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July 10th, 2012
Are facts more compelling than stories? Regarding climate change, we might know who the villains are, but who are the iconic heroes? And what stories will motivate people to...
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May 21st, 2012
Our low-carbon lifestyle may not be as clean as we think. With an expanding universe of “green” information—and disinformation—buying smart and clean is a challenge. Where...
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June 4th, 2012
What is the relationship between clean energy innovation and job creation? Energy is one of the biggest industries on the planet. Innovation at that scale doesn’t happen...
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June 11th, 2012
For the first time in 30 years, the United States has licensed the construction of new nuclear reactors. Given a price tag of $10 billion per plant, the comparatively cheap...
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June 21st, 2012
Physicist Richard Muller has challenged the science behind years of climate studies. Through his own analyses, he has now come to agree with many of the conclusions about...
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August 20th, 2012
Most major automakers are offering models that plug into the grid—cars that run on electricity alone, or a combination of electricity and gasoline. What’s it like to own such...
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September 7th, 2012
Traditional office and residential buildings are energy hogs. Today, however, we’re seeing a new generation of cleantech entrepreneurs rethinking building design and...
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September 17th, 2012
President Obama’s economic stimulus, an $800 billion spending spree that Congress approved in 2009, remains front and center in the debate over what role government should...
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October 9th, 2012
Energy independence was the first priority Governor Romney mentioned in the first presidential debate in 2012.  President Obama said that oil and natural gas production were...
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October 15th, 2012
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir serves two and a half million people in the Bay Area. Proposition F in San Francisco in 2012 asked voters to fund a study of different ways to capture...
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September 28th, 2012
The funding outlook is cloudy for parts of the clean energy sector. Production tax credits for wind energy may expire at the end of the year, and some members of Congress are...
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October 25th, 2012
Proposition 37 on the upcoming California ballot is a high-stakes food fight with national implications. The measure would bring California, and by extension the United...
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December 4th, 2012
Dr. James Hansen, NASA climatologist, on communicating climate change to the next generation, human fingerprints on Superstorm Sandy, and inspiring action. "I'm very...
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January 25th, 2013
From organic cotton to recycled buttons, consumers want to know about the social and environmental impacts of the clothes they buy. What is the clothing industry doing to...
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November 9th, 2012
Coal mining, gas prices and oil drilling were all frequently mentioned in the 2012 presidential campaign, but the consequences of burning fossil fuels were not.  For the...
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February 5th, 2013
From an electricity generation standpoint, solar power’s footprint is miniscule, but when looking at rooftop projects, solar is expanding exponentially. New financing models...
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February 4th, 2013
How will we fuel the economy in the age of climate disruption? Most Americans recognize the connection between fossil fuels and severe weather, but they disagree about how to...
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January 29th, 2013
Innovative organizations are bringing the climate change issue into schools and, as a result, today’s young people are taking the lead in reducing their carbon footprint....
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January 11th, 2013
While manufacturers seek to respond to consumer’s growing desire for cleaner, healthier products, how can consumers know what is truly “green.” And what can corporations do...
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December 12th, 2012
Religious leaders of all faiths have expressed support for reducing carbon pollution that is heating the sky and hitting the Earth's most vulnerable people.  Pope Benedict...

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