Tag: green energy
“Mitch McConnell and the Koch brothers are not worth setting the planet on fire for,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
The fuel for solar and wind is free. At some point in the next 50 years, installation will be done or inexpensive, and the fuel will be gratis. The average worker will likely experience the equivalent of a 6% raise as a result.
These kinds of developments are happening all over the world where Big Oil, unlike in America, can’t hog the microphone.
For a cost the same or less as building conventional power plants, Deepwater Wind could build offshore wind farms.
With Dutch electric trains soon to be powered by wind turbines and Aspen, Colorado becoming the third U.S. city to be net carbon zero, these are just two of the hopeful green energy stories happening in the world today.
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.
The Hawaii legislature just passed a goal to go 100 percent renewable energy throughout the state by 2045. The new solar installations are making even developing countries ambitious enough to go green.
Sweden has cancelled an arms sale with Saudi Arabia because of the way they jailed and fogged blogger Raif Badawi, which has ultimately hurt the two country's relationship. This may lead to Sweden focusing more on green energy since their petroleum purchase usually comes from Saudi Arabia.