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Is Texas the next solar state?

Despite Texas' intense sunshine and sky-high air-conditioning bills, it has lagged behind when it comes to solar power. But that could be changing.

Climate & Energy

One year after Copenhagen, and counting

The first thing to say about the climate negotiations – meeting soon in sunny Mexico – is that they’re teetering at the edge of what, back in the day, we used to call a “legitimation crisis.”  On every side, folks …

The Climate Desk

Turkey can be climate friendly; spinach, not so much [AUDIO]

Anna Lapp?, the Farm Sanctuary manager, and others on how our food system effects the climate, and how climate change might impact the food's future.

Climate & Energy

For ‘the grandchildren,’ the deficit isn’t like climate at all

To protect "grandchildren" from high deficits, the Very Serious crowd in DC wants to slash social spending. Meanwhile, they ignore the climate crisis.

Climate & Energy

The Wall Street Journal editorial board does not like clean air

The Wall Street Journal's editorial on the EPA mangles basic facts and omits mention of the overwhelming public health benefits from cleaner air.

Climate & Energy

Cities, states start to adopt climate change survival strategies

In California, an advisory panel recommends preparing for rising sea levels, along with more wildfires, heat waves, and water shortages.

Climate & Energy

Feds push to speed up wind farms off the East Coast

The White House finally decided that it was time to get serious about tapping into all that wind blowing along the Atlantic Coast.

Climate & Energy

Coal drives 2009 global carbon emissions higher than expected

Increased coal use in the developing world, particularly China and India, boosted global greenhouse gas emissions to the 2nd highest level on record.

Climate & Energy

Ontario feed-in tariffs creating solar jobs at the cost of a donut per month

A new report says the impact of Ontario's feed-in tariffs for solar photovoltaics, which will create 70,000 jobs, is no more than one donut per month.