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Clean Energy

How to tap the sun, wind, tide, and other planet-friendly sources of power.

Barefoot Photographers :: Photo Essay :4:
13 Best Energy Ideas 13 Best Energy Ideas
by Sarah van Gelder
Investment in energy projects will total $16 trillion in the next two decades. Sarah van Gelder lays out over a dozen sustainable energy policies and technologies that can make our infrastructure more climate friendly.
Electricity: An Astonishing     Abundance Electricity: An Astonishing Abundance
by Guy Dauncey
Solar energy from photovoltaics, energy from wind, energy from waves and times and from geothermal sources add up to enough to transition from fossil fuels. It is doable.
Local Energy, Local Power Local Energy, Local Power
by Winona LaDuke
Energy for Democracy - wind on the Great Plains could power the country. Tribes are working to bring energy production home.
It Takes Energy to Make Energy It Takes Energy to Make Energy
by Doug Pibel
Biofuel creation graphically explained.
Peak oil preview: North Korea &     Cuba Peak oil preview: North Korea & Cuba
by Dale Jiajun Wen
Cuba survived much more comfortably than North Korea after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the consequent diminished oil supply. The government reaction of both countries is examined as a precursor to Peak Oil throughout the world.
Questions for Students: Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Questions for reflection and discussion from the article "Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia"
Making it Last
by Hunter Lovins
Hunter Lovins helped found and manage the Rocky Mountain Institute, famous for turning conventional wisdom about energy on its head. She’s still changing minds in the worlds of business, nonprofits, and government, showing a more sustainable path to prosperity.
Cool Technologies Cool Technologies
Ten of our favorite simple ways to cut oil dependence.
Getting There on Less Getting There on Less
by Guy Dauncey
How might we get around with less oil? Here’s a 12-step program to kick our addiction to gas guzzling.
Resource Guide: Can We Live Without Oil? Resource Guide: Can We Live Without Oil?
Books and website listings that deal with alternatives to oil, and conservation. energy efficiency and renewable energy/fuels, alternative transportation, understanding the problem with oil
Tribes Find Power In Wind Tribes Find Power In Wind
by Winona LaDuke
Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, COUP, first wind generator dedicated on Rosebud Reservation, clean energy windshed. sustainable homeland economic development. summer 2003.
A Sustainable Energy Plan For the     US A Sustainable Energy Plan For the US
by Guy Dauncey
Examines the policies, technologies, and strategies that could lead the US and the world to a sustainable energy future.
Where There's a Way Where There's a Way
by Michael M'Gonigle
Where there's a way, by Michael M'Gonigle. Global Trade Agreements are just the latest way local communities are losing control over the surrounding forests and the watersheds. If there was a way to reclaim the commons, might there also be a political will?
YES! But How? :: Electricity, Dry Cleaning, Birch YES! But How? :: Electricity, Dry Cleaning, Birch
by Doug Pibel, Annie Berthold-Bond
Green Electricity, Avoiding Dry-Cleaning , Using Black Birch , and Non-toxic Wood Stain
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