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This Land Is Our Land

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4 mentions1 month ago
How some pioneering Colorado farmers are modeling their operations after a Minnesota real estate cooperativeBy Stacey McKenna | Drive along the northern edge of Fort Collins, Colorado—a booming college town ...

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

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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 ...

Near-record growth propels wind power into first place as America’s largest renewable resource

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February 9, 2017 ARLINGTON, Texas, Feb. 9, 2017 — American wind power just achieved its second strongest quarter ever for newly installed energy generating capacity according to a new report ...

Clifton Springs basks in solar power

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2 mentions4 weeks 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 ...

States Lead the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy

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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 ...

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

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22 mentions1 day 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 ...

Georgetown now 100 percent powered by renewable energy

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5 mentions3 weeks 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 ...

Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016

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47 mentions1 month ago
Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. But ...

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

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41 mentions3 weeks 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 ...

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

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10 mentions6 days 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 ...

Protect the environment, reject Pruitt: Our view

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30 mentions2 months ago
Much of the debate over human-caused climate change has been focused on whether the threat has been overestimated. But what if the threat has been underestimated? Scientists are constantly being ...

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

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11 mentions1 month 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 ...

Victory: These Two Cities Just Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

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18 mentions1 month ago
Pueblo, Colorado and Moab, Utah, this week became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the U.S. to commit to transition to 100 percent clean, renewable energy. The Pueblo City Council ...

City boosts its use of solar power

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3 mentions4 weeks 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 ...

Chemical Plant Boom Spurred by Fracking Will Bring Smog, Plastic Glut, and Risks to Workers' Health, New Report Warns

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9 mentions1 month ago
On the heels of the shale gas rush that's swept the U.S. for the past decade, another wave of fossil fuel-based projects is coming — a plastic and petrochemical manufacturing ...

Scotland Eyes 50 Percent Renewable Energy by 2030

24 mentions2 months ago
By Severen Carrell, The Guardian The Scottish government has taken the first steps to heavily cutting the country’s reliance on North Sea oil and gas after calling for 50 percent ...

The oceans are losing oxygen, posing growing threats to marine life, scientists report

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56 mentions1 month ago
A large research synthesis, published in one of the world’s most influential scientific journals, has detected a decline in the amount of dissolved oxygen in oceans around the world — ...