Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation, Churches Divest, and More!

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

Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 20 2014

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Jorge Madrid: Does Big Oil Really Care About Vulnerable Communities?

Do oil companies really care about vulnerable populations like low income people and communities of color? Could it be that they are using these families as a smokescreen for killing environmental protections and protecting their profits? [Read more...]

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California’s Clean Energy Goals In Danger

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Already locked in its third dry year, an ongoing drought could complicate California's battle against global warming and make i...

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William Bradley: California Republicans in Focus: The Controller’s Race Gets A Democrat, Kashkari vs. Schwarzenegger, The Brown Parade Rolls On

The long road back for California Republicans came into clearer focus in the past few days as the Democratic candidate in the race for state controlle...

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Samarth Pathak: Sustainable Development: An Agenda for India

This is a historic opportunity for India to take the lead in shaping the global sustainability agenda. Backed by a strong electoral mandate, the new Indian government has been actively rooting for clean technology and energy efficiency in its endeavor to pursue a low-carbon growth model. [Read more...]

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Clint Wilder: As Clean Energy Goes Mainstream, Leadership Is Squarely Focused On States and Cities

The recently released 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index from Clean Edge, the research and advisory firm where I am senior editor, finds the U.S. clean-tech market making impressive strides in many areas, while still hampered by inaction and inertia in others. [Read more...]

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

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Australia's Rightwing government repeals successful landmark carbon tax... [Read more...]

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Phyllis Cuttino: Ex-Im Bank’s Role in Supporting Clean Energy

At a time when clean energy markets around the world are growing swiftly and offer opportunities for U.S. exports, the Ex-Im bank plays a critical role in project financing for renewable energy projects. [Read more...]

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Sunil Sharan: Bringing Life to Renewable Energy

Since clean energy still remains more expensive than fossil-fuel energy, mandating its procurement necessarily entails a small monthly surcharge upon utility customers. But why should some customers pay while others do not? [Read more...]

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Bob Keefe: Rural Co-Ops See the Light on Renewable Energy — Even if Industry Lobbyists Don’t

Rural electric co-ops got their start more than 70 years ago thanks to a smart piece of public policy -- the New Deal.

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Major Challenges For China’s Eco-Cities Initiative

China is embarking on one of its most ambitious engineering challenges to date: the construction of the Phoenix Towers, a pair of skyscrapers in t...

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Peter Schwartz: Peripheral Vision: Climate Change and Global Development in the 21st Century (Pt. IV: Long-Tail Liberation)

Global warming poses an existential threat to life on Earth. This existential threat challenges our capabilities and calls into question the viability and effectiveness of mechanically conceived grid maintenance options. [Read more...]

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