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Solar energy news and analysis from The Nation
November 10, 2016
Is This ‘Game Over’ for the Planet?
What Donald Trump’s victory means for climate change.
November 4, 2016
Will Florida Voters Be Duped Into Killing Solar Power?
A Florida ballot initiative is written in pro-solar language—but its actual meaning is far more sinister.
July 14, 2016
Bad News: We’re Actually Using More Fossil Fuels Than Ever
Renewable forms of energy are growing far faster than anyone expected. But so is the use of oil, coal, and natural gas.
Michael T. Klare
June 27, 2016
Big Solar’s Obstructionism in Maine
Will Big Solar perpetuate the abuses of Big Oil?
June 3, 2016
6 Tough Climate Questions the Democratic Platform Committee Will Have to Answer
Democrats have a chance to set a bold agenda for dealing with global warming.
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April 12, 2016
Can Markets Solve Climate Change? This Democratic Socialist Thinks So.
James K. Boyce
September 23, 2015
How Hillary Clinton Got to ‘No’ on Keystone
‘‘Just plain old organizing is often what starts to change political reality,” says Bill McKibben
August 26, 2015
Hawaii’s Governor Dumps Oil and Gas in Favor of 100 Percent Renewables
An unlikely partnership between Hawaii’s local government and the US military makes the island a leader in energy policy.
August 5, 2015
Could Obama’s Clean Energy Plan Be Good For Coal Country?
Coalitions between labor and environmentalists are pointing the way to a future beyond coal for Appalachia.
August 5, 2015
Why Are Americans Switching to Renewable Energy? Because It’s Actually Cheaper
Fossil fuels have become an economic liability—for both consumers and energy companies.