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Groundbreaking New Study Shows How to Reduce Near-Term Global Warming

  • Published: Jan 12th, 2012

A groundbreaking new study illustrates the major near-term benefits to reducing short-lived climate forcers like methane and soot

Nation’s Smallest State Thinks Big When it Comes to Offshore Wind Farms

  • Published: Oct 19th, 2011

Rhode Island has created the nation's first plan that lays out the best places for offshore wind farms to be built, and some spots where they can't.

Offshore Wind Energy Potential Boosted During Heat Wave, Data Shows

  • Published: Jul 29th, 2011

The July heat wave brought record electricity demand and steady, high winds at the site of a future wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod.

Building to the Future

  • Published: May 19th, 2011

In Colorado, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has built one of the most energy efficient office buildings in the world.

America’s Nuclear Plants Are Safe, NRC Says - Except When They’re Not

  • Published: May 12th, 2011

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is weighing in on plant safety at home in the wake of the Fukushima disaster. Prepare to be confused.

Sucking Carbon Out of the Air: Not Ready for Prime Time

  • Published: May 11th, 2011

The idea of drawing down atmospheric carbon with high-tech scrubbers has gotten a lot of attention lately, but a new report says that for now, it's relatively costly and inefficient.

In Sarasota, Businesses Take Small Steps to Confront Climate Risks

  • Published: Apr 7th, 2011

Aware of the risks of hurricanes and sea level rise, study finds business owners in Sarasota, Fla. still aren't taking key steps to plan.

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.