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President Donald Trump falsely claimed windmills spew “tremendous amounts of fumes” into the atmosphere, the latest in a long line of mistruths about renewable energy.
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President Donald Trump falsely claimed that wind turbines cause cancer, the latest in a long line of mistruths about the renewable energy method.
Green
The new proposal is open for public comment through July 5.
Environment
Congress last month extended valuable tax credits to producers of electricity from wind turbines and solar photovoltaic panels, a move that came as a relief to an industry that has experienced rapid growth in recent years.
Environment
The economics are interesting. Today, Block Island has no electrical connection to the mainland, so its power comes from expensive and environmentally unfriendly diesel generation, which the Block Island Power Company bills at 24 cents per kilowatt-hour in peak season.
Politics
NEW SHOREHAM, Rhode Island, July 27 (Reuters) - Rhode Island's Deepwater Wind will start installing the foundations for North
Environment
Cape Wind, an approved and controversial offshore project once planned for Cape Cod, is basically dead in the water after
Environment
Peer influence, whether in a corporate or a residential setting, modifies environmental behavior. Can peer shaming work too? Freakonomics economist Steven Levitt, would argue yes. Benchmarking in industries and companies leads to greater adoption of renewable energy.
Environment
You've read the headlines. Whether it's the exponential melt of glaciers, declining crop yields, loss of biodiversity, super-storms powered by warming oceans, or the increasing vulnerability of drinking water supplies to contamination, we are living well beyond our means.
Environment
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on H.R. 3474, a bill which includes a two-year extension of the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). This policy allows us to scale up amid nearly 100 years of permanent incentives for other energy sources.
Environment
Wind energy is expected to make up about 4.6 percent of total U.S. electric power generation by 2015, totaling about 77,000
Environment
This long-awaited program will provide more eagle conservation than currently exists today, which leaves many in the wind industry and others who share our concern for saving eagles scratching our heads over the hyperbolic response.
Politics
None of these credits were included in the budget deal that passed in the House last week, and which is expected to go up
Environment
Jacobson's Katrina simulations assumed arrays of 70,000 turbines — 300 gigawatts of installed power — had been built 100
Politics
"No form of energy generation, or human activity for that matter, is completely free of impacts and wind energy is no exception
Environment
“It’s a different environment today and I’m not going to dig back in the past,” he said. “I’m going to walk forward very
Hawaii
It is serious, deadly, and frightening -- both in what is going on under the ocean surface, and the lack of laws and controls to protect whales, dolphins, and other animals.
Politics
If the preservation of natural beauty were the primary argument for how we operate in America one would expect a lot more