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On May 14, 2020
@PVSolarReport shared
Covid-19 wipes out twice as many US #CleanEnergy jobs as sector added in past three years – pv magazine USA https://t.co/dnJlAIf0yF
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Covid-19 wipes out twice as many US clean energy jobs as sector added in past three years

Covid-19 wipes out twice as many US clean energy jobs as sector added in past three years

Industry leaders call on Congress for immediate, targeted support for sector

On May 13, 2020
@NatBullard shared
Deep look at Australia's decarbonization pathways, post-Covid-19: "to break away from the climate wars and head in a new direction" by @adamlmorton https://t.co/DlJDLURNkR
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Seizing the moment: how Australia can build a green economy from the Covid-19 wreckage

Seizing the moment: how Australia can build a green economy from the Covid-19 wreckage

As the government prepares plans for economic recovery, investors and green groups alike say this is a once-only opportunity to move towards zero emissions

On May 15, 2020
@greentechmedia shared
Layoffs Surge in Clean Energy https://t.co/gyIJp0n0gf
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Layoffs Surge in Clean Energy

Layoffs Surge in Clean Energy

This week on The Energy Gang, we look at sky-high layoffs in clean energy. How do we get people back to work? 

On May 13, 2020
@NRDC shared
REPORT: Nearly 600,000 U.S. #cleanenergy workers have filed for unemployment since March, 850,000 projected by June 30 according to analysis from @e2org @e4thefuture @ACORE: https://t.co/3Ql2G8bXPE #savecleanenergyjobs https://t.co/0WMickYBvh
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Clean Energy & COVID-19 Economic Crisis | April 2020 Impact Analysis

Clean Energy & COVID-19 Economic Crisis | April 2020 Impact Analysis

Clean Energy Unemployment Claims in COVID-19 Aftermath, April 2020 Nearly 600,000 U.S. clean clean energy workers have lost their jobs since March after 447,208 new workers filed ...

On May 15, 2020
@SEIA shared
The bad? #COVID19 has caused thousands of U.S. #solar jobs to be lost. The good? With the right policy action, solar can be a crucial part of our economic recovery and put thousands of Americans back to work. #SaveSolarJobs https://t.co/omt76HhNvk
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Is the COVID-19 pandemic good news or bad news for renewable energy?

Is the COVID-19 pandemic good news or bad news for renewable energy?

More than 594,000 in the sector unemployed, but positive signs remain

On May 17, 2020
@guardian shared
BP chief says Covid has deepened commitment to net-zero emissions https://t.co/jBRh6sE7hm
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BP chief says Covid has deepened commitment to net-zero emissions

BP chief says Covid has deepened commitment to net-zero emissions

Pandemic only adds to the challenge that already exists for oil, says Bernard Looney

On May 13, 2020
@MichaelEMann shared
"Responding to “Planet of the Humans”: An interview with @LeahStokes with contributions from @MichaelEMann and Zeke @Hausfath-er" by @RobinWhitlock66 for @RenewablesNews: https://t.co/C1nIw6rKEm
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Responding to “Planet of the Humans”: An interview with Leah Stokes with contributions from Michael Mann and Zeke Hausfather

Responding to “Planet of the Humans”: An interview with Leah Stokes with contributions from Michael Mann and Zeke Hausfather

REM talked to Assistant professor of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Leah Stokes and renowned and well respected climate scientists Michael Mann …

On May 18, 2020
@NobleIdeas shared
RT @hal_harvey: The man was a hero. Colorful, prescient, competent, and driven. We will miss Dave Freeman. Nice Obit. S. David Freeman, 94, Tireless Advocate for Clean Energy, Dies https://t.co/PUliIUC0rh
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S. David Freeman, 94, Tireless Advocate for Clean Energy, Dies

S. David Freeman, 94, Tireless Advocate for Clean Energy, Dies

A folksy but forceful “Green Cowboy,” he helped shape energy policy in the White House and at local utilities for seven decades.