Green Levies May Well be ‘Crap’. The Way to Deal with Carbon is to Bury It

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We are going to continue to use fossil fuels, so let’s make carbon burial the number one priority.

Google Prods a Coal-Fired Utility Into Making Money on Green Power

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North Carolina’s Duke Energy wants to sell renewable energy directly to power-hogging companies like Google. 

CHARTS: US Carbon Emissions Are Dropping

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The latest government stats show that planet-warming emissions have fallen in 5 of the last 7 years.

Chart: Virgin America falls below the industry average on fuel performance standards

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Virgin planes produced more greenhouse gas emissions per passenger than other domestic US carriers in 2010, report finds.

Meet the Town That’s Being Swallowed by a Sinkhole

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What could possibly go wrong when miners, frackers, and drillers reshape the geology beneath our feet? Talk to the evacuees of Bayou Corne, Louisiana.

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