Tagged Climate

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…

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…

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…

Energy: 5 important facts

By Rafael Herzberg Energy: 5 important facts Liquefied natural gasPrices have dropped sharply in recent years Electric vehiclesIt has been exponentially increasing its market penetration Solar and windThese are two sources that have gained great importance in power matrices India and ChinaThey showed great development in the energy sector Energy efficiency in buildingsIt is a…

Yeah, I’m not perfect either. Pass the Clean Economy Act.

By Ivy Main Grassroots activists gather at the steps of the Virginia Capital on January 14. Photo courtesy Sierra Club.When it was first introduced, and before the utilities and special interests got their grubby little paws on it, the Clean Economy Act was an ambitious and far-reaching overhaul of Virginia energy policy that turned a…

Endangered Species Act In Texas

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N.Y.’s plan to fast-track renewables could get ‘ugly’ #NY

By National Wind Watch New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to speed up approvals of renewable energy projects is launching the state’s climate ambitions into a new phase that could cause an uproar in rural communities. The legislation, presented as an amendment to the Democratic governor’s budget on Friday, could be a bellwether for officials…

What to expect when you’re expecting electric transportation

While electric vehicles alone may not reduce carbon emissions, a new study reveals that when electric vehicles are powered with renewable energy and coupled with carbon policy strategies, they can help combat climate change without sacrificing economic growth. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

News ~ A Six Pack of Big Iron Projects

By Dan Yurman UA Barakah 1 Unit to Begin Fuel LoadingCzech Republic Near Commitment to Build New Unit at DokovanyRomania to Build a Third Unit at Cerandova with European PartnersPoland in Negotiations with U.S., France for a Nuclear Energy Power StationWyoming to Create a Future for its Uranium Miners by Building SMRsAt Westinghouse Hope Springs…

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