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Solar Power's Role in a Clean Energy Future

Solar power is a real energy option for North Carolina, blessed with sunlight on nearly 250 days per year. North Carolinians have already started tapping...

Nov 26, 2009 Report
A Source of Clean, Reliable, Affordable Electricity for Maryland's Future

The wind blowing over the ocean along Maryland's coast is a vast, untapped energy resource. Capturing just a fraction of this resource can help to...

Nov 22, 2009 Report
How Building Nuclear Power Plants Would Set America Back in the Race Against Global Warming

The nuclear industry has worked tirelessly over the last decade to position itself as a solution to global warming. However, Generating Failure concludes that nuclear...

Nov 15, 2009 Report
How Texas Can Reduce Pollution, Save Energy and Cut Costs with Efficient Solar Homes

Texas can reduce its dependence on dirty, dangerous and expensive fossil fuels by adopting new, high performance home designs. Using energy-efficient technology and small-scale solar...

Oct 26, 2009 Report
State and National Trends in Global Warming Emissions from 1990 to 2007

For decades, America’s global warming pollution from fossil fuel use has been on the rise. But this trend is starting to change in some states—in...

Oct 15, 2009 Report
Why Americans Can't Afford to Depend on Dirty Energy

America’s dependence on fossil fuels is costly – both in terms of up-front costs and in the negative economic and environmental side-effects of fossil fuel...

Jun 26, 2009 Report
How Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Protect our Environment and Create New Jobs

Wisconsin has begun a transition away from fossil fuels and toward a clean energy future. The state is developing local wind, biomass and solar energy...

Jun 15, 2009 Report
Policy Options to Reduce Oregon's Contribution to Global Warming

Oregon has already taken several major steps to cut its global warming pollution, but opportunities to further reduce emissions remain. Global Warming Solutions: A Progress...

Apr 15, 2009 Report
Why America Should Choose a Clean Energy Future Over New Nuclear Reactors

Although the U.S. nuclear industry has been in decline for more than three decades, concerns over global warming are driving utilities to reconsider nuclear power...

Mar 26, 2009 Report
A Blueprint for Economic Recovery

The United States already has the technology, the tools and the know-how to use energy more wisely and to get more of our energy from...

Nov 26, 2008 Report

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