Category: Resources

Hamza Hamouchene: Desertec: the renewable energy grab?

Advocates for benign-sounding clean energy export projects like Desertec need to be careful they’re not supporting a new ‘renewable energy grab’

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George Monbiot: Our government’s big green idea: let’s subsidise natural disasters

Britain pays billions to support farming, and then billions to repair the catastrophic damage it causes

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Russell Mokhiber: Duke Energy Pleads Guilty In Coal Ash Spill

Duke Energy will plead guilty to federal criminal charges in connection with last year’s coal ash spill in the Dan River as well as other unauthorized discharges. You wouldn’t have known about the guilty plea from reading America’s leading newspapers

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Patrick Bond: Keep South Africa’s Lights on with Renewable Energy – or Irradiate a Darkened Nation?

After an explosive start to his State of the Nation Address last week, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma turned to nuclear, coal, fracking and offshore drilling projects – but what about the country’s free sunshine, wind and tides?

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Michael T. Klare: Keystone XL, Cold War 2.0, and the GOP Vision for 2016

How Energy Coordination on One Continent Could Bring the Planet to Its Knees

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George Monbiot: A Shock to the System

A new form of marine mass destruction is outrageously being justified by the EU and its member states in the name of “scientific research”

Samantha Hargreaves: Women Stand Their Ground against Big Coal

More than 50 grassroots women activists gathered from around the region in late-January 2015 to stand their ground against Big Coal

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Steve Early: Spirit of Tony Mazzocchi Haunts Oil Industry Again

What better place to make blue-green alliance building more real than rhetorical, among labor and community partners long pitted against each other by companies like Chevron and Shell?

Karl Grossman: Locavore Movement Overlooks Farmworkers

Farmworkers remain without the right to organize unions

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Arun Gupta: Crash in Oil Prices Should Bury Peak Oil Once and For All

It’s a matter of how we reorganize our society and economy on the surface of the earth so we stop using the stuff that’s under it.

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