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Top 10 Cities Leading in Urban Sustainability

Published: 
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 8:25am

Cities have leapt ahead of slow-moving bureaucratic national governments to create more sustainable living environments.

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California, catch the next big energy wave

Published: 
Mon, 07/15/2013 - 8:43am
Category: 
Energy

The first U.S. offshore wind turbine hooked into the U.S. power grid in June, but not in the "green" state of California.

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Tax Programs to Finance Clean Energy Catch On

Published: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 4:50pm
Category: 
Energy

Over the years, as Rick Murphy helped expand his family’s auto business in Edina, Minn., outside Minneapolis, he wanted to install solar panels to cut the electricity bills, but the upfront cost was too high.

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Can Wind, Water and Sunlight Power New York by 2050?

Published: 
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 9:23am
Category: 
Energy

A group of scientists and energy analysts has laid out a path under which New York State could, in theory, eliminate its use of fossil fuels and nuclear power — including for transportation — by 2050. 

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Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future)

Published: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 (All day)

Few things distract our nation like the selection of its leader. But while we were obsessing over polls, swing states and Paul Ryan's workout photos, the calculus that determines the future of life on Earth only got grimmer.

The climate crisis is deepening, rare plants and animals are vanishing at an accelerating clip, and politicians -- well supported by the polluter class -- are freshly emboldened to chip away at laws that protect our water, air, environment and wildlife.