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US solar industry sees phenomenal growth

The American solar industry is projected to triple cumulative capacity over the next five years.

Germany blazes past US, setting new record for renewable energy production

Germany is the champion among industrialized economies in going green. 

World’s biggest coal company closes 37 mines as solar prices plummet

India's energy market is undergoing a rapid transformation as it moves away from fossil fuels.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe receives $1 million investment to transition away...

"We are grateful and honored to accept the inaugural Henry A. Wallace Award and a grant from the Wallace Global Fund that will help us continue our resistance against the pipeline and transition to clean energy technologies like wind and solar."

Coal is in a death spiral as India cancels new plants...

The renewable energy sector in India already accounts for 60,000 jobs, and will add a similar number by 2022.

First utility-scale project on tribal lands to power 100,000 homes

The key is making sure there is a welcoming policy environment for continued growth of large scale solar, with triggers that can help distributed solar take pressure off the grid.

California generates enough solar power to meet half its energy needs

California and other progressive states are pushing ahead, providing a model for the rest of country.

Solar-powered floating farm could produce 20 tons of vegetables daily

The future of farming is sustainable and not land-based.

Huge win for renewables in Maryland as lawmakers override governor’s veto

“In the current face of fear, uncertainty, and at times outright denial of environmental problems at the federal level, the Clean Energy Jobs Act proves that states like Maryland will not remain quiet on our country's toughest challenges like climate change.”

Employment report: Solar employs more than coal, oil, and natural gas...

Solar specifically employs the largest share of workers in the Electric Power generation sector.

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Populist victories won in this conservative Colorado town

Progressive upstarts pulled off a stunning upset.

Kushner, Bannon, Flynn pushed huge nuclear power deal in Middle East for profit, in...

New reporting gives details on nuke plant meeting.

As Sanders prepared Medicare bill, health care lobbyists bankrolled Senate Democrats

Since 2010, Democratic senators who have refused to sponsor the bill have raised twice as much insurance industry cash as those who support the legislation.

Rohingya Genocide – Links to corporatism, geopolitics & wahhabism

Fake news corporate media uses atrocity propaganda to sell sensational stories, and politicians use faux outrage to bully Myanmar’s leaders.

What Cuba can teach us about health care

Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.

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