Renewable Energy

Buffalo made its fortune in long-gone heavy industries such as steel. Now a new industrial revolution—in renewable energy—is bringing new life to the coldest, northernmost city of the American Rust Belt.
6 days ago   New York Times
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors acted against the recommendations of county planners in moving toward banning utility-scale wind energy production from unincorporated parts of the county.
Jul 17, 2015   Los Angeles Daily News
The Swansea Tidal Lagoon, planned for the Bristol Channel on the southern coast of Wales, spares no expense in delivering first-of-its-kind renewable energy.
Jul 4, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
The headline from Quartz doesn’t hold back: "Renewable energy just had its best year ever."
Jun 27, 2015   Quartz
Some state legislators in Texas are declaring "mission accomplished" and moving to freeze the state's Renewable Energy Credit program.
Mar 26, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Kudos are in order for the Central American nation of Costa Rica. We suspect running your country without burning fossil fuels is its own reward, however.
Mar 23, 2015   Science Alert
Georgetown, located north of Austin and home to 54,000 Texans, will soon be a part of the future, by running completely on renewable energy.
Mar 18, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The fossil fuel industry has convinced the public that aggressive carbon reduction will harm the economy. Au contraire. The carbon reduction leader will secure its place at the top of the global economy, argues UrbDeZine Editor Bill Adams.
Mar 11, 2015   UrbDeZine
Tim McDonnell shares news of a recent report outlining how Americans are using energy that offers climate change activists plenty of encouraging information.
Feb 12, 2015   Mother Jones
The city of Burlington, largest in the Green Mountain State, is the only city in the U.S. to provide electricity from entirely renewable sources, notwithstanding criticism from some environmentalists. PBS Newshour Weekend investigates.
Feb 1, 2015   PBS NewsHour
Last fall's Republican victories might mean that state legislatures will turn back the clock on laws requiring renewable energy.
Jan 26, 2015   Governing