Carol Pierson Holding: Why Gloom And Doom Is Not A Good Strategy For Climate Change Advocates

The idea of branding climate change could seem like another exercise in navel-gazing unless you consider the effectiveness of the opposition. They've got branding down, relentlessly repeating the mantra, "science is inconclusive and solutions are exorbitant and unproven." [Read more...]

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Rosaly Byrd: Getting Energy Subsidies to Work in Favor of the Environment

In order to successfully address climate change as a market failure, the oil and gas industry must internalize social and environmental costs involved with producing carbon dioxide -- not be given tax breaks and subsidies for continuing this economically inefficient and environmentally devastating behavior. [Read more...]

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New Method Could Help Produce Clean Hydrogen From Renewable Energy

Scientists at Scotland's University of Glasgow say they've found a new way to produce hydrogen from clean, renewable energy sources.

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Cellulosic Feedstock: The Gap Between Switchgrass And High Yield Corn

Jim Lane 

As the first wave of cellulosic biorefineries launch — is there really enough affordable feedstock for the next wave? Can growers make enough money to justify the switch…and risk? [Read more...]

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Technische Universität München (TUM) Study: Trees Continue to Grow at a Faster Rate.

Scientists put the growth acceleration down to rising temperatures, extended growing season as well as increased carbon dioxide and nitrogen.

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Mark Ruffalo: Clean Energy Is a 100 Percent American Success Story

By finding alternatives to fossil fuels that pollute our air and disrupt our climate, American businesses, families and communities are showcasing the single most practical way to tackle climate change, starting now. [Read more...]

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Frances Beinecke: UN Climate Summit Will Be a Time of Reckoning

Even as other countries move forward, the US must continue to lead. The US is the second largest carbon emitter in the world and the largest overall contributor to the climate crisis. We have an obligation to take bold steps to reduce our own carbon pollution. [Read more...]

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Duke Energy Commits $500 Million to North Carolina Solar Power.

The company will acquire and construct three solar facilities – totaling 128 megawatts (MW) of capacity – including the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) facility east of the Mississippi River. The three facilities will be located in Bladen, Duplin and Wilson counties.Duke Energy also signed power-purchase agreements with five new solar projects in the state, representing 150 MW of capacity.

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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – September 16, 2014

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Baby, it's hot outside: Hottest year on record in California, hottest ... [Read more...]

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Justin Guay: World Looks to OECD as High Level Commission Calls for Phasing Out Coal

Perhaps most importantly, the report calls for governments to shift the "burden of proof" away from assuming that coal is the only solution to the world's growing energy demands and instead takes into consideration the devastating social, environmental and economic costs of coal. [Read more...]

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