Friday, February 22, 2019

Tag: energy

US coal consumption to reach an all-time low in decades

"The trend lines showing the demise of coal shouldn't come as a shock to anyone, including those in the Trump administration and coal industry executives."

Exclusive: Here are the energy companies represented by Trump’s nominee to...

The newest FERC appointees Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson have ties to fossil fuel companies and utilities.

Wind Power Rapidly Bringing Clean Electricity to Masses in the Global...

A wind-powered plant in Lake Turkana will likely deliver 310 megawatts of electricity to the national grid in Kenya, Africa and increase the country's electricity production by a fifth. Wind power is expanding at the same speed as solar power.

Green Energy Is Surging and You’ll Never Guess Why

Many countries around the world have adopted wind and solar power for their electricity needs displacing hydrocarbons at a fast rate. Juan Cole highlights the stories illustrating the surge.

Did DeSmog’s Coverage of Coal Baron Bob Murray v. Fracker Aubrey...

DeSmogBlog has followed this case closely since Murray filed his initial complaint in August 2013, regularly checking the docket and saving copies of court documents sealed along the way. But is record sealing legal?

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Why Bernie Sanders’ plan to recruit 1 million volunteers is a winning movement strategy

What’s more, the presence of volunteers draws more people to support the campaign and demonstrates that there is a place for them to fully engage.

Tread carefully, think big: Impressions on AOC and the Green New Deal

It will be up to the activist communities she came from to defend the Green New Deal and push for it to become a reality in 2020 and beyond.

Howard’s end

Now, it seems, all you need to get the media to anoint you is the money to buy an infinite amount of media. For Schultz, like Trump, it’s all about money and media.

Lots of presidential candidates talk a good talk. Look at their records instead.

Voters need to demand candidates whose life trajectories and past actions make it clear that they have more to offer than politically convenient sound bites.
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Ending the punishment of poverty: Supreme Court rules against high fines & civil asset...

On Wednesday, the court ruled the Eighth Amendment protects people from state and local authorities imposing onerous fines, fees and forfeitures to generate money.

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