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Wellsville, Ohio, could be the site of the first large-scale coal-to-liquids plant in the United States. OnEarth Photos by Billy Delfs More from OnEarth The Edge : Montana’s Yellowstone River Oil Spill: The Shape of Things to Come? OnEarth Blog : Have Chinese Coal Plants Been Keeping Global Warming in Check? OnEarth Blog : Three Strikes and You’re Hot More from NRDC NRDC Issues: Stop Dirty Fuels Switchboard Blog: NRDC Experts on the Baard Energy Plan Ask the Expert: What are Dirty Fuels? A Q&A with NRDC's Elizabeth Shope Turning coal into liquid fuel is a majorly polluting proposition. An Ohio town desperate for jobs doesn’t care. FOSSIL FUELS FOREVER : First in an occasional series exploring America's new dirty energy boom. Driving his black Chevy pickup to the top of the bluff where Baard Energy wants to build the first large-scale plant in the United States that would t...

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Green Jobs Outnumber Fossil Fuel Jobs -- and Are Growing Steadily

Green Jobs Outnumber Fossil Fuel Jobs -- and Ar...

greenbiz.com 13 Jul '11, 12pm

Do you remember the heady days of the stimulus program , with all the talk of green jobs and "shovel-ready " projects? Tho...

Did you know? Green Economy Employs More People Than Fossil Fuels

Did you know? Green Economy Employs More People...

treehugger.com 13 Jul '11, 3pm

all images: Brookings Institution Brookings Institution has a new report out on green jobs and the clean economy in the US...

Thanks to @JeremyLeggett for the heads up - pen...

businessgreen.com 11 Jul '11, 11am

Why are the stocks and shares of carbon-intensive firms Triple-A rated when they face significant legislative, reputationa...

A Smart Start at Intersolar North America

renewableenergyworld.com 11 Jul '11, 8pm

For an industry with as much momentum as solar, it’s still a healthy reminder that only 1 percent of America’s electricity...

Emissions policy stimulus for renewable energy ...

eco-business.com 11 Jul '11, 2am

Wind farm developers have welcomed the carbon tax package as a stimulus for renewed investment across the energy industry....

Saviors and Saboteurs in Alternative Energy

Saviors and Saboteurs in Alternative Energy

altenergystocks.com 11 Jul '11, 6am

Last week Societe Generale published a thematic research report titled "A new world order, when demand overtakes supply " ...

Correcting faulty math on renewable energy

Correcting faulty math on renewable energy

grist.org 08 Jul '11, 8pm

Check your math, Bryce. Photo: themacgirl This post originally appeared on the Great Energy Challenge blog, in partnership...

Panasonic opens fuel cell research center in Germany

Panasonic opens fuel cell research center in Ge...

green.autoblog.com 12 Jul '11, 2pm

Panasonic Opens its First European Residential Fuel Cell R&D Centre The centre based in Langen, Germany will develop and t...

The Clean Energy Mantra

green.blogs.nytimes.com 11 Jul '11, 11am

From Green For Devotees of Wind Power, a New Product Label Beyond Fossil Fuels: Costs and Benefits For Energy-Starved Indi...

Top 6 Renewable Energy Nation Updates

renewableenergyworld.com 06 Jul '11, 5pm

It is well known that companies such as Polaris Energy have stepped to the forefront of large-scale solar power plant acqu...

Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment N...

switchboard.nrdc.org 09 Jul '11, 12am

In a unanimous vote on Wednesday, Chile’s Congress banned of shark finning . The practice, in which shark bodies are throw...

Top 6 Renewable Energy Nation Updates

renewableenergyworld.com 06 Jul '11, 5pm

It is well known that companies such as Polaris Energy have stepped to the forefront of large-scale solar power plant acqu...

Wind Speeds Elevated Across the US in Q2 2011

Wind Speeds Elevated Across the US in Q2 2011

renewableenergyworld.com 13 Jul '11, 9pm

3TIER’s second quarter map indicates departures from long-term mean wind speeds that range from -20% to +20% and provides ...

Offshore wind set to see costs fall and jobs rise over next 10 years

Offshore wind set to see costs fall and jobs ri...

renewableenergymagazine.com 11 Jul '11, 8am

RenewableUK , Britain's largest wind and marine energy trade association, has published an independent report showing that...

First Latin America's first solar car race, the Atacama Solar Challenge, finds ...: Eurener, a Spanish manufactu...

First Latin America's first solar car race, the...

renewableenergymagazine.com 11 Jul '11, 8am

The event aims to develop solar technology in Chile and Latin America, and will involve 32 teams from seven countries. The...