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Eat Your Greens
A New Clean Economy — With Old Sources of Energy
Since his election, President Barack Obama has emphasized the importance of developing new sources of energy and cultivating the jobs that will come with them. “I am convinced that whoever builds a clean energy economy, whoever is at the forefront of that, is going to own the 21st-century global economy,” Obama told a bipartisan meeting of governors at the White House on Wednesday
Can Geoengineering Help Slow Global Warming?
Greenpeace protesters take to roof of UK parliament
Want to Be a Greener Flier? Lighten Your Load
Like many things in Japan, the message is subtle. At least Japan’s All Nippon Airways hopes it is, now that the nation’s second largest airline has started quietly asking passengers in Japanese to use the bathroom before boarding 38 domestic flights and four international flights between Tokyo and Singapore
Proposed U.S. Carbon Cuts: All Bark, No Bite?
Chinese president pledges steps to combat climate change
Environmentalists Not All Happy About New EPA Guidelines
Clean Energy: U.S. Still Lags in Research and Development
When Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon 40 years ago, it was a triumph of American scientific skill. It was also the result of the government’s willingness to spend over $125 billion, in today’s dollars, to take the country to the moon. The need to remake our energy economy and to replace fossil fuels with renewables like wind and solar is often referred to as the new Apollo Project, a challenge to our scientists and to the federal checkbook that will be even greater than the moon race