Energy

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.
How to Get Solar Power Without Putting Panels on Your Roof

How to Get Solar Power Without Putting Panels on Your Roof

— Community solar offers clean energy options in many states, and its popularity is growing.
On a Quest to Kick the Carbon Habit

Kicking the Carbon Habit for Good

— Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania is tapping solar and wind power, green buildings, and more to take its carbon pollution down to zero.
Tar Sands Mining Hits the American West

Tar Sands Mining Hits the American West

— A plan is in place to open the first commercial mine in Utah.
Audubon California Helps Improve Apple’s Solar Farm

Audubon California Helps Improve Apple’s Solar Farm

— Sure, green energy is great—but not when it’s plopped in the middle of pristine habitat.