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On Jul 16, 2020
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @leahstokes: This week, @JoeBiden released a new climate plan, expanding his commitments. It's very exciting, building on ideas many campaigns proposed during the primary. What’s the Democratic nominee pledging on climate change? A lot. THREAD on the plan! 🧵 https://t.co/2pBEpYxq1E
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THE BIDEN PLAN TO BUILD A MODERN, SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND AN EQUITABLE CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

THE BIDEN PLAN TO BUILD A MODERN, SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE AND AN EQUITABLE CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

At this moment of profound crisis, we have the opportunity to build a more resilient, sustainable economy – one that will put the United States on an irreversible path to achieve net-zero ...

On Jul 15, 2020
@KenCaldeira shared
RT @drvox: My new post: the International Energy Agency assessed over 400 clean-energy technologies & determined that the vast majority are early stage, not yet ready for mass market. Meeting the world’s climate targets will require radically accelerated innovation. https://t.co/ekDlyqjLPY
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Many technologies that will be needed for deep decarbonization are nowhere near ready

Many technologies that will be needed for deep decarbonization are nowhere near ready

Getting to net-zero carbon emissions will require rapid, radical innovation, a new report says.

On Jul 15, 2020
@JAndersonEnergy shared
A bipartisan energy infrastructure bill is still possible | TheHill https://t.co/T5KkzvLnfS
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A bipartisan energy infrastructure bill is still possible

A bipartisan energy infrastructure bill is still possible

The need to create jobs and prime the economic pump in an election year suggests a bipartisan economic stimulus deal could still happen.

On Jul 17, 2020
@UN shared
RT @UNEP: Coordinated international action on ✅Energy-efficient & ✅Climate-friendly ❄️Cooling Could avoid as much as 460 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions over the next four decades. More from our #CoolingSynthesisReport with @IEA ⤵️ #ClimateAction https://t.co/1F9emy6H9q
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Climate-friendly cooling could cut years of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and save US$ trillions: UN

Climate-friendly cooling could cut years of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and save US$ trillions: UN

As the need for cooling rises in step with world temperatures, energy-efficient, climate-friendly appliances are critical to reaching the Paris Agreement goals; 3.6 billion appliances are ...

On Jul 17, 2020
@JigarShahDC shared
RT @CalEnergy: @Sammy_Roth @jdeely Release is now live on our website: https://t.co/PAfPH04UDk
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New data shows nearly two-thirds of California’s electricity came from carbon-free sources in 2019

New data shows nearly two-thirds of California’s electricity came from carbon-free sources in 2019

SACRAMENTO – California remains ahead of its clean energy goals according to newly released data from the California Energy Commission (CEC).

On Jul 21, 2020
@guardian shared
Plan that tackles recession and climate change could create 76,000 Australian jobs, report says https://t.co/yAb2qbIZU1
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Plan that tackles recession and climate change could create 76,000 Australian jobs, report says

Plan that tackles recession and climate change could create 76,000 Australian jobs, report says

Jobs could be created in three years with a focus on 12 areas including large-scale renewable energy and electric vehicle networks

On Jul 18, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
The End Of Fossil Fuels: Is It Here Yet? https://t.co/PgOwawXBH0
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The End Of Fossil Fuels: Is It Here Yet?

The End Of Fossil Fuels: Is It Here Yet?

Are we close to the end of fossil fuels and peak oil - and what can we learn? Cleantech startups and scale-ups could reap the benefits.

On Jul 17, 2020
@cleantechnica shared
Biden Has A New Climate Plan That’s Better, But It’s Not $2 Trillion For Clean Energy https://t.co/irv032SUcA
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Biden Has A New Climate Plan That’s Better, But It’s Not $2 Trillion For Clean Energy

Biden Has A New Climate Plan That’s Better, But It’s Not $2 Trillion For Clean Energy

Biden’s new climate plan is okay on transportation, decent on electrical generation , meh on everything else. And he’s downgraded foreign policy elements.