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

Sierra Club Compass

Earlier this year, as a result of a settlement with the Sierra Club, American Electric Power announced it would add enough wind energy to power 200,000 homes in Oklahoma. That means 20 percent of the state's energy will come from clean sources. Energy Solutions

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. Secure, Discreet and Reliable. FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment.

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

Sierra Club Compass

« VIDEO: The Sierra Club Stands with the Fight to Protect the Voting Rights Act | Main. | Earlier this week, we announced the three coal retirements by American Electric Power that put us across this halfway mark. Energy Solutions. Green Fleets. Green Transportation.

A Billion Acts of Green® Gears Up For Earth Day

Green (Living) Review

The Earth Day Network is hosting "A Billion Acts of Green®" in 2012. April 2012 : The Earth Day Network is hosting "A Billion Acts of Green®" in 2012. It's possible to register an act of green at act.earthday.org.

Martian technology on Earth in trillion-dollar opportunity

Green Prophet

The practice of distributed agriculture, it is endeavored, could make the US food secure. Climate change, countries in conflict, and acts of terror could all upend the American way when food gets involved. US Food Security as National Security.

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). A sustainable biomass industry will keep our forests healthy and provide clean energy and green jobs."

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. The end result will promote energy-saving choices for consumers, increase efficiency, and foster the growth of renewable energy sources like wind and solar. million smart meters and other technologies that will cut energy costs for its customers.

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. Salazar: On Energy, Expect Four More Years of the Same The outgoing interior secretary predicts little change in second-term Obama energy policies. Skip to Navigation.

Sierra Club Turns to Civil Disobedience to Stop Keystone Pipeline.

Mother Jones

→ Climate Change , Energy , Environment , Interview. While staff and board members have previously participated in acts of civil disobedience in a personal capacity, this is the first time that the organization will take part. Secure, Discreet and Reliable.

The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Tools

The Green Changemakers

Lesson Plans from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Tools offers a five-part series of lesson plans designed for use in high school classrooms. Ranging from one to three class periods in length, these interactive activities explore key themes surrounding Green-Collar Jobs Campaign's work, including: the green economy, eco-equity and eco-privilege, model cities, and restorative justice. Green Jobs, Not Jails!

The Costs of Sequestration

Sierra Club Compass

When Congress passed the Budget Control Act of 2011 in the midst of the debt-ceiling crisis and crushing gridlock, it was a small compromise, delaying economic catastrophe by kicking the can down the road and stopping the bleeding. Clean Air and Water. Clean Energy and Efficiency.

Toward Green Resilience: Eco-effective Design and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam

The Green Changemakers

Nguyen Tri Dung sits across from me and says he created this one-hectare garden--perhaps the largest private green space in Ho Chi Minh City, where the opportunity cost for this expanse of paths and trees is likely in the millions of dollars--for his own philosophy. Green roofs and open space.

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. Senior Executives from DRSG member companies Whirlpool, Honeywell, Landis + Gyr, EnerNOC and Ice Energy represented DRSG, with each company giving an overview of their respective role in smart grid development and how they are adding jobs and contributing to economic recovery as a result of the new business opportunities being created by smart grid policy developments.

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. Gina McCarthy probably summed it up best at a recent 40 th anniversary celebration for the Safe Drinking Water Act.

A 1600 foot tower that can power a small city

Eco Friendly Daily

Davey, chief executive of Melbourne renewable-energy company EnviroMission, aims to break ground here early next year on the world's first commercial "solar tower" power station. "The Energy without the mess. Alternative Energy Science & Technology

The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

Reality aside, the project’s designs in general city planning, transportation, fuel, housing and recreation are imaginative, very attractive and suggestive of a clean, energy efficient and streamlined future. Beautiful, inspiring images fill of clean, pristine architecture.

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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. Most homes or businesses can reduce energy use by 10 per cent—which almost always results in a 10 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions—with a one year payback or less. Reducing this energy can create instant savings.

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. The same survey also shows that Americans have started to feel a bit less worried about climate change.

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

Sierra Club Compass

' We couldn't agree more that the time to act is now.  He must double down on clean energy and cut carbon pollution from smokestacks across the country.   Unless we act now, and act with strength, this could become the new normal. Green Fleets.

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

The Green Changemakers

Barnstorming a world without borders, the President can begin America’s journey toward a bright green future. 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. Aggressively address climate and energy.

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. The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of The American Dream - Global oil peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels are upon us now, Are today's suburbs destined to become the slums of the future? Cuba’s transition to a low-energy society is hopeful and instructive.

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. These agreements need to regulate and put a high price on emissions, and create incentives for a transition to a clean energy economy.

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. E is the energy of the sun-physics and planetary motion. They allow us to create buildings that make the energy of the sun a part of our metabolism and apply it to positive human purpose-the building as "human leaf."

Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

The Green Changemakers

Like all Latin American cities, the city has grown enormously - from 150,000 people in the 1950s to 1.6 He hired teenagers to keep the parks clean. Curitiba builders get a tax break if their projects include green areas. not enough provision for green space) can be avoided.

Planning for Healthy Living: the Next Challenge

The Green Changemakers

First, the action in and relative security of the local streets pulled older people into public places, where contacts could help them get assistance if they needed it. Journal of the American Planning Association, 70, 14-26 Baum, F, and C. Individualism and Commitment in American Life.

Creating the future we want

The Green Changemakers

Population growth, along with increasing affluence in developing nations, is seen as a primary driver of the growing, unsustainable global demand for energy and natural resources. The strength of a green economy is reducing the impact of economic growth on the environment. Alan D.

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. Mrs Michelle Pappalardo, Commissaire Général au Développement Durable, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning The urbanizing of strategic components of the global environmental challenge.