As part of the Sierra Club's "Beyond Coal Campaign," UNC Chapel Hill seeks to be a leader in a coal-free future.
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.
On Wednesday, the news headlines offered a stark comparison between two possible futures for energy production in America.
The West Virginia mine explosion is, unfortunately, only the most recent reminder of the true price of so-called cheap coal.
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.
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.
In Copenhagen, the question of climate equity will be contentious. But communities in the Global South aren’t waiting for an international agreement. They are turning to sustainable, climate-friendly solutions to address a problem they did little to create, but must nonetheless help to solve.
An Appalachian grandmother says no to coal, yes to wind power.
Power plants across the country use coal from destroyed mountains. Search your zip code to meet the communities and landscapes to which you're connected.
UK Camp for Climate Action
Two extraordinary, but very ordinary women from Tombouctou have set an example for the whole of Africa, and demonstrated how the impossible is possible…
Renewables are taking off :: Production of photovoltaics jumps, technologies are refined and new infrastructure developed
What we can do about electricity :: Sun or coal, wind or nukes? You vote.