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What President Obama’s Clean Power Plan Actually Means

President Obama's Clean Power Plan has one goal: to cut the carbon pollution that is driving climate change. To do so, the Plan specifically targets power plants that burn coal. Burning coal releas…

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Windows That Generate Electricity?

I can't be the only one who has not-so-secretly wondered, and dreamed, about the day when solar panels finally reach the pinnacle of design: a point when they are so efficient and so transparent…

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Do Solar Panels Work When It’s Not Sunny?

Skeptics of alternative energy raise some valid concerns when they look across an array of wind turbines or a glittering spread of solar panels: what happens when the wind stops blowing and the sun …

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Be a Locavolt: Benefits of Community-Owned Energy

Solar and wind energy are increasingly popular options for powering your home. However, not everyone can make these renewable energy systems work for them on their own property — maybe your rooftop is…

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Tokelau Will Be World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Nation

By Mat McDermott, TreeHugger Tokelau may not yet be a fully self-governing country—the majority of its budget is paid for in aid from New Zealand; its citizens still are technically citizens of …

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3 Solar Energy Options for Your Home

Have you ever considered harnessing the power of the sun to save on your energy consumption? Solar technology is constantly improving, and there are many ways solar can be a part of your home. Check o…

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4 Reasons to Buy Renewable Energy and 3 Easy Ways to Do It

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! For just two of us in the studio this week, we managed to jam in a lot of information about a variety o…

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Learning to Love the Wind

To meet ambitious renewable energy goals, Amsterdam must convince residents to accept wind turbines. Video News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "nRefcaEiHWr4fjfF", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsL…

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Say Good-Bye To Oil (infographic)

Adéu, 再見, Näkemiin, Au revoir, Auf wiedersehen, Slán, Sayōnara, Adeus, Adiós, Hasta la vista, Adieu, Arrivederci, and in any other language…it’s time to say GOOD-BYE to non-renewabl…

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Solar Power Tower in Southern California

Future360 heads to Lancaster, California to witness the awesome power of concentrating solar power. We check out eSolar's innovative solar thermal power tower, the Sierra Suntower. …

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