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The Atlantic

Robinson Meyer

7 June 2018

Squamish, British Columbia, Canada

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A professor at Harvard may be on the path to being able to transform carbon dioxide into useable fuel, thus changing the game for the rapidly warming planet. By leveraging already existing technology, the professor an...

Model D

David Sands

5 June 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Solar power has found its way to Detroit thanks in part to one man's efforts to make the resource more available to community members. Through the power of connections and cross sector collaboration, Ali Dirul's proje...

Ensia

Frank Jossi

4 June 2018

Minnesota, United States

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As land for solar energy production has increased around the world, cities have discovered that the same land can provide robust “pollinator-friendly” crops. These lands function as “dual-farms” because the agricultur...

Ensia

Susannah Shmurak

23 May 2018

Clichy-Batignolles, Paris, France

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Setting the bar high for environmental sustainability can encourage innovation and experimentation. Developers of Paris’ new Clichy-Batignolles eco-district are reducing the neighborhood’s carbon footprint in nearly e...

Al Jazeera

Gokul Chakravarthy

22 May 2018

Samsø, Samso, Denmark

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Two communities on opposite sides of the globe are turning to green energy to power their communities. On the island of Samso in Denmark, government officials turned to a cooperative ownership model to build buy-in on...

High Country News

Carl Segerstrom

11 May 2018

Montrose, Colorado, United States

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Thanks in part to the advancement of technology and federal reforms that now streamline a previously lengthy process, rural Colorado is proving to be a prime candidate for small hydropower projects.

World Economic Forum

Alex Gray

9 May 2018

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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A growing population has led to a growing mountain of trash for Africa. One city is taking control of the issue by turning that trash into energy which not only reduces the amount of physical rubbish by 80 percent, bu...

Bloomberg CityLab

Richard Luscombe ‏

3 May 2018

Babcock Ranch, Florida, United States

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Babcock Ranch is a sustainability “laboratory” that is testing what it takes to build a totally green community. What sets this community apart are the 440 acres of solar panels and the pursuit of a town powered fully...

The New York Times

Henry Fountain

26 April 2018

Imbra, Oman

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Are rocks the answer to decreasing the scale of carbon dioxide production across the world? These scientists think so - or at least that these rocks have the potential to play a part in this mission. Carbon mineraliza...

Daily Monitor

Lilian Namagembe

26 April 2018

Uganda

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Nearly one million South Sudan refugees have fled to Uganda to seek refuge among a safer setting. With this rapid population growth, however, the environmental impacts have included massive deforestation in areas. Alt...

AWE Magazine

Amélie Drouet

26 April 2018

Samsø, Denmark

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A town that was once a “meeting point for Vikings” has become a leader in renewable energy through community investment. First, the island of Samsø needed some convincing, so project developers held community discussi...

Perspective Daily

Felix Franz

25 April 2018

Alappuzha, India

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When garbage threatened the tourism industry in Alappuzha, residents protested enough to spur lasting change. The city is now recognized as the cleanest city in India for its efforts in decentralizing waste management...

BBC

Laura Plitt

20 April 2018

Kapawi, Ecuador

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The isolated Achuar peoples in Kapawi village in Ecuador live in an area without roads, and they'd like to keep it that way. As a way of proving they can function without them while still allowing for public transport...

NPR

James Morrison

17 April 2018

North Carolina, United States

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Swine biogas are making an appearance across North Carolina, a state with more hogs than any other state in the U.S. Turning methane from hog waste into electricity has allowed the state to earn valuable carbon offset...

The Guardian

Daniel Boffey

12 April 2018

Stockholm, Sweden

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Stockholm, Sweden has opened the world's first stretch of road that will recharge car's batteries as people drive. Similar to a tram system, but half the cost, motorists install a moveable arm to the undercarriage of ...

FastCompany

Mark Sullivan

9 April 2018

Reno, Nevada, United States

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In 2014, Apple reached a milestone by turning their Nevada data center into a 100 percent renewable energy-powered structure thanks to the implementation of solar farms. Just four years later, the company has just rea...

Next City

Audrey F. Henderson

5 April 2018

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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In the Chicago area, two groups are helping ensure that African Americans are included in the future of solar energy. Alongside Blacks in Green, a group that connects black communities to green jobs, Millennium Solar ...

Greentumble

Deogracias Benjamin Kalima

3 April 2018

Makata, Malawi

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Solar power has long been thought of as the way to go to provide long-term environmentally friendly energy needs; however, the cost can deter those living in more remote areas. Cognizant of this, the firm Powered By N...

Energy News Network

Elizabeth McGowan

28 March 2018

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

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Repurposing contaminated sites for clean energy production may not sound like a common tactic to take, but Massachusetts has found a way to be highly successful at it. In fact, out of over 250 renewable energy install...

The Japan Times

Eric Johnston

11 March 2018

Fukushima, Ōkuma, Japan

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Despite the Fukushima nuclear disaster of 2011, the region is working diligently towards reaching a goal of being 100 percent renewable energy efficient by 2040. Through a series of pilot programs as well as partnersh...

Ohio Valley ReSource

Benny Becker

9 March 2018

Kentucky, United States

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As coal jobs become increasingly rare, schools in Kentucky are facing rising electricity prices and declining tax rates. Through innovative class work and partnerships with solar installation companies, local students...

The Guardian

Aditya Chakrabortty

28 February 2018

Wolfhagen, Germany

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In Wolfhagen, Germany, one man led the quest to take back the electricity supply into the hands of the public. By entering a lengthy negotiation with E.ON, one of the biggest energy companies in the world, Martin Rüh...

Public Radio International

Jason Margolis

26 February 2018

Pueblo, Colorado, United States

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Residents in Pueblo, Colorado pay some of the highest electricity rates despite being one of the lowest-income cities in the state. In an attempt to become independent of the corporate utility company that determines ...

The New York Times

Amy Yee

23 February 2018

Kenya

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Kenya harnesses geothermal energy to power the nation. By developing naturally occurring geothermal areas at the East African Rift, they were able to supply almost half of the country's energy needs in 2015.

Public Radio International

Chris Bentley

14 February 2018

Grimsby, United Kingdom

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In the port of Grimsby in the United Kingdom, the community was struggling to thrive with very few jobs and not much of an industry. Offshore wind power has recently changed that future, however, by not only lowering ...

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