How to tap the sun, wind, tide, and other planet-friendly sources of power.
Water for Energy Is a Waste
by Ashlee Greenposted Jun 30, 2010
- Power plants suck more water out of the nation’s watersheds than any other single user—more than 40 percent.
New Heroes in the Fight Against Big Oil
by Madeline Ostranderposted Jun 25, 2010
- How one Florida restaurant owner has organized a force against offshore drilling.
Bonn Climate Talks: Beyond BP
by Jamie Hennposted Jun 17, 2010
- Even as we work to prevent future disasters and break the U.S. oil addiction, we must keep up pressure for a fair, ambitious climate treaty.
Where Do Our Carbon Emissions Come From, Anyway?
by Richard Conlinposted Jun 15, 2010
- Seattle is working to become America's first climate neutral city. But first, it has to figure out where its carbon comes from.
Polls: Time for Action
by Madeline Ostranderposted Jun 11, 2010
- In the wake of the BP disaster in the Gulf, Americans are ready for clean energy.
What Are People Doing About the Gulf Disaster?
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 08, 2010
- In the last week, anger at the BP oil disaster has turned into action.
Perseverance: Lost in the Gulf of Mexico
by Margaret Wheatleyposted Jun 04, 2010
- We need to surrender our need to blame, acknowledge that we are truly lost, and then reclaim our capacity to think together if we are to find a way to solutions.
Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster
by Sarah van Gelderposted Jun 01, 2010
- Instead of sitting helplessly on the sidelines, here are six things every American can do.
UNC Chapel Hill Coal Free by 2020
by Kaitlin Baileyposted Jun 01, 2010
- Under pressure from students to meet climate targets, a university turns to clean power.
John Francis: Walking Away From Oil
by Madeline Ostranderposted May 28, 2010
- When an oil spill coated birds in San Francisco Bay 40 years ago, he quit driving. Then he quit speaking. Madeline Ostrander asked him what he learned in that process that can help us deal with the BP oil spill.
Of Wind Farms and Oil Spills
by Scott Gastposted Apr 29, 2010
- On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
The High Cost of Cheap Coal
by Brooke Jarvisposted Apr 07, 2010
- More and more people are recalculating the true price of coal and deciding it’s simply too high to pay.
A Global Push for Renewable Energy
by Alice Slaterposted Jan 21, 2010
- With 142 member nations already signed on, the new International Renewable Energy Agency is promoting a fast, global transition to clean, safe, and renewable energy.
No Need to Wait (or Pay) for Climate Technology
by David Bollierposted Dec 04, 2009
- Did you think most clean energy technology is locked up by patent holders? The Global Innovation Commons lists thousands of energy-saving technologies already in the public domain.
A Fast Track from Coal to Clean Energy
by Alisa Gravitzposted Dec 01, 2009
- New coal plants halted; new renewables coming on line. But what about the old, dirty coal plants?