Conservation & Green Economy
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.
California's high-speed rail system between 2022 and 2050
could remove as much as 44.9 million tons of greenhouse gases by
shifting travelers from automobiles and airplanes.
New Mexico homeowners can now lease solar electric systems
with no upfront costs thanks to a new partnership between Albuquerque and Texas companies.
The shale drilling boom that has helped create a huge supply of cheap
natural gas continues to bring more and more fracking waste into Ohio.
Signs that Hawaii's superheated solar energy market is beginning to cool have some photovoltaic installation companies pulling out all stops with giveaways and other promotions to drum up new business.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday America must be "more concerned with the judgment of our children" than with "special interests" on climate change.
A proposal to build one of the world's largest solar farms south of Silicon Valley took a major step forward this week when a state appeals court
rejected claims the project could harm endangered species.