Monday, October 25, 2021

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2016: The year solar panels became cheaper than fossil fuels

The U.S. added about 125 solar panels every minute in 2016. This is double the pace of 2015.

Boone, NC passes historic resolution: Ditch fossil fuels, go 100% clean...

Just when we really needed some good news in the climate change battle.

Sorry, Donald Trump, you can’t bring back coal when solar costs...

In the 3rd quarter of 2016, solar installations in the U.S. were up nearly 200% over the 3rd quarter of 2015.

Solar capacity has increased 99% since last quarter

The industry is booming, and President Trump will be hard-pressed to stop it.

The Obama administration just made it easier to put solar and...

The new policy has bipartisan support and will drive revenue for the federal government.

In Illinois, New Rules Expected to Make Solar Faster and Cheaper

The rules come at a critical time for Illinois’ energy future.

This Labor Day, Let’s Look at Ways Green Energy Is Helping...

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.

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.

Chernobyl Could Become World’s Largest Solar Farm

If construction is approved, Chernobyl's solar farm will hold the title of "World's Largest Solar Plant" before Dubai's massive concentrated solar plant catches up to it.

Donald Trump Does Not Understand Solar (or Wind) Power

Trump is clearly not the candidate for environmentally-conscience voters.

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.