Rosaly Byrd: 5 Things You Should Know About Generating Electricity From Landfill Gas

We expect using LFG for good will be receiving more attention especially if the EPA is successful in applying the elevated requirements to existing landfills and as countries around the world seek to reduce emissions. [Read more...]

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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – July 8, 2014

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Japan hit with monster typhoon, while Hurricane Arthur breaks a record... [Read more...]

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Peter Bosshard: Government Audit Finds Hydropower Aid Doesn’t Benefit the Poor

Norway is a leading voice in the global dams debate and is often considered a model in development and energy finance. A new audit adds to the growing evidence that large hydropower projects are not effective at reducing poverty, and that better tools for achieving this goal exist. [Read more...]

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Justine Frangouli-Argyris: Powering the Revival of the Greek Economy

New perspectives are opening for Greece as the country slowly emerges from the debt crisis. Last week, after five long years, the Hellenic Capital Ma...

Read more: Renewable Energy, Stock Market, Hellenic Capital Market, Wind Energy, Greece, Business News

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William Bradley: Even With California’s Legislature on Summer Vacation, Things Keep Perking in Jerry Brown World

With the California legislature off on a month's vacation beginning with the 4th of July weekend, it's a period in California politics in which several matters are poised awaiting resolution; namely, policy on water, high-speed rail, and space, the state controller's race, and Governor Jerry Brown's future. [Read more...]

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Gemma Hume: Why the Greenest World Cup Ever Highlights a Shocking Reality

While the organizers of the World Cup should be congratulated on their commitment to renewable energy, this tournament highlights the huge disparity between the investment in energy access in rich and poor countries. [Read more...]

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Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: Patriots Win the Fracking War, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.

Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014

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NCLR Action Fund: The Green and Growing Latino Vote

The question in 2016 and 2020 won't be whether or not the candidate who champions action on the climate captures the Latino vote. Rather, election observers will be asking just how massive of a majority of Latino voters will endorse that green candidate. [Read more...]

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Bob Keefe: In Heartland and Beyond, Businesses Get It: Not Cutting Carbon Pollution Is Risky Business

For businesses, not taking action to cut carbon pollution and address climate change is a business risk that can have serious results. According to "Risky Business," the groundbreaking new report by E2 co-chairs Michael Bloomberg, Henry Paulson, and Tom Steyer, sea-level rise and coastal storms could sap $35 billion out of our economy every year. [Read more...]

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Richard Schiffman: Why Tiny Barbados Is Beating Us on the Road to Green Energy

Are we to believe that a country which sent a man to the moon and created the Internet can't figure out how to integrate alternative power sources into the power grid?

Read more: Power Grid, Wind Power, Electricity, Caribbean, Barbados, Oil, Clean Energy, Climate Change, Solar Power, Green News

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Bob Hagan: A Step Backwards

While Ohio is the first state in the country to freeze its renewable energy standards, more than a dozen states have debated similar bills since 2013 -- a troubling trend led largely by well-funded extremists. [Read more...]

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Swara Salih: Will Offshore Wind Pick up the Speed?

Conventional wind facilities on land, while essential for the renewable energy sector, are troubled by the intermittency of wind strength. But offshore wind facilities could offer an efficient means of drawing a highly abundant source of energy. [Read more...]

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