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Copenhagan Close-Up: Black Carbon - small particle, big problem

This post was co-authored by John Wilson, Laura Wilson and Anne Blair Being so close to the Arctic here in Copenhagen, I have been listening carefully to what people have to say…

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Copenhagen Close-up: How Offshore Wind is Powering a Nation

This blogpost was co-authored by Rita Kilpatrick and Brandon Blevins Imagine a society that draws on the power of the wind to generate a significant portion of its electricity.  I’m seeing firsthand…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Cycling City

From the moment you leave the Copenhagen airport, it is apparent that you are in a city - no, a culture - that embraces alternative transportation as an integral part of everyday…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Changing the game to a Bright Green future

This post was co-authored by John Wilson. Are LEGO bricks what we need to change our energy future? And why were people playing with them at a side event at "the biggest…

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Copenhagen Close-up: The Danes Show the Path Away from Dirty Coal

This post was co-authored by Ulla Reeves. Today as I flew into Copenhagen, I was struck by two very different views of energy production, the large wind turbines off the Danish coast…

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Live in Copenhagen: Turbines, Thousands and Tutu

Today marks the end of Week One of the Copenhagen Climate Negotiations and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's first day on the ground.  Within minutes of landing, I saw dozens of…

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Florida PSC Fails to Answer the Call on Energy Efficiency

The PSC meeting last week was marked by two dramatic changes for Florida electric utilities.  Utility-oriented commissioner Carter was succeeded as chair for 2010-2012 by the far more consumer-oriented commissioner, Nancy Argenziano.  In remarks made while…

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A False Solution Called Offshore Oil Drilling

Our nation is at an historical crossroads with how we choose to produce the energy that fuels our way of life.  One road paves the way for a clean energy future and…

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Just How Toxic Was That TVA Coal Ash Disaster?

As we approach the 1 year anniversary of the unprecedented Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash disaster in Kingston, TN, the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) brings us new ground breaking data showing just…

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Will a wind project impact the value of my home?

The answer is quite simply, no.  According to a three-year study released by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that analyzed data from thousands of homes located near wind farms in the U.S., wind energy…