Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: clean energy

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution...

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

EPA gives school districts across U.S. nearly $1 billion to buy...

“It doesn’t make sense to send our kids to school on buses that create brain-harming, lung-harming, cancer-causing, climate-harming pollution″

How the NextEra scandal could slow clean energy growth

If trust in NextEra dwindles—and seemingly it has, if stock recommendations are anything to judge by—people might be less willing to consider the installation of a wind farm in the

New study confirms clean energy commitments from oil giants are nothing...

"Oil and gas companies talk like they care about the climate, but they keep drilling and polluting with complete disregard for the damage they cause."

2021 trends that could drive the energy transition further next year

2021 highlighted ways that renewable energy appears to offer more stable and affordable electricity than burning fossil fuels.

World leaders pledge $400 billion to boost clean energy and renewables

“We cannot wait another 40 years. The age of renewable, affordable energy access for all must start today.”

Rapid shift to clean energy could save ‘trillions.’ But corporate-backed groups...

Wind, solar, and batteries are already the cheapest source of electricity and an aggressive shift to clean energy makes more economic sense than a slow one, according to a new study. However, an enormous lobbying effort is underway to block climate policy in the $3.5 trillion budget bill under consideration.

IEA warns rich nations not doing their part in investing in...

“Governments need to increase spending and policy action rapidly to meet the commitments they made in Paris in 2015.”

Infrastructure plan with major climate investments would create 26 million jobs:...

According to the report, lawmakers can expect to see massive job creation every year over the next decade if they adhere to the 39 policy priorities provided in the Clean Jumpstart 2021 plan.

The US has the power to meet all of its clean...

The stage is set for a rapid transition to renewable energy. But time is of the essence.

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Copout in Cairo: ‘they’ just don’t care 

"Act now with environmental responsibility at the core of ones daily life; act now to force governments and businesses to respond, or look around in ten years and see ashes in your hands."

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.