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6 Lessons on Energy Decarbonization from Countries Leading the Way 23.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
Getting to a net-zero-carbon energy system is essential. It will be a major effort, one that requires significant investment in new low-carbon infrastructure, from renewable power plants to electric vehicles, efficient appliances and better constructed buildings. While very few countries are on track, China, Costa ...
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Trump team proposes rollback of desert protections to boost geothermal energy 23.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced it wants to transform 22,000 acres of public land in the southern Owens Valley into one of the largest geothermal leasing sites in the state.

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California needs clean energy after sundown. Is the answer under our feet? 22.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

After years of playing third fiddle to solar and wind power, new geothermal plants are finally getting built.

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California needs clean energy after sundown. Geothermal could be the answer 22.1.2020 LA Times: Environment

After years of playing third fiddle to solar and wind power, new geothermal plants are finally getting built.

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Driving a zero-emissions future: GM’s holistic approach to meeting long-term energy goals 20.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: CMS Enterprises talks with global sustainability leader Rob Threlkeld of General Motors about the roles renewable energy plays in helping GM meet its energy and business goals.
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Clean Energy Deal Tracker: Don’t say Amazon isn’t doing anything — international PPAs on the rise 16.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The corporate renewable procurements disclosed in the fourth quarter of 2019 were remarkable for being unremarkable.
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Offshore wind is gearing up for liftoff 9.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The source of electricity has enormous potential that has yet to be tapped in the U.S.
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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2019 Was a Watershed Year for Clean Energy Commitments from U.S. States and Utilities 20.12.2019 WRI Stories
2019 Was a Watershed Year for Clean Energy Commitments from U.S. States and Utilities Comments|Add Comment|PrintOregon wind farm. Photo by Steve Wilson/Wikimedia Commons td { padding:10px; border-right:1px solid white; vertical-align: middle; } td { padding-left:10px; padding-top:8px; padding-bottom:8px; border: none; } tr:nth-child(odd) {background: #fff;} tr:nth-child(even) {background: rgb(255,228,175);} @media screen and (min-width: 800px){ .energy-table{ width: calc(50% - 25px); float:... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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A decade in review: the most underrated clean energy stories 19.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
Energy leaders share their views on the most important developments of the last and upcoming decades.
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Policy News: December 16, 2019 16.12.2019 EcoTone
The Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Applications are now being accepted. ESA is now accepting applications for its 2020 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award. Offered each year, this award gives graduate students an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC for science policy training with opportunities to meet with lawmakers on Capitol ...
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China Faces 4 Big Risks if it Continues Building More Coal Plants 2.12.2019 WRI Stories
China Faces 4 Big Risks if it Continues Building More Coal Plants Comments|Add Comment|PrintA coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China. Photo by Kleineolive/Wikimedia Commons As the world turns attention to the UN climate meetings this week, news from China has captured global headlines: From January 2018 to June 2019, the country added 43 gigawatts (GW) of net new coal power capacity to its existing 1,000 GW coal fleet, while the rest of the world collectively reduced coal capacity by 8 GW.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Better battery storage needed to meet 100% renewable energy goals, Platte River Power says 2.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Platte River Power Authority is expected to release its integrated resource plan, outlining exactly how it plans to reach this ambitious goal of providing 100% renewable energy by 2030, in mid-2020. However, a new study commissioned by leaders in renewable energy industry showed that this massive undertaking could be more efficient by only requiring 90% or even 80% renewable energy and allowing natural gas to act as the nexus.
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 27.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
The United States is the only nation that doesn’t show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn’t mean most Americans aren’t trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and ...
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12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy 26.11.2019 WRI Stories
12 Reasons Climate Action Is Good for the United States Economy Comments|Add Comment|PrintSolar installation is one of the main clean energy jobs of the future. Photo by Green Energy Futures/Flickr. The United States is the only nation that doesn't show up in the list of countries currently committed to the Paris Agreement. But that doesn't mean most Americans aren't trying to do their part. In fact, U.S. states, cities and counties that support the Paris Agreement make up about two-thirds of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 Emerging Ways to Pair Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy 22.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
Today, transportation accounts for almost 30% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States. The good news is that passenger vehicles in the U.S. are electrifying at an unprecedented rate. In 2018, one million electric vehicles (EVs) were on the ...
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Here are the cities that are leading in electrifying transportation 21.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.
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4 Emerging Ways to Pair Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy 19.11.2019 WRI Stories
4 Emerging Ways to Pair Electric Vehicles and Renewable Energy Comments|Add Comment|PrintRenewable energy and electric vehicles can strengthen one another. Photo credit: Argonne National Lab/Flickr Today, transportation accounts for almost 30% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States. The good news is that passenger vehicles in the U.S. are electrifying at an unprecedented rate. In 2018, one million electric vehicles (EVs) were on the road, and recent studies project that by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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New solutions are needed to pair EVs and renewables 19.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
New utility and third-party offerings are emerging to meet charging needs, but they are not available everywhere.
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California Could Have Helped Low-Income Residents Weather PG&E Blackouts. But It Didn’t Happen. 10.11.2019 Mother Jones
This piece originally appeared in High Country News and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Exactly a year ago, as the devastating Camp Fire swept through the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas. Frank A. Jr. Funes, a disabled 69-year-old Vietnam veteran, woke in the early morning hours to a phone call. It was […]
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