Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: renewable energy

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Largest fossil fuel plant in New York City could become nation’s...

“The repowering of Ravenswood with offshore wind is a community-driven approach to invest in a disadvantaged community and support New York in meeting its clean energy and economic goals.”

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.”

USPS announces electrification of mail truck fleet

New electric mail trucks are expected to begin servicing postal routes in late 2023.

Despite climate warnings, coal use reaching record highs in 2022: IEA

“Government policies will be key to ensuring a secure and sustainable path forward.”

Pipeline company wants to quietly expand gas shipments in the Pacific...

TC Energy’s upgrade of its GTN XPress pipeline would result in a huge increase in methane gas volumes to the region. But it would undermine climate laws already on the books.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

Leading ‘sustainable’ investment funds backing fossil fuels, research finds

“Lack of regulation makes for a Wild West of sustainable fund management”, Edward Lander from Ethical Consumer said.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.