Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: clean energy

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."

From Hurricane Maria to Covid, gas lobbyist-turned-Trump energy lawyer uses crises...

“This rule change would be a massive giveaway to polluters, so it's no surprise to see it being pushed by a fossil fuel lobbyist who's now part of the Trump administration.”

Clean energy spreads nationwide

"This milestone is a victory for everyone who has been forced to breathe polluted air or drink unclean water because they lived near a dirty power plant."

‘Not just bad, it’s pathological’: while pushing big oil bailouts, trump...

“Robbing from a clean energy future to prop up the dirty energy past.”

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Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.