6 Times Americans Totally Made Mother Nature Facepalm

We probably shouldn't be proud of the fact that the United States continues to be a global leader in carbon emissions, but apparently some people want...

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Solving Solar’s Shade Problem

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network.

It's fairly obvious to most of us that solar panels aren't a great investment on a shady r...

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One Of The Nation’s Largest Solar Installers Just Bought A Panel Manufacturer

NEW YORK (AP) — The energy world is not keeping up with Elon Musk, so he's trying to take matters into his own hands.

Musk, chairman of the solar i...

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Ohio Guv’s Democratic Challenger Makes Energy Rollbacks A Big Deal

In the next few days, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) plans to sign into law a contentious bill the legislature passed last month that rolls back state rene...

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Americans Are Moving On From Cars

The '57 Chevy was still a year away when the launch of the interstate highway system kicked U.S. car culture into high gear. But six decades later, ch...

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Ohio Legislature Votes To Delay And Weaken State’s Renewable Energy Law

The Ohio House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would roll back the state's renewable energy and energy efficiency law, making Ohi...

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Some Democratic Senate Candidates Want To Talk About Climate; Others, Not So Much

WASHINGTON -- While Republican Senate candidates are nearly unanimous in their desire to either ignore or deny the existence of global warming, the ma...

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Drill Baby Drill: The Secret Trade Memo

WASHINGTON -- The European Union is pressing the Obama administration to expand U.S. fracking, offshore oil drilling and natural gas exploration under...

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How Large-Scale Solar Power Can Reduce Pressure On Farm Land

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network.

Solar power has been growing like crazy in recent years, particularly in terms of utility-...

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White House Solar Panels Are Finally Up

WASHINGTON –- President Barack Obama will visit a Walmart in Mountain View, California, on Friday, where he will be tout the administration's push f...

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Feds Say Hydropower Capacity Could Be Doubled In U.S.

This story originally appeared on Climate Central.

The Grand Canyon was once targeted as a major dam site by the federal government, a project even...

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Environmental Groups Ask U.S. Trade Rep To Drop Complaint Over India’s Solar Policy

WASHINGTON -- A group of environmental organizations is calling on the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to drop a complaint over India's solar ...

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