California industries are buying offsets in lieu of purchasing carbon allowances or reducing carbon emissions, and most of the offsets are spent out-of-state, assisting the recipients economically as well as reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Aug 21, 2015 KQED: California Report
A fake news report from the fake news site The Onion lampoons the American culture of excess and its disregard for environmental consequences.
Aug 7, 2015 The Onion
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.
Jul 27, 2015 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