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Clean Coal: Oxymoron of the Century
NEWS
Feature from Justin Gammill
Last week we published an article on Nuclear power, and boy did the sparks fly … Good. Our intentions are always to objectively present the information and start a conversation, even on a subject as touchy as nuclear power. Many ...

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Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
It may be tough to make a buck off biogas now, but companies like Kroger Foods and Smithfield Foods find it worthwhile to be on the cutting edge of such environmentally promising projects.

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Photo: Alexandra Vietti, Earth911
H&G
List from Chase Ezell
When it comes to home energy audits, most homeowners have one of two choices – hire a professional or try and do it themselves.  While hiring a professional is the best way of achieving a thorough audit, it may not ...

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Students at the University of Michigan recently competed in the campus’s third annual Kill-A-Watt competition, a battle among residence halls to reduce energy consumption. Photo: Kill-A-Watt
NEWS
Quick Bit from Kathryn Sukalich
During the month-long Kill-A-Watt competition, University of Michigan student residence halls compete against each other to see who can decrease their energy consumption the most.

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MetLife Stadium, which has a number of recycling programs, readies for Super Bowl XLVIII. Photo: Flickr/Anthony Quintano
A&E
Quick Bit from Teresa Bitler
Super Bowl XLVIII promises to be the greenest Super Bowl to date, diverting more waste, conserving more water and saving more energy than its predecessors.

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Powerslayer, a new USB charger, uses software that can stop electronic devices from drawing power once they’re fully charged. Photo: Velvetwire
Quick Bit from Kathryn Sukalich
Powerslayer, a new portable USB charger for phones, tablets and other electronic devices, uses smart software that delivers energy only when it’s needed.

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A young girl mails in her recyclable toothbrush. Photo: Donna DeForbes
H&G
Blog from Donna DeForbes
A greener lifestyle is easier than you think. Here are six simple actions you can explore with your family.

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Infographic: Batteries Plus Bulbs
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Quick Bit from Haley Shapley
Batteries Plus Bulbs, the nation’s largest specialty retailer for batteries and light bulbs, lays out the facts of changing to energy-efficient lighting options.

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Quick Bit from Mary Mazzoni
To help farmers keep cows cool, Cornell engineers are collaborating on a multidisciplinary research project that could provide a sustainable alternative to current heat-mitigation strategies.

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A new study has raised questions over whether south- or west-facing solar panels are more effective in collecting power. Photo: MorgueFile.com/Seemann
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Quick Bit from Paula Felps
For years, experts have believed that south-facing solar panels are most effective in gathering sun in the northern hemisphere. But a new study has raised questions about that long-held idea.

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Residential solar installations have substantially increased in popularity in 2013. Photo: Shutterstock.
Quick Bit from Megan Malone
The U.S. solar industry is expected to top current world leader, Germany, in solar installations by the end of 2013.

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One of the city's Green Vision goals is to ensure that 100 percent of public fleet vehicles run on alternative fuels. This city truck runs on compressed natural gas. Photo: City of San Jose
Feature from Paula Felps
How is San Jose's Green Vision, launched in 2007, doing today? We give you an update on the innovative plan.

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