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Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? 17.6.2019 WRI Stories
Besides Buying Renewables, How Can Companies and Cities Create a Greener Grid? Comments|Add Comment|PrintBuying renewable energy is just one of several ways to help green the electricity grid. Photo by Oran Viriyincy/Flickr. Corporations have driven much of the recent U.S. investment in renewable energy, collectively procuring more than 16 gigawatts of new capacity since 2014, enough to power roughly 5 million homes for a year. Commercial and industrial energy users represent more than 60% of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Jay Inslee's 2020 plan: Become president, save the planet 17.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The heap of ashes behind Jay Inslee used to be an acute-care center in Paradise, Calif.

Now it was a backdrop for the message the Democrat was about to bring to the 2020 presidential campaign trail — the message he has embraced for more than two decades.

“We can’t allow climate deniers in the White...

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Utilities energy storage growing like gangbusters 14.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Commercial and industrial behind-the-meter storage just had its best quarter yet.
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Germany’s Greens party tops polls, bolstered by fears of climate change 12.6.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Lars Billert has been voting for Germany’s Greens Party for 20 years as it slowly shed its image as a marginal party of environmental rabble-rousers. Now the Greens are suddenly ascendant — and Billert isn’t quite sure what to think.

“The Greens are riding high on the wave of climate change fears,...

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Four U.S. states scoring under-the-radar clean energy wins 12.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
And they're not the only ones advancing renewables in creative ways this year.
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Despite Trump’s ‘burn, burn, burn’ policies, renewable energy capacity now exceeds coal’s 11.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

You probably didn’t notice, but April marked a threshold for the nation. For the first time, our capacity for creating electricity from renewable sources crept past that for coal.

Yes, that’s a good thing. Not good enough, mind you, to save us from the worst effects of climate change from global...

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The Green New Deal is More Than a Climate Plan. It's a Model for Building Worker Power | Opinion 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A shift from fossil fuels to clean energy could leave many workers behind. That's why the climate proposal includes provisions for protecting workers' rights.
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Zero-carbon electric transport is already in reach for small islands 11.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Island states like Barbados, with a high tourist population and need for resilience, can test the transition to electrifying everything.
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Renewable energy microgrid to power Oakland conference 10.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
GreenBiz Group announces VERGE 19 conference and expo to once again be powered by renewable energy.
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Anheuser-Busch 'signs' giant contract with the sun 6.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The beverage giant announced that it's set to meet its renewable energy goals four years ahead of schedule, thanks to solar.
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The energy sector needs to stop seeing blockchain as a disruption 6.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Let's take a look of what's really evolving in energy, and seize the opportunities.
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What makes Starbucks' latest clean energy transaction unique 6.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Wake up and smell the corporate renewable procurement.
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The petroleum paradox 6.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Transforming our global energy systems requires some systems thinking — and maybe some cognitive dissonance.
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5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution 5.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
Most of the rising global attention to air pollution focuses on the impacts that ozone, particulate matter and other pollutants have on human health. This is natural; the numbers in the headlines are striking. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that ...
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5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution 5.6.2019 WRI Stories
5 Under-recognized Impacts of Air Pollution Comments|Add Comment|PrintVisible air pollution in Delhi, India. Photo by Sumita Roy Dutta/Wikimedia Commons Most of the rising global attention to air pollution focuses on the impacts that ozone, particulate matter and other pollutants have on human health. This is natural; the numbers in the headlines are striking. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that air pollution inside and outside the home is responsible for about 7 million... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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California has too much solar power. That might be good for ratepayers 5.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

California set two renewable energy records last week: the most solar power ever flowing on the state’s main electric grid, and the most solar power ever taken offline because it wasn’t needed.

There’s no contradiction: As California utilities buy more and more solar power as part of the state’s...

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These cities in red and blue states are accelerating clean energy 5.6.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Movement from Albuquerque to Orlando is making an impact despite U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
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Elizabeth Warren Just Added a Green Marshall Plan to Her Long List of Proposals 5.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Elizabeth Warren has ascended in recent Democratic presidential polls atop a growing stack of audacious proposals to wipe out student debt, break up giant companies like Amazon and Facebook, and slap new taxes on the ultra-rich. Yet the senator from Massachusetts is taking […]
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Joe Biden's $5T climate plan: Net zero emissions by 2050 5.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050.
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Joe Biden Just Released His Green New Deal. He’s Targeting Net Zero Emissions by 2050. 4.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Joe Biden promised to reverse the Trump administration‘s deregulatory effort and set the United States on course to hit net-zero emissions by 2050 under a plan the former vice president put forward Tuesday as a version of the Green New […]
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