Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: renewables

Push to reverse obscure shipping law could flood Puerto Rico with...

As the island rebuilds after Hurricane Maria, a century-old federal shipping law known as the Jones Act stands in the way of the oil and gas industry flooding the island with liquefied natural gas, or LNG.

Budweiser’s commitment to go green is this year’s Super Bowl message

"Those who wait for the best commercials all year expect Budweiser to show up big, and we felt there was no better way to show up this year than to talk about our commitment to Renewable Electricity."

Researchers say, if we phase out fossil fuel, we can combat...

“The climate system is not stopping you [hitting the target], global society is stopping you.”

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are pushing a bold new plan...

For the first time in recent memory, there is a growing clarion call for a response that goes beyond the limits imposed by our economic system.

Fossil fuel industry outspent environmentalists and renewables by 10:1 on climate...

“Different corporations typically push for whatever positions are advantageous to their economic well-being.”

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.

Costa Rica’s progressive policies aim to make the country carbon-free by...

“We have the titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels in our economy to make way for the use of clean and renewable energies."

Minneapolis announces its pledge to go 100 percent renewables by 2030

The resolution is a direct response to climate change that is "caused primarily by the combustion of fossil fuels."

Coal is in a death spiral as India cancels new plants...

The renewable energy sector in India already accounts for 60,000 jobs, and will add a similar number by 2022.

The elephant in the room that smells like natural gas

We need to show that where we’re currently heading isn’t where we want to be. We need to talk about natural gas.

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...
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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.

Trump’s plan to throw 55,000 children out of their homes

In 1968 — just a week after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination — Congress passed the Fair Housing Act, or FHA.