Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: clean energy

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, August 30

Vietnam demands compensation from Monsanto for victims of Agent Orange, California on brink of mandating 100 percent clean energy by 2045, Sanders vs. Amazon intensifies, and more.

UK goes 55 hours without coal power, breaking record

In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.

Scotland’s record-breaking wind output enough to power 5 Million homes

"It's great to see renewables continuing to power Scotland, adding to the year on year evidence that greater investment in both renewables and storage is the way forward."

100 cities across the world run off renewable energy new data...

"Cities are key to a low-carbon future ... And pioneers across the world are already demonstrating that the transition is possible."

Solar jobs take a hit after seven years of rapid growth

"After six years of rapid and steady growth, the solar industry faced headwinds that led to a dip in employment in 2017."

Republicans in Nebraska are trying to restrict wind power development by...

One dangerous provision in the bill would redefine the term “renewable energy generation facility” by removing the word “wind” from the list of designated facilities.

Renewable energy isn’t perfect, but it’s far better than fossil fuels

Any real comparison between oil sands and lithium batteries shows that oil sands products, from extracting and processing to transporting and burning, are by far the most destructive.

EPA holding its only public hearing on clean power plan repeal...

The EPA will receive online comments about its proposal and any requests for additional public meetings until Jan. 16.

Norway’s central bank proposes divesting from fossil fuels

The Norwegian central bank's proposal blazes a trail to fossil fuel divestment for the rest of the world.

Wind turbines supplied 99% of Scotland electricity demand last month

Wind generated enough electricity to power 7.116 million homes, or about three times the number of Scottish households.

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Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

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How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.