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A new report shows 2.5 million Americans now work in the clean energy field—and that number is quickly growing. The clean energy revolution means we’re getting more renewable power from the wind and sun, doing more with less waste in our workplaces and homes, and building some of the best all-elect...
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Posted by on in Ecotourism
When appeals to an environmental conscience cannot motivate governments to conserve their natural resources, a swift kick in the wallet may. Gaining traction are projects to quantify the value of “services” provided to us by oceans, forests and other ecosystems, d...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services has found yet another way that fossil fuel burning by rich countries is going to screw over poor ones — by making it harder for them to borrow money. S&P analysts identified climate change as one of two “global mega-trends” that will shape c...
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Posted by on in Oil Spill
“Greedy Lying Bastards” is a new feature length documentary, scheduled to be released in 2012, investigating the role the oil industry plays the world over  in all facets of people’s lives  from politics and economics to the environment. Filmmaker Craig Rosebraugh traveled the globe includ...
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Posted by on in Sustainable Development
The situation at the damaged nuclear reactors in Fukushima is dire. Two days ago, three workers were exposed to water containing radioactive materials 10,000 times the normal level in the basement of Reactor No. 3.  This reactor is especially dangerous because it contains MOX fuel, a mixture of...
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