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If the United States government is the largest energy consumer in the world, asks Nation contributing editor Christian Parenti, why doesn't it use its massive buying power to support real green, clean energy technologies—instead of subsidizing the catastrophic failures of oil giants like BP?
As he pushes climate and energy legislation, will Obama keep up the tough talk?
How taxpayers are subsidizing BP's disaster through the Pentagon.
The Bronx bears the environmental burden of supporting a city of 8 million people, and is saddled with a 14 percent unemployment rate. That makes it the perfect laboratory for green jobs initiatives.
The good news about the very bad news (about climate change).
Al Jazeera English's "Fault Lines" program discovers creative models local communities are using to address unemployment.
Thoroughly green and worker-owned, co-ops are a vibrant response to economic distress.
Will carbon capture and sequestration help us avoid runaway climate change?
Our crumbling atomic power stations and the government agency that loves them.
Promising local initiatives are pointing the way forward for national policy.
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