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Climate crisis — a bright light in the dark

On Sep 28, 2020
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RT @maryannehitt: My new op-ed in @thehill! Don't be fooled by Trump and the gas industry when they blame CA's recent blackouts on renewables. Clean energy was reliable in extreme conditions & we can't let the fossil fuel industry dictate what's next in this time of crisis. https://t.co/fvb6ck4ptD
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The answer for a world facing extreme weather, a mounting climate crisis and more strain on our electric grid is more clean energy, not less.

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On Sep 28, 2020
@SierraClub shared
RT @maryannehitt: My new op-ed in @thehill! Don't be fooled by Trump and the gas industry when they blame CA's recent blackouts on renewables. Clean energy was reliable in extreme conditions & we can't let the fossil fuel industry dictate what's next in this time of crisis. https://t.co/fvb6ck4ptD
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Climate crisis — a bright light in the dark

Climate crisis — a bright light in the dark

The answer for a world facing extreme weather, a mounting climate crisis and more strain on our electric grid is more clean energy, not less.

How to drive fossil fuels out of the US economy, quickly

How to drive fossil fuels out of the US economy, quickly

The US has everything it needs to decarbonize by 2035.

Cleaning Up the Electricity System

Cleaning Up the Electricity System

We have known about climate change for many decades. Yet we have failed to act. Our tardiness in reducing carbon pollution is beginning to show: Hurricanes are destroying entire ...

To prevent blackouts, California needs more clean energy – and a bigger, better run grid

To prevent blackouts, California needs more clean energy – and a bigger, better run grid

A regional electric grid coordinating diverse power resources with neighboring states and modernized grid planning would help California avoid blackouts.

Stanford energy and environment experts examine strengths and weaknesses of the Green New Deal

Stanford energy and environment experts examine strengths and weaknesses of the Green New Deal

The sweeping plan to overhaul transportation, energy and other sectors will be put to a vote soon. Stanford experts discuss the science behind the politics.

Germany approves coal phaseout by 2038

Germany approves coal phaseout by 2038

Several outlets cover the news that the Bundestag and Bundesrat – Germany’s lower and upper houses of parliament – passed legislation on Friday that, according to Deutsche Welle, would ...

We risk devastating warming of 3 or 4 degrees Celsius if renewables are not more aggressively and rapidly deployed and energy efficiency enhanced in all sectors

We risk devastating warming of 3 or 4 degrees Celsius if renewables are not more aggressively and rapidly deployed and energy efficiency enhanced in all sectors

With dwindling prices of renewables compared to fossil fuels and the enormous economic (11 million jobs in 2018 as per the International Renewable Energy Agency) and health benefits they ...

Australia’s path to net-zero emissions lies in rapid, stimulus-friendly steps

Australia’s path to net-zero emissions lies in rapid, stimulus-friendly steps

The opportunity to meet the target by 2035 is within our grasp – thanks to much cheaper technology – but we must be ready

German hydrogen strategy aims for global leadership in energy transition

German hydrogen strategy aims for global leadership in energy transition

Please note: The factsheet Germany's national hydrogen strategy provides a summary of the strategy in English Germany’s government has agreed on a national hydrogen strategy with a ...

The THRIVE Resolution Puts Forth a Bold and Just Economic and Climate agenda

The THRIVE Resolution Puts Forth a Bold and Just Economic and Climate agenda

Last week, the Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) resolution was introduced in the House by Representative Deb Haaland (D-NM). THRIVE has 85 original ...

California’s blackouts and its clean energy transition

California’s blackouts and its clean energy transition

To address both near-term reliability threats and emerging climate risks, the state needs to move both more carefully and faster.

California Needs MORE Clean Energy and Electricity Storage To Boost Grid; Biden/Harris Climate Plan Can Deliver It

California Needs MORE Clean Energy and Electricity Storage To Boost Grid; Biden/Harris Climate Plan Can Deliver It

Climate change is causing deadly heat waves and wildfires in Califorina. The answer is huge job-creating investment in clean energy and electricity storage, just what Joe Biden and Kamala ...

What Was Under the Climate Summit Christmas Tree?

What Was Under the Climate Summit Christmas Tree?

Each year the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) meets to advance global cooperation to address the many global challenges related to climate change. As per usual, at the summit ...

Climate Policy In 2018 Centers On IPCC Warning & Continued Global Growth

Climate Policy In 2018 Centers On IPCC Warning & Continued Global Growth

As the year draws to a close it is only natural to look back at what has been, and forward at what might be. This is doubly important for the global clean energy industry and the policies ...

‘Not Another Decade to Waste’ — How to Speed up the Clean Energy Transition

‘Not Another Decade to Waste’ — How to Speed up the Clean Energy Transition

Energy policy expert Leah Stokes explains who’s pushing climate delay and denial — it’s not just fossil fuel companies — and what we need to do now.

Cities Pressure TVA to Boost Renewable Energy as Memphis Weighs Breaking Away

Cities Pressure TVA to Boost Renewable Energy as Memphis Weighs Breaking Away

Solar and wind supporters see Memphis as a beachhead in their fight to get the federally owned TVA to close coal plants. The city sees a way to save money.