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Solar energy news and analysis from The Nation
May 8, 2017
Economic Democracy and the Billion-Dollar Co-op
Is our energy grid a sleeping giant of collective ownership?
April 27, 2017
Saving Coal Country by Ending Coal’s Empire
A Kentucky coalition has plans to make Appalachia’s transition from fossil fuels a boon for local empowerment.
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
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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.
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.