Tribe Is Now An Owner Of The Power Grid

By Mark Trahant, Indian Country Today. -

A news release includes some almost hidden news. The lede: “Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, has completed its West of Devers transmission lines.” The [...]

Is Alternative Energy The Best Solution To Climate Catastrophe?

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. -

The world is threatened with environmental disaster and capitalists hope to make a killing off of it.  Fossil fuel (FF) companies claim they are “environmentally friendly.”  Other corporations [...]

Solidarity With Resistance To Extraction

By Don Fitz and the Gateway Green Alliance, Popular Resistance. -

People the world over are opposing fossil fuel extraction in an incalculable number of ways.  It is now clear that burning fossil fuels threatens millions of Life forms and could be laying the [...]

Together, We Can Choose A Different Future For Appalachian Communities

By Joanne Kilgour, Pennsylvania Capital Star. -

Over the course of my career, I have been humbled by what the people in the Ohio River Valley have given to me. I recall those community members who kindly served me coffee made with bottled [...]

Brooklyn’s Waterfront: A Just Transition?

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Inside Climate News. -

When Aroldo Garcia learned that the operations base for a major offshore wind project was coming to his Brooklyn neighborhood, he thought about the jobs it could provide for his family members [...]

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 [...]