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How slow action on clean energy cost GE billions of dollars
Original Feature

How slow action on clean energy cost GE billions of dollars

Posted: July 8, 2019

BY: Molly Taft Last week, General Electric announced it would close a California gas plant 20 years ahead of schedule. The Inland Empire Energy Center in California, the company said, was “uneconomical to support further” in ...

How sewage can become a source of clean energy
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NewsHour Weekend

How sewage can become a source of clean energy

Premiered: June 2, 2019

Between flushing the toilet, bathing, and washing dishes, the average person in the United States generates almost 100 gallons of wastewater each day. But one utility in the suburbs of Chicago is using the waste it extracts from that sewage to ...

New research shows New York’s views on climate change
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MetroFocus

New research shows New York’s views on climate change

Premiered: March 6, 2019

A new study from the Nature Conservancy shows that New Yorkers' opinions towards climate change are more unified across political leanings, gender, urban/rural communities and income brackets. MetroFocus speaks to Bill Ulfelder from The Nature ...

Induction Cooking is Eco-Friendly, But Can We Afford It?
Rewire

Induction Cooking is Eco-Friendly, But Can We Afford It?

Posted: January 30, 2019

By Katie Moritz If you’re a kitchen nerd, maybe you’ve heard of them: fossil fuel-free, space-age stovetops that cook your food fast but can’t burn you. Maybe you’ve seen a video of someone putting their bare hand against ...

Renewable Energy on Long Island
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Long Island Business Report

Renewable Energy on Long Island

Premiered: September 6, 2017

From our partners at Long Island Business Report: Solar and wind energy have become a crucially important source of inexpensive, renewable energy in the world. Neal Lewis, Exec. Dir. at the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College and ...

Should States Rely on Nuclear Power to Combat Climate Change?
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NewsHour Weekend

Should States Rely on Nuclear Power to Combat Climate Change?

Premiered: October 22, 2017

From our partners at PBS Newshour Weekend: As older nuclear energy plants approach retirement or are threatened by closure, states worried about climate change are figuring out whether to keep them running. While they are cleaner for the ...