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 [...]

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 [...]