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Nation Topics - Green Energy


Renewable Energy


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Solar panels

As the IPCC sounds another alarm about climate change, solar energy supporters believe they have a solution.

Pollution in China

The latest trend toward fossil fuels is dangerous for the entire planet, since China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.

The Limits to Growth book cover

This mega-bestseller has been attacked repeatedly since its publication forty years ago, but its warnings about the climate were alarmingly prescient. 


Efforts to reduce unemployment and curb inequality must be considered alongside urgent threats to the environment and democracy. 

Coal mine in India

For decades, the World Bank pushed privatization of the power industry and assumed that energy services would "trickle down" to the poor.

Gas drilling

Costly technologies have opened up new sources in the Western Hemisphere—but they pose immense environmental dangers.

Nuclear waste

The transition to a low-carbon future is ambitious and, so far, has been remarkably smooth.


An edgy ad could have broken through right-wing psychological barriers on climate change and alternative energy. Fox turned it down.

May 11, 2010

The current senator from Wisconsin renews his predecessor's environmental message.

April 21, 2010

A guide to helping save the planet.

April 20, 2010

Hannity, Beck & Gang regularly flick sticks at tree-hugging boss.

April 16, 2010

Van Jones heads to Princeton, the Center for American Progress, and today receives the President's Award from the NAACP.

February 26, 2010