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09 Apr 2015

How Conservative Texas Took The Lead in U.S. Wind Power

by ROGER REAL DROUIN
Innovative government policies have helped propel Texas into the forefront of wind energy generation in the U.S. But the main impetus for the Lone Star State’s flourishing wind sector is the revenue it has generated for landowners and local communities. READ MORE

07 Apr 2015

Frustrated Tar Sands Industry Looks for Arctic Export Route

by ED STRUZIK
With the Keystone XL and other pipeline projects running into stiff opposition, Alberta’s tar sands industry is facing growing pressure to find ways to get its oil to market. One option under consideration would be to ship the oil via an increasingly ice-free Arctic Ocean. READ MORE

26 Mar 2015

Why This Tea Party Leader Is Seeing Green on Solar Energy

by DIANE TOOMEY
As a founder of the Tea Party movement, Debbie Dooley may be an unlikely advocate for renewable energy. But in an e360 interview, she explains why she is breaking ranks with fellow conservatives and promoting a Florida ballot initiative that would allow homeowners to sell power produced by rooftop solar. READ MORE

12 Mar 2015

On the River Nile, a Move to Avert a Conflict Over Water

by FRED PEARCE
Ethiopia’s plans to build Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam on the Nile have sparked tensions with Egypt, which depends on the river to irrigate its arid land. But after years of tensions, an international agreement to share the Nile’s waters may be in sight. READ MORE

23 Feb 2015

Why U.S. East Coast Should Stay Off-Limits to Oil Drilling

by CARL SAFINA
It’s not just the potential for a catastrophic spill that makes President Obama’s proposal to open Atlantic Ocean waters to oil exploration such a bad idea. What’s worse is the cumulative impact on coastal ecosystems that an active oil industry would bring. READ MORE

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06 Apr 2015: Millions of Acres of Grasslands Cleared For Biofuel Crops, Study Finds

02 Apr 2015: Complexity of Ocean Heating and Circulation Shown in Vibrant Simulation

01 Apr 2015: Curbing Global Warming Aligns With U.S. Christians' Beliefs, Survey Finds


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