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President Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline

Published on February 24th, 2015 | by Acadia Otlowski

Today, President Obama vetoed the bill that would allow the Keystone XL pipeline to be built. The measure has been heralded by the conservative-dominated Congress as a job creator, but many on the other side were ... Read More

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IOUs Ransom Solar in Washington

Published on January 28th, 2015 | by Stith A Parham


By Chip Martin, RGB Contributor Utilities in Washington State are making the most of the desperation gripping the solar industry there, dangling the promise of an extended rebate program for the small price of the most ... Read More

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E-Waste: The Global Concern

Published on January 20th, 2015 | by Scott Cooney


In the last decade we’ve witnessed a proliferation of technical innovation that has made computers, smart phones and other electronics affordable, and ultimately, ubiquitous. We’ve embraced the world of consumer electronics with open arms, but their ... Read More



Five States That Made Anti-Solar Efforts in 2014

Published on January 6th, 2015 | by Acadia Otlowski

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As solar panel technology improves, it becomes increasingly less expensive for homeowners to install their own panels and go off the grid. That’s great news for a lot of home owners across the United States. Or, it ... Read More


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Solar Power is Truly a Bipartisan Solution

Published on December 1st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

If you’re at all like me, then you might find listening to the rhetoric being spat back and forth between republicans and democrats to be a bit nauseating. According to our elected officials, whatever ails our ... Read More

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Florida, of all states, is the most vulnerable to climate change - and the most invested in making it happen

Florida doubles down on dinosaur fossil fuels

Published on December 1st, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

By Meteor Blades Twenty-nine states across the nation have mandatory renewables portfolio standards in place. These require that a certain percentage of electricity consumed in the state be generated by renewables—solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, tidal, hydropower—by ... Read More

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Europe's E.ON energy bails on fossil fuels, doubles down on renewables

Biggest European utility jettisons fossil fuels

Published on December 1st, 2014 | by Jeremy Bloom

The biggest player in the Eurpoean energy market is divesting of fossil fuels and nuclear.  E.ON says it sees renewable energy and distributed energy models as the wave of the future. That’s good news for climate ... Read More

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