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Sun Shines Again on Chez Vidal

Those readers who have followed the saga of Gore Vidal’s bid to harness the sun may be heartened to hear that the esteemed author has emerged victorious in his green-minded mission: Vidal’s solar system is back in working order.  Here, he offers a wry retort to counter his detractors, along with a spirited response to a recent New York Times report about solar power that left him quite cold, it would seem.

Posted on Jul 28, 2007 READ MORE

Consumers Opt for Green Power Despite Price Tag

In the absence of genuine government policy, more and more consumers are spending their own cash to support green energy.  Utility companies in 36 states offer energy from renewable sources to their customers for an added fee.  Despite increasingly high energy costs, enrollment in such programs is up 20%, according to the Energy Department.

Posted on Jul 29, 2006 READ MORE


Report: 162 Million Africans at Direct Risk From Global Warming

A charity group warns that over 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa could die by the end of the century if global warming continues its march unabated.

Posted on May 15, 2006 READ MORE

Sweden Plans to Be World’s First Oil-Free Economy

The progressive European enclave has set a 15-year limit on its switch to renewable energy. | story
Hey, they won’t even have to get on a plane to collect their Nobel Prize!

Posted on Feb 8, 2006 READ MORE

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