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Schwarzenegger calls for Tunisian-style green revolution 2.3.2011 Grist Magazine
by Todd Woody. He’s back. Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday all but called for a Tunisian-style revolution to overturn the United States’ old energy order. “It is breathtaking to see: people by the hundreds of thousands who want change ... who want to throw off the old order and subvert the status quo. It is fascinating to me how rapidly the debate in the Middle East shifted from—could the people rise up to could the rulers hang on?” Scharzenegger said at the United States Department of Energy’s ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit in National Harbor, Md., according to his prepared remarks. “And then when the demonstrations reached a critical mass, the old structures gave way. They could not stand up to the momentum of the future.” “All of which brings me to you here today,” the governator continued. “What you in this room also are saying by the work that you do is: We want to subvert the status quo. ...
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Michael Brune: United We Stand for Solutions 1.3.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
When workers began protesting Governor Scott Walker's attempt to bust the public employee unions in Wisconsin, I was proud to say that the Sierra Club...
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Poll: Rockies Voters Want Stronger Economy, Environmental Protections 1.3.2011 NewWest.Net All Headlines
Voters in five Rocky Mountain states say state and federal leaders should still fund programs that protect land, air and wildlife despite budget woes, according to the results of a recent survey titled Conservation in the West. Pollsters called 2,200 voters throughout Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming in late January and asked them questions to create a snapshot of how Westerners viewed conservation and environmental issues. Residents reject the concept that the economy and environment are in conflict, said Walt Hecox, a professor of environmental science at Colorado College and director of their State of the Rockies project. In this trying economic time that's really interesting.
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Annie Leonard: Why Democracy Only Works When People Are in Charge 1.3.2011 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
A recent poll by Hart Research found that 85 percent of Americans say corporations have too much influence on our democracy.
Rep. John Garamendi: Electric Current Events: Middle East Revolutions and the Need to Revolutionize American Clean Energy 1.3.2011 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Pro-democratic movements in the Middle East are in the midst of their rendezvous with destiny, but America's destiny can no longer be linked with the...
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Avital Binshtock: Green Washing -- the Good Kind 1.3.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Hate germs but love the planet? Fortunately, a growing array of greener cleaning products lines stores' shelves these days. Here's a list that can comfort even the most neurotic germophobe.
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Mary Anne Hitt: An Unprecedented Attack From Polluters 1.3.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The House has passed a devastating budget plan that would destroy bedrock safeguards that have protected our health and environment for decades.
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Massey Official Arrested For Obstructing Mine Disaster Investigation 1.3.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The security chief of a Massey Energy Co. subsidiary has been indicted on federal charges alleging he obstructed the investigation of a...
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Are Energy Industry Leaders on the Environment’s Side? 28.2.2011 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability News - ENN
Many sustainably minded consumers often point to the Industry as the earth’s enemy by putting profit margins before the environment. Surely, there are companies that fit the bill. But based on a recent survey from Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services, there may be many more eco-friendly businesses out there than they thought. Their survey contained eight key questions and is a great look into the opinions of energy industry leaders.
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Top Ten Highlights of Cleantech in Mexico 28.2.2011 Environmental News Network
Over the last few years, there has been a large decrease in the crude oil production in Mexico. To counter the effects of it, the Mexican government has started to look for new venues for energy that would create less of a dependence on fossil fuels.
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Forum: Renewable energy & politics. 28.2.2011 Green Left Weekly issue #780

BZE Discussion Group: Adam Bandt, Federal MP for Melbourne, outlines the Greens' renewable energy plan and their campaign for urgent action on climate change. Adam also presents his vision for Melbourne's transport.

Fritz Loewe Theatre (entry via Level 2), McCoy Building, University of Melbourne, cnr Elgin & Swanston Sts, Carlton 3053.

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Mon, 07/03/2011 - 6:30pm
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Biotech Company Claims Revolution For Energy 28.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A Massachusetts biotechnology company says it can produce the fuel that runs Jaguars and jet engines using the same ingredients that make...
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Top Ten Highlights of Cleantech in Mexico 28.2.2011 TreeHugger
Top Ten Highlights of Cleantech in Mexico
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From Solar Panel To Bio-panel, Going Green With Algae. 28.2.2011 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Environment News
Is algae the biofuel of the future? The biodiesel industry faces huge challenges in the coming years. Unless you’re in a country such as Malaysia or Indonesia where there's the climate and suitable land to grow plantations for palm oil or similar plant biofuels, then your options are limited.
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UBC launches green energy project 27.2.2011 Science / Technology News

System components for the UBC Bioenergy Demonstration and Research Project. ) The University of British Columbia has begun work on a $27-million green energy project that will generate enough clean energy to power 1,500 homes.

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‘Stop privatisation, shift to renewable energy’ 27.2.2011 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Sun, 27/02/2011 By Pip Hinman , Sydney Below is the text of a speech by Pip Hinman, Socialist Alliance candidate for Marrickville in the NSW state elections, to the Newtown Neighbourhood Centre candidates meeting on February 23. *** I’d like to first acknowledge that we’re meeting on the land of the Gadigal and Wangal people of the Eora nation, and I pay my respects to their elders past and present. The two most important issues in this state election is to call a halt to the privatisations of our public assets and to immediately start a shift away from using polluting coal or gas for our energy needs. read ...
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Tanya M. Acker: Facing the Beast for the Sake of Clean Energy 27.2.2011 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Forget the rantings of the "spotted owl" crowd -- when Exxon says we're running out of oil, we should get nervous. In the company's...
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10,000 Thai Citizens Take Action for Clean Energy 26.2.2011 WireTap Magazine

This is an incredibly inspiring story of 10,000 Thai citizens protesting a coal plant in their region yesterday. This blog has lost some of its global content recently, so I thought it good to be reminded that the struggle for clean energy solutions and a global draw-down of green house gasses reaches across the planet. [...]

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Student Gov at Northwest’s Largest University Calls for a Coal-Free Washington 26.2.2011 WireTap Magazine

This week the elected student government at the largest university campus in the Pacific Northwest endorsed the vision of a coal-free Washington.  On Tuesday the Associated Students of University of Washington (ASUW) passed a resolution that calls for replacing the TransAlta Coal Plant with clean energy by the year 2015 or sooner.  UW joins four other [...]

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Conservation Groups Challenge Wasteful Dirty Energy Development 26.2.2011 Commondreams.org Newswire

With clean air and the climate at stake, WildEarth Guardians and the Sierra Club filed a formal challenge to a U.S. Bureau of Land Management decision authorizing the expansion of the Elk Creek coal mine in western Colorado.

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