The Daily Dirt: September 6, 2012

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

Paul Ryan would rather cut taxes for businesses than continue to provide wind energy subsidies. (Photo: J.D. Stringer/Getty Images)

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

Ryan Says 'No' to Wind Tax Credits

The vice presidential candidate said he would prefer lower business taxes to indefinite renewable tax credits.

Wetter Arctic Could Accelerate Climate Change

A University of Alaska Fairbanks study concludes that more precipitation and water in the Arctic will speed up climate change.

Rooftop Solar in Los Angeles Growing Fast

Participants of the Solar Incentive Program installed 22 megawatts of rooftop solar this year, quadrupling the number of rooftop solar panels in three years.

Isaac Washing Up Oil

Hurricane Isaac brought oil from the 2010 Gulf spill to shores in parts of Louisiana and Alabama.

Zoo Will Add Solar-Powered Vehicle Charging

The San Diego Zoo will install solar-powered charging stations for electronic vehicles. 

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