Thursday, April 25, 2024

Tag: renewable energy

One Year of a Coal CEO’s Salary Could Transition U.S. Coal...

The CEO of Consol Energy earned about $14 million in 2012, more than enough to retrain all of the company's employees for jobs in the PV industry.

Wind Generates 100% of Scotland’s Electricity Needs for Entire Day

"Scotland's abundant energy resources play a vital role in delivering security of electricity supply across the UK."

Apple Is Generating So Much Renewable Energy It Plans to Start...

“Climate change is one of the great challenges of our time, and the time for action is now.”

Chile Producing So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving Electricity Away for...

With so much clean power available, the price of solar has cost absolutely nothing for certain regions in recent months.

Portugal Sets Record, Runs on Renewables for 107-Hours Straight

Other countries have made recent strides—although not as substantial.

Tens of Thousands Take Part in Global Actions Targeting World’s Most...

“Tens of thousands of activists took to the streets, occupied mines, blocked rail lines, linked arms, paddled in kayaks and held community meetings in 13 countries, pushing the boundaries of conventional protest to find new ways to demand coal, oil and gas stay in the ground.”

Oregon Passes Historic Bill to Phase Out Coal and Double Down...

Commitments like Oregon’s are essential to the global effort to contain and reduce carbon dioxide emissions to levels that can protect the Earth for future generations.

Pakistan’s Parliament First in the World to Go 100% Solar

“Pakistan’s solar insolation is one of the highest in the world, and foreign investors are taking note.”

Here’s How We Know Cheap Renewable Energy Is Taking the World...

Renewables are making money for corporations and saving consumers money. This is a recipe for massive growth.

Holland’s Wind-Driven Trains and Four Other Hopeful Green Energy Stories for...

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.

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How Summer Lee’s landslide victory defies billionaire influence in politics

In a resounding rejection of billionaire-funded opposition, U.S. Rep. Summer Lee secures a primary win, highlighting a growing resistance against corporate and dark money in American politics.

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Did the chemical industry helped fashion EPA’s testing strategy?

Global military spending hits record $2.4 trillion amidst rising conflicts

As conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza intensify, world powers led by the US ramp up military expenditures, sparking debate over global security priorities and economic consequences.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Electric vehicles sales remain strong globally new report from IEA confirms

The IEA said that electric vehicle sales will reach 17 million in 2024, which is up from 14 million in 2023, according to its new Global EV Outlook 2024.