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Why Not The Clean Power Plan?

The Clean Power Plan just finalized by the Obama administration has occupied the media for most of a week now. So what’s the big deal? The Earth has a significant problem with climate change, and the US government has put together a coherent nationwide approach. Individual states hold high responsibility for its … [continued]

Indian Tribe Files Suit Against Nevada Coal Plant

An ongoing battle between a Native American tribe and a Nevada coal plant is really starting to heat up. The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians has been trying to force the closure of the Reid Gardner coal-fired power plant, located outside Las Vegas, for years. Recently, the tribe filed suit against NV energy — claiming … [continued]

Clapping with One Hand: IEA Applauds Clean, Renewable Energy Progress, Urges Energy Officials to Move…

Applauding the progress being made in developing and deploying renewable energy and clean technologies, the International Energy Agency (IEA), in its latest annual report, also says that they are not being deployed fast enough. Presented to energy ministers, secretaries and members of leading private and public sector renewable energy and clean tech organizations at the 3rd Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) in London, the IEA, in its “Tracking Clean Energy Progress” report, highlights rapidly growing use of renewable energy and clean technologies in nations around the world, concluding, however, that progress isn’t fast enough to meet international targets for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, mitigating climate change and thereby providing a secure energy system.