Wind and solar energy projects ramp up across the West;
Conservation Reserve Program ramps down; the West’s volcanic
history; potatoes are good for you.
by Sarah Gilman,
May 12, 2008
In Power of the People: America’s New Electricity
Choices, energy specialist Carol Sue Tombari has written a concise
and remarkably readable book about the best way to tackle our
nation’s energy problems.
by Allen Best,
May 26, 2008
The push for alternative power could spawn a rush for small hydropower projects in the Northwest.
by Joshua Zaffos,
Jul 31, 2009
Engineer and city councilman Kamyar Enshayan considers the
inevitable end of the fossil fuel joyride
Dec 12, 2005
Everybody believes in alternative energy, but very few people want to live next to giant wind turbines.
by Marty Durlin,
Mar 12, 2009
Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, such as: Redefining rancher politics, A rediscovered renewable, Creating public nooks and crannies and more.
by Marty Durlin, Ray Ring, Sandra Tassel, Sarah Gilman, Terray Sylvester, Jennifer Anderson ,
Mar 13, 2009
Chris Myles plans to fuel his vehicles with homebrewed
ethanol, made in a still he built at his home in Silverton,
by Fletcher Jacobs,
Jan 22, 2007
Six Western states now have renewable energy
by Laura Paskus,
May 02, 2005
New technologies may soon be able to tap the power in
Western waves and tides to generate electricity, but critics are
already worried about the impacts
by Kate Galbraith,
Aug 20, 2007
Coal-mining is always a dangerous business; wild horse
problems in Nevada; biofuel boondoggle?; and biofuel bio the
by Jonathan Thompson,
Sep 03, 2007