How to tap the sun, wind, tide, and other planet-friendly sources of power.
Peak Oil: A Chance to Change the World
by Richard Heinbergposted May 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 Slocumposted Mar 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 Schellposted Mar 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 Goodmanposted Mar 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 Leisherposted Mar 08, 2011
- An Appalachian victory in the battle against mountaintop mining.
The YES! No Impact Diary: Day 5
posted 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 Bakshposted Dec 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 Sturgisposted Nov 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 Pibelposted Nov 14, 2010
- The U.S. moves toward a tipping point for solar energy.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Hit the Road
by Alyssa B. Johnsonposted Nov 14, 2010
- How government and industry are getting behind a new breed of electric cars.
Victory Bonds for Clean Energy
by Todd Larsenposted Nov 10, 2010
- What if Americans could support a clean energy future the way they once supported the U.S. war effort?
Curriculum & Resources: Individual and Community Resilience
posted Oct 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 Englerposted Sep 29, 2010
- On the front lines in the fight against coal
Resilient Ideas: Get Off The Grid
by Regina Gregoryposted Sep 09, 2010
- A pioneering town in Germany pulls off clean, reliable energy with stable prices.
Resilient Ideas: Sunshine On The Menu
by Ari LeVeauxposted Sep 09, 2010
- Come for the food, stay for the art at New York City's first solar-powered restaurant.