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Facebook's Prineville Data Centers Go Solar

Facebook and Pacific Power are teaming up to construct solar projects that will produce enough power to offset what the social media giant consumes at its data centers in Prineville, Oregon.

Business | Nation | Energy

Leadership Of Puerto Rico's Electric Utility Crumbles Amid Power Struggle

Five board members — including the newly named CEO — resigned rather than submit to demands from the governor. The utility still has not restored power to all who lost it after Hurricane Maria.

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Lawmakers Set Sights On Changes To Endangered Species Act

Members of the House Western Caucus announce legislation they say will "modernize" a seminal environmental law.

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Ireland Expected To Become World's First Country To Divest From Fossil Fuels

The lower house of parliament OK'd the bill, which is likely to sail through the upper house too. "We are ready to think and act beyond narrow short-term and vested interests," one lawmaker vowed.

Technology | Climate change | Energy | Environment | Communities | Science | Transportation | Sustainability

Self-Driving Bikes: The Next Transit Revolution?

What does your future commute look like? Will you be taking a self-driving car, a solo-wheel, the hyperloop? What about a self-driving bike?

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Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

A new study finds that oil and gas operations are leaking 60 percent more methane than previously reported by the federal government.

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More Oil From OPEC May Not Mean Relief At The Gas Pumps Anytime Soon

Drivers might be cheering OPEC's decision to increase oil production, but analysts say the extra supply isn't expected to drive gasoline prices down in time for summer vacation season.

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As Nuclear Struggles, A New Generation Of Engineers Is Motivated By Climate Change

The number of people graduating with nuclear engineering degrees has more than tripled since 2001. Many say they are motivated by climate change.

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President Trump Orders Help For Coal And Nuclear Plants

President Trump has ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take immediate steps to help financially troubled coal and nuclear power plants.

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Ruling Provides New Rationale For Blocking Oregon Solar Project

The Oregon Court of Appeals has disagreed with an earlier land use decision but has nonetheless reversed Jackson County’s approval of an 80-acre solar project on farmland.