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April 2010

Failure is not an option

The New York Time’s Thomas Friedman chastises Congress for ceding “the next great global industry” — energy technology — to China, and urges President Obama

Australia suspends emissions trading proposal

The U.S. isn’t the only place where the legislature and the electoral cycle conspire to frustrate action on climate change. Australia’s Labor government just put

Selling agriculture 2.0 to Silicon Valley

Venture capitalists invested billions in Silicon Valley’s technology firms. Their next big thing is sustainable agriculture. More and more are aware that conventional agriculture wastes

Cape wind and Mr. Salazar

In an editorial today, the New York Times endorses the Cape Wind plan to build an offshore wind farm off Massachusetts. Arguing that the “enormous

How to green your parents

This feel-good article from the New York Times via the Academy for Global Citizenship launches Green My Parents, a national effort to inspire and organize

For oil sands project, a step forward

The State Department’s draft environmental impact statement for a pipeline to carry crude oil from tar sand fields in Canada to refineries in Texas found

Europe urged to share power across continent

A European Climate Foundation report says that to reduce greenhouse gases Europe should share renewable energy. It recommends linking solar farms in Spain by cable