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The Hidden, $120 Billion Cost of America’s Energy Mix

Looking for a reason to change the current U.S. energy mix? Business-as-usual costs an extra $120 billion a year, a major new report finds.

Smart Phone: Will Clean Energy Be Apple’s Killer App?

The iPhone is a big seller now. Could the smart-energy revolution make it an even bigger seller?

So Sue ‘Em: Circuit Court Says Katrina Victims Can Sue Over Global-Warming Damages

A conservative court finds victims of Hurricane Katrina have legal standing to sue over global-warming related damages.

Climate Roadmap: Kerry and Graham Chart a Compromise Course–Of Sorts

Did senators John Kerry and Lindsey Graham just clear the way for a compromise over the energy and climate bill? Think again.

Go West (Africa): Exxon’s $4 Billion Bet on Ghana’s Jubilee Oil Field

Exxon's likely bid for West African oil assets shows off a rare combination of friendly geology and friendly politics.

Climate Bill: Boxer Draft Aims High, But Silent on Key Details

At long last, a draft version of the Senate climate bill--but one that starts out dodging most of the contentious issues.

Big Boy: A Meditation on Solar Power, Oil and Fast Food

A Bob's Big Boy has put solar panels on its roof. But it is still serving hamburgers to the drive-in crowd. What would Rajendra Pachauri think?

Waxman-Markey: Benefits Far Outweigh Costs, New Study Finds

The energy and climate bill in Congress might cost a bundle, but what if it brings even more in benefits?

Van Jones: Obama’s Embattled Green Jobs Adviser Resigns

There's one less green job in Washington after embattled White House adviser Van Jones resigns.

Not So Fast: Japan Climate Pledge Conditional on China, India

Japan's new government clarifies its ambitious climate policy less than a week after the election.

BP’s Tiber Find: Fodder for Oil Optimists or Pessimists?

What does BP's "giant" oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico really say about the future of oil?

London Protesters Glue Hands to RBS Trading Floor

Environmental protesters glued their hands to the trading floor of RBS in London and stripped naked in the front window of public-relations firm Edelman PR, Sky News reported Tuesday.

Big Money Returns to Wind Power–For How Long?

The good news for clean energy is that Wall Street banks are coming back. The bad news is that might not be enough.

Clean-Energy Summit: You Want Clean Energy? Shale Gas.

Political heavyweights are still working on the clean-energy revolution; natural gas is the early winner.

Blown Away: Wind Power Makes Electricity Cheaper in Texas

Wind power is expensive--yet the growth of wind power is making electricity cheaper in Texas, says a new report.

Clean Energy: That Means Efficiency, Renewables, and Nukes, Senate Hears

The Senate's efforts to figure out how to lead the clean-energy race lead to predictable results.

Cash for Clunkers: An Expensive Environmental Fix

Cash-for-clunkers has been a win-win, for the economy and the environment, but it's hardly the best way to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.

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