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Fossil Fuel Expansion Continues with New Coal Mining, Offshore Drilling

  • Published: Apr 6th, 2011

While pushing for clean energy development, the Obama administration is also presiding over an expansion of domestic fossil fuel production.

Colleges Turn to Biomass to Cut Emissions

  • Published: Feb 14th, 2011

Some colleges are turning to biomass energy to help reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.

Renewable Cost Parity: Is Wind Competitive With Gas?

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2011

The American Wind Energy Association claims wind power is largely cost competitive with natural gas. But what does "competitive" really mean?

Tidal Energy Tests the Waters

  • Published: Dec 6th, 2010

Tidal power is garnering increasing attention as a niche supplier of renewable alternative energy in several coastal states.

In San Francisco Bay, A Question Whether to Build or Retreat

  • Published: Sep 21st, 2010

A California project foreshadows hard choices for coastal cities weighing benefits and costs of new development.