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August 2014

U.S. Already Teaches Climate Change In Schools

EPA chief Gina McCarthy told Irish America magazine In an interview published Friday that climate change should be taught in schools, which inspired The Hill to evoke the most abused cliché in journalism:
"The comments from McCarthy, who is the face…

Arizona's largest utility company wants to put solar panels on customer rooftops in a proposal that resembles a proposal made earlier this year by former Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who suggested utilities avoid a predicted "death spiral" by getting…

Why Can't More Cities Be Like Detroit? — EPA

Detroit's Lower East Side, which makes up about a quarter of the city, lost 40 percent of its population between 2000 and 2010, leaving what could have been a wasteland of vacant lots and boarded up homes. But almost simultaneously, the number of…

Inconsistent Data Clouds Climate Change Reporting

The state of Ohio allows utilities to take credit for energy efficiency initiatives undertaken by their industrial customers, even when the utility is not involved.
As a result, when data crunchers from Ceres set out to compare the energy-efficiency…