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Crowdfunding campaign raises $2.2M to build solar roadways

It's crazy. It'll never work. They cost too much. They'll crack. They're too delicate. You'll slide off them. Oil companies will never let it happen.

Justices Uphold Emission Limits on Big Industry

In a big win for environmentalists, the Supreme Court on Monday effectively endorsed the Obama administration’s efforts to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from sources like power plants, even as it criticized what it called the administration’s overreaching.

Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming

More than a million homes and businesses along the nation’s coasts could flood repeatedly before ultimately being destroyed. 

Last Month Was The Hottest May In Recorded History

This past May was a scorcher. According to a new report, it was the hottest May in recorded history.

At School, Turning Good Food Into Perfectly Good Compost

One by one, the children at Public School 30 on Staten Island dumped their uneaten bananas into a bin in the back of their raucous cafeteria, each greenish-yellow missile landing with a thud. Thud. Thud.

The Big Green Test

On Sunday Henry Paulson, the former Treasury secretary and a lifelong Republican, had an Op-Ed article about climate policy in The New York Times. 

The Coming Climate Crash

There is a time for weighing evidence and a time for acting. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my work in finance, government and conservation, it is to act before problems become too big to manage.

Pressure builds against France's ban on fracking

Deep beneath the City of Light lies what some believe to be an energy bonanza ripe for harvest.

Buying Into Solar Power, No Roof Access Needed

Like many consumers, David Polstein had already done much to reduce energy use in his large Victorian home in Newton, Mass. 

California's drought getting even worse, experts say

California's drought conditions have worsened over the past week with the percentage of the state suffering from the highest category increasing, the National Weather Service said Thursday.

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