The Daily Dirt: August 27, 2012

Get the scoop on matters of the Earth: climate change, green technology, and the path to a sustainable future.

Germany's solution to eliminating nuclear power: better battery technology to store power (Photo: GiPhotoStock/Getty Images)

Andrew Freeman is a California native with a degree in history from UCLA. He is particularly interested in politics and policy.

Princeton Sun Station Charges Cars

Princeton University has created a solar-powered charging station for electric cars that works 24 hours a day.

Merkel's Holy Grail: Battery Technology

As Germany looks to eliminate nuclear power by 2022, the need for improved energy storing technology has emerged.

Army Launches Conservation Initiative

The U.S. Army will be exploring solar energy and conservation methods to be more efficient and less dependent on fossil fuels.

Alaskan Shale Oil Exploration

Alaska is looking into employing fracking on the North Slope next to Prudhoe Bay.

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