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Americans are Using Less Energy: Is Change Around the Corner?

Oct 22nd, 2013 | By
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By Suzanne York, The U.S. Energy Information Administration just released a report showing that the carbon dioxide pollution emitted by Americans dropped 3.8 percent in 2012. Though U.S. CO2 emissions in 2012 amounted to 368,000 pounds of pollution per second, this is the lowest level since 1994. Ryan Koronowski of Climate Progress wrote that
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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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