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3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

How the Koch brothers' greenback influences green jobs, clean energy debate

Just last month, the Maine Heritage Policy Center and the Beacon Hill Institute, housed at Suffolk University in Boston, released a new study attacking Maine's efforts to promote public health and mitigate climate change through its membership in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - a highly successful, regional cap-and-trade program that has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Suffolk University, Environment, Science, Opinion

7 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

This Jan. 9, 2009, file photo shows equipment inside a pilot plant in Scotland, S.D., that turns corn cob into cellulosic ethanol, a precursor to a commercial-scale biorefinery planned for Emmetsburg, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

10 hrs ago | Daily Times

Govt plans huge solar park to fight energy crisis : April 20, 2014,

BADAIWANI WALA For years, Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the energy crisis in the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Pakistan, Asia, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

14 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Advocates and critics examine field of biomass energy

Michael Buckman points to the white stream rushing out of the 180-foot-tall tower of Pinetree Power Fichburg power plant off Route 31, just outside of the Leominster State Forest.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Leominster, MA, Westminster, MA

18 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Pakistan plans huge desert solar park to fight energy crisis

For years Pakistanis have sweated and cursed through summer power cuts, but now the government plans to harness the sun's ferocious heat to help tackle the country's chronic energy crisis.

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Related Topix: Pakistan, Asia, World News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Beverley Today

Leconfield farmer shares secrets of his success at wind power open day

Leconfield farmer Chris Lount is to host an open day aimed at helping others in the industry find out how they can cut costs and increase income by diversifying into green energy.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Agriculture, Science

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Pork producer subsidiary to use compressed gas

A subsidiary of Oklahoma pork producer Seaboard Foods has begun using trucks fueled by compressed natural gas to deliver biodiesel.

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Related Topix: Guymon, OK, Alternative Energy

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

CAMP Teams To Showcase Projects Saturday

Teams from the Center of Excellence for Advanced Manufacturing and Production will showcase their projects Saturday at an Earth Day celebration at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology.

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Related Topix: South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, Alternative Energy

This is Wiltshire

Wind power project rules must change

Green energy campaigners are celebrating after the Government inspector ordered Wiltshire Council to delete its wind farms policy from the Core Strategy.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Wind Power

Network World

Microsoft takes Iowa from corn to .com

Star Trek fans know that Capt. James T. Kirk will eventually be born in Iowa . So, in one respect, this state already has a notable tech reputation.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Star Trek, West Des Moines, IA, Social Software, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

The Times-Tribune

McGinty has chops, but so does rest of field

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who uses his legal degree promoting environmental protection issues, speaks to students at Scranton High School Thursday as he appeared there to support Katie McGinty's campaign for Pennsylvania governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US Politics, Bill Clinton, US News, History in the News, Al Gore, Ed Rendell

Russia Taday

a Renewables seen as Ukraine's road to energy independence from Russia

As a way of becoming less reliant on Russian conventional energy Ukraine is talking to US investors who want to put money into alternative energy like wind and solar.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy

Sunday Herald

Island windfall from gathering of renewable energy experts

Around 220 people from around the world will go to Stornoway, on Lewis, to take part in the Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewables international conference.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

NOAA proposes major expansion of marine sanctuaries off Marin coast

Federal officials are once again floating a plan to protect additional waters off Marin and Sonoma counties with a large-scale expansion of marine sanctuary boundaries.

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Related Topix: Marin County, CA, Mendocino County, CA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Press & Sun-Bulletin

64 businesses using NY clean energy training funds

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a state program designed to boost New York's green energy industry has helped 64 businesses.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), US Governors, Alternative Energy

Tri-cityherald.com

Largest US solar farm on Superfund site now online

Sunlight streams onto the 43-acre Maywood Solar Farm in Indianapolis on Tuesday, April 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

ScienceBlogs

Energy Connections: Shocking climate change vs. shocking solar power [Greg Laden's Blog]

Caption from original: "Rate of temperature change today and in the PETM . Temperature rose steadily in the PETM due to the slow release of greenhouse gas .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

Stornoway Today

First Minister announces help with energy bills while visiting Lewis home

A further 4 million for the Home Renewables Loan Scheme to help householders cut their energy bills was announced by First Minister Alex Salmond when he visited a Lewis family yesterday .

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Related Topix: Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Portland Tribune

OMSI hosts a wind energy challenge for kids and teachers

Wind turbines are one of the fastest-growing clean energy sources, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is nurturing a new generation of young engineers to explore the science behind them.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Oregon, Environment, Science

Daily Kos

'Solar Summit' is Obama's latest attempt to get something done on solar energy despite Congress

The solar industry now employs 143,000 Americans like these veterans who are part of Grid Alternatives that puts solar panels on low-income people's homes.

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Related Topix: US News, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy

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