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How to Reduce Global Warming for Fun and Profit

How to Reduce Global Warming for Fun and Profit We’re not actually so far off from turning emissions into commodities, it turns out. In the United States alone, a number of companies aim to convert waste carbon dioxide into chemicals that can be used to make products we buy every day The only people who […]

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Twenty-Two Percent of the World’s Power Now Comes from Renewable Sources

Twenty-Two Percent of the World’s Power Now Comes from Renewable Sources Wind, solar, and other clean energy sources “continued to grow strongly, reaching almost 22 percent of the global mix,” according to the IEA, “compared with 21 percent in 2012 and 18 percent in 2007.” The stone age didn’t end because we ran out of […]

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300 MW Of Solar Approved By City Of Los Angeles

300 MW Of Solar Approved By City Of Los Angeles By 2016, LA could have 25% renewable energy and 33% by 2020

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The Koch Attack on Solar Energy

The Koch Attack on Solar Energy For the last few months, the Kochs and other big polluters have been spending heavily to fight incentives for renewable energy, which have been adopted by most states. They particularly dislike state laws that allow homeowners with solar panels to sell power they don’t need back to electric utilities. […]

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Patriot Coal Spills Waste 2 Months After Bankruptcy Exit

Patriot Coal Spills Waste 2 Months After Bankruptcy Exit First Freedom Industries and now Patriot coal. I can’t wait to hear how this is the fault of too much gubmint and how the free market would never let this happen.

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A 12-Step Program for Fuel Subsidy-aholics

A 12-Step Program for Fuel Subsidy-aholics Hello, my name is Uncle Sam and I am a Fuel Subsidyaholic. I’ve been abusing Fuel Subsidies for 65 years and it is damaging my economy, my environment and my political relationships.

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Terrifying Charts For Saudi Arabia – Business Insider

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War on coal: A pretty good idea.

War on coal: A pretty good idea. the only way to consider new coal-fired plants a remotely plausible undertaking is to completely ignore the social costs of burning the coal. By the same token, simply throwing all my garbage into my neighbor’s back yard could look like a cheap and appealing alternative to proper trash […]

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36 Years Of Data, Not A Shred Of Evidence That Drilling Reduces Gas Prices

36 Years Of Data, Not A Shred Of Evidence That Drilling Reduces Gas Prices In a nutshell, US oil supply to small to effect prices on world market.

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How German Solar Has Made All German Electricity Cheaper

How German Solar Has Made All German Electricity Cheaper The Fraunhofer Institute found that – as a result of the Merit Order ranking system – solar power had reduced the price of electricity on the EPEX exchange by 10 percent on the average, with reductions peaking at up to 40 percent in the early afternoon […]