“And the clean energy jobs of the future are created by smart grid companies every day. The companies specifically addressed their involvement in projects to be funded by provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  . “The Smart Grid is about jobs,&# said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

C'mon Chamber! - 5 Utilities That Rejected Attacks on Carbon Pollution Safeguards

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The much-anticipated safeguards to clean up carbon pollution from existing power plants have finally been announced , and just as expected, both support and opposition for the protections is all over the airwaves. These utilities have it right -- it’s time to clean up and modernize the way we power our homes and businesses.  

Climate Change Bill Passed

Green Earth Journey

The House passed the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 by a vote of 219 to 212. The legislation also includes provisions to create alternative energy sources and cleaner technologies, as well as more efficient building standards. The climate change bill would reset drastically the way the U.S.

Port of Long Beach -- Putting California communities at risk

Sierra Club Compass

California leads the nation in solar energy generation. It's time for the Port of Long Beach to listen to the voices of local residents.

The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

Beautiful, inspiring images fill of clean, pristine architecture. canadian talking about like she knows what the american lifestyle is like.

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Innovative Solutions for Nature and Climate

Conservancy Talk

In most respects, environmental policy has been more successful than budget policy, energy policy, foreign policy, education policy—you name it.

The mass media and our environment

Green Blog

And in an effort to increase their incomes and securing their profit-margins the corporate media is cutting their costs wherever they can.

Today We Take Part in Civil Disobedience for the Climate - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

He must double down on clean energy and cut carbon pollution from smokestacks across the country. Energy Solutions. Compass.

Markey Campaign Built on Climate Action

Sierra Club Compass

Congressman Ed Markey has been an outspoken and tireless  champion on climate and clean energy issues since first being elected to the U.S.

12 steps to unite to combate Climate Change

The Green Changemakers

Telling people you will reduce carbon emissions may seem simplistic, but even simple actions like announcing your commitment to going carbon neutral can be effective, while the simple act of asking for ideas can lead to creative and innovative solutions. Reducing this energy can create instant savings. Take packaging as an example.

A Just Foreign Policy Resource Guide

The Green Changemakers

and Russian arsenals) still pose one of the greatest threats to human security. government accountable for clean up, waste management, and warhead dismantlement programs. The Union of Concerned Scientists organizes a global security campaign that advocates for the elimination of nuclear weapons. www.Vets4Vets.US

Climate Action: What Will it Take to Avert Disastrous Climate Change?

The Green Changemakers

To do this, we must switch to much more efficient transportation, manufacturing, and buildings, and to solar, wind, tide, and biomass energy.

To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

The Green Changemakers

Make it cap and dividend by taking the revenue from auctioning carbon permits – every last nickel – and returning it to Americans in equal shares. Carbon Dividend checks will be the new Social Security: a pocketbook advantage that gives middle class Americans a stake in fixing climate change and getting off fossil fuels.

Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Building off the success of the HISTORY two-hour special Life After People, this series continues the exploration of a world wiped clean of humanity, in even more vivid detail. This is a short version of "The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of The American Dream", a documentary about the end of the age of cheap oil.

Planning for Healthy Living: the Next Challenge

The Green Changemakers

The provision of decent housing, safe playing areas, transport, green spaces, street lighting, street cleaning, schools, shops, banks, etc.

The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Tools

The Green Changemakers

Including renewable energy and clean technology, green is the fifth largest market sector in the United States. Local Energy, Local Power Native peoples have an eye to the horizon, where wind turbines, solar panels, and a movement for local control of energy are rising. We've identified compelling YES! By Ian Kim. Mille.

Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

Mr José Lopez, International Conseil Energie Monday, June 29, 2009 Cities and Climate Change in Public Policy Moderator: Daniel Hoornweg, Lead Urban Specialist, World Bank The French Case. pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Le-Yin Zhang, University College London, UK Valuing environmental characteristics in urban slums. Dawson, S. Barr, M. Carney, A.

Building like trees, cities like forests

The Green Changemakers

Imagine a building, enmeshed in the landscape, that harvests the energy of the sun, sequesters carbon and makes oxygen. In short, a life-support system in harmony with energy flows, human souls, and other living things. Living things thrive on the energy of the sun. Living things thrive on the energy of the sun.