Activist Investor Urges Exxon Shareholders To Vote Against Directors

The activist investor leading a proxy fight to reshape Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday named the four directors it wants shareholders to remove at the oil company’s upcoming annual general [...]

New Deal Electric Cooperatives Struggle To Democratize

By James Bruggers, Inside Climate News. -

What began three years ago as a campaign to stop the spraying of weedkiller under power lines near homes in the Appalachian mountains of northeast Tennessee, has become an example of a more [...]

Energix Faces Opposition In Syria And Virginia

By Grant Smith, Antiwar.com. -

In early December hundreds of Syrians gathered to protest the Israeli company Energix as it began construction of massive wind turbines in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Energix is also [...]

California Court Strikes Down Limits On Fighting Dirty Power Plants

By the Center for Biological Diversity. -

A state appeals court affirmed Friday that communities concerned about air quality and climate pollution have the right to challenge natural gas-fired and thermal power plants in the lower [...]

Reasons To Rethink The Future Of Dams

By Tara Lohan, The Revelator. -

The tide has shifted on dams. Once a monument to our engineering prowess, there’s now widespread acknowledgment that dam-building comes with a long list of harms. Some of those can be reversed, [...]

NJ Transit Backs Off Plan To Build Gas-Fired Power Plant

Newark, NJ - New Jersey Transit has backed off a plan to build a gas-fired power plant in northern New Jersey that drew opposition from environmental groups and surrounding towns. The agency [...]

Inside Clean Energy: A Case For Optimism

By Dan Gearino, Inside Climate News. -

I spend just about every day talking to the researchers, entrepreneurs and advocates behind the transition to clean energy. Their enthusiasm, plus the evidence of their progress, makes me feel [...]

Europe Fails To Keep Up On Solar Power

By Paul Brown, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

Once a world leader in the technology and manufacture of solar panels, Europe now lags far behind China and other Asian countries. It faces shortages of supplies and disruption to them, according [...]

Every Country Can Have A Green New Deal

By Phys.org -

Ten years after the publication of their first plan for powering the world with wind, water, and solar, researchers offer an updated vision of the steps that 143 countries around the world can [...]

FERC Props Up Coal And Gas In Clime Crime Decision Subsidizing Them Against Clean Energy

By Dan Gearino, Insideclimatenews.com -

Federal energy regulators issued an order Thursday that likely will tilt the market to favor coal and natural gas power plants in the nation's largest power grid region, stretching from New [...]

The Future Of Industrial Hemp And Biofuels

By Michael T. Hertz, Nationofchange.org -

I first met Ellen H. Brown in 2014 when she came to San Miguel de Allende to work on a conference entitled “Moving Past Capitalism.”  The conference was the brainchild of Cliff DuRand, one of the [...]

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 [...]