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August 16, 2016 | Blog Post

Testing Obama's Climate Commitment In the Utah Desert

How the Obama administration responds to a precedent setting proposal for oil shale mining in Utah poses a key test for the president’s climate commitments ratified in Paris last year.

August 15, 2016 | Blog Post

Gambling with House Money

Go inside the trial of Tesoro-Savage, a crude oil shipping terminal proposed for the banks of the Columbia River.

August 10, 2016 | Case

Defending New Mexico's Solar Customers

Customers of the New Mexico utility Southwestern Public Service Company no longer have to worry about having to pay higher fees for producing their own solar energy.

August 5, 2016 | Blog Post

The Death of World Heritage Sites

The future of priceless World Heritage sites depends on the immediate reduction of climate-change-inducing greenhouse-gas emissions, but many of the governments responsible for protecting these sites are failing to take strong climate action and are actively pursuing dirty energy projects.

August 5, 2016 | Blog Post

Model For Monopoly Power Companies Needs to Change

The Public Utilities Commission rejected the NextEra-Hawaiian Electric takeover deal, but the real work to build a clean energy system by and for the people of Hawaii has just begun.

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