Prospects For Gas Pipelines In The Era Of Clean Energy

By Mark Dyson, Grant Glazer, and Charles Teplin, Rmi.org -

Over the past 20 years, the United States has expanded natural gas use dramatically for electricity generation. With persistent low gas prices, the industry continues to plan new gas [...]

States March Toward 100% Clean Energy–Who’s Next?

By Jeff Deyette, Blog.ucsusa.org -

One year ago this week, the California legislature passed landmark legislation committing the state’s power providers to supplying 60% of their electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and [...]

Reforming Subsidies Could Pay For A Clean Energy Revolution

By Staff, Iisd.org -

Reforming the USD 372 billion countries spend each year on fossil fuel subsidies and reallocating between 10 and 30 percent of the savings to renewable projects would pay for a transition to [...]

Following Berkeley’s Natural Gas Ban, More California Cities Look To All-Electric Future

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

Berkeley has become the first city in the United States to ban the use of natural gas in new low-rise buildings, and it isn't the only California community looking for ways to shift its buildings [...]

Energy Commons: From Energy Transition To Climate Justice

By Cécile Blanchet, Roarmag.org -

Viewing energy as a common-held resource, rather than a privately-owned commodity, directly links production to consumption and re-engages our liability as energy users. In 2019, only oil [...]

Yes, We Can Resolve The Climate Crisis

By David Suzuki, Davidsuzuki.org -

Clean-energy technologies, including energy-storage methods, are improving as costs are dropping. Exciting new inventions like artificial photosynthesis, machines that remove atmospheric carbon [...]

New Study: We Have To Stop Building CO2-emitting Infrastructure Now

By Lloyd Alter, Treehugger. -

A new study was just released, titled Committed emissions from existing energy infrastructure jeopardize 1.5 °C climate target, that concludes: ...our emission estimates suggest that little or [...]

As Reactors Shut In Massachusetts And Pennsylvania, Nuke War Rages In Ohio And New York

By Harvey Wasserman, Intrepidreport.com -

As the nuke power industry slumps toward oblivion, two huge reactors are shutting in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. The shutdowns are a body blow to atomic energy. The soaring costs of the [...]

Washington Commits To 100% Clean Energy And Other States May Follow Suit

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

In the absence of federal action on climate change, more states are setting ambitious targets to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Washington became the latest on Tuesday when Gov. Jay Inslee [...]

Uncertain Futures Are A Warning For World To Act As One

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network. -

London − US scientists have peered ahead in more than five million ways, and they do not like the uncertain futures they see there. Unless the world collectively and in concert takes drastic [...]

The Financial Secret Behind Germany’s Green Energy Revolution

By Ellen Brown, Truthdig.com -

The “Green New Deal” endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D.-N.Y., and more than 40 other House members has been criticized as imposing a too-heavy burden on the rich and upper-middle-class [...]

More Than 600 Groups Tell Congress To Build Green Economy

By Friends of the Earth. -

Washington, D.C. – More than 600 environmental groups today called on the U.S. House of Representatives to pursue ambitious climate legislation that matches the scale and urgency of the climate [...]

Portland Now Generates Electricity From Turbines Installed In City Water Pipes

By Rafi Schwartz, Money.good.is -

You’d be forgiven if the phrase “Portland goes green with innovative water pipes” doesn’t immediately call to mind thoughts of civil engineering and hydro-electric power. And yet, that’s exactly [...]

Fossil Fuel Money Crushed Clean Energy Ballot Initiatives Across The Country

By David Roberts, Vox.com -

Most eyes Tuesday night were on the key House, Senate, and governor races — and Democrats had a mixed night, taking the House but watching as newfound heroes Beto O’Rourke and Andrew Gillum went [...]

That $3 Trillion-A-Year Clean Energy Transformation? It’s Already Underway.

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

To keep global warming in check, the world will have to invest an average of around $3 trillion a year over the next three decades in transforming its energy supply systems, a new United Nations [...]