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Solar, Not Coal, Key to Job Growth, Says Report

A story that appeared in the March 1, 2017, issue of Fortune magazine says that despite President Trump’s campaign promises, the future of energy jobs is not in coal, but in solar.

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New EPA Administrator Sworn In Despite Cries from Environmental Groups

Scott Pruitt was recently sworn in as the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, despite years of criticizing and suing the EPA.

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Biomass Energy = Solar or Wind Energy?

Biomass Energy

Congress has passed two amendments to bipartisan energy bill, the "Energy Policy Modernization Act," ruling that biomass is a renewable energy source on par with wind and solar according to federal law.

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Apple, Facebook, Google Band Together to Support Clean Energy Availability

Clean Energy

On May 28th, Apple, Facebooke, and Google set aside industry differences and co-signed a letter as TechNet opposing House Bill 332, which is seeking out major changes to North Carolina’s current renewable and efficient energy policies. North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA) is backing the brands’ opposition as it support their long-standing fight for access to clean energy and promotion ...

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Green Initiatives Are Becoming Economic Investment Opportunities

Search for green initiatives and you’ll be met with a multitude of methods for lowering your footprint, how-tos for a more sustainable home or business, and insights on how our tech-heavy lives take a large toll on our environment. More recently, however, going green is also tagged with developing a low-carbon economy. Brands are manufacturing greener tools for the home, ...

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America’s Drought: What’s Being Done?

Drought

Whether it’s a result of global warming, a high-pressure front located off of the west coast, or just good-old fashioned bad luck, the fact of the matter is that California, Nevada, and much of the Colorado basin are grappling with a drought the likes of which hasn’t been seen in recorded history. As snowpacks dry up, lakes and reservoirs recede, ...

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Green Urban Planning Can Save Our Earth

Green urban planning is necessary to facilitate green living, but the politics of urbanity pose challenges with regard to making this possible.

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