User: flenvcenter Topic: Energy-National
Category: Conservation and Efficiency
Last updated: Apr 13 2019 12:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nightmare on Capitol Square: New coal and nuclear bailout bill is a huge blow to Ohio’s clean energy economy 12.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Nightmare on Capitol Square: New coal and nuclear bailout bill is a huge blow to Ohio’s clean energy economy
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Report: 61,000 clean energy jobs in MN and counting 9.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota jobs in energy efficiency and renewable energy grew by nearly 5 percent in 2018, bringing total clean energy jobs to more than 61,000, according to a report released Tuesday at the State Capitol.
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Earth Hour: Landmarks in L.A. and around the world are going dark to promote energy conservation 31.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles City Hall will be among several area landmarks to go dark Saturday night in observance of Earth Hour, an annual international event that is intended to promote energy conservation and support action on climate change.

The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel, the Gateway pylons at LAX and...

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Electrification and efficiency: crafting an enduring relationship 21.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Electrification and efficiency: crafting an enduring relationship.
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The time for retailers to lead on energy-efficient light bulbs is now 19.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The time for retailers to lead on energy-efficient light bulbs is now
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5 energy policies Florida could embrace to add 135,000 jobs 19.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
From standards to codes to benchmarking, these programs could grow workforces and energy savings.
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A loan program was set up to boost energy efficiency. Instead, it's being used to build 'granny flats' 17.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

As stories piled up of homeowners being smooth-talked into taking home improvement loans they couldn’t afford, defenders of the PACE program cited its safety features.

The loans could be used only for environmentally friendly and safety projects, they noted. And money couldn’t be issued until projects...

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Mpls. eyes new weapon in fight against climate change: energy disclosures 15.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minneapolis City Council is expected to pass rules that would require landlords and sellers disclose energy efficiency information before people commit to buying or renting. The thinking is these rules will help make Minneapolis' affordable housing and climate change goals.
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Colorado energy director Will Toor to drive push toward renewables, electric vehicles 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As the new executive director of the Colorado Energy office, Will Toor, plans to tackle Gov. Jared Polis' "bold goals" of increasing the use of renewable energy sources on the state's electric grid and getting more electric vehicles on the roads.
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Bill Gates' quixotic quest to revive nuclear power 7.2.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The argument for building nukes, never mind subsidizing them, has lost its power.
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Energy efficiency goldmine hiding in plain sight in half a million NYC apartments 1.2.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Energy efficiency goldmine hiding in plain sight in half a million NYC apartments
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4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy 15.1.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways to Shift from Fossil Fuels to Clean Energy Comments|Add Comment|PrintRooftop solar panels in Yokosuka, Japan. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Matthew R. Cole/U.S. Navy The world is vastly underestimating the benefits of acting on climate change. Recent research from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate finds that bold climate action could deliver at least $26 trillion in economic benefits through 2030. This groundbreaking research, produced by the Global Commission... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Is personalization the key to energy efficiency? 10.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
For consumers and companies, the way that appliances will be used matters to whether or not they help the environment.
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3M embeds 'sustainability value' mandate into new product development 8.1.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Starting this year, the 116-year-old company is embedded recyclability, reuse, energy and other sustainability considerations earlier into decisions.
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Inside the Bill That Set the “Strongest Clean Energy Requirement in the Nation” 31.12.2018 Mother Jones
Washington, DC is positioning itself on the climate policy fast track. The District of Columbia city council voted unanimously last week to approve an expansive climate bill requiring utility providers to generate 100 percent of their energy supply from renewable sources by 2032. If DC Mayor Muriel Bowser signs the legislation as expected, the provisions […]
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Weaning ASEAN from coal reveals climate risks and rewards 13.12.2018 GreenBiz.com
Can the region reconcile rapid economic growth with decarbonization?
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Concrete change: Making cement carbon-negative 6.12.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The right policies and technologies could turn concrete manufacturing into a net climate benefit.
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Illinois gears up for rapid clean energy expansion 6.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The Prairie State is using a carrot-and-sticks approach to grow solar and energy efficiency.
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Barbary macaques – threatened and unique. 5.12.2018 The Earth Times Online Newspaper - Environment News
How can you describe the threats existing to species, both large and small? Using the highly-threatened primates, we can perhaps see how they have contrived to exist until the current time. Then we can better understand just how we can prevent factors simply wiping them from the face of the earth, often through ignorance, lack of care, prejudice and of course the universal profit motive. Conservation begins in our minds, but demands much more than that.
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Michigan turns the corner toward energy efficiency 29.11.2018 GreenBiz.com
The Great Lakes State is incentivizing its utilities to save electricity — and money.
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