Lorena Aguilar: Energy Equality on Earth Day

This year, the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, I would like to pause and look specifically at the relationship between equality, energy and the environment.

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Earthjustice: On Franzen’s Theory and Uniting Our Climate Things

I stand by this critique of what Franzen's essay gets wrong, but I didn't credit what it implicitly gets right ⎯- that is, the climate fight is disconnected from what we individually cherish. My heart, too, rebels at the idea that tons of carbon avoided trump everything else. [Read more...]



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9 Easy Earth Day Tips You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

You don't have to buy a hybrid car or install solar panels to make changes that have a significant environmental benefit, save money, and are easy to do. Here's a list of 9 Earth Day tips you probably won't find anywhere else. Altogether they could put several hundred dollars back in your pocket due to lower utility bills while preventing around a



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Mary Anne Hitt: Spartans Move Beyond Coal

Michigan State University announced that it will retire the largest on-campus coal plant in the U.S. by 2016 -- making it the 188th coal plant announced for retirement since the Beyond Coal campaign started in 2010. [Read more...]



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Australia’s Biggest Power Producer Sees Future without Coal

Australia’s largest electricity producer committed to close its coal-fired power plants within 35 years as part of an effort to cut the nation’s dependence on the fossil fuel.



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Joel Levin: California Needs a Strategy for Sustainable Natural Gas

If we are going to achieve the 80 percent reduction in emissions proposed by state legislators in S.B. 32, we will need to think clearly about the role that natural gas plays now and the role that we envision for it in the future. [Read more...]



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The Real Impact of Plastic and How to Kick the Habit for Good

Among the substances polluting our land and water, plastic is both insidious and destructive. Single-use plastic bags are among the most damaging.



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Jim Selman: How Do You Shift Consciousness About Energy Practices? (VIDEO)

Jim Selman and Rinaldo Brutoco of the World Business Academy discuss The Clean Energy Moonshot Project.

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R.F. Hemphill: 6 Facts About the Impending Renewable Energy Revolution

There is good news about renewable energy, and it matters to all electricity consumers -- which means all of us. So why am I qualified to share these facts with you?

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Brazil to Offer Ambitious Climate Plan With More Renewables

Brazil will increase the use of renewable energy, target zero net deforestation and push for low-carbon agriculture as part of its climate proposal, Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira said in an interview.



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