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Smart Green Policy
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Smart Spending Could Yield an Energy Storage Breakthrough

Cheap, scalable energy storage is something of a holy grail for clean energy boosters, and the US is smartly focusing on its R&D.

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Fighting Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Here’s a smart goal for green activists: target the problem of fuel subsidies in developing countries.

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Better Tech, Greener World

Wins for human beings in agriculture and forestry are not losses for the environment, thanks to an innovative concept called “decoupling.”

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Low-Hanging Green Fruit Ripe For the Picking

Balancing green goals against the imperative for growth can be tricky (just look at Europe), but one solution can advance both pursuits: increasing efficiency. The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) has some smart suggestions for next steps on increasing building efficiencies for a variety of clients, from universities to government agencies, from corporate giants to car dealerships. Green policymakers would do well to follow the RMI’s example and go after this kind of realistic, environmentally-friendly option.

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Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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