24 Aug '11, 6pm

The renewable energy future is no longer a dream - we should stop treating it as one.

Despite the partisan bitterness infecting our politics, a consensus has quietly been taking hold across the country for a major change in the way we fuel our economy. A number of recent polls (see Public Support for Climate & Energy Policies , Californians and the Environment , and Conservation in the West Survey ) reveal strong public support for developing cleaner, cheaper, faster and safer forms of energy and that, moreover, this support bridges the partisan divide. It’s not “blue” or “red,” but red, white and blue, if you will. This may in fact be one of the few things most Americans can still seem to agree on: we can do better with our energy choices. We can make ourselves more prosperous, while unshackling ourselves from energy sources that foul our air, threaten our water supplies, lead us into international conflicts and destabilize our economy. Strong majorities o...

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grist.org 24 Aug '11, 6pm

If there's one thing humans can apparently generate an endless supply of, it's shit. So why not use that to produce things...

Equal energy for all: Can we democratize the grid?

Equal energy for all: Can we democratize the grid?

energybulletin.net 26 Aug '11, 5pm

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Why Natural Gas Drilling Threatens Our Clean Water Future

Why Natural Gas Drilling Threatens Our Clean Wa...

eatdrinkbetter.com 27 Aug '11, 8am

I’m writing to express my concern about a threat to our clean drinking water. Hydrofracking involves blasting a mixture of...

Has the Sell-off Created Value Stocks Among Clean Energy Conglomerates?

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altenergystocks.com 27 Aug '11, 1pm

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To honour Jack Layton, we need to see many people ready to take on his vision and his work:

To honour Jack Layton, we need to see many peop...

davidsuzuki.org 24 Aug '11, 11pm

In my last letter to Jack, after he had announced that he was taking time to fight his cancer, I assured him that his lega...

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environmentalleader.com 30 Aug '11, 2pm

Many radio advertisements attempt to be funny. It seems that their creators try to compensate the lack of visuals with hum...

BREKEND: Schone energie èn berg met ski-hellingen in Denemarken! (thnx @maartenterberg)

BREKEND: Schone energie èn berg met ski-helling...

loe.org 27 Aug '11, 11am

GELLERMAN: You know what to do when life hands you lemons - but what if it gives you a power plant that burns garbage? Wel...

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mnn.com 31 Aug '11, 2pm

Chu called for a Clean Energy Administration that would be funded with $5 to $10 billion in seed money to make strategic l...

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grist.org 26 Aug '11, 5pm

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sustainablebusiness.com 22 Aug '11, 1pm

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A guide to every 2012 Clean diesel car on sale in the US: via @GreenCarReports

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greencarreports.com 25 Aug '11, 1pm

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ecomodder.com 26 Aug '11, 9pm

I had wondered if the majority of those here were also penny pincers in other areas of their life. Or if you guys recycled...

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dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 23 Aug '11, 8pm

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