30 Dec '16, 10pm

2016 was a great year for wind and solar, even if nobody noticed.

The crisis of affordable housing (after climate change, natch). It’s not for lack of local media coverage. Follow the news from New York City to Seattle, and you can’t avoid stories about skyrocketing home prices and rent along with record rates of homelessness . The bestseller Evicted followed low-income residents in Milwaukee who were tossed out of their homes for missing a rent payment. Add up each local crisis, city by city, and it’s clear that the country has a national crisis that requires a national response. Yet affordable housing passed without much notice in the 2016 election. Interviewers and debate moderators never asked about housing. Republican presidential candidates, including President-elect Donald Trump, a high-end real estate developer, ignored it altogether. To be sure, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders issued modest proposals on housing policy. But th...

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mnn.com 30 Dec '16, 8pm

"Hey, 2016. Don't let the door hit you on the way out!" It's been one of those years. From nasty politics to heartbreaking...

5 great cookbooks from 2016

5 great cookbooks from 2016

mnn.com 31 Dec '16, 3pm

I've been taking a look at some of the 2016 best cookbook lists, looking for inspiration for the new year. I need some. Af...

I had a great and novel idea: create one of those end of year lists, but for #climate

I had a great and novel idea: create one of tho...

climate.gov 05 Jan '17, 5pm

Taken individually, especially in a warming world, the “warmest year on record” is not much more than a curiosity item—a h...

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buildinggreen.com 30 Dec '16, 12am

feature article this month I spent weeks learning about building-integrated wind. I'm a huge fan of wind energy in general...

2016: The year in wood construction

2016: The year in wood construction

treehugger.com 29 Dec '16, 8pm

This is the year that wood construction got BIG and TALL. Things are happening all over the world as building codes evolve...

More solar energy was added in 2016 than natura...

greencarreports.com 01 Jan '17, 1pm

Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee Enlarge Photo Renewable-energy growth has acc...

2016...A Year of Reflection and Personal Growth

2016...A Year of Reflection and Personal Growth

atrailrunnersblog.com 30 Dec '16, 3am

As the last few sunsets of 2016 take their final soaring plunge into the Pacific, I am humbled and grateful to look back o...

Wind and Solar Costs Are Plummeting: Now What Do We Do?

Wind and Solar Costs Are Plummeting: Now What D...

triplepundit.com 02 Jan '17, 9am

Managing America’s grid with variable renewables also requires rethinking how we operate and plan our electricity systems,...

China To Reduce Prices Paid For Solar and Wind ...

greentechmedia.com 27 Dec '16, 11am

Bloomberg News : China to Cut Solar, Wind Power Prices as Project Costs Fall China is reducing the amount of money it pays...

More solar energy was added in 2016 than natura...

greencarreports.com 01 Jan '17, 7pm

Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee Enlarge Photo Renewable-energy growth has acc...

Amazon to Flip the Switch on Massive Wind Project in North Carolina

Amazon to Flip the Switch on Massive Wind Proje...

ecowatch.com 28 Dec '16, 5pm

Before the ball drops on New Year's Eve, 104 wind turbines scattered across 22,000 acres of farmland near Elizabeth City, ...

My Year in Golf, 2016: Martin Kaufmann

My Year in Golf, 2016: Martin Kaufmann

golfweek.com 29 Dec '16, 2pm

As years go, 2016 has been about as popular as Bubba Watson in a Paris bistro. Consider some of the fatalistic headlines. ...

1 year closer to financial independence – great 2016, awesome 2017?: 2016 will be a critical year in my life as I… https://t.co/HGsGNlYYan

1 year closer to financial independence – great...

thefinance.sg 04 Jan '17, 2pm

2016 will be a critical year in my life as I began to take a more active approach to achieving my financial goals. Let’s e...

12 Ways to Repurpose Great Content for No Cost!...

nationalpositions.com 29 Dec '16, 3pm

December 24, 2016 12 Ways to Repurpose Great Content for No Cost The content on your website is a key factor in drawing in...