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Greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear electricity: low, but not zero

A College Powered by Garbage

PARADE - In the search for greener energy, a New Hampshire college finds an alternative at the local landfill.

A Carbon-Reducing Bicycle Wheel?

The “Copenhagen Wheel” debuts today as a way to encourage bike commuting and thus reduce overall emissions. Whether or…

Where are the nation’s alternative-energy hotspots?

Solar Power from Space: Moving Beyond Science Fiction

YALE E360 - For more than 40 years, scientists have dreamed of collecting the sun’s energy in space and beaming it back to Earth. Now, a host…

Fossil fuels supply about 80% of the energy in corn ethanol

Federal law sets a minimum annual level of biofuel production

Iowa is the nation’s largest producer of corn ethanol

Iowa: Corn and Climate

Congress helped bolster the corn ethanol business in Iowa by mandating the Renewable Fuel Standard in 2005. But scientists are concerned about…

Montana: Trout and Drought

Montana's recreational fishing and agricultural industries depend on cool waters flowing from melting snow high in the mountains throughout th…

Montana’s wind could make as much the electricity as nineteen states use

Montana’s Wind Energy Potential

Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.

Montana’s Wind Energy Potential

Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.

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Atlantic Hurricane Season September 10 marks the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season.

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