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Pay Phones In NYC To Be Replaced With Up To 10,000 Free Wi-Fi Kiosks Next Year

There were about 2.2 million pay phones in the U.S. as of 2000 and now there are under 500,000, according to the American Public Communications Council. The decline in pay phone usage is largely attributed to the ubiquity of mobile phones. The city of New York plans to replace its pay phones with <b>up</b> …

The U.S. Government Has Invested $34 Billion in Renewable Energy—and It’s Making a Profit

Is the United States government a savvier investor in green technology than Silicon Valley’s masters of the universe?<p>It sure looks like it, judging …

7 Solutions to Climate Change Happening Now

A man who once flew all the way to Copenhagen from Washington, D.C., just to tell journalists that climate change wasn't that big a deal is likely …

Obama’s U.S.-China climate agreement: Carbon budget and exponential curves show why this is a fair deal.

The big climate news of last week, indeed maybe of the past several years, was the surprise announcement of a bilateral U.S.-China agreement setting …

No, The New Climate Deal With China Won’t Hurt The Economy — It May Actually Help

Mere hours after President Obama inked an historic climate deal with the Chinese on Wednesday, Republicans were already warning of dire economic …

US and China Announce a Huge Deal on Climate, to Everyone's Surprise

In a surprise announcement Tuesday night, the world's two biggest economies and greenhouse gas emitters, United States and China, said they will …

Obama, Chinese president agree to landmark climate deal

Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic commitments from other countries.<p>At a news conference in …

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Benefits of Texas Wind Energy Estimated to Exceed $3.3 Billion Annually

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has just come out with an analysis highlighting the value of wind energy to the state of Texas, indicating that the overall societal benefits of the wind resource add up to about $3.3 billion annually. The gross annual savings to consumers are estimated …

The coming climate onslaught

President Obama readies a sweeping list of executive actions.<p>The Obama administration is set to roll out a series of climate and pollution measures that rivals any president’s environmental actions of the past quarter-century — a reality check for Republicans who think last week’s election gave …

Dutch to test solar panels on bicycle path

KROMMENIE, Netherlands (AP) — A project dubbed "SolaRoad" gets underway in the Netherlands this week, testing roadways as a potential canvas to …

These “Parasitic” Robots Are Designed To Suck Pollution From City Air

A concept for urban drones that perch on a city billboard and harness heat from the neon and pollution from the air to create a more sustainable fuel.<p>The neon billboards that line Hong Kong streets may eventually do more than just sell products. In a new project, a group of designers hopes to use …