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Renewable Energy

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  • Save the Earth, but don't destroy a desert

    Save the Earth, but don't destroy a desert
    To the editor: I have driven through and visited the Silurian Valley on trips to and from Death Valley. The road from Baker north to Death Valley is a journey through time: vast, beautiful, haunting. Now an energy firm from Spain wants to place a solar...
  • 1st responders take peek inside tank car in training exercise

    1st responders take peek inside tank car in training exercise
    About 60 first responders from a score of Chicago suburbs got an inside look, literally, at the type of railroad car used to haul thousands of gallons of crude oil, ethanol and other potentially hazardous materials through their communities each day....
  • Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?

    Will renewable energy ruin an 'irreplaceable' Mojave desert oasis?
    In one of the hottest, driest places on Earth, velvety sand dunes surround dry lake beds that, with luck, fill with spring rains. Hidden waterways attract a profusion of wildlife and birds; submerged desert rivers periodically erupt in a riot of green....
  • Avon To Particpate In Solarize Connecticut Program

    AVON — Solarize Connecticut, a program that has brought solar power to homes throughout the state, is coming to Avon. Avon is among 15 communities that are in Solarize Connecticut's lastest phase. The program, run by the state's Clean Energy...
  • Where do Hogan and Brown stand on climate change?

    Where do Hogan and Brown stand on climate change?
    Here's the biggest issue in the Maryland governor's race: Rising waters. A Union of Concerned Scientists report this month forecasts accelerated flooding from sea level rise for many East Coast cities, especially Annapolis, Baltimore and Ocean City....
  • Opponents of planned Colombian dams take heart from OAS report

    Opponents of planned Colombian dams take heart from OAS report
    Opponents of a Chinese plan to construct several dams along Colombia's longest river said they were encouraged by an international human rights panel's report Friday that noted "tension" between Latin American mega-projects and "the full exercise of human...
  • Limited Gas, Closing Plants Squeeze Electricity

    Limited Gas, Closing Plants Squeeze Electricity
    Last Jan. 28, in the midst of the so-called polar vortex, only 3,000 megawatts of natural gas-fired electric power were operating in the region. That was out of an installed capacity of 11,000 megawatts. Pipeline constraints limited the availability of...
  • Moment of Friday: 'Biomass Man' creator Megan Daalder sees into 'Black Mirror'

    Moment of Friday: 'Biomass Man' creator Megan Daalder sees into  'Black Mirror'
    As far as musicals go, "Eureka and the Biomass Man" revolves around a pretty unusual topic: a love story between a custodian named Eureka and a large blob of synthetic biological materials known as Biomass Man. There is singing and music and a 7-foot blob...
  • Market-driven clean energy trumps ham-handed EPA rules

    FLINT, Mich. Is there any doubt there are already too many environmental regulations? A recent government report found that the total regulatory costs in the United States amount to almost $2 trillion annually, twice as much as all individual income...
  • Noah Smith: Bad energy, good energy; choose side in moral fight

    Noah Smith: Bad energy, good energy; choose side in moral fight
    The fight to develop renewable energy is a battle of good against evil, and the future of humanity hangs in the balance. No, I'm not talking about climate change (though that is certainly important). I'm talking about the distribution of wealth and...
  • Fight fiercely, Harvard � against global warming

    More than 40 years ago, as a Harvard sophomore, I sat in the classroom of Professor Roger Revelle, who was teaching a course on human population. We learned about Malthus, Norman Borlaug and the green revolution. Revelle, in his heavily stained necktie,...