While Pushing Big Oil Bailouts, Trump Slaps Wind And Solar With $50 Million In Old Rent Bills

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

While giving fossil fuel companies access to relief funds ostensibly meant for small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration on Monday slapped solar and [...]

Why The Oil And Gas Industry Will Never Be The Same

By Marshall Auerback, Brave New Europe. -

When a staple commodity collapses to negative value it signals that something is clearly amiss in the global economy. When it is a global energy source like crude oil, it does not just signal [...]

Movie Review: Planet Of The Humans’ – Transition To Solar And Wind

By Richard Heinberg, Post Carbon Institute. -

A few days ago, Emily Atkin posted a reaction to Michael Moore’s latest film, Planet of the Humans (directed and narrated by Jeff Gibbs), in which she began by admitting that she hadn’t seen the [...]

Film Review: ‘Planet Of Humans’ Misplaces The Blame On Population Growth

By David Schwartzman, Popular Resistance. -

This is a very effective but flawed film, which already has been seen on YouTube by 2.5 million when I saw it on April 26. To sum up my review, it combines a very welcome biting critique of [...]

Native Activists Are Forging A Just Transition To Renewable Energy

By Winona LaDuke, Truthout.org -

Native activists and youth are shaping a clear vision for the transition necessary to guide us toward an environmentally just future — and there are more of them coming. Nationally, the Sunrise [...]

Renewable Energy Could Power The World By 2050

By Paul Brown, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON, 19 February, 2020 − Virtually all the world’s demand for electricity to run transport and to heat and cool homes and offices, as well as to provide the power demanded by industry, could [...]

Climate Activists Sit In For Major Changes At Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - On February 20, members of the climate justice group Beyond Extreme Energy held a sit-in inside the offices of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Seven activists [...]

US Hit Record $55.5B Renewables Investments In 2019

By Catherine Morehouse, Utilitydive.com -

A last-minute push from U.S. investors on wind in response to the Production Tax Credit winding down, as well as bullish investments from Europe and China on offshore wind, led to a surge in [...]

‘No More Fossil Lovers!’, BXE Disrupts Hearing For New FERC Commissioner

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - Members of Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) spoke out at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing for James Danly, who was nominated by President Trump to be the [...]

Natural Gas Vs. Renewable Energy: Beware The Latest Gas Industry Talking Points

By Derrick Z. Jackson, Blog.ucsusa.org -

The campaign is loaded with disinformation. The American Petroleum Institute (API) says it’s pushing gas as a “foundation for the future” because it is “clean.” Major fossil fuel companies [...]

A Boom In Renewables Education As Scotland Upskills

By David Leask, Herald Scotland. -

A new study has revealed the sheer volume of training underway as the country upskills for climate emergency, new statistics reveal. The research, the first of its kind, showed an “enormous [...]

Renewable Energy’s Booming, But Still Falling Far Short Of Climate Goals

By Kristoffer Tigue, Insideclimatenews.org -

Renewable energy capacity quadrupled worldwide over the past 10 years, with an estimated $2.6 trillion invested in its growth, a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme shows. [...]

Can We Reach 100 Percent Renewable Energy In Time To Avert Climate Catastrophe?

By Daniel Ross, Earth | Food | Life, a project of the Independent Media Institute. -

Ten years ago, two climate scientists, Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi, published a groundbreaking article in Scientific American outlining a road map for becoming 100 percent reliant on energy [...]

Plentiful Renewable Energy Awaits The World

By Tim Radford, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON, 29 August, 2019 − US and European researchers have shown the way to an era of cheap and plentiful renewable energy on a massive scale. Canadian scientists have worked out how to extract [...]

People Of Color And White Rural Populations Are Going To Suffer The Most From The EPA’s War On Renewable Power

By Gloria Oladipo, Otherwords.org -

New coal standards proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are threatening to permanently undermine the federal government’s power to control power plant pollution. The new rule — [...]