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The Best Environmental Science Careers

Environmental science is a cross-disciplinary field that combines the natural sciences (like biology and chemistry), the earth sciences (geology), and social sciences (like policy, economics, and law) to understand how they all interrelate. Environmental scientists study our air, water, and… Read More
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Record-Breaking Milestone For American Wind Power

Wind power has hit an important milestone in America, with 980 working wind installations generating 70 gigawatts of renewable electricity. Solar power gets a lot of attention because it’s so much more visible to many of us, quietly working away… Read More
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More Offshore Wind Power For Atlantic Canada

A new proposal by Canadian renewable energy company Beothuk Energy would see a new 1GW wind farm built 20km off the blustery Nova Scotia coast. The electricity generated by the offshore project would be exported to the United States via… Read More
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For U.S. Solar, It’s Jobs, Jobs And More Jobs

Solar power in the U.S. is growing fast, and it looks jobs are coming along for the ride: The nonprofit Solar Foundation’s latest survey, released on Monday, shows a 20 percent gain in solar employment since September 2012, giving the… Read More
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Clean Energy Investment Must Scale To Keep Up

A newly identified shortfall in clean energy investment in 2013 spotlights the opportunity to close the investment gap and create millions of jobs, drastically reduce fuel costs and tackle runaway climate change. New 2013 figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance … Read More

Obama Heads To North Carolina For Cleantech Visit

President Obama dropped into our state (North Carolina) on a clean-energy visit Wednesday to tour a private company’s research into energy efficiency and to unveil a new private-public energy consortium at North Carolina State University. The president’s visit also serves… Read More
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New York State Antes Up For Clean Energy Future

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has announcedUS$210 million in funding for the NY Green Bank, which was launched to drive clean energy deployment in order to build a more resilient state and create jobs. The Green Bank will work… Read More