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‘Blue energy’ could be another way to go green

A new source of energy could be found where rivers meet the ocean, using a technique that captures the electrical charge during osmosis.
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Energy in one Texas city: Good planning makes good business

Texas may be known for its oil and gas, but one city there plans to get nearly all of its electricity from renewables, such as wind and solar.
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5 takeaways from the latest climate data [video]

Despite day-to-day weather fluctuations, the effects of climate change are becoming more clear. Learn why you should be concerned and what you can do.
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Cities as policy labs: Portland’s bicycle experiment

With bicycle boulevards, 'sharrows' and more than 500 kilometers of bikeways, Portland, Oregon, has become one of the greenest cities in the U.S.
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Is it sunrise for solar highways? [video]

Solar roadways are coming to the U.S. as pilot projects. The tiles that create the roads act as solar panels but can also solve other environmental issues.
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Green Climate Fund will help local communities achieve sustainability

The Green Climate Fund will help developing countries mitigate and adapt to climate change. The fund has already approved eight proposals.

At ground zero for climate change, traditions and livelihoods hang in...

People across the Arctic are facing extreme weather, unpredictable hunting seasons, unstable ice and other effects of global warming. What can they do?

Melting away

“Ice is alive in some strange kind of way," says James Balog, who has chronicled the disappearance of glaciers through the Extreme Ice Survey since...
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This tech tool helps communities prep for climate change

Cities around the world are getting granular with climate data, using a new tool called PREP to prepare for the local effects of climate change.