After months of hand-wringing by industry lobbies and environmental groups, President Obama announced the new round of Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards, known as CAFE, on Friday in Washington. The standards call for
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Fabiola Carrion on July 8, 2011 – 12:00pm
On the eve of its adjournment, New York’s state legislature provided a new opportunity to create thousands of jobs for New Yorkers. The
Fracking is a harmful gas drilling method that poisons drinking water. There’s a bill making its way through the California legislature right now that would force energy companies that
“While American cities are synchronizing green lights to improve traffic flow and offering apps to help drivers find parking, many European cities are doing the opposite: creating environments openly hostile
Windows are, by their nature, solar devices, as the Romans discovered when glass was first used, and as cats and humans know who bask in their warmth. Driven by the
The Chinese government is considering plans to subsidize the use of energy-efficient materials and renewable energy technologies in new buildings and is encouraging provincial and municipal governments to impose stricter
…American drilling companies stand to make tens of billions of dollars from the new petroleum activity in Iraq long before any of the oil producers start seeing any returns on
In a world where hope is running close to empty, this is a sniff of good news.
Two-thirds of New York City’s rooftops are suitable for solar panels and could jointly
“Wind is the only thing that is going to save rural Oregon,” said Judge Gary Thompson of Sherman County Court, “especially since all the timber is gone and the sawmills
Along with the report on Massey Energy and the disastrous April, 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners, Amy Goodman on Democracy Now interviewed Robert Kennedy, Jr about the release of
In April of last year the country was riveted by news of another coal mine explosion. As the last camera was shut off, 29 men had died; twenty nine families torn apart.