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
More than half the windmills on California’s
Altamont Pass will shut down for two months this winter so
migrating birds can pass safely through the area
by Patrick Farrell,
Aug 08, 2005
After a hard-fought political campaign the town of Boulder passed a ballot initiative allowing it to create its own municipal utility in order to help reach its ambitious environmental goals.
by Nathan Rice,
Dec 27, 2011
Getting energy from biomass is more complicated -- and perhaps less green -- than it seems.
by Jodi Peterson,
Nov 07, 2010
The coal industry may be wounded, but it’s certainly not dead.
by Cally Carswell,
Nov 08, 2010
The board member of a small electric utility opines that
the wind power mandate of Colorado's Amendment 37 is good for the
energy industry, despite the utilities' resistance
by Ed Marston,
Nov 22, 2004
Tribal infighting is delaying a wind farm planned for Gray Mountain on the Navajo Reservation.
by Gail Binkly,
Apr 22, 2009
The House of Representatives passes an energy bill with even more industrial pork than the Bush administration requested.
by Laura Paskus,
May 16, 2005
Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md.,
have formed the Congressional Peak Oil Caucus to discuss preparing
for life after "peak oil" – when worldwide oil supplies can
no longer meet demand
by Brett Wilkison,
Feb 06, 2006
A new form of geothermal energy has the potential to revolutionize U.S. power production, if costs come down.
by Nate Seltenrich,
Nov 21, 2012