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Clean Energy Companies Are Powering Economic Recovery and Job Growth

Switchboard National Resource Defense Council Peter Lehner’s Blog  August 23, 2012 A few years ago, Craig Winn launched a new company with two employees and a good idea:...  more

IBM taking two paths toward making solar power cheaper than fossil fuels

ARStechnica by John Timmer - Aug 22 2012 The price of photovoltaic hardware has dropped so dramatically in recent years that, according to some projections, a well-sited panel may become competitive with fossil fuels before the decade is out....  more

USDA funding projects to boost renewable energy production

Delta Farm Press From the USDA Aug. 21, 2012 USDA will fund 106 projects in 29 states, Guam and Puerto Rico to produce renewable energy and make energy efficiency improvements. Funding is made available through USDA Rural Development's Rural Energy for America Program (REAP),...  more

There’s Room for Both Wind and Wildlife

Written by Joe Fargione Published on July 26th, 2012 The Nature Conservancy Some laud wind energy as the answer to our fossil fuel addiction. Others vilify wind turbines for killing untold numbers of birds and bats. But what if we could build...  more

The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges

The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges profiles 320 institutions of higher education in the United States and two in Canada that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation. The 232-page guide is the only free, comprehensive, annually...  more
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