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16/4/2014
Recently, the US State Department released yet another report on the environmental impacts of building the Keystone pipeline. The report is shocking in its ironic juxtaposition of real greenhouse gas emissions and the potential impact on the ...   
14/3/2014
Arizona startup Green Energy Storage wants to transform an abandoned open-pit copper mine 45 miles south of Phoenix into a large-scale solar power and pumped-hydro storage facility. Although still in the early days of development, the ...   
26/2/2014
An estimated 35 million gallons of arsenic-contaminated water and ash has spilled into the Dan River since February 2, when a stormwater pipe broke beneath an unlined coal ash storage pond at Duke Energy`s retired power plant in Eden, near the ...   
31/1/2014
In its final environmental review of TransCanada`s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department today acknowledges for the first time that the pipeline could "significantly impact" climate change. Unlike its previous reviews ...   
30/1/2014
Inside a ceremonial longhouse in northern Oregon last September, the sun's rays spilling between the high-peaked beams, Davis Yellowash Washines was seated in full ceremonial dress -- yellow headband, red sash, beaded shoes. A rawhide drum rested ...   
17/1/2014
In the same days an entrepreneur went on federal trial for fraud over an unproven "clean coal" scheme, President Obama`s Department of Energy (DOE) gave a game-changing approval for a $1 billion gift to continue the unproven FutureGen "clean ...   
17/1/2014
It took a few days after a state of emergency was declared across nine West Virginia counties--and one-sixth of the state’s population was told not to drink or bathe using their tap water--for the national news media to discover a story of ...   
14/1/2014
In December at Georgetown University, Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate Action and the Center for American Progress Action Fund brought together experts from around the U.S. and Canada to answer the question: Can Keystone Pass the President`s Climate ...   
13/12/2013
A decision 90 years ago by the people of Sacramento, Calif. to oust a private electric company and start a government-owned utility has been the unlikely inspiration for Berliners trying to wrest control of Germany's largest grid from a ...   
8/12/2013
The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) doesn’t go to China very often. But when she does it generates a lot of attention. After all, Administrator McCarthy and the EPA are important actors in implementing President Obama’s ...   
29/10/2013
It's Friday night in the "energy capital of the nation,' a sprawled-out strip mall in Campbell County, Wyoming, called Gillette. In a bar on Highway 59, the liquor bottles are backlit in neon green, and a bartender covered in glitter slings ...   
29/10/2013
One year ago, Superstorm Sandy ripped through the Northeast with unprecedented force. I still remember the harried calls to loved ones, the anxious waiting to hear from friends in harms way, and the heartbreak for those who lost so much. More ...   
5/10/2013
Within the voluminous report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published on Sept. 27 is a conclusion as sobering as any climate change warning to date. The world is currently on track to emit enough ...   
30/9/2013
The current plan to address one of China’s pressing environmental crises--polluted urban air--could have the unintended effect of creating other ecological catastrophes in China and beyond. Northern China’s reliance on burning coal for ...   
29/9/2013
The current plan to address one of China’s pressing environmental crises—polluted urban air—could have the unintended effect of creating other ecological catastrophes in China and beyond. Northern China’s reliance on burning coal for ...   
27/9/2013
Only a few years ago, fighting global warming was a front burner topic among state policy makers. But the issue has been largely ignored in Wisconsin since 2010 with the collapse of legislation that would have required a big shift to ...   
26/9/2013
China is strengthening its efforts in developing clean energy, but obstacles remain, as Wu Wencong reports from Lianyungang, Jiangsu province. When it comes to finding the solution to China's air pollution problem, experts and ...   
20/9/2013
The Obama administration has decided to revive a controversial loan guarantee program at the Energy Department, administration officials said on Thursday, even as the program remains under Congressional scrutiny after losing hundreds of millions ...   
15/9/2013
The coal industry, feeling threatened by federal efforts to promote wind and solar power, has opened a counterattack by opposing President Obama's nomination of a renewable electricity advocate to head the federal agency with jurisdiction over ...   
7/9/2013
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama formally proposing "joint action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the oil and gas sector," if that is what's needed to gain approval of the Keystone XL pipeline ...   
7/9/2013
Yesterday, I spent part of the afternoon down in Bluefield, listening as Sen. Jay Rockefeller talked with black lung victims, miners’ health advocates and public health professionals about the black lung epidemic across our nation’s coalfields. ...   
27/8/2013
Entergy Corp will shut the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, citing high costs tied to regulation and competition from cheap natural gas, bringing to an end a long battle with politicians and environmentalists seeking to close ...   
17/8/2013
Environmental advocates have held rallies and public outreach events and are rolling out advertisements to build public opinion in support of President Obama's climate change plan. The events, including public rallies, screenings of ...   
1/8/2013
Democrats from West Virginia, concerned about jobs in the major coal-producing state, urged President Barack Obama's chief environmental regulator to be flexible when putting in place future federal curbs on carbon emissions. A ...   
20/7/2013
In the forests of Allendale County is a wood-burning power plant with the capacity to release tons of pollution that many other industrial plants must control. Under construction for most of the past two years, the Allendale plant is one ...   

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