Posts Tagged ‘ renewable energy ’

The Future is Going Off-Grid

Nov 15th, 2016 | By

By Suzanne York. In terms of dirty energy vs. clean, the writing is on the wall. Despite promises made to the contrary, jobs in the fossil fuel industry are not likely to come back, and even if they did, not for long. The costs of solar and wind are falling well below coal and oil,
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Coal vs. Communities: Is It Worth the Price?

Apr 17th, 2014 | By
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By Suzanne York, Renewable energy?  Forget it!  Despite the increasing effects of climate change – not to mention the increase in almost daily warnings from the UN, scientists, and policymakers – the U.S. continues to push production of dirty fuels. The latest report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that the
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Clean vs Dirty Energy: Learning From India’s Great Blackout

Aug 22nd, 2012 | By
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By Suzanne York, India is a fast-developing nation with a population of 1.2 billion people, and by 2030 will likely be the most-populous in the world. India’s disparities and inequalities are staggering, with 32.7% of the population living on $1.25 per day. As the country continues to grow, the impacts on its citizens and
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