Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: clean energy

Biden administration launches the American Climate Corps

According to the White House, in its first year, the American Climate Corps will put more than 20,000 young people on career pathways in the fields of clean energy, conservation and climate resilience.

Challenging the global north’s ‘clean energy’ transition

Plans are underway to explore the Manifesto’s implications in various sectors, like labor and the women’s movement.

‘An unstoppable force’: wind and solar to produce more than a...

“The benefit of rapid renewable deployment is greater energy security and independence, plus long-term energy price deflation because this is a manufactured technology — the more you install the cheaper it gets.”

Court hears expert testimony about how Montana ‘doubled down on fossil...

The state has never denied a permit for a fossil fuel project, despite its constitution’s guarantee of the right to a clean and healthful environment.

Bottom-dwelling marine animals thriving on offshore wind farm foundations

"My feeling is that a smart, science-based location of offshore wind farms, where ecological principles are incorporated in the design is needed to combat climate change.”

‘Clean energy is moving fast’: Investments in renewables will overtake fossil...

The global energy crisis that followed Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as well as the growing affordability of renewables, has given rise to more sustainable alternatives.

New York to require public power provider to source 100% clean...

The move boosts renewable energy and could give the public more control over their 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

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Billionaire fortunes double in wake of Trump’s tax cuts

The report sheds light on the private equity sector, often criticized as "vulture capitalism," revealing that 45 private-equity billionaires alone have amassed a collective wealth of $210.8 billion.

Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?