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Ricardo Small on Glen Canyon Dam’s evaporating hydropower

Emily Guerin | Jul 07, 2013 06:35 PM
Filed under: Water , Blog Post

Glenn Canyon Dam was a bad idea from the giddy-up. It destroyed Glenn Canyon, which was another Grand Canyon. It flooded uncounted 1st nation ruins. [...]

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wendy wilson on Glen Canyon Dam’s evaporating hydropower

Emily Guerin | Jul 07, 2013 06:35 PM
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It is inaccurate to say the dam supplies enough energy for 5.8 million people. Five billion kwh is "enough" energy for around a million people. [...]

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Glen Canyon Dam’s evaporating hydropower

Emily Guerin | Jul 07, 2013 06:35 PM
Filed under: Water , Blog Post

As water levels in Lake Powell drop, what will happen to electricity generation?

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Phil Briggs on The American West and the Energiewende: Part II

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 05, 2013 12:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

If only the President had went in this direction (encouraging individuals to produce power for the grid, and eliminating all of the hurdles that keeps [...]

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Steve Snyder on The American West and the Energiewende: Part II

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 05, 2013 12:00 AM
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Also, the German situation shows that carbon-cap allowances are still priced too low to spur much actual reduction in carbon emissions.

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Steve Snyder on The American West and the Energiewende: Part II

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 05, 2013 12:00 AM
Filed under: Energy & Industry , Blog Post

Not totally fair, IMO, on the "big utilities" angle, and I'm a left-liberal of sorts, albeit a skeptical one. The higher rates when renewables "flood" [...]

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The American West and the Energiewende: Part II

Jonathan Thompson | Jul 05, 2013 12:00 AM
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We can have a renewables revolution that's even more robust than Germany's.

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Climate change: moving from science to policy

Sarah Jane Keller | Jul 03, 2013 02:05 PM
Filed under: Climate Change , Blog Post

Hitching a ride with Montana climate scientist Steve Running

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Behind the fire headlines

Cally Carswell | Jul 03, 2013 11:10 AM
Filed under: Politics , Blog Post

In-depth reporting from the HCN archives on firefighter safety, and forest and wildfire management

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Al Alvarez on Yarnell Hill fire fatalities, in context

Cally Carswell | Jul 02, 2013 01:20 PM
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Ray Ring - just read the link you posted above. There is an old adage int he aviation and fire program: "There are no new [...]

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