Stories by John Gartner

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Posted on: Nov 28, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The real great divide in American politics is not between red and blue states, but between urban and rural voters.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2004, Source: AlterNet

As proof that the renewable energy movement is gaining momentum, Colorado voters approved a measure that requires the state's utilities to invest in solar and wind energy.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

As Kerry edges ahead in the Pennsylvania polls, voter turnout in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia will likely determine who collects its 21 electoral votes.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Bruce Springsteen, Michael Stipe and friends take to the road to show swing-state voters a good time on the Vote for Change tour.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Single women all over America are working to give George W. Bush a farewell kiss.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2004, Source: AlterNet

On World Water Monitoring Day, water-lovers get to give their favorite river, lake or stream a health check-up.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2004, Source: AlterNet

A Nobel Prize-winning chemist says the impending world energy shortage requires several miracles of science that nanotechnology can help to deliver.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Some forward-thinking American companies are voluntarily abiding by the Kyoto treaty and participating in the Chicago Climate Exchange, the first North American marketplace for trading greenhouse emissions.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2004, Source: AlterNet

In the quest for renewable energy sources, anything is fair game -- even fowl. Are chickens the fuel of the future?

Posted on: May 19, 2004, Source: AlterNet

If energy independence is a goal of the Bush administration, why is so much research money going to fossil-fuel companies?

Posted on: Apr 24, 2004, Source: AlterNet

States, corporations and the EPA are working to regulate recycling of computer components in the hopes of reducing the tonnage that ends up decaying in landfills.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2004, Source: AlterNet

From engineering and design to construction and agriculture, investment in renewable energy could result in far more jobs than investment in fossil fuels.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2004, Source: AlterNet

1,269 tons of deadly VX nerve gas needs to be neutralized and dumped. Any takers?