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February 24, 2014 BLOOMBERG VIEW: Fracking doesn't have to leave us parchedSource: Sun Herald
Among the environmental worries posed by hydraulic fracturing, including the release of methane into the air and contamination of groundwater, one has recently escalated: the concern that the enormous quantities of water used in...
February 20, 2014 How a CEO Reacts When Robert Redford Pegs Him a VillainSource: Bloomberg
So there is Russ Girling, TransCanada Corp.’s chief executive officer, tubing giddily through a meandering oil pipeline, crude oil streaking his face, cackling about how a “little old-fashioned lying” got a gullible American...
Did President Obama just finally come out as pro-nuke? I’m not referring to the President’s State of the Union Address last month. In that speech, the President made no mention of how nuclear energy production actually fits into...
February 12, 2014 Enough Is Enough: Coal Pollution Spills Reveal a Water Safety CrisisSource: Huff Post
When it comes to rivers and clean, safe water, you don't know what you've got until it's gone. Hundreds of thousands of people have learned that the hard way over recent weeks, after a dangerous coal chemical spilled into the Elk...
February 10, 2014 Who's to Blame for Climate Change' (Op-Ed)
Yahoo! News - Elliott Negin is the director of news and commentary at the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS). This article is adapted from a piece that appeared on the Huffington Post. Negin contributed this...
January 13, 2014 Signs of Success in Cutting Carbon From the Power SectorSource: Huff Post
This week, the Environmental Protection Agency is publishing proposed rules to reduce carbon pollution from new power plants. That's an important -- and prudent -- step forward on fighting climate change. The proposed rules would...
January 7, 2014 Clean energy should do without special tax breaks - EditorialSource: Washington Post
ONE OF the oldest federal policies to combat climate change just expired. Good riddance. On Jan. 1, Congress allowed a collection of special tax breaks to lapse. Among them was the wind production tax credit . With a...
January 6, 2014 U.S. must be a leader on reducing carbon emissions -- Dan Slick
madison - But soldiers and sports fans know leaders are the ones who make sacrifices ... We must act together and find our way to a carbon-free future. The State Journal should have as an editorial priority a national...
November 27, 2013 Jigar Shah on why hybrid cars are overrated
Fortune Tech - 1. What alternative energy projects are you most excited about' Originally my inspiration came from solar energy. While that is still near and dear to my heart, my work at the îCarbon War Roomî showed...
November 19, 2013 Wealthy nations pledged billions to help the poor adapt to climate change. Where did it all go?Source: Washington Post
One of the cruel ironies of climate change is that the poor countries that have contributed the least to the problem are expected to get hit the hardest. That's why, in recent years, many of the world's wealthier nations —...
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