renewable energy Digesting Thanksgiving Leftovers: One Utah Facility Turning Food Waste Into Energy By Madelyn Beck • Nov 28, 2019 It’s nearly Thanksgiving, which means extra food — and extra food waste. But one man’s garbage is another’s renewable energy. Listen Listening... / Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story. Global Winds Pick Up, Boosting Wind Farms By Ali Budner • Nov 20, 2019 U.S. Department of Energy A new study shows that global wind speeds have increased in the last decade, and that may allow wind turbines in the Mountain West to generate more clean energy. Green Energy Bill Gets Broad Bipartisan Support. Can It Pass This Time? By Nate Hegyi • Nov 14, 2019 Reintroduced legislation incentivizing more renewable energy projects on public lands is getting rare bipartisan support. Colorado Creates New Fund To Support Clean Energy Projects By Jake Brownell • Dec 11, 2018 Ed Suominen / FLICKR All creative Commons Colorado is launching a new nonprofit, called The Colorado Clean Energy Fund, to help finance clean energy projects in the state. Trump Dismantles Climate Goals For Federal Agencies By Amanda Peacher • May 18, 2018 President Trump just dismantled policies requiring federal agencies reduce their own greenhouse gas emissions and meet other environmental targets. Listen Listening... / Click 'play' to hear the audio version of this story. Divided Politics Over Clean Power Plan -- Mountain West Power Companies Go For Renewables Anyway By Ali Budner • Mar 5, 2018 ED SUOMINEN / FLICKR ALL CREATIVE COMMONS Listen Listening... / 1:11 The federal Clean Power Plan is currently on hold due to various legal challenges. Not one of the Attorneys General from the Mountain West States has signed on to a brief by a coalition of states supporting the plan.