The City of Austin is set to take in a record amount of solar power to advance towards a goal of deriving 30% of local energy from renewable sources by 2020.
Feb 2, 2009 Austin American-Statesman
Plans to scrape hundreds of thousands of acres of the Mojave Desert for solar panel installations may endanger wildlife and are pitting environmentalists against each other.
Jan 23, 2009 Salon.com
The catastrophic spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee is a wake-up call: there are more than 1,300 such dumps across the U.S., and, as a result of coal industry lobbying, no federal regulations for safe storage, reuse or disposal of the waste.
Jan 8, 2009 New York Times
Amory Lovins, co-founder and chairman of Rocky Mountain Institute, believes that governments and the private sector need to identify and remove barriers to energy efficiency, rather than simply promoting "conservation."
Dec 6, 2008 AlterNet
The stream of Washington bailouts is a doomed attempt to revive a 'zombie economy', argues James Howard Kunstler. He believes we need to start organizing new, local economies built around growing food, making things and transporting them by rail.
Nov 29, 2008 James Kunstler's Blog
Warren Buffett, Google and others are investing heavily in geothermal energy development, spurred on by state incentives for renewables and higher gas prices.
Nov 7, 2008 The Los Angeles Times
Technology innovation – that's all we need to solve the energy crisis! Unleash American ingenuity and we'll be able to cope with higher energy costs. The Windmillmobile, should go a long way toward reducing petroleum consumption. It seems to wo Blog Post
Oct 24, 2008 By
That mainstay of adolescence -- achieving car ownership and going cruising -- may be on its way out.
Aug 17, 2008 The Globe and Mail
<p>Rock Port, Missouri, population 1300, has become the first community in the country with more wind power that it can use.</p>
Aug 4, 2008 National Public Radio