Solar Valley Rises in an Overcast Land

May 16, 2008 By MARK LANDLER THALHEIM, Germany - This sad stretch of eastern Germany, with its deserted coal mines and corroded factories, epitomizes post-industrial gloom. It is a place ... read more

Hawaii Passes Landmark Solar Roofs Bill

The Hawaii state legislature passed a landmark measure on May 1 that would make the state the first in the nation to require solar water heaters as a standard feature on all new homes. The solar ... read more

Joseph Egan, Fought Nuclear Industry; Dead at 53

May 13th, 2008 Dear Readers, Joseph Egan, a lawyer for numerous radiation victims, has died of cancer at age 53. In 2002 the state of Nevada hired Egan's law firm to head up the legal fight ... read more

Going Nuclear: What To Do With the Waste?

From the Wall Street Journal blog. Posted by Keith Johnson http://blogs.wsj.com/environmentalcapital/2008/04/29/going-nuclear-what-to-do-with-the-waste/?mod=WSJBlog Nuclear power's renaissance ... read more

Act now to stop nuke amdts to Senate climate bill

SENATE CLIMATE CHANGE BILL COULD GIVE BILLIONS OF TAXPAYER DOLLARS TO THE NUCLEAR POWER INDUSTRY   YOUR CALLS NOW CAN STOP THIS, AND HELP PAVE THE WAY FOR CLEAN, SAFE AND AFFORDABLE SOLUTIONS TO ... read more

New Wave of Nuclear Plants Faces High Costs

By REBECCA SMITH May 12, 2008 The Wall Street Journal A new generation of nuclear power plants is on the drawing boards in the U.S., but the projected cost is causing some sticker shock: $5 billion ... read more

Rocky Mtn Institute: Nukes displace least carbon per dollar

FORGET NUCLEAR Rocky Mountain Institute, April 28, 2008           At the link above, RMI provides an excellent analysis of the problems with centralized power sources.      This ... read more

New Greenpeace report exposes CCS as a dangerous distraction

May 05, 2008 Greenpeace Greenpeace International has released a new report, entitled "False Hope: Why Carbon Capture and Storage Won't Save the Climate," which proves once and for ... read more

McCain Calls for 700+ New Nuclear Plants (and 7 Yucca Mountains) Costing $4 Trillion

Posted May 4, 2008 | 03:57 PM (EST) Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) made a stunning statement on the radio show of climate change denier Glenn Beck this week: ... the French are able to generate 80% of ... read more

Utility eyes ratepayers for building costs

The Florida Times-Union May 7, 2008 By Jake Armstrong,  The Times-Union