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Green Jobs, Green Technology in the Spotlight in New Report 5.3.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

In the run-up to the release of the federal government's national broadband plan, a coalition of groups are detailing the ways that green technologies can grow the economy while cutting the country's carbon footprint.

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Mike Sandler: California Voters to Choose: PG&E and Refineries or Clean Energy and the Climate 5.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
California voters should prepare for a barrage of election ads paid for by a somewhat green utility and two brown refineries hoping to postpone the transformation to the 21st century green economy.
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English Environmentalist Makes Case Against Solar Feed-in Tariff 5.3.2010 GOOD
Solar PV is a great technology--if you live in southern California. But the further from the equator you travel, the less sense it makes. It's not just that the amount of power PV panels produce at this latitude is risible, they also produce it at... ...
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Climate and Jobs: The Same Fight! 5.3.2010 Truthout - All Articles

There are not many people left today who oppose the environment to jobs. Several recent studies confirm: the more invested in "green conversion," the more jobs can be created.

The crisis of the free-market, productivist model that was "the sole policy possible" for a quarter century has come to pass. Even workers in the car and truck industry are convinced that the previous model is dead and only a conversion to new production lines may save their jobs.

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Microsoft Looking at Ultra-Modular Data Centers as Ultra-Efficient Solution 5.3.2010 TreeHugger
Microsoft Looking at Ultra-Modular Data Centers as Ultra-Efficient Solution
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James Boyce: Hey Valero: Don't Mess With California. 5.3.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Often, despite perhaps intellectually knowing better, voters fall in a simple trap in politics and unintentionally take things at face value. Back in 2006, working...
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A Party for a Solar Powered New York 5.3.2010 TreeHugger
A Party for a Solar Powered New York
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Solar energy with jewel-like curtains on windows 5.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
TROY, N.Y. — Cityscapes of glass-clad buildings gleaming in the sun make Anna Dyson think about wasted energy. Dyson heads the Center for Architecture Science...
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Networking the Green Economy 5.3.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

This report outlines the ways that broadband technologies and smart grids can create jobs, save individuals and businesses money, and cut the national carbon footprint.

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Green Jobs, Green Technology in the Spotlight in New Report 5.3.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

In the run-up to the release of the federal government's national broadband plan, a coalition of groups are detailing the ways that green technologies can grow the economy while cutting the country's carbon footprint.

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UMD for Clean Energy calls for Maryland to set the PACE 5.3.2010 WireTap Magazine

As this Grist article recently stated  “Property Assessed Clean Energy, or PACE,  has taken off like wildfire since the concept was first introduced in Berkeley, Calif. in October ‘07. PACE allows private property owners to pay for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects through an addition to their property tax bill, overcoming [...]

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Bill Chameides: GE Is on a Coal-Beautification Mission 5.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Here's the problem: you've got lots of coal in the ground that you want to use to generate electricity and profits. But coal has a reputation for being dirty and causing tons of pollution.
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Hunter Cutting: Reframing the Debate on Climate Science 5.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The international consensus on global warming has seemingly experienced a spectacular slow-motion train wreck over the last few months, with "climategate" reports piling up in...
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Which States Could Supply Their Own Electricity with Renewables? 5.3.2010 GOOD
Which States Could Supply Their Own Electricity with Renewables?
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The U.S. Department of Energy's ARPA-E Announces $100M for Energy & Clean Tech 5.3.2010 TreeHugger
The U.S. Department of Energy's ARPA-E Announces $100M for Energy & Clean Tech
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An Australian Group Rolls Out Plan for 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2020 4.3.2010 AlterNet
This is huge considering Australia now gets nearly 80 percent of its power from coal plants. Is their plan feasible?
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Scott Paul: Senators to Obama: Stop Sending Clean Energy Jobs Abroad 4.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Four Democratic Senators want to ensure that tax dollars are creating clean energy manufacturing jobs in America, not China. Now, they are under vigorous attack by the Obama Administration and multinational companies, many of whom have heavily subsidized operations in Europe and Asia.
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Will Democratic Senators Stunt US Wind Power Growth in the Name of Manufacturing Jobs? 4.3.2010 TreeHugger
Will Democratic Senators Stunt US Wind Power Growth in the Name of Manufacturing Jobs?
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The Perverse Hybrid Incentive 4.3.2010 TreeHugger
The Perverse Hybrid Incentive
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Stop the Attacks on the Clean Air Act 4.3.2010 AlterNet

A Senate vote is looming on a measure that would gut the Clean Air Act, proposed by Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. The resolution’s passage would give big polluters a bail out by blocking President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from taking action to limit global warming pollution – even from the biggest polluters [...]

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