Monday, July 4, 2022

Tag: clean energy

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.

Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina announce new regional partnership in massive...

"Coming together regionally also makes the Mid-Atlantic that much more attractive to offshore wind manufacturers to locate here, which in turn creates tens of thousands of jobs in each of our respective states.”

‘We must act now’: 180 House Democrats urge Pelosi to save...

"With more support and resources for clean energy, we can save thousands of good American jobs, create new ones, and ensure that we don't go backward in our fight against the climate crisis, but we must act now."

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

56% of Muslim Americans support women’s right to choose, and more Muslim-majority nations offer...

The American conviction that all Muslims are fundamentalists has led to a misunderstanding of Muslim societies.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.