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Run Like the Wind: Clean Tech is Canada's Fastest Growing Industry

Run Like the Wind: Clean Tech is Canada's Fastest Growing Industry
A Canadian consulting firm has found that the country's fastest growing industry isn't fossil fuel extraction or export, but clean technology, like wind and solar energy companies.
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In Key Midterm Races, Democrats Sound Like Republicans on Climate Issue

In Key Midterm Races, Democrats Sound Like Republicans on Climate Issue
Democrats are justifiably worried about holding onto control of the United States Senate in the midterm elections Nov. 4. Most forecasts have Republicans winning seven seats for a 52-48 advantage, which would almost certainly spell doom for any action on climate change.
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Keystone XL Pipeline Owner TransCanada Named ‘World Climate Leader’

Keystone XL Pipeline Owner TransCanada Named ‘World Climate Leader’
The London-based Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which serves as a vehicle for businesses to report their greenhouse gas emissions, has issued its first-ever Climate Performance Leadership Index, revealing its “A List” of corporate citizens who are doing the most to respond to climate change.
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Abandoned Mines Could Provide a Source of Clean Energy

Abandoned Mines Could Provide a Source of Clean Energy
As Michigan’s Upper Peninsula grapples with a looming electricity crisis, the region’s copper-mining past could play a role in its energy future.
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Wind Making Dirty Fuels Obsolete in Northern Europe

Wind Making Dirty Fuels Obsolete in Northern Europe
The wind power boom in Nordic countries is making fossil fuel-fired power plants obsolete and is pushing electricity prices down, according to reporting by Reuters published Friday.
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'Major' Oil Spill Strikes Louisiana, Threatens Waterways

'Major' Oil Spill Strikes Louisiana, Threatens Waterways
Officials on Sunday are continuing work to contain what an EPA representative called a major oil spill in northwestern Louisiana that could take months to clean up.
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Ohio Earthquakes Directly Connected to Fracking, Research Shows

Ohio Earthquakes Directly Connected to Fracking, Research Shows
Fracking triggered hundreds of small earthquakes along a previously unmapped fault in eastern Ohio late last year, according to a new study to be published in the journal Seismological Research Letters.
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As Other Nations Lag, Europe Presses Ahead with Drastic Greenhouse Reductions

As Other Nations Lag, Europe Presses Ahead with Drastic Greenhouse Reductions
Europe is already a leader in environmental policy, but an upcoming vote on drastic greenhouse gas reductions would be unprecedented.
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State Commissioner: If You Oppose Fracking in North Carolina, Your Comment 'Doesn't Count'

State Commissioner: If You Oppose Fracking in North Carolina, Your Comment 'Doesn't Count'
As North Carolina makes plans to open itself up to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, public comments are pouring into the Mining and Energy Commission as it prepares to make recommendations to lawmakers about the safety guidelines that should govern the controversial gas drilling in the state.
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In Massive Drought, Water Becomes Currency in Payola Scheme

In Massive Drought, Water Becomes Currency in Payola Scheme
Opponents of Proposition 1, the controversial State Water Bond, today blasted Governor Jerry Brown and the measure's backers for taking $850,000 in contributions from big agribusiness donors to pass public funding for water transfers to enrich them – and to enable the biggest dam-building program in California history.
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