Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Tag: clean energy

‘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.”

Trump admin sits on $43 billion intended for clean energy loans...

"These utility-led programs could drive significant job and economic growth statewide as we step out of our current pause."

Helena, Montana commits to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030

"Cities are filling the void in climate action in the absence of state or federal leadership."

First city in Kentucky passes resolution to be 100 percent renewable...

"My hope is that Louisville’s accomplishment will become a model for cities throughout Kentucky and an impetus for changes in state policy..."

Replacing coal with renewables could save energy customers $8 billion a...

“We conducted an in-depth, asset-by-asset assessment of the coal fleet in the U.S. and found that >70 GWs of coal capacity will become economically at risk through the course of the next decade.”

Los Angeles school board commits to renewable energy after months of...

"This 100% Clean Energy school district commitment demonstrates what can happen when students, parents, teachers and school district leaders work to move the needle on climate."

Giant water battery cuts university’s energy costs by $100 million over...

“Universities have a very large energy footprint and we wanted to tackle that and reduce that expense.”

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Michigan judge accused of jeopardizing safety and democracy with reversal of open carry ban...

"There are voters who are afraid, there are election workers who are afraid."

Senators call for investigation into Border Patrol tracking phones without warrant

"...we urge you to investigate CBP’s warrantless use of commercial databases containing Americans’ information, including but not limited to Venntel’s location database.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

$280m ‘dark money’ spent by US Christian right groups globally

Organizations led by some of Donald Trump’s most vocal allies and supporters have spent increasing amounts of money globally to influence foreign laws, policies and public opinion in order “to stir a backlash” against sexual and reproductive rights.

‘Should be ashamed’: After installing Barrett, McConnell adjourns Senate for recess with no Covid...

“Small business owners, workers, and families are desperate for support—and lawmakers and the president abandoned them in order to focus on jamming through a historically non-transparent and extreme Supreme Court pick.”