Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: electricity

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.

Open letter from scientists to world leaders: Stop using bioenergy from...

“The best thing for the climate and biodiversity is to leave forests standing—and biomass energy does the opposite.”

PG&E announces initiative to submerge 10,000-miles of power lines to lessen...

PG&E's new infrastructure safety initiative is said to be the largest effort to lessen the risk of wildfire in the U.S.

Tesla’s giant Australian battery saved consumers $35 million in four months

Tesla's big battery, which was designed to feed South Australia's unstable power grid, has changed the game.

California Freeways Will Soon Generate Electricity

If they are successful, perhaps other states will consider harvesting electricity from their busy roadways.

Thousands in Baghdad Protest Lack of Electricity and Services, Demand End...

Thousands gathered in the sweltering heat in downtown Baghdad’s Liberation Square protesting against corruption and lack of electricity—a political crisis underlining the dangers of fossil fuels.

This Red State Broke Up Utility Monopolies in Favor of a...

The citizens of Nebraska used their democratic process to create a socialized, public-owned, citizen-governed utility company. If Nebraska did it, then the rest of America should too and end the concentration of private power companies.

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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?