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Wind power records set in Scotland and India

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15 mentions3 weeks ago
Scottish wind turbines sent more than 1.2 million megawatt hours of electricity to the National Grid in March, according to new analysis of data from WeatherEnergy by WWF Scotland. In ...

City boosts its use of solar power

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3 mentions2 months ago
Houston, the nation's largest municipal buyer of renewable energy, plans to grow its green power use through an expanded agreement with a solar plant under construction near Alpine in West ...

Oceans Are Losing Oxygen. Here’s Why That’s a Big Problem

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33 mentions2 months ago
Late Night TelevisionJimmy Kimmel's Highlight Reel Digs Into President Trump on the MediaMiddle EastLet's Talk About a One-State Solution Where Israelis and Palestinians Are Equalsocial studiesWhy It’s a Lot Harder ...

Clifton Springs basks in solar power

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2 mentions2 months ago
Village officials mark the opening of a solar array that is expected to save $400,000 over 30 years. CLIFTON SPRINGS — At first, Clifton Springs Mayor Bill Hunter wondered if ...

Portland commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050

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14 mentions2 weeks ago
Multnomah County is the most populous county in Oregon. Its Chair, Deborah Kafoury, welcomed the news. "This is a pledge to our children's future,'' she said. "100 percent renewables means ...

Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage for Surplus Solar and Wind Power

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30 mentions4 weeks ago
Germany is embarking on an innovative project to turn a hard coal mine into a giant battery that can store surplus solar and wind energy and release it when supplies ...

Portland Commits to 100% Renewables, Joins 25 Other Cities

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Food Urban Farmer Transforms Community Into Thriving Local Food Haven By Melissa Denchak Most people don't move to New York City and become farmers. Sheryll Durrant certainly wasn't planning to ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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32 mentions1 month ago
Lawmakers in California and Massachusetts have recently introduced bills that would require their respective states to get all of its electricity from renewable energy sources. California Senate leader Kevin de ...

Georgetown now 100 percent powered by renewable energy

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5 mentions2 months ago
Local The city of Georgetown is now one of the first cities in the U.S. to run on 100 percent renewable energy. The milestone is met after the city ended ...

Rising oceans to submerge climate-change denier Donald Trump's resorts over the coming years

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11 mentions2 weeks ago
Donald Trump once said climate change was a “hoax” invented by the Chinese but the phenomenon could be responsible for flooding his own Florida properties. Environmental experts lined up to ...

30 Cities Look To Trump Anti-Science Trump With Huge $10 Billion Electric Vehicle Buy

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10 mentions1 month ago
March 16th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanA $10 billion order for 114,000 electric vehicles — would that make your preferred legacy automaker wake up? Let’s start with what’s not news, just ...

Buying an electric vehicle? A growing list of states will charge you extra yearly fees.

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11 mentions2 months ago
Electric vehicles serve the public good — they reduce local air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. But these social benefits are not reflected in the price of the vehicles, which ...

Chicago wants to become a renewable energy powerhouse

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
City buildings in Chicago are to be powered by 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2025, the city's Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced. In a release over the weekend ...

Meet the Rural Advocates for Keeping Federal Lands Just the Way They Are

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
While some in Congress look to sell off public lands, rural communities push backBy Jim O’Donnell | Jimmy Sanchez, the 55-year-old farmer and mayordomo of the Acequia de la Sierra ...

7-Eleven Signs Big Wind Power Agreement In Texas

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5 mentions4 weeks ago
Irving, Texas-headquartered 7-Eleven Inc. has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100% wind energy for all of its Texas stores located in “competitive energy markets” – which covers ...

How drones are helping design the solar power plants of the future

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41 mentions2 months ago
At the edge of a plot of muddy farmland, a few miles down the road from the University of California at Davis, an engineer takes a few quick steps across ...

The rural renewable power renaissance

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
Abita Springs, Louisiana, a bedroom community of 2,365 about an hour north of New Orleans, is the picture of a small Southern town. The fifth-largest city in St. Tammany Parish,

Beyond the Bird Feeder

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2 mentions4 weeks ago
Audubon’s national database for DIY native bird conservationBy Alexandra Malloy | Beyond making sure your bird feeder is filled and squirrel-free, maintaining your yard with the proper plants is a ...