Theodore Tremelstam argues that the United States desperately needs to develop alternate sources of fuel, awakening his buddy Bill at 3 o'clock in the morning in this Point/Counterpoint.
Apr 29, 2011 The Onion
Speigel Online reports that wind turbines are proving to be prone to breakdowns and accidents. In Europe, the wind business is booming, but growing concern about safety could put a crimp in the growing industry.
Mar 25, 2011 Climate Adaptation
The changing face of America's energy menu includes a variety of alternative sources, many of which are being developed in the country's rural areas.
Jun 24, 2010 The Daily Yonder
In the most significant decrease since 1949, carbon emissions in the U.S. fell 7% in 2009. Sadly, part of the falloff is the result of the economic crisis.
May 10, 2010 Fast Company
Downers Grove, IL has won accolades for being the first residential subdivision to install a hybrid solar-wind powered street lighting system, reports TribLocal.
Mar 24, 2010 TribLocal (Chicago Tribune)
Facing resistance when siting green energy projects like wind turbines, energy companies are considering brownfields like the Leviathan Mine in California's Alpine County.
Mar 5, 2010 Next100 (PG&E blog)
New Energy Hubs is a proposal to focus alternative energy production around transit-oriented developments to create synergistic benefits.
Jan 19, 2010 WorldChanging
Developer Jim Jacoby likes to joke that his move into alternative energy and mixed-use development is penance for a history of building WalMarts.
Nov 26, 2009 Real Estate Investor
The Danish island of Samso is the poster child of clean energy. Its residents generate more energy than they consume. Now the Danish government wants to export that model back to the mainland.
Oct 25, 2009 Der Spiegel
Using waste to create alternative energy is a strategy the Obama administration is neglecting, says North America’s largest garbage hauler Waste Management Inc.
May 11, 2009 Bloomberg.com