Posts Tagged with "wind"

Obama: make green jobs the No. 1 priority in Appalachia

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Listening to the Obama’s State of the Union address last night, I was encouraged to hear that job creation is the President’s number one priority for 2010. Well, here is some required reading for achieving that aim: last week’s report from Downstream Strategies in Morgantown, WV: “The Decline of Central Appalachian Coal and the Need [...]

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Shell dumps wind and solar for agrofuels

Thursday, March 19, 2009


Money speaks louder than… Oh, yeah–just about everything, including a renewable energy future or attempts to reverse climate change. In a not so surprising, yet utterly short-sighted and outdated move (circa 20th century, not new Millenium), Shell Oil has decided to abandon all their investments in renewables such as solar and wind energy, and transfer [...]

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Wise Up Dominion!

Tuesday, September 16, 2008


The Beginning We woke up at 3:30 am, but few of us had slept the night before. You’d think we’d be groggy, but the adrenaline and excitement propelled us into action. By 5:30am two trucks holding steel barrels reading “good jobs, healthy communities: we deserve a clean energy future” and “prosperity without poison” pulled into [...]

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Public Interest Groups Oppose Carbon Capture Scam

Tuesday, May 6, 2008


In conjunction with the international release of a report by Greenpeace today – that identifies the ridiculous risk, uncertainty and cost associated with industry-driven plans for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS), Public interest groups (from across the country) sent the following letter to Congress, demanding that taxpayer subsidies be disallowed CCS, and that safe, affordable and [...]

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Greenwash of the Week: Chevron video game urges smart energy planning–like burning lots of oil.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007


Thanks to the good ole San Francisco Chronicle for once again calling my attention to an oil company just begging to win our Greenwash of the Week award. Alright, Chevron, your new online video game Energyville is our big winner. The basic idea is that they give you city and you get to decide how [...]

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