Earth Policy Release – Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon  Janet Larsen http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update113 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update May 14, 2013 When New York City opened registration for its much anticipated public bike-sharing program on April 15, 2013, more than 5,000 people signed up within 30 hours. Eager for access to …

Offshore Wind Development Picking Up Pace

Offshore Wind Development Picking Up Pace J. Matthew Roney http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2012/update106 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update August 16, 2012 Wind power is the world’s leading source of renewable electricity, excluding hydropower, with 238,000 megawatts of capacity installed at the start of 2012. Thus far, almost all of this wind power …

U.S. Gasoline Use Declining, Keystone XL Pipeline Not Needed

U.S. Gasoline Use Declining: Keystone XL Pipeline Not Needed Lester R. Brown www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2011/update100 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update October 6, 2011 For Immediate Release As the debate unfolds about whether to build a 1,711-mile pipeline to carry crude oil from the tar sands in Canada to refineries in Texas, …