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BuffaloGrid Bringing Light To The World

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As those of us celebrating Christmas this year get ready to flick on our festive lights, there are 1.4 billion people globally without access to power, with more than 95 percent of those living in Sub-Sahara Africa or in developing Asia.

The United Nations Calls for a New Asia-Pacific Energy Compact

"Connecting the dots between the challenges of water, food, and energy security lies at the heart of sustainable development—and Rio+20 will be a generational opportunity for us to turn ideas into action—globally and especially in Asia and the Pacific." -- Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, United Nations{1}

In Stunning Reversal, Senate Republicans Agree to End Big Oil Subsidies After Watching Polar Bear Film

"I'm calling on all Americans, Democrats and Republicans, to take a stand to defend the Arctic from future oil and gas drilling. If we're going to subsidize any energy, it must be clean, renewable and respect the environment." -- Senator Mitch McConnell

Great Danes: Denmark Makes Huge Leap Toward Fossil Fuel-Free Future

Last week, Denmark rolled out the world's most ambitious green energy policy. Held og lykke!

In Search Of: America's Climate Change Policy (and Responsible Capitalism)

This is unrestrained, least-ethical, bottom-line capitalism…We have lost the notion of responsible capitalism." -- Sen. John Kerry, March 25, 2012

Saving the Last 130: The Oil Companies, the Banks and the Plight of the Western Gray Whale

To save the remaining members of a critically endangered species of whale from a drilling platform that threatens to destroy their only feeding ground, an environmental group follows the money trail

Developing Resources, Ignoring Poverty: Why the Cardin-Lugar Amendment Matters

Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act calls for the SEC to adopt a transparency rule for the oil, gas and mineral industries. If the agency misses the deadline, the world's poor will suffer

American Wind Energy Is Surging, But for How Long?

"It is urgent that Congress extend the Production Tax Credit now, before the end of the first quarter, or risk losing a new manufacturing sector to foreign countries." -- Denise Bode, CEO, American Wind Energy Association

In the Clean Energy Poker Stakes, Obama Goes All-in

President Obama's "all-in" energy strategy might hasten America's continuing decline in the race to lead the world's clean energy market

Propping Up the Past: Fossil Fuel Subsidies Should Go the Way of the Dinosaur

Ending subsidies for dirty fuel would make gas more expensive. Maybe that's not a bad thing

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