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 — [...]

10 Ways Farmers Can Fight Climate Change

By Brie Mazurek, Cuesa.org -

As the largest agricultural producer in the U.S., California is on the frontlines of the fight against climate change. Our state also feels the impacts of climate change acutely through increased [...]

A Kentucky Power Plant’s Demise Signals A Reckoning For Coal

By James Bruggers, Inside Climate News. -

Louisville, KY—When the six smokestacks of the Cane Run Generating Station came tumbling down in a cloud of dust last weekend as part of a controlled implosion by its utility owner, nearby [...]

Activists Scale FERC Building, Demand Congress Replace It With FREC

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Washington DC: Two activists scaled the precarious awning over the front door to FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, early this morning.                        The action was taken [...]

The Inevitable Death Of Natural Gas As A ‘Bridge Fuel’

By Justin Mikulka, Desmogblog.com -

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the city is scrapping plans for a multi-billion-dollar update to three natural gas power plants, instead choosing to invest in renewable energy [...]

The Inevitable Death Of Natural Gas As A ‘Bridge Fuel’

By Justin Mikulka, Desmogblog.com -

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the city is scrapping plans for a multi-billion-dollar update to three natural gas power plants, instead choosing to invest in renewable energy [...]

Fossil Fuel Money Crushed Clean Energy Ballot Initiatives Across The Country

By David Roberts, Vox.com -

Most eyes Tuesday night were on the key House, Senate, and governor races — and Democrats had a mixed night, taking the House but watching as newfound heroes Beto O’Rourke and Andrew Gillum went [...]

Wave Of Renewable Energy Resistance Puts Solar Panels In Path Of Tar Sands Pipeline

By Staff, Gofossilfree.org -

Keystone XL is a proposed tar sands pipeline that would connect Alberta, Canada with Gulf Coast refineries carrying around 800,000 barrels per day of tar sands oil across the United States. [...]