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If we covered the 800 million US parking spaces with solar panels,
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Michael Wu: The Value of Energy to Our Warfighters

The USS America is the latest evidence that our military sees the connection between energy and effectiveness.

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Tim Profeta: The Climate Post: U.S., Military to Plan More Strategically for Climate Change

Climate change is a "threat multiplier" and worse than many of the challenges the U.S. military is already grappling with, according to a new report b...

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Biofuels Plant Converts Plant Waste To Ethanol

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new biofuels plant in southwest Kansas represents the future of ethanol production in the United States, Energy Secretary Ern...

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Seth Shulman: On Green Energy, Ohio Ignores the Evidence

The Ohio state senate packed known opponents of renewable energy onto the review panel mandated to determine whether to make the current freeze permanent. The latest move makes a bad situation worse -- reducing the chance that Ohioans will get the fair evidence-based hearing they deserve about their energy future. [Read more...]



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William Bradley: Jerry Brown Cruises (and Makes an Adjustment) As Kashkari Flails Strangely

With just under three weeks left till the November 4th election, Jerry Brown is driving toward a big win in his quest for a record fourth term as governor of California.

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Peter Getty: The Sun Shines Brightly on Solar Energy

There is no such thing as power to spare in our world today, yet overconsumption continues, despite warnings and encouragement to cut down on electricity usage.

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Hometalk: 8 Homes That Prove You Can Downsize Your Space Without Downsizing Your Style

While a big reno might not be in most people's budgets, small home dwellers can easily turn their tiny havens into the house of their dreams. Want proof? Check these darling dream houses out! [Read more...]



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Plentiful Natural Gas Won’t Stop Climate Change, Study Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new s...

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Bob Keefe: When It Comes to Clean Energy, What’s Wrong With Florida?

Instead of lagging behind relatively little states like Massachusetts, Florida ought to be neck-in-neck with big Sunbelt states like California, Arizona and Nevada when it comes to deploying solar energy. [Read more...]



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Todd R. Miller: The Architect of Germany’s Third Industrial Revolution: an Interview with Jeremy Rifkin

The architect of Germany's energy revolution, economist Jeremy Rifkin, argues that green energy critics have it backwards when it comes to the impact of renewable energy on economic growth. [Read more...]



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Heather Taylor-Miesle: Is Scott Brown Running Clean? "Um, No."

Despite his reputation as something of a moderate, Brown turned out to be extreme on the environment, voting to protect subsidies for oil companies and to weaken offshore drilling protections while receiving big bucks from those same oil companies. [Read more...]



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