Erik Rancatore: How Can Nuclear Science Promote Sustainable Development?

Earth Day 2014 provides an opportunity to look at what nuclear science and technology has done to establish sustainable development by improving health and the quality of life. [Read more...]

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Mary Anne Hitt: Students Sit-In, Rally to Get Washington University to Cut Ties With Peabody Coal

If you're looking for clean energy inspiration, we've had lots of it this past week, courtesy of a phenomenal group of Washington University (St. Loui...

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Amanda Hanley: 6 Ways Chicagoland is Greener and Cleaner Than You Think (Part I)

In 2010, Chicago was ranked the third-largest center for clean economy jobs in the nation.

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Amanda Hanley: 6 More Ways Chicagoland is Greener and Cleaner Than You Think (Part II)

Thanks to an exploding food movement over the past 10 years, more food than ever is now being grown in backyards, rooftops, vacant lots and abandoned factories throughout Chicagoland. [Read more...]

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Michael Brune: The One Thing to Remember on Earth Day

As the Club entered the 21st century, we realized that simply saving the places we loved wouldn't be enough. If we fail to address the threat of climate destruction, we could see much of the progress we have achieved -- John Muir's legacy -- undone. [Read more...]

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This Invention Could Help Us Use Solar Energy Even After The Sun Has Set

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network.

Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have revealed a novel way to store solar energy i...

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Cintia Cabib: Films Champion Inspiring Youth Solutions to Climate Change

"If the adults don't do enough, we have to do it because we will live on earth for another 80 or 90 years and our children will live even longer." The...

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Steven Cohen: Why a Climate Treaty or Carbon Tax Is Unlikely

Let's face the fact that our lifestyles and the aspirations of billions of people in the developing world will require more, not less, energy in the future.

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Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: Super Cheap Solutions, and More!

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

Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 17 2014

How unusua... [Read more...]

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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – April 17, 2014

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: One year since the deadly West, TX fertilizer explosion: has anything c... [Read more...]

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The 20 Best Cities For Solar Power

In a speech this week at the University of Hawaii, former Vice President Al Gore called one key factor a "game changer" in the fight against climate c...

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Robert Redford: President Obama, Put the Arctic Off-Limits to Big Oil

Four years ago this week, BP's Deepwater Horizon drill platform exploded. Eleven workers died that day. Their bodies were never found. Over the next 87 days, 210 million gallons of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico. It fouled fishing grounds, ravaged the coastline, and shut down tourism. The world got an ugly look at some of the terrible hidden costs of fossil fuels. Spill-related health problems plague the people and the wildlife of the Gulf to this very day. I personally hoped that we, as a nation, would quickly learn from this tragedy and move swiftly to prevent a repeat disaster in our most vulnerable coastal environments. So it boggles the mind that Shell Oil is still determined to drill in one of the most fragile and remote ecosystems on Earth: the Arctic Ocean -- the last bastion of America's polar bears, endangered bowhead whales and other rare wildlife. [Read more...]

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