Energy

Solar Power: Frequently Asked Questions

Solar Power: Frequently Asked Questions

— Is rooftop solar right for you? Get answers to your questions about solar power, courtesy of EnergySage.
Why Solar Power Is Good for Birds

Why Solar Power Is Good for Birds

— Solar energy is a boon for the environment. However, some methods are harmful to birds and other wildlife.
Testimonials: How These Bird Lovers Went Solar at Home

Testimonials: How These Bird Lovers Went Solar at Home

— Intimidated by solar power? Don't be. Meet real people who installed solar panels on their roof for a peek inside the process.
What Does the North American Climate Pledge Mean?

What Does the North American Climate Pledge Mean?

— The U.S., Mexico, and Canada announced shared goals to boost clean energy, cut carbon pollution, and protect wildlife.
Four Astonishing Ways Birds Are Coping With Our Energy Demands

Four Astonishing Ways Birds Are Coping With Our Energy Demands

— From Pennsylvania to Canada, birds are finding ways to dodge power structures and development.
Can Solar Plants Make Good Bird Habitat?

Can Solar Plants Make Good Bird Habitat?

— A proposed state law could turn Minnesota's solar gardens into actual gardens for native birds and pollinators.
Will Wind Turbines Ever Be Safe For Birds?

Will Wind Turbines Ever Be Safe For Birds?

— Sure, it’s green energy—but it also results in hundreds of thousands of bird deaths each year.
How Two Old Pipelines Put the Great Lakes (and its Birds) at Risk

How Two Old Pipelines Put the Great Lakes (and its Birds) at Risk

— Environmentalists' worry over a decades-old oil pipeline running under Michigan's water has inspired them to keep closer tabs on local wildlife.
In Victory for Eagles, USFWS Gives Up Fight for 30-Year Take Permits

In Victory for Eagles, USFWS Gives Up Fight for 30-Year Take Permits

— The government just dropped its latest effort to give longer-term take permits to wind farms and other companies.
Has Global Coal Consumption Peaked?

Has Global Coal Consumption Peaked?

— In the often-depressing fight against emissions, a recent report offers some promising news.