Energy

Oil and gas may dominate popular conceptions of Texas, but a small town called Rosco is blowing through those stereotypes. Watch
Dependent on technology developed over 100 years ago, our energy grid is in trouble. Consumption is increasing dramatically, and the construction of our power lines has fallen far behind, setting the stage for more serious and frequent blackouts in... Read More
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By Victoria Riess, Haley Lesavoy & Mark Abramson The technology is here, but without an infrastructure to implement it, there will be no progress.
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Planet Forward host Frank Sesno interviews Mike Tidwell, head of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, via Skype from Copenhagen. Hear why the best thing we can do for the environment might be to stop 'going green.'
By Madeline Twomey & Juliette Dallas-Feeney. Arlington, VA school-teacher Gail Carten explains her participation in GM's Project Driveway- a test market of the hydrogen fuel-cell car, which produces zero emissions. Fall 2009.
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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT THE MORNING PLENARY SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE Full Text: Bella Center Copenhagen, Denmark 12:32 P.M. CET
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Planet Forward host Frank Sesno visits the Wind Turbine Company in Colorado, and explores the promise and hurdles of wind as an alternative energy source. Wind turbines like these could power about 3000 homes--200 could replace 1 coal plant--while... Read More
The Town of Portsmouth, RI, raised its own wind turbine hoping to reduce the carbon footprint for this small New England community.
Vast changes in the fields of Mississippi have driven today’s farmers to sow different seeds from past years. Cotton, the state’s signature crop, is being replaced with something greener for the environment and for the farmers. “Cotton has paid the... Read More
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This email came across the transom at the George Washington University this week and someone forwarded it our way. We thought it offered a few good nuggets of practical advice so we decided to post it here. ______________________________________ GW... Read More

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