100+ Cities Worldwide Now Powered Primarily By Renewable Energy

By Georgina Gustin, Insideclimatenews.org -

As the price of renewable energy drops, more cities are cutting the cord with fossil fuel-based electricity. A new report released Tuesday by the environmental group CDP finds that more than 100 [...]

Tax Bill Impact: What Happens To Renewable Energy?

By Georgina Gustin, insideclimatenews.org -

By Georgina Gustin for Inside Climate News - The Senate voted early Saturday to approve a major overhaul of the U.S. tax code that critics say would decimate clean energy investments while [...]

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 [...]

100% Renewable Is Feasible And More Cost-Effective Now

By Staff, www.energywatchgroup.org -

By Staff for Energy Watch Group. A global transition to 100% renewable electricity is not a long-term vision, but already a tangible reality, a new groundbreaking study by the Lappeenranta [...]

Organic Farm Co-op: World’s Largest Will Use 100% Renewables

By Staff, thenews.coop -

By Staff of Co-operative News - Organic Valley is creating a solar partnership that is set to increase overall usage in Wisconsin by 15%, and will incorporate insect-friendly habitat. Organic [...]

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 [...]

BNP To Halt Shale Oil Financing, Expand Funds For Renewables

By Fabio Benedetti Valentini and Russell Ward, www.bloomberg.com -

By Fabio Benedetti Valentini and Russell Ward for Bloomberg - BNP Paribas SA pledged to stop financing shale and oil sands projects, expanding earlier commitments in support of global efforts to [...]

How Public Banks Can Fund Renewable Energy

By Staff of Public Banking Institute, www.publicbankinginstitute.org -

By Staff of Public Banking Institute - September 25, Friends of Public Bank of Oakland organized a public forum to hear Wolfram Morales of the German Sparkasse (East German Savings Bank [...]

Puerto Rico Considering Returning Power Through Renewable Microgrids

By Brad Jones, www.futurism.com -

By Brad Jones in Fururism. Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló proposed the idea of switching the island over to a microgrid system. This would localize the production of electricity to [...]

Residents Send Duke Energy Giant Message: Clean Energy Now

By Staff, www.popularresistance.org -

By Popular Resistance. Asheville, NC - Duke Energy is the largest utility in the US, and one of largest in the world. It emits more greenhouse gases than any other corporation (almost 2% of total [...]

British Aid: ‘Twice As Much On Fossil Fuels As Renewables’

By Arthur Neslen, www.theguardian.com -

By Arthur Neslen for The Guardian - The UK has spent more than twice as much overseas support on fossil fuels projects as on renewable ones so far this decade, according to research commissioned [...]

It’s Here Now: Cheap 100% Renewable Energy

By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall, www.dissidentvoice.org -

By Stuart Jeanne Bramhall for Dissident Voices - George Goodall’s The Switch: How Solar Storage and New Technology Means Cheap Power for All was enormously valuable in rectifying many of my prior [...]

Occupy Sonoma County Holds Climate Change Summit

By Occupy Sonoma County, www.occupysonomacounty.org -

By Occupy Sonoma County. On July 31, Occupy Sonoma County hosted a gathering of local climate change activists at the Peace & Justice Center in Santa Rosa. Over 70 people, representing 25 [...]

Forces Fighting Local Renewable Energy; Ways To Fight Back

By John Farrell, www.ilsr.org -

By John Farrell for ILSR - Across many economic sectors, we at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance identify ways that cities can take charge of their local economy. In energy, that includes [...]