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Michael Wynne: Alternative Energy: Why the President's Portfolio Approach Will Make us Leaders 10.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
One of the greatest threats to our economic and national security is the need to secure foreign oil.
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Roadmaps to New Power: Interview with Rory McIlmoil, “Tesla of the Coalfields” on Green Jobs 10.2.2011 AlterNet
“Roadmaps to New Power” is a series of interviews with activists, residents, entrepreneurs and industry analysts about current plans and visions for a just transition to clean energy and sustainable economic development in coalfield communities around the nation. Is the EPA destroying the coalfield economies? Will good green jobs come to the coalfields? Ask Rory. Or, [...] ...
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Transparency: America's Absurdly High Incarceration Rate 10.2.2011 GOOD

GOOD, Infographic, Transparency, Column Five Media, Prisons, Incarceration, America, Jail, Inmates
The United States
is often touted as the Land of the Free. However, its overcrowded prisons and jails, brimming with inmates at an unprecedented rate, paints a very different picture.

A collaboration between GOOD and Column Five Media

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Throughout the Rockies, Utility Companies Reluctantly Reconsider Coal Plants 10.2.2011 NewWest.Net All Headlines
Scores of new coal-fired power plants that were being planned across the nation six or seven years ago have mostly been shelved. Last year alone, utilities and power-generating companies dropped plans to build 38 coal plants, according to the Sierra Club, while announcing they would retire 48 aging, inefficient ones. Stepping into the void is natural gas and renewables. Utilities have also more aggressively embraced demand-side management strategies to bend down the growth curve.
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Peter Hanlon: Red Tape: A Solar Play in One Long, Expensive Act 10.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Customers who want to install small-scale, distributed generation like solar panels and wind turbines are confronted with a maze of complex, expensive and lengthy local permitting requirements.
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Michelle Chan: Will U.S. Taxpayers Be Asked to Finance Environmental Devastation in South Africa? 10.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
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Kelly Rigg: Your Tax Dollars at Work: Helping BP and Exxon Kill Clean Energy 10.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
To be clear: our addiction to fossil fuel is killing us just as surely as tobacco causes cancer. And like the tobacco industry in decades past, the fossil fuel industry hopes you won't notice until it's too late.
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Victory for the Jersey Shore: Governor Vetoes Offshore LNG Port 9.2.2011 Environmental News Network
For the past few years, Liberty Natural Gas has been trying to construct an offshore port for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The port would be located about 15 miles off the coast of Asbury Park, NJ, and a gas pipeline would be constructed along the sea floor that would deliver an estimated 1.2 cubic feet per day to the region's hungry energy market. However, the project has serious environmental, social, and economic implications which could not be overlooked. The decision has finally been made by Governor Chris Christie: there will be no offshore LNG port off the coast of New Jersey.
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Michael Kanellos: Sputnik? New Frontier? Where Is the Historical Analogy for Green? 9.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
In his State of the Union speech, President Obama said the U.S. had recently experienced a Sputnik moment in clean energy. That officially marked the 537th Sputnik moment of the last ten years.
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Brian Keane: Polls: Anti-Wind NIMBYs Are Small Minority 9.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The media frenzy over unhappy wind-turbine neighbors is downright irresponsible -- mainly because multiple studies show that wind turbine critics fall squarely in the minority.
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The Challenges of Shifting Energy Companies to Green 9.2.2011 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

David Crane, the CEO of NRG Energy, spoke to attendees at the Chicago State of Green Business Forum, about what kinds of energy are truly green and why EVs and solar panels are the disruptive energy technologies of the day.

The Challenges of Shifting Energy Companies to Green
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City Wants To Use Sewage As Renewable Energy 9.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Sewage is usually viewed as an environmental hazard, not an asset. The question NYC faces is where all that waste should go that it won't...
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New Clean Air Rules Could Create 1.5 Million Jobs 9.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Looming U.S. rules that power utilities face on air pollution could create nearly 1.5 million jobs over the next five years,...
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Super Bowl Energy Use Offset With Texas Wind Power 9.2.2011 ENS
Super Bowl Energy Use Offset With Texas Wind Power
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Martin Chávez: The Clean Energy Road to 2035 Paved by the Hard Work of Local Governments 9.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Transforming America's energy mix to be fueled by 80 percent clean sources by 2035 will undoubtedly be a significant challenge. How challenging it will be, exactly, depends partly on the way we define "clean energy."
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Why Not Make Money On Your Electricity Bill? 9.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than 400 property owners who use solar power to generate electricity at their homes or businesses are getting paid for it...
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Jake Schmidt: U.S. Will Lose Out if We Cut International Climate Funding 9.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
U.S. funding for adaptation helps to reduce this risk by making countries less vulnerable to the impacts of global warming.
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Why Energy Companies Invest Next to Nothing in Innovation 9.2.2011 TreeHugger
Why Energy Companies Invest Next to Nothing in Innovation
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US Gov Announces $50.5 Million Offshore Wind Plan 9.2.2011 TreeHugger
US Gov Announces $50.5 Million Offshore Wind Plan
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Feds Spending $50 Million To Fast-Track Offshore Wind 8.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
NORFOLK, Va. — The government could issue leases for four new East Coast wind farms by year's end as part of a streamlined approval process...
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