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Renewable Energy

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  • The Problem Isn't A Lack Of Food Production

    Feeding the world's growing population is a problem that can't wait for an answer. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, agricultural production will need to increase 70 percent by 2050 to keep up with demand....
  • NTSB head: Oil tanker rail 'safety has been compromised'

    NTSB head: Oil tanker rail 'safety has been compromised'
    The recent spate of accidents in the U.S. and Canada involving trains carrying crude oil demonstrates that “far too often, safety has been compromised,” the head of the top U.S. transportation safety agency said today. The amount of crude...
  • Skepticism on power companies well-earned [Editorial]

    Skepticism on power companies well-earned [Editorial]
    Like it or not, a new generation of electric meters is on its way to Harford County. BGE has called the new devices smart meters, a name that appears to have been coined to capitalize on the popularity of smart phones, even as that tactic appears to...
  • Domino Sugars sign goes solar

    Domino Sugars sign goes solar
    Think sunshine — not just sweetness — when you see the Domino Sugars sign lighting up the Inner Harbor at night. Solar panels have been installed on a rooftop at the sugar refinery off Key Highway to illuminate the neon fixture that's long...
  • Argentina moves to eliminate taxes paid by biodiesel producers

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Monday asked Congress to eliminate some of the taxes paid by biodiesel manufacturers in a bid to support an industry hard hit by European Union anti-dumping measures. Argentine...
  • Koch brothers, big utilities attack solar, green energy policies

    WASHINGTON — The political attack ad that ran recently in Arizona had some familiar hallmarks of the genre, including a greedy villain who hogged sweets for himself and made children cry. But the bad guy, in this case, wasn't a fat-cat lobbyist or...
  • Earth Day is a melting pot for green intentions

    Earth Day is a melting pot for green intentions
    Earth Day is a time for reflecting upon the planet's plights – and, now, glazed doughnuts to go. The environmental holiday, which we celebrate today, has been an expanding melting pot of green intentions since the first one in 1970. That was...
  • Biofuels may be worse for environment than gasoline in short run, study says

    Biofuels are known as an environmentally friendly alternative to gasoline. But two recent studies call into question how green they really are. According to one study published in the journal Nature Climate Change, fuels derived from corn stover -- or...
  • Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact

    Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact
    [This post was updated at 10:24] Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment. On Monday, the company launched a revamped website that highlights its progress and...
  • A wind-win situation [Commentary]

    A wind-win situation [Commentary]
    There is no doubt that national security is of paramount importance. But what if Maryland can protect one of its crown jewel military assets, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, while also boosting domestic energy security and taking advantage of the...
  • Gone with the wind farm?

    Gone with the wind farm?
    For Southern Maryland, the Patuxent River Naval Air Station is an economic engine like no other. It accounts for $6.6 billion in economic activity, including 41,185 jobs, so it's small wonder that elected leaders from that region of the state are...