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  • The revolution will not be televised

    It’s a good thing leadership is emerging in the West on energy issues, because President Bush’s energy plan is a step in the wrong direction

  • The Winds of Change

    Colorado citizens voted last November to increase their state’s reliance on power from the wind and sun, but King Coal still rules the state, and the White House seems determined to keep it on the throne

  • State of the World 2005: Redefining Global Security

    In State of the World 2005, the Worldwatch Institute takes a hard look at important issues from nuclear weapons proliferation to renewable energy

  • Energy without hypocrisy

    Natural gas is a wonderful thing, but our need for it does not outweigh our responsibility to the land

  • Easterners tilt at windmills while Westerners joust with a real foe

    Cape Cod’s opposition to a proposed offshore wind farm sounds crazy to Westerners, who would gladly exchange nuclear waste dumps, coal mines and gas wells for some renewable energy

  • Where do we go from here? Taking the West Forward

    HCN lays out the West's 10 most critical issues and the paths toward positive results on everything from energy development and drought to federal agency practices and endangered species.

  • Colorado voters snub coal for all things renewable

    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

  • Oil money rules in the West's mini-Middle East

    Two Democratic governors – Dave Freudenthal of Wyoming and Bill Richardson of New Mexico – find themselves caught between the money that comes from the energy industry and the environmental impacts of oil and gas development

  • The BLM is blowing in the wind

    The Bureau of Land Management is studying the prospects for developing wind energy on Western public lands

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