Oil Giants See Future In Offshore Wind Power.

By Lindsey Gilpin, Insideclimatenews.org -

Transporting an offshore wind array from the factory floor to the ocean floor is no easy feat. Giant, specialized marine vessels must carry the blades and turbines—which sit atop rigs hundreds of [...]

Trump Picks FERC Official With Potential Conflicts Of Interest

By Mark Hand, Thinkprogress.org -

By choosing a longtime corporate attorney to head the nation’s top energy regulatory agency, President Donald Trump stuck to his practice of nominating officials riddled with potential conflicts [...]

FERC Reviewing Approval Policy For Pipelines

By Steve Horn, desmogblog.com -

The new chairman for the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Kevin McIntyre, says the agency plans to review its permitting process and procedures for natural gas pipelines.FERC has [...]

Microgrids Keep These Cities Running When The Power Goes Out

By Erica Gies, insideclimatenews.org -

By Erica Gies for Inside Climate News - Borrego Springs, California, is a quaint town of about 3,400 people set against the Anza-Borrego Desert about 90 miles east of San Diego. Summers are [...]

Anti-Fracking Protest Shuts Down Traffic At Energy Companies’ Offices

By Julia Conley, commondreams.org -

By Julia Conley for Common Dreams - The protesters set up two tripod structures in the middle fn a main intersection leading to Southpointe, a 589-acre property in suburban Washington County, [...]

West Virginia Signs Investment Pact With China Energy

By Staff, AP.org -

By Staff for Associated Press - West Virginia officials announced an agreement on Thursday with China Energy Investment Corp. Ltd. for the company to invest $83.7 billion in shale gas development [...]

Newsletter – People Act Where US Fails On Climate

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. The climate crisis is upon us. It seems that every report on climate conditions has one thing in common: things are worse than predicted. The World [...]

Public Power As A Vehicle Towards Energy Democracy

By Johanna Bozuwa, thenextsystem.org -

By Johanna Bozuwa for The Next System Project - “We would line up all of our inhalers in a row on the benches before we would go run, just in case,” recounts Kristen Ethridge; an Indiana resident [...]

Newsletter – From Neoliberal Injustice To Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.popularresistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers. This week, we will focus on positive work that people are doing to change current systems in ways that reduce the wealth divide, meet basic needs, build peace [...]

Investigation Links Berta Cáceres’s Assassination To Honduran Capitalists

By Staff of Democracy Now - We look at shocking revelations released Tuesday that link the assassination of renowned Honduran indigenous environmental leader Berta Cáceres to the highest levels [...]

4 Energy Cooperatives Leading The Way To A Sustainable Future

By Lynn Benander, Diego Angarita Horowitz, Isaac Baker, alternet.org -

By Lynn Benander, Diego Angarita Horowitz, Isaac Baker for Island Press - In the early 2000s in the northeastern United States, a perfect storm was brewing in which the electric utilities were [...]

100% Renewables: ‘Wishful Thinking’ Or An Imperative Goal?

By David Schwartzman, www.medium.com -

By David Schwartzman for Insurge Intelligence - The Military Industrial (Fossil Fuel Nuclear State Terror and Surveillance) Complex (“MIC” for short) is the main obstacle to making this rapid [...]

Public Power As A Vehicle Towards Energy Democracy

By Johanna Bozuwa, www.thenextsystem.org -

By Johanna Bozuwa for The Next System Project - “We would line up all of our inhalers in a row on the benches before we would go run, just in case,” recounts Kristen Ethridge; an Indiana [...]

Newsletter – Mobilize For System Change

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. Decades of neo-liberal economic policies in the United States and debt, which is required by the bottom 90% to survive, have fanned political unrest and the [...]

Energy Forecast Sees Global Emissions Growing, Thwarting Paris Climate Accord

By John H. Cuahman JR., www.insideclimatenews.org -

By John H. Cuahman JR. for Inside Climate News - The U.S. government's energy forecasting branch issued its formal international prognosis on Thursday, and it paints a picture of a world still so [...]