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  1. Brown seeks to broaden California's clean-energy reach in the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    Power lines weave through Redondo Beach. The possible integration of the California Independent System Operator with PacifiCorp could make solar and wind energy more available throughout the West.


  2. Fighting and preventing wildfires in the Western U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    A firefighter oversees the back-burning of forest fuel to protect structures while fighting the First Creek Fire near Chelan, Wash., on Tuesday. Wildfires are putting such a strain on the nation's firefighting resources that authorities have activated the military and sought international help to beat back scores of blazes burning uncontrolled throughout the dry West.


  3. Degradation of moist soil aggregates by rapid temperature rise under low intensity fireRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Background and aims Soil structure degradation by fire is usually attributed to qualitative and quantitative change of organic and inorganic binding agents, especially in high severity burns that last for prolonged periods . In contrast, controlled burns are typically managed to be low in intensity and severity.


  4. Cate Lawrence: Time to look at alternatives to muniRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    We can learn something from C. S. Lewis: "Progress means getting nearer to the place you want to be. If you have taken a wrong turn, then to go forward does not get you any nearer.


  5. Stealing Apollo's chariot: the inner workings of solar panelsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Electricity surrounds us. Whether in the grids of power cables blanketing every developed nation, or the currents coursing through the human bloodstream to keep the heart beating, electricity drives our lives.


  6. SunZia transmission line moves forward, holds to original routeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

    LAS CRUCES >> The SunZia power transmission line, planned to carry renewable energy across New Mexico, Arizona and California, appears to be back on its original track following a request by the State Land Office to review a route north of the White Sands Missile Range call-up area. At issue were concerns by Land Commisioner Aubrey Dunn that the proposed northern route would affect the WSMR northern call-up area used for military training and missile testing.


  7. Simple Device Might Ease Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Solar power is an obvious solution to the accumulation of Greenhouse Gases, however, the sun is not always out especially in extreme northern and southern latitudes. For this reason most utilities supplement energy production with fossil fuel burning power plants, natural gas turbines in particular.


  8. One week battery life on an iPhone 6? Maybe.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    A green energy company claims to have built a battery that fits inside an iPhone 6 and gives the phone a week's worth of power. British hydrogen fuel cell maker Intelligent Energy says it's not a theoretical, far-off dream: It has a working prototype of an iPhone 6 that doesn't need to be charged for seven days.


  9. Author-activist to speak in Potsdam TuesdayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | North Country Now

    Bob Deans, director of strategic engagement for the Natural Resources Defense Council environmental advocacy group will give a presentation titled "The World We Create: A Message of Hope for a Planet in Peril" at Clarkson University. A voice on the central environmental issues of our time, Deans is a frequent commentator on national radio, television and newspapers.


  10. Flood of solar garden applications leaves come counties waryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    They began showing up in the spring - e-mails, calls and unannounced visits to Dakota County office buildings from solar garden developers wanting to talk about regulations. These gardens don't have plants.


  11. Siemens AG Raised to "Buy" at HSBCRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    SIEGY has been the subject of several other reports. Zacks cut Siemens AG from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 8th.


  12. Top 5 Data Center Stories, Week of August 27thRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Data Center Knowledge

    For your weekend reading, we present a recap of five noteworthy stories that appeared on Data Center Knowledge this past week. Los Angeles Explosion Affects Data Center Cooling Systems, Connectivity - The biggest impact of the explosion felt by data center customers seems to have been interruption of connectivity on Level 3's network.


  13. Meeting the Global Threat of Climate ChangeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    In this week's address, the President spoke about his upcoming trip to Alaska, during which he will view the effects of climate change firsthand. Alaskans are already living with the impact of climate change, with glaciers melting faster, and temperatures projected to rise between six and twelve degrees by the end of the century.


  14. Alliant Energy Corp.'s Madison project gives solar a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... coupled with falling prices for solar projects makes it a good time to jump in. We agree. Over time, alternative energy will become a more important part of the mix. Unfortunately, the solar movement in Wisconsin took a hit last fall when the state ...


  15. Where Is the Top Of The Atmosphere (TOA)?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    "There are astonishing differences in the modeled estimates of the past, present and future imbalances and the three components that make up the top of the atmosphere energy budget." There were several earlier studies, but the supposed accuracy improved after satellite data became available.


  16. Solar Powered MathRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Can the U.S. supply it's electrical needs with PV ? I had run some back of the envelope calculation a while back, and had looked them up again when a friend of mine asked me if I had every thought about it. This is not an exhaustive treatment of alternative energy and all the complicated issues associated with it, such as the grid infrastructure, storage requirements and even the fact that we're all better off with DC voltage rather than AC voltage.


  17. Labour slam Government as number of people living in Britain's coldest homes soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    There are now a shocking 1.5 million homes categorised at risk of soaring fuel bills because of poor insulation and other problems. In 2012, there were 1,380,000 homes had the worst energy ratings of F and G. But that figure rocketed to 1,495,000 in 2013, according to the most recent figures available.


  18. The drone revolution: How unmanned aerial vehicles will transform the economyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    Tech giant Facebook recently announced plans to bring Internet access to areas where many people have never touched a computer before - using solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicles as Wi-Fi hot spots. The potential of these uniquely mobile hot spots is huge: Drones might be about to open the global economy to billions of individuals living in vast, unconnected parts of the planet.


  19. Cutting Trees: Will This Resolve or Worsen Issues on Climate Change?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Newswatch

    Trees are essential for human existence since they serve as natural carbon storage. That is why some people question the need for tree removal services and many of its counterparts since cutting trees accelerates greenhouse emission.


  20. Climate change happening 'right now,' Obama says ahead of Alaska tripRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    President Obama sought to spotlight the effects of global warming Saturday as he prepared to travel to Alaska this coming week. Climate change happening 'right now,' Obama says ahead of Alaska trip President Obama sought to spotlight the effects of global warming Saturday as he prepared to travel to Alaska this coming week.