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PHOTOS: 12 Of Greenpeace's Summer Protests From Around The World 3.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
From Mexico City to Malta, Berlin to Hong Kong, Greenpeace created impressive protests against environmental injustices this summer. Protesters wore hazardous waste uniforms, drenched themselves...
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Heather Taylor-Miesle: Congressional Candidates' Views on Clean Energy, Climate Change: FL-02 3.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Originally posted on The MarkUp. This is the ninth article in a continuing series by the NRDC Action Fund on the environmental stances of candidates...
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'Fresh Air': Daniel Wu And Clean Air Network's Comerical For Avoiding Pollution With Canned Air (VIDEO) 3.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Hong Kong's Clean Air Network has decided to ditch the frighteningly serious approach to raising awareness about the health concerns of air pollution, and is...
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Obama's Stimulus: 'The Most Ambitious Energy Legislation In History' 3.9.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
For starters, the Recovery Act is the most ambitious energy legislation in history, converting the Energy Department into the world's largest venture-capital fund. It's pouring...
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Donnie Fowler: Game On. Overturning California's Climate & Energy Laws the Second Front for Billionaire Koch Brothers & Texas Oil (Prop23) 3.9.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
OPPONENTS OF PROP23 IN CALIFORNIA FACE A DAUNTING NEW OPPONENT San Francisco, September 2 Late Thursday night, those who support progress on climate & energy...
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Donnie Fowler: Prop23: Who Needs BP When You've Got the Koch Brothers to Overturn California's Climate & Energy Laws? 3.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
OPPONENTS OF PROP23 IN CALIFORNIA FACE A DAUNTING NEW OPPONENT San Francisco, September 2 Late Thursday night, those who support progress on climate & energy...
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France to Have 3,000 MW of Offshore Wind by 2015 2.9.2010 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability News - ENN
According to Agence France Presse (AFP), the French government will launch next month a tender for contracts of 10 billion euros ($12.6 billion) to build 3,000 MW of offshore wind capacity. 600 wind turbines will be implemented within five to ten sites in Normandy, Brittany and the regions of Pays de la Loire and Languedoc. They are scheduled to start producing electricity by 2015.
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France to Have 3,000 MW of Offshore Wind by 2015 2.9.2010 Environmental News Network
According to Agence France Presse (AFP), the French government will launch next month a tender for contracts of 10 billion euros ($12.6 billion) to build 3,000 MW of offshore wind capacity. 600 wind turbines will be implemented within five to ten sites in Normandy, Brittany and the regions of Pays de la Loire and Languedoc. They are scheduled to start producing electricity by 2015.
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Just Don't Do It: NIKE Digs Coal, Disrespects Coal Miners 2.9.2010 Commondreams.org Views
by Jeff Biggers

"If we are to remain leaders in the green economy, then we have to be relentless in our pursuit of clean energy. We have to constantly evaluate all aspects of our energy footprint. Find opportunities to collaborate and partner with other companies and organizations.

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McKibben On Tour, Stops By New York to Inspire Letterman (Video) 2.9.2010 TreeHugger
McKibben On Tour, Stops By New York to Inspire Letterman (Video)
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Fumble: NIKE Runs Mountaintop Removal Football Ad, Disrespects Coal Miners 2.9.2010 AlterNet
“If we are to remain leaders in the green economy, then we have to be relentless in our pursuit of clean energy. We have to constantly evaluate all aspects of our energy footprint. Find opportunities to collaborate and partner with other companies and organizations. And as one of Nike’s long-held business maxims so aptly declares, [...] ...
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Jeff Biggers: Scandal of the Week: NIKE Runs Mountaintop Removal Football Ad, Disrespects Coal Miners 2.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
"If we are to remain leaders in the green economy, then we have to be relentless in our pursuit of clean energy. We have to...
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Hector E. Sanchez: The Latino Community's Stake in a Clean Energy Economy 2.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The risks of climate change due to excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere are significant for everyone, and are an even greater concern for working Latino families.
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America’s Choice: Leave a Legacy of Hell or Bequeath Clean Air 2.9.2010 AlterNet
At the turn of the 20th Century, smoke meant jobs. When noxious fumes spewed from factory stacks, workers brought home paychecks. Industries hired. The future was bright as molten iron flowing from a blast furnace. In industrial Pittsburgh’s heyday, the smoke was so dense streetlights remained lit at noon. White collar workers changed soot-covered shirts mid-day. [...] ...
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Leo W. Gerard: America's Choice: Leave a Legacy of Hell or Bequeath Clean Air 2.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Labor unions are pressing for passage of policies like a Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) and comprehensive climate-change legislation that would promote transition to a clean-energy economy.
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Bill Chameides: New Energy Report: There's a Bright Spot 2.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Has America's love affair with fossil fuels begun to sour while we weren't looking? The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Review 2009 was released...
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Peter Lehner: If You Care About Clean Energy, You Should Care About Midterm Elections Too 2.9.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Candidates need to know that clean energy and global warming matter so much to voters that some lawmakers will lose their jobs because they didn't act boldly enough.
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Koch-Funded Organizations Launch New Campaign To Protect Big Oil Profits 2.9.2010 AlterNet
This post first appeared on Think Progress. As ThinkProgress and others have reported, Koch Industries and its billionaire owners, Charles and David Koch, have played a leading role in the apparently successful effort by polluters to stymie Senate passage of comprehensive clean energy and climate legislation. Not content to simply stop progress, [...] ...
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7 Green Ferry Trips Around the World 2.9.2010 TreeHugger
7 Green Ferry Trips Around the World
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Trade Winds, Sound Policies Push Portugal to the Renewable Energy Forefront 1.9.2010 worldwatch.org
Portugal has made dramatic changes in its energy policy over the last five years under the government of Prime Minister José Sócrates. The country's installed renewable energy capacity more than tripled between 2004 and 2009, from 1,220 megawatts (MW) to 4,307 MW , and renewables now represent roughly 36 percent of electricity consumed. Portugal currently ranks fourth in Europe in energy production from renewables. Of course, Portugal benefits from favorable conditions for renewables: a strong wind resource, great hydropower, good tidal waves potential, and a high sunshine rate. After the country removed several dams in recent years, Sócrates' government has focused instead on wind power development, under most conditions the cheapest renewable ...
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