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Solar’s Bright Future Could Depend on Government Policy

The solar industry is booming—now employing twice as many workers as the coal industry. But continued growth could depend on government support for the industry.

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BlueGreen Alliance Unites Labor and Environmentalists

In the past, environmentalists and labor groups haven't always seen eye to eye. But a changing economy is inspiring them to find common ground.

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Landscaping with Goats. Yeah, it's a Thing.

Okay. So, yeah—goats are hot right now. But there's a better reason to hire them for your next landscaping gig than being the envy of the neighborhood.

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Heating Up the Solar Market in Western Pennsylvania

It turns out that you donít have to live in sunny California to go solar.

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What Counts as Green Collar?

At the heart of President Obama's economic recovery plan is the promise of new green collar jobs.

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Moving from Dirty Fuel Industries to Green Jobs

The president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, Larry Schweiger, sits down for a conversation with Host Matthew Craig to discu

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Obama on Environmental Economy

President-elect Barack Obama is calling on Congress to get busy on his American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan.

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Stimulus Money to Create Green Jobs

The federal government has committed a total of $3.2 billion dollars to a new Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program, a p

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State of Green Jobs and Business

Two reports this week evaluate the world of green business and the jobs they provide. These surveys offer up a mixed bag of assessments.

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News Analysis: House Economic Stimulus Package Allots $100 Million For Green Spending

An economic stimulus package has made it through the House with about $100 billion for environmental projects.

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