Science & Environment

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Solar victory in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

A coalition of alternative energy supporters cut the ribbon on a church solar project - the largest community solar project in West Virginia - for an installation cost of $1!

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People's World Google Hangout focuses on shutting down the Keystone XL

Part of the lead up to this week's demonstrations in Washington's against the XL Pipeline was an April 15 Google Hangout sponsored by the People's World.

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March on Washington's powerful lessons for the environmental movement

Like the civil rights movement of the 1950s and '60s, the environmental movement has both moral and practical aspects. It needs a strategy that unites both inside and outside struggles and goals.

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Obama talks clean energy jobs, LA launches solar rooftop program

President Obama included  job creation in his climate change speech June 25, while Los Angeles launched the largest-ever urban solar rooftop program.

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Google-funded spy tech to prey on poachers

Both surveillance technology and Google have generated controversyt. But in opposition to the growing international threat of poaching, however, many feel they can be put to good use.

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South Africa deploys anti-poaching plane

"This is a war. You cannot take a stick to a gunfight."

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Hubble XDF catches the universe on camera

The XDF allows an ordinary person to view a panoramic image of the immediate portion of the universe that lay beyond Earth. It's the first step, said the scientists.