Fact Sheet: Endangered Species Act in Texas

By Energy in Depth There is a long history of activists in Texas of abusing the Endangered Species Act (ESA), using it as their primary tool in frivolous lawsuits, often times with little benefit for species – often to the detriment of the animals and plants they claim to be aiding.But, as EID’s latest fact…

In Massachusetts, students step up to pressure schools on renewable energy

By ENN Contributor Student climate activists and supporters gather at the Massachusetts State Capitol in praise of a plan to transition the state to 100% renewable energy. Photo by MassPIRG / CourtesyAs momentum grows in Massachusetts for greater adoption of renewable energy, student activists are playing an increasingly vital role in the movement.Student groups on…

Petrosaurus Rex vs. Reality: Teck Mine Defeated by Low Price of Oil

By The Energy Mix Twitter Paleontology tells us the most fearsome Jurassic-era predators had no outer ears, and depended on a narrow range of sub-sonic vibrations to detect other earless, large, lumbering dinosaurs they could rip to shreds and render into raw-meat power lunches. They are now, of course, ancient history. In their place, evolution…

An Avangrid Yieldco? CEO Says ‘Maybe’

By [email protected] After years of lackluster growth, renewable energy yieldco stocks recovered in dramatic fashion in 2019 — and Avangrid, one of the largest U.S. renewables operators, is paying close attention. Avangrid is open to the idea of launching its own separately listed yieldco company to house its huge portfolio of wind farms, CEO James…

Will the Green New Deal Become the Green New Democratic Party?

By Joel Stronberg History will recall that 2020 was the year climate issues finally mattered enough to voters to guide their hands when it came time to mark their ballots. Will history also record that the 2020 election resulted in the break-up of the Democratic party and that an underlying cause of the separation was…

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