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Secretary Kerry: ‘We don’t get a second chance’ on climate

"What we do right now, today, matters," Kerry told delegates at a climate change summit developing rules to implement the Paris climate agreement.
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Your home + solar panels = distributed generation

Renewable energy resources such as solar and wind have opened up new possibilities for distributed power generation and transmission.

Climate change is changing how we act

As part of the effort to fight global climate change, the White House has identified 16 U.S. cities cutting carbon pollution through everyday acts. Cities such as...
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These companies turn greenhouse gases into cash

New methods of capturing carbon dioxide from industrial facilities and storing it underground can mitigate global warming.
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Google set to go 100 percent renewable

By 2017, Google expects to power its massive data centers and offices with 100 percent renewable energy, everywhere in the world.

What makes Earth Day special and why we still need it

The Earth Day Network coordinates activities that raise awareness of local environmental issues, as well as global climate change, in 192 countries.
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Solar power bolstered by $1 billion World Bank loan

The World Bank has signed an agreement with the International Solar Alliance to boost solar energy in developing countries.
People riding their bikes over Portland's Tilikum Crossing bridge (© AP Images)

On this day in May, many commuters will start cycling to...

Grab your bike and leave your car keys at home! Taking part in the annual "Bike to Work Day" not only boosts your health, but also improves the environment.
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In the hotel industry, going green means growing revenues

Being environmentally friendly is paying off for more than 400 LEED-certified hotels. See what they're doing and how you can be a better traveler.