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Green energy in a coal state: the struggle to bring solar jobs to West Virginia

Local entrepreneurs want to replace disappearing coal jobs with employment in solar – but that’s a tough move in a state that lacks the solar-friendly regulations of places like California<p>If solar energy were Dan Conant’s only passion, the West Virginia native could have stayed in Vermont, working …

Who says you can't change? Coal mine in Germany becomes hydroelectric battery

A coal mine in Germany is entering the 21st century and reinventing itself in the process. The Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine, founded in 1863, once …

The Largest Solar Farm In Alabama Is Now Online

<b>Published on</b> March 19th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>March 19th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p>Originally published on <i>Solar Love</i>.<p>The largest solar farm in Alabama …

Solar Power

3 Cities Prove Climate Action Works

The climate crisis is a problem caused by humans that can be solved by humans. These three cities are proving it.<p>While a lot of media coverage around …

Trump Wants to Spend Literally $0 on Fighting Climate Change

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for the US calls for aggressive cuts to a diverse array of programs ranging from foreign aid to food stamps …

Scientists trace South Georgia's giant ice history

<b>South Georgia is an island of astonishing beauty - of imposing landscapes, and bewildering numbers of penguins, seals and seabirds.</b><p>It also has some impressive ice fields, although none it seems quite like those of the past.<p>Some 20,000 years ago the island's glaciers pushed out 50km and more from …

Seafloor

How a UN platform to stop biodiversity loss could up its game

Biodiversity, the variety of plant, animal and microbial life on Earth, is still declining. For many years there have been calls for some sort of …

Researchers Say You Can Blame Climate For The Shape of Your Nose

You can breathe easy now.<p>Noses come in all shapes and sizes, from regal aquiline sniffers, to broad snoots and petite beaks.<p>New research has now …

US Pressures G20 Into Dropping Climate Reference from Joint Statement

Finance ministers for the Group of 20 (G20), which comprises the world's biggest economies, dropped a joint statement mentioning funding for the …

Carbon Tax: Solution to Nonexistent Problem

Scientists recognize that change is a normal attribute of climate on all geological time scales, yet a unique tax rate of $40 per ton of carbon (carbon dioxide) is claimed to cure “a potential threat of climate change.”<p>George P. Shultz and James A. Baker (“We Thought We Would Hit Your Sweet Spot,” …

Climate Change

Why I think there's still hope for the climate in 2017 | Adam Levy

Despite Trump halting reduction of the US’s vast CO2 emissions, climate change is being taken seriously around the world from China to Sweden<p>Optimism has always been in short supply in conversations about global warming. Only for the briefest window – after the Paris climate agreement was reached …

It's Official: Boston's Public Schools Have Ditched This Distorted And Misleading World Map

Everyone else, take note.<p>Last Thursday, social studies teachers in Boston's public schools ditched the widely used - but horribly distorted - …

The key to OCD treatment may be a single protein

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be a debilitating condition, as persistent anxious thoughts lead sufferers to repeat an action to the point …