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Alaska seeks clean energy on eve of Obama’s arctic visit 

A new and experimental river energy turbine could provide clean power to remote villages in Alaska. Testing “hydrokinetic” turbine is the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, a research institute at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. They are seeing how the turbine works on the Tanana River  near Nenana, an Alaskan village of about 600

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Does cloud coverage change as the planet warms?

Do low-lying clouds have an effect on global climate? Bruce Albrecht, professor of atmospheric sciences at the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in Miami, Florida claims that low clouds are extremely important to climate systems because stratocumulus and cumulus clouds both reflect solar radiation back into space, they provide the primary cooling

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Obama’s Clean Power Plan

“There is such a thing as being too late when it comes to climate change,” said President Obama when he announced his action plan for climate change on August 3. The Clean Power Plan (CPP) details the goals expected to be realized by 2020 to 2030. The President said the plan was “the biggest, most

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