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Solar Jobs Continue to Rise In Spite of Trump’s Tariff

Environmental groups have been fearful about President Trumps take on the environment since the day he was sworn into office, and as a result employment in...

Is Trump’s Solar Panel Tariff Already Working as Planned?

Without a doubt one of the most controversial decisions that President Trump has made during his presidency was to impose tariffs over the next...
Wind farms like the Spinning Spur 3, which powers Georgetown, have replaced prairie-dog towns as the dominant feature of the Texas Panhandle.

IS A TEXAS TOWN THE FUTURE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY?

SMITHSONIAN -- Dale Ross, the mayor of Georgetown, Texas, has a big smile, a big handshake and a big personality. In last year’s election, he...

Germany’s New Coalition Fails Paris Climate Accord

Last Monday three different German parties formed a coalition on climate change that doesn’t quite meet the standards of the Paris Climate Accord, this...

ARIZONA REGULATORS FREEZE NEW GAS PLANTS, DEMAND MORE CLEAN ENERGY PLANNING FROM UTILITIES

GREENTECH MEDIA -- At a hearing Tuesday for the routine assessment of major utilities’ long-term resource plans, regulators rebuked the proposals and instituted a nine-month moratorium...