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New England Has a Power Problem 23.2.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
New Hampshire’s rejection of a planned 192-mile power line from Canada to Massachusetts is the latest example of just how hard it is to build large energy infrastructure in New England, even as states struggle to meet pressing electricity needs.
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U.S. cities are the vanguard for a sustainable future 22.2.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Cities and mayors are showing support for the Clean Power Plan, the nation's most comprehensive strategy for combat climate change.
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Mayors across the country announce their opposition to repealing the Clean Power Plan 21.2.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(EDF’s John Bullock co-authored this post) 233 U.S. Mayors just added their voices to the growing chorus that opposes rolling back the Clean Power Plan. The mayors represent more than 51 million Americans from 45 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico. They just sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt saying: “[W]e […]
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For PG&E, mitigating climate change is a team sport 21.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
The utility's director of sustainability chats about climate risks and balancing clean energy adoption with the need for reliable, affordable power
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Mandates, Not Market Prices, Likely to Keep U.S. Solar Growing 20.2.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Government mandates requiring utilities to procure renewable energy should keep U.S. solar power growing, despite new Trump administration tariffs on imported solar panels that are poised to raise prices.
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Report Report: Planting trees, circularity, risk and responsible exits 20.2.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The latest crop of research and insights for sustainable business professionals.
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APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040 19.2.2018 AP Business
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases that cause global warming, the Michigan utility's president and CEO told The Associated Press....
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Meet the New ‘Renewable Superpowers’: Nations That Boss the Materials Used for Wind and Solar 19.2.2018 The Wire

The fossil fuel era won't last forever. And a new set of countries will find their reserves of lithium, copper and rare earth metals are in high demand.

The post Meet the New ‘Renewable Superpowers’: Nations That Boss the Materials Used for Wind and Solar appeared first on The Wire.

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Where clean energy and community empowerment meet 19.2.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Michelle Moore of Groundswell, Rose McKinney-James of MGM and other advocates for energy equity.
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Activists sue Washington state for tougher climate policy 17.2.2018 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- Environmental activists are suing Washington state, the latest state-level effort to boost use of renewable energy....
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Clean energy – not natural gas – drove decarbonization in 2017 17.2.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Clean energy – not natural gas – drove decarbonization in 2017
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Leaders from Mars to McDonald's give voice to the power of partnerships 16.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Big companies and NGOs share how they pooled resources and tackled ambitious goals to go 'far and fast'.
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The power of business advocacy to accelerate a clean economy 16.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
How does public policy determine clean economy business outcomes? Why is it imperative for business leaders to leverage their market power to truly accelerate clean energy, climate and sustainability innovations at the policymaking level — especially under this challenging federal administration?
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Heineken brews science-based targets alongside hundreds of other brands 15.2.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Mars, HP and 88 other companies already have approved science-based carbon reduction targets.
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Iceland is using more energy on bitcoin than it is on its homes 15.2.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It takes massive amounts of electricity to run the computers that create bitcoins, and large virtual currency companies have established a base in Iceland, which is blessed with an abundance of renewable energy.
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How SaLisa Berrien leads the 'Lyft of energy' 14.2.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Artificial intelligence tools and the natural intelligence to recognize an opportunity combine in the 'secret sauce' for the CEO of COI Energy.
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Salesforce, Cargill and others share secrets for buying clean power 14.2.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
There are many paths that corporate buyers can follow to meet renewable energy commitments.
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The Energy 202: Trump did more for 'clean coal' in one week than in all of 2017 13.2.2018 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump did more for 'clean coal' in one week than in all of 2017
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How Donald Trump Plans to Enlist Fossil Fuels in the Struggle for Global Dominance 12.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Choose journalism that empowers movements for social, environmental and economic justice: Support the independent media at Truthout! The new US energy policy of the Trump era is, in some ways, the oldest energy policy on Earth. Every great power has sought to mobilize the energy resources at its command, whether those be slaves, wind-power, coal, or oil, to further its hegemonic ambitions. What makes the Trumpian variant -- the unfettered exploitation of America's fossil-fuel reserves -- unique lies only in the moment it's being applied and the likely devastation that will result, thanks not only to the 1950s-style polluting of America's air, waters, and urban environment, but to the devastating hand it will lend to a globally warming world. Last month, if you listened to the chatter among elite power brokers at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, you would have heard a lot of bragging about the immense progress being made in renewable energy. "My government has planned a major campaign," ...
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Big Batteries Are Taking a Bite Out of the Power Market 12.2.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Giant batteries charged by renewable energy are beginning to nibble away at a large market: The power plants that generate extra surges of electricity during peak hours.
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