With the federal government dragging its feet, Western
states are beginning to take action to deal with greenhouse gas
emissions and global warming
by April Reese,
Oct 17, 2005
Facing tough opposition in the Southern California desert, companies look to build renewable energy plants in Mexico.
by Matthew Fleischer,
Feb 14, 2010
Cally Carswell talks with HCN contributing editor Judith Lewis about the muscle the feds are putting behind solar energy development on public land.
by Cally Carswell,
Dec 27, 2010
Races for seats on state commissions that oversee utilities are among the most important elections you’ve never heard of. They could decide the future of renewable energy in Montana and Arizona this year.
by Ray Ring,
Nov 02, 2012
Rural Lake County, Ore., has gone from a timber economy to one based on producing - and exporting - renewable energy.
by Lee van der Voo,
Mar 27, 2011
Can 'hamster power' -- distributed generation and small-scale renewable energy projects -- save the West, and the world?
by Judith Lewis,
Jun 15, 2009
High Country News imagines – and delivers –
the kind of speech about our energy future that the West needs to
hear from its next president.
by Ray Ring,
Jan 21, 2008
Geothermal power heats up in Reno, Nev., as the West
begins to pay more attention to its underground energy
by James Yearling,
Feb 18, 2008
Despite a cold winter, the West is still warming; the
Southern Nevada Water Authority has wild ideas about water;
renewable energy is on a roll, but expensive Western resorts are
not; neglected Forest Service roads make a mess in the Pacific
by Sarah Gilman,
Apr 14, 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