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  • Would you want to live near a wind farm?

    Would you want to live near a wind farm?

    Everybody believes in alternative energy, but very few people want to live next to giant wind turbines.

  • INNOVATE, Part I

    INNOVATE, Part I

    Westerners have a knack for new and innovative thinking, as this special issue of HCN shows.

  • Two weeks in the West

    Wilderness bills are coming back to life, especially one that would protect Arizona’s Tumacacori Highlands; a lot of things besides windmills are killing birds.

  • When it comes to subsidies, coal wins

    Russ Doty compares the government subsidies given to wind power with those given to coal, and finds that coal is the true welfare king.

  • Wind power will blow your mind

    Dennis Hinkamp says that even though wind power – like everything else – is bound to have a downside, it’s the right way for us to go.

  • The Latest Bounce

    Libby, Mont., asbestos victims now eligible for disability; new wind-power farm to come to Colorado; New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson petitions to protect his state’s roadless lands

  • Lawmakers chop up renewable-energy fund

    Congress slashes the Energy Department’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program in favor of directing money toward energy projects in lawmakers’ home districts

  • Congressional group plans for oil's decline

    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

  • Renewable law leaves the gate

    The Colorado Public Utilities Commission finally releases rules for implementing Amendment 37, the state’s renewable standards law

  • Forget idealism

    With the demand for renewable energy growing and the costs falling, solar and wind power have moved out of the realm of idealism into that of the marketplace

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