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Clean Energy

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

The Undead Pipeline Returns The Undead Pipeline Returns
by Madeline Ostrander
The Keystone XL pipeline is back, sort of. But will its promoters’ tactics cause a property rights backlash?
Fracking Bans that Can Stand Fracking Bans that Can Stand
by Maura Stephens
In New York, judges are standing up for communities’ rights to say no to corporate drilling.
A Bold Win Against Big Oil A Bold Win Against Big Oil
by Madeline Ostrander
How people power stopped the Keystone XL Pipeline.
A Jump Start for the Clean Economy A Jump Start for the Clean Economy
by Maria Gallucci
A little-known source of clean energy funding could prove a crucial job-creation engine in the states.
The Scientization of Politics The Scientization of Politics
How did climate science get so politicized—and what can we do about it? Climatologist Michael Mann responds in this TEDx talk.
Henry Red Cloud: Solar Warrior for Native America Henry Red Cloud: Solar Warrior for Native America
by Talli Nauman
The YES! Breakthrough 15: Bringing renewable energy and jobs to reservations.
Protesters Win Pipeline Delay Protesters Win Pipeline Delay
by Brooke Jarvis
How thousands of determined protesters dragged a little-known pipeline into the national spotlight—and convinced the Obama administration to delay its approval.
Film Review: The Last Mountain Film Review: The Last Mountain
by Ayla Harbin
Follow a group of residents-turned-activists in their efforts to save Coal River Mountain, the last one left in an area devastated by mining.
EU: Drawing a Line in the Tar Sands? EU: Drawing a Line in the Tar Sands?
by Robert Mellinger
A controversial move to prohibit oil imported from what’s been called the world’s dirtiest fuel source could be an example for the rest of us.
Four Reasons We Need Less Gas Four Reasons We Need Less Gas
by Lester Brown
These days, Americans are driving less. What that means for the future of our oil dependence.
A Moveable Planet A Moveable Planet
Video: In more than 175 countries, people found creative ways to show they're ready to move away from fossil fuels.
The Coming of the Coal-Free Campus The Coming of the Coal-Free Campus
by Jen Horton
Why students across the country are asking schools to clean up their act.
Get On Your Feet For Moving Planet Day Get On Your Feet For Moving Planet Day
Video: Join us—and 350.org—in the global movement to move beyond fossil fuels on September 24, during No Impact Week.
Film Review: Carbon Nation Film Review: Carbon Nation
by Robert Mellinger
Take a trip across the United States to find out who is developing low-carbon solutions.
What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands What a 10-Year-Old Did for the Tar Sands
by Angela Sterritt
Why a First Nations student from British Columbia is taking on a controversial trans-Canadian pipeline project—through song.
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