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May 2014

American Electric Power Company was the largest emitter of carbon pollution from power plants in the U.S. in 2012, according to a report released this morning by Ceres, Bank of America, several utilities and the Natural Resources Defense…

I Just Want A Teacher Who Practices Ahimsa

by Jeff McMahon Anusara founder John Friend was in town not long ago, and a few local yogis, including some teachers, took the occasion to reveal the judgements he inspires in their minds. Whatever story we tell about John Friend, it seems he’s…

Exelon Pins Nuclear Hopes On Small Modular Reactors

Fracking gas and carbon politics have driven the world's largest nuclear utility to the same conclusion the Obama Administration came in with—the future of nuclear power is in small modular reactors.
Former Exelon CEO John Rowe declared new-build…

Energy-efficiency startups just need access to existing data—on electricity usage, housing characteristics, renovations and financing—to unlock hundreds of billions of dollars in savings, two founders of startups said in Chicago Tuesday.
"One of the…

Fracking Insiders See No End To Boom

Despite official predictions that the U.S. energy boom will pop like a bubble in the next 20 years, people engaged in drilling for oil and gas—from the financiers to the frackers—see no end to boom times or low gas prices, industry insiders said in…