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[ The 2017 solar eclipse should remind us of solar energy’s progress and near limitless potential ]

For those of us on the Environment America clean energy team, the solar eclipse is a powerful reminder of the progress solar energy has made, and how much further we need to go. When the last solar eclipse occurred 38 years ago, solar panels were niche products, and electricity generated from the sun made up a negligible piece of our electrical grid.

[ Why environmental groups are speaking out after Charlottesville ]

In a country hobbled by racism we must address civil rights to be able to make true environmental progress.

     

[ Here’s why putting more tax dollars behind coal is such a wasteful proposition ]

Imagine what $4.5 billion could do for Appalachia if we spent it to really help this economically struggling region.

     

[ Sand to Snow National Monument released from Department of Interior review ]

Andrea Alday

The monument fell under review by the Department of the Interior, following President Trump’s April 26th executive order.

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[ Environmental and Public Interest Groups Condemn Racist Violence and Intolerance in Charlottesville, Virginia ]

Environmental and Public Interest Groups Condemn Racist Violence and Intolerance in Charlottesville, Virginia

[ New research finds ecosystems are taking longer to recover from drought ]

News Brief

August 16, 2017

[ New pilot King County outdoor initiative ‘important and pioneering’ ]

Anastasia Greene

The Wilderness Society is proud to announce its involvement in an initiative with King County Parks and King County Metro – the Trailhead Direct pilot project.

[ Media Advisory for Aug. 16 Tele-press conference: Western voices join millions in condemning Trump administration review of national monuments ]

Michael Reinemer

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[ Over last decade, American solar energy generation increased 43-fold ]

Ten short years ago, solar panels were mere novelties. Today, they’re a dominant force in America’s energy landscape, and poised for even more growth in the years ahead. Coupled with huge advances in wind energy, battery storage, electric vehicles and energy efficiency, it’s getting clearer than ever that moving to a future powered entirely by clean, renewable energy is as feasible at it is necessary.

[ Pruitt’s inquiry gives climate science the reality TV treatment ]

This is an attempt to confuse the public and sow doubt about an already-settled issue.