Monday, June 24, 2024

Tag: sustainable energy

Biden admin takes ‘long overdue’ steps to limit methane emissions from...

The U.S. Department of the Interior takes a bold step forward with new rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas operations on federal and Tribal lands, marking a significant leap towards sustainable energy practices and environmental stewardship.

Corporate promotion of carbon capture and storage contradicts science, study finds

Report shows oil and gas companies are spreading confusion over the science of climate change solutions, leading to “misguided” ideas behind CCS use.

Thanks to IRA tax credits, it’s now cheaper to make solar...

“This report shows that the Inflation Reduction Act successfully creates an air-tight business case for supporting U.S. workers and manufacturers."

Floating solar panels could power thousands of cities entirely, new study...

Floating solar panels could theoretically provide enough energy to meet electricity demands of 6,256 cities in 124 countries.

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

With renewables so competitive, big plans for oil and gas investments...

Plenty of money is still lining up to take on those risks, but the rapidly changing economics of renewables and battery storage mean those investments increasingly run the risk of becoming stranded assets.

Millions of unwitting Americans paying $1 billion more for dirty coal...

"Customers are being ripped off while cleaner and cheaper sources of energy are being crowded out because utilities are forcing customers to subsidize coal plants."

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.

Top Five Green Energy Breakthroughs Today (Video)

Switching to sustainable energy sources such as wind and solar power is necessary to save the planet from the negative effects of global warming. Here are the top five breakthroughs the world's experienced today.

On Green Energy, Ethiopia Leaves US in the Dust

Ethiopia is doing almost no damage to the Earth by its carbon emissions—far from that of the U.S. And now the country's government wants to cut even those tiny emissions. Shame on America.

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Gaza’s children face extreme heat and starvation under Israeli blockade

UN reports visible signs of wasting among Gaza’s children as aid deliveries falter and temperatures soar.

Congress demands answers from Chief Justice Roberts on Supreme Court ethics scandals

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamie Raskin press Chief Justice John Roberts on ethics standards amid controversies involving Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
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When the KKK murdered my childhood friend 

We must never give in to cruelty and violence. It is incumbent on all of us to stand up to bullies and be each other’s protectors.

Essential jobs and public school teachers in the US fail to provide living wages

Home health aides, retail salespersons, fast-food workers, and public school teachers are essential to the economy and society, yet their wages fall far short of the cost of living.

Global consensus: Majority support quick fossil fuel phaseout, even in top producing nations

A new UNDP poll reveals overwhelming global support for a rapid transition to clean energy and stronger climate action, including in major fossil fuel-producing countries.