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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

Florida wants federal help to combat climate change

Kristin Jacobs, a Democrat, is also a member of President Barack Obama's task force on climate change, which recently offered a range of steps federal officials could take to reduce carbon pollution and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Related Topix: Florida, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Which utilities are doing the most in clean energy? Hint: Some of them are here

Portland General Electric Inc. and PacifiCorp parent Berkshire Hathaway Energy ranked high in a new list tallying the clean energy deployment of the nation's top investor-owned utilities, produced by Ceres in partnership with Portland-based Clean Edge Inc. Two Northwest utilities are top performers in a new ranking that measures how investor-owned ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Portland General Electric, Energy, Empire Group, Pacific Gas and Electric

9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Arizona utility wants to install rooftop systems

In approved by state regulators, the request filed Monday by Arizona Public Service Co.

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Related Topix: Energy, Arizona Public Service, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Opponents, Supporters To Discuss Clean Air Rules

Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Weather

12 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

TD Ameritrade building earns efficiency award

The $250 million, 12-story tower opened last year in west Omaha. TD Ameritrade said Tuesday the U.S. Green Building Council gave the building its highest platinum rating for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, TD Ameritrade, Ameritrade Holding, Investment Services

12 hrs ago | RedOrbit

IBM 004

In support of the updated Climate Data Initiative announced by the White House today, IBM will provide eligible scientists studying climate change-related issues with free access to dedicated virtual supercomputing and a platform to engage the public in their research.

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Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Computers, Virginia, University of Virginia, Alternative Energy

16 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Invest Deeper into the Japanese Smart/Renewable Energy Market Through ...

Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding the 2014 edition of World Smart Energy Week Osaka , at INTEX OSAKA from September 3-5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Japan, Asia, World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

20 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Swindon could be site for fracking search

FIRMS could be allowed to search beneath Swindon for oil and gas as part of Government plans to expand fracking.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lewistown Sentinel

Obama's energy policy seems to benefit blue states

When news contains complaints from corporate entities that government restrictions on their activities are not based in scientific fact, are unnecessarily expensive, could force companies to stop activity and waste a good deal of time and money, readers in Appalachia might expect to see the names of coal companies mentioned.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Switched

Green Energy Access for All

The word "equitable" is not one we often use when discussing our nation's energy policies, but it needs to be if communities of color plan to have a meaningful role in the energy revolution happening in America.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Myrtle Beach Online

Oahu to connect ocean wave energy to power grid

Northwest Energy Innovations, a private company, will start testing a prototype in September, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday .

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Related Topix: University of Hawaii Manoa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power, Business News

Inhabitat

MIT Develops Brilliant Graphite Sponge that Converts Solar Energy into Steam

Researchers at MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering have developed a simple, graphite and carbon-based sponge that soaks up water and heats it using the sun's rays.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Inventions, Science / Technology

Bellingham Herald

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to bringing to fruition two of the governor's main goals: Bringing 200,000 jobs to Iowa by 2016 and increasing family income by 25 percent.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Alternative Energy, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Department of Energy, Opinion

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Public Utility Attempting to Buy Arizona Elections

What's happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.

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Related Topix: Arizona, US News, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

WSYR-AM Syracuse

New Program Encourages CNY To Go Solar

The Solarize Syracuse campaign says they are working to get people in the city of Syracuse and the towns of Dewitt and Manlius interested in solar energy for residential and commercial locations.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Manlius, NY, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

West Australian

China condemns U.S. anti-dumping duties on solar imports

China's Commerce Ministry castigated the United States on Monday for setting new import duties on Chinese solar products, saying Washington's actions risked damaging the industry in both countries.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

Sun Jul 27, 2014

East Bay Express

Re: Richmond's Battle with Chevron's Oil Refinery Project Comes to a Head

The battle over a project proposed by the Richmond Chevron oil refinery is coming down to the wire.

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Related Topix: Chevron Corporation, Energy, Oil & Gas, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

In-depth Africa

Time Sadc expedites response to power deficit

Lloyd Gumbo Sadc member-states need to expedite their response to the electricity deficit in the region if they are to keep pace with developmental trends throughout the world.

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Related Topix: Zimbabwe, Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Examiner.com

Renewable energies fail cost analysis... Duh

This column has for years warned of the insidious and needless costs to prosperity from governments' quixotic "green" energy mandates.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Weather, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Las Vegas Sun

Potential for renewable energy soaring at Nellis Air Force Base

President Barack Obama looks at solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in 2009.

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Related Topix: Nellis Air Force Base, US Military, US Air Force, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Semiconductors, NV Energy, Electronics, Solar Energy

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