Conservation & Green Economy
Western New Mexico University recently received 70 recycling bins
designed specifically for placement at the Silver City Campus.
Under the new standards, Energy Star certified refrigerators and freezers will use at least 10 percent less energy than models meeting 2014 federal minimum efficiency standards.
Opponents of the proposal to build a wind farm in Nantucket Sound have
sued the U.S. Coast Guard in federal court, saying the agency failed to respond
to a request for public records as required by law.
Solar-cooking enthusiasts will harness the sun's rays to bake
something delicious for the fifth annual Southwest Solar Cook-Off on Sunday.
California's rebate program for home solar units is powering down, but it's still setting a few records before the
The state of New Mexico has declined the Energy Dept.'s request
for quick approval of a proposal to bring radioactive tank waste from Washington
state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near
California's efforts to encourage rooftop solar panels were so successful in reducing installation costs that the
program is now effectively winding down, according to a new report.
China and the U.S., the world's two largest generators of carbon
emissions, added climate change as a major discussion point for in a new round of talks.
Approval of natural gas pipelines won't be any easier,
but it soon could be faster if a Kansas congressman gets his way.
El Paso Electric plans to build a small solar system at its customer
service office in Van Horn, the company announced Monday.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has been preaching the economic
potential of clean energy for years, and pointed to a concrete
example of that while visiting Palouse Wind.
Friends of coal have organized a marketing campaign to put a better face on the coal-mining industry.
Two weeks after President Obama unveiled initiatives
to combat climate change, labor leaders and local officials will
discuss how to help promote a clean-energy economy.
Colony Collapse Disorder -- CCD as it is known in the bee community -- has decimated bee populations across the country. Farmers depend on bees as pollinators to help fertilize crops.
Panasonic plans to shut its only European solar cell factory
in March 2014 and dismiss about 500 workers as part of
restructuring efforts, a news report said Friday.