Tagged Environment

Discussing carbon pricing at the UN climate change conference

By ENEL Foundation Contributor Prof. Robert Stavins chairing the Enel Foundation – Harvard Environmental Economics program official Side event at COP 25Last year the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) closed in Poland with a climate package that lay out some important guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and a…

Both sides of Wind debate heat up on county commission #KS

By National Wind Watch The Marion County Commission met on Monday, Nov. 4, where they heard from the Planning, Zoning and Environmental Health Director Sharon Omstead, as well as Russ Ewy, a county consultant for Planning and Zoning. In addition to a packed room full of citizens both for and against the wind farm, there…

Michigan energy task force readies propane report, but questions loom

By ENN Contributor The U.P. Energy Task Force, chaired by Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy Director Liesl Eichler Clark, met Tuesday at Northern Michigan University in Marquette.The Upper Peninsula’s dependence on propane is a factor in the state’s debate over the future of the Line 5 natural gas pipeline.MARQUETTE, Mich. — A…

The missing pieces from AEMO’s big energy transition plan

By David Leitch If the grid valued environmental outcomes there wouldn’t need to be so many different scenarios in AEMO’s Integrated System Plan. The post The missing pieces from AEMO’s big energy transition plan appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Coverage of Carnegie Mellon Study Omits Clean-Air Facts

By Energy in Depth Over the weekend, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an article detailing a Carnegie Mellon University study that claims to have calculated cumulative environmental and employment impacts of the shale revolution that has positively transformed Pennsylvania and surrounding states in the Marcellus and Utica Shale basins. The research focuses on finding negative consequences;…

Lets build a villiage II

By chowan Its been a long time and I still want to be part of a community rather than the lone wolf. NE Nevada is beautiful and rugged with huge natural resource if you are smart, strong and independent enough to make it here. I tried years ago to get a community started in a…

Fairfax County announces largest municipal solar PPA initiative in Virginia

By Kelsey Misbrener Fairfax County government officials announced contracts with multiple solar power purchase agreement (PPA) service providers. The contracts will allow for the installation of solar photovoltaic arrays at Fairfax County government, school, and park sites, providing the potential for both substantial cost avoidance and environmental benefits over time. The PPA will potentially expand…

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