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Military Renewables: Why More Than Money is at Stake

In 2011, the U.S. Army spent five billion dollars on renewable energies. But why does the Army care so much about renewable energy? The answer is simple: lives and public funds are at stake. In wartime, soldiers risk their lives protecting the convoys that deliver fossil fuels to the frontlines. The Army Environment Policy Institute [...]

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Two Major Benefits of Renewables (It’s Not Just Reducing GHGs)

Many people believe that renewable energy will only benefit communities by reducing CO2 emissions. While this is certainly true, it is far from the only benefit to its adoption. Some would even argue it is not even the most important. There are two other big major ways in which renewables provide benefits to countries worldwide, [...]

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