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Karin Rives is the Editorial Manager and Editor of our Voices blog.
This water utility is mapping lead service lines – and is asking property owners to fill in data gaps
Published October 6, 2016 in
DC Water's interactive map engages home owners and businesses to determine if aging service pipes have been replaced. It could be a model for the rest of America.
How battery technology and crowd-sourced energy can save our aging grid
Published January 6, 2016 in
Home energy storage is the latest technology trend to disrupt the utility business as we once knew it.
A moment to celebrate: Senate passes bill to reform outdated chemical safety law
Published December 18, 2015 in
Health / Chemicals
An outdated law protecting Americans against toxins in everyday products is moving forward.
Citibank: How investments in clean energy can save trillions
Published October 7, 2015 in
The world economy will be better off if we ramp up investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, Citibank's researchers found.
How a few Americans saved our national bird from DDT
Published July 2, 2015 in
The bird’s recovery is a success story, made possible by tireless activists who fought the toxic pesticide.
5 reasons clean energy investments beat expectations
Published May 20, 2015 in
A growing number of venture capitalists, private investors, banks and brands are putting their money on renewables. It's not hard to see why.
We need a climate insurance policy - now
Published February 18, 2015 in
Climate change is a risk management issue and society needs to treat it as one, argues a new book co-authored by EDF's Gernot Wagner.
South takes note as North Carolina's solar industry booms
Published January 12, 2015 in
Will other Southern states follow the state's lead on solar energy development?
Why demand for clean energy remains strong amid falling oil prices
Published January 5, 2015 in
Investors mistakenly assume that oil prices and demand for renewable energy sources are interlinked.
We need strong national methane rules. Here's how we get there.
Published December 22, 2014 in
Energy / Natural gas
The growing controversy surrounding our natural gas industry has created a decisive moment for President Obama.
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