Peak Oil: A Chance to Change the World
by Richard HeinbergMay 14, 2011
- For advice about life after graduation, students at Worcester Polytechnic wanted to hear from peak oil scholar Richard Heinberg instead of Exxon's CEO. Here's what he told them.
Nuclear Disaster: Who Foots the Bill?
by Tyson SlocumMar 31, 2011
- Right now, taxpayers insure the nuclear power industry against the costs of disaster. How can we support safer industries, instead?
From Hiroshima to Fukushima: Rethinking Atomic Energy
by Jonathan SchellMar 16, 2011
- The combined devastation of Japan's earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear plant explosion begs the question: Doesn't Mother Nature provide enough forces of destruction without humans adding one of our own?
Nuclear Power: Re-evaluating the Risks
by Amy GoodmanMar 14, 2011
- Amy Goodman interviews experts on what the ongoing nuclear disaster really means for Japan—and the rest of the world.
Public Pressure Saves 2,200 Mountain Acres
by Rebecca LeisherMar 08, 2011
- An Appalachian victory in the battle against mountaintop mining.
The YES! No Impact Diary: Day 5
Jan 07, 2011
- You've laid off the lights and turned down the heat. How are you staying warm?
What’s Next for Offshore Energy?
by Mariam BakshDec 08, 2010
- On the Atlantic Coast, offshore oil drilling is out—and wind energy is in.
In Coal Country, A Win for Clean Energy
by Sue SturgisNov 19, 2010
- A Kentucky power cooperative had plans to burn more coal. Local residents instead demanded cleaner energy and greater efficiency—and won.
Hot Renewable: Wide Interest in Solar Power
by Madeline Ostrander, Doug PibelNov 14, 2010
- The U.S. moves toward a tipping point for solar energy.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Hit the Road
by Alyssa B. JohnsonNov 14, 2010
- How government and industry are getting behind a new breed of electric cars.
Victory Bonds for Clean Energy
by Todd LarsenNov 10, 2010
- What if Americans could support a clean energy future the way they once supported the U.S. war effort?
Individual and Community Resilience
by Jing FongOct 13, 2010
- What makes teenage brains unique? What happens when people from all walks of life play an alternate reality game to create a better future? Lesson plans from Inside the Teenage Brain and World Without Oil.
by Mark EnglerSep 29, 2010
- On the front lines in the fight against coal
Canada-to-Texas Pipeline Plans Draw Criticism
by Laura KaliebeSep 09, 2010
- Activists and residents along the 2,000-mile proposed route fear damage to farming, ecosystems, and water from the transport of what has been called the world's dirtiest source of transportation energy.
Resilient Ideas: Get Off The Grid
by Regina GregorySep 09, 2010
- A pioneering town in Germany pulls off clean, reliable energy with stable prices.