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“alternative energy”

Jun 3, 2014 05:08 AM ET
Nuclear power may bring with it tons of efficiencies, but as in most things, there's no free lunch. It also makes waste, and weekly curbside collection just won't cut it for this class of garbage.
Apr 13, 2014 04:30 PM ET // AFP
The world can still meet the UN goal to limit global warming provided it cuts annual greenhouse gas emissions by 40-70 percent by 2050, a top expert panel said Sunday.
Dec 23, 2013 11:56 AM ET
Could we just send all our nuclear waste to the sun? It would sure solve a lot of problems! Trace looks at whether or not this crazy plan has any possibility of happening.
Jun 16, 2013 12:59 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Residents devastated by Hurricane Sandy are now on a fast track for solar power. Continue reading →
Feb 22, 2011 12:53 PM ET // Tim Wall
The desert agave plant has all the makings for a smooth biofuel.
Nov 1, 2010 11:21 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
A slight change in wind turbine speed can significantly reduce bat mortality.