Alternative Energy

What can spider monkeys, peacocks, ostriches & sheep tell us about global warming & the climate debate on Capitol Hill?
Experts spoke at a July 22, 2010 event on Capitol Hill on petroleum and potential strategies to reduce U.S. oil use. According to numerous studies, and as illustrated by the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the costs and risks of... Read More
Verdant Power is turning Manhattan's East River into a testing ground for a hydro electricity project that could show the world that you don't need dams or raging rivers to create an urban source of hydro power. The company uses underwater turbines... Read More
Planet Forward
Kevin Maas from Farm Power Northwest gives us a tour of his anaerobic methane digestion facility and explains how his beneficial relationship with local dairy farmers. See Kevin's pitch on the technology here: http://community.planetforward.org/... Read More
Planet Forward
Maggie Brooks, Monroe County Executive, talks about how Monroe County is cutting back on fossil fuel dependence.
Planet Forward
According to a recent story in the LA Times, oil refiners, trucking companies and petrochemical companies are suing the state of California over its new standard controlling the carbon intensity of fuel. The standard, which is designed to motivate... Read More
Planet Forward
How Spelman College has adapted to become more Sustainable
Most problem solving start with establishing certain criteria, so why not do the same with evaluating alternative energy sources? Here are, in my opinion, the three main criteria to evaluate alternative energy: 1. It should not impact public health... Read More

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