Thursday, August 5, 2021

Solar Power in Space Parallels that on Earth and Competes with Fossil Fuel

Major breakthroughs have been happening with the use of solar and other benign sources of power in space. The situation parallels that on Earth as solar and wind power and other clean, safe technologies compete with fossil fuels.

Wind Power Rapidly Bringing Clean Electricity to Masses in the Global South

A wind-powered plant in Lake Turkana will likely deliver 310 megawatts of electricity to the national grid in Kenya, Africa and increase the country's electricity production by a fifth. Wind power is expanding at the same speed as solar power.

VIDEO: 'Battling the Death Star:' Seattle 'Kayaktivists' Slow Arctic-Bound Shell Oil Rig as Fight...

"Kayaktivists" are protesting against Shell oil drilling in the Arctic by preventing the rig from leaving the Port of Seattle. While dozens were arrested, activists vow to continue protesting against Shell.

VIDEO: Bombing the Arctic: US Navy War Games in Gulf of Alaska Threaten One...

Despite local demonstrations against destructive war exercises, the U.S. Navy is set to start the naval training in the Gulf of Alaska—one of the most pristine places left on Earth. Is the Pentagon making war on Alaska?

Green Energy Is Surging and You’ll Never Guess Why

Many countries around the world have adopted wind and solar power for their electricity needs displacing hydrocarbons at a fast rate. Juan Cole highlights the stories illustrating the surge.

VIDEO: #9 Make Polluters Pay Us

We can clean our environment and strengthen the economy if we start charging polluters for poisoning our skies. It's time we stop investing in dirty fuels.

VIDEO: A Fossil Fuel Free World Is Possible

According to a Stanford professor, the U.S. has the ability to become 100 percent fossil fuel free by relying solely on renewable energy. California has recently approved dozens of environmentally friendly bills, now let's get the other states on board.

Appeals Court Rules Keystone XL South Approval Was Legal, Lifting Cloud Over TransCanada

While Keystone XL South was approved via a controversial Army Corps Nationwide Permit 12 and an accompanying Executive Order from President Barack Obama, the U.S. Appeals Court ruled it was permitted in a lawful manner—a blow to the fight against KXL.

VIDEO: As GOP Candidates Question Climate Change, Texas and Oklahoma Hit by Devastating Floods...

With severe storms leave extensive damage and at least 23 people dead in Texas and Oklahoma, Republicans presidential candidates continue to question climate change. Are these politicians crazy or just denying the truth?

Revealed: Energy Transfer Partners’ ‘Pipeline-for-Prostitute’ Landman

New findings confirmed a land agent from the Texas company, Contract Land Staff, which was contracted by Energy Transfer Partners, was involved in a sex offer in exchange to build the controversial proposed Dakota Access pipeline. Say what?!