Top news of the week: 29.09.2020.

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On Sep 25, 2020
@JesseJenkins shared
Ambitious #climate policy must center politics, not economic efficiency, argue @mmildenberger & @leahstokes in a new essay for Boston Review on "The Trouble with Carbon Pricing." Give it a read! https://t.co/PIfuZ7q59V
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The Trouble with Carbon Pricing

The Trouble with Carbon Pricing

Carbon pricing has dominated conversations around climate policy for decades, but it is ineffective. Only a bold approach that centers politics can meet the problem at its scale.

On Sep 28, 2020
@NobleIdeas shared
RT @joshdr83: This year, the Texas electric grid is scheduled to add almost as much wind as it has in the past five years combined and almost triple its solar capacity. Yes, in 2020. My latest via @Forbes https://t.co/jrC6BLeyi9
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Even Renewables Are Bigger In Texas

Even Renewables Are Bigger In Texas

The Texas electric grid is scheduled to add almost more wind than it has in the past five years combined and almost triple its solar capacity this year. Yes, in 2020.

On Sep 25, 2020
@ClimateGroup shared
Businesses are coming under growing pressure to increase the environmental & social co-benefits of their energy procurement. @REvents_SustBiz talks to #RE100 members leading by example as they transition to 100% renewable power https://t.co/oD5DEbjWKz #ClimateWeekNYC
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Leaving no one behind in the clean energy revolution

Leaving no one behind in the clean energy revolution

While an increasing number of businesses are committing to power their operations with 100% renewable energy, there is also a growing realisation that these pledges alone won’t speed the ...

On Sep 25, 2020
@SEIA shared
There are several important provisions in #HR4447, including R&D funding, workforce diversity and environmental justice. We continue to advocate for economic recovery measures that will help us #RebuildBetter with thousands of clean energy jobs. https://t.co/XM7jHwxCTH
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House passes sweeping clean energy bill

House passes sweeping clean energy bill

The House on Thursday passed a broad bill that aims to boost energy efficiency and renewable energy sources as part of an attempt to combat climate change. 

On Sep 23, 2020
@ClimateGroup shared
RT @CDP: Today we’re proud to share the winners of the #RE100 Leadership Awards 2020. These companies are going above and beyond to accelerate the transition to a clean energy future. @theRE100 @ClimateGroup #ClimateWeekNYC See the winners here: https://t.co/IplNl3u07u @Apple @CHANEL https://t.co/y80WEkl09O
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RE100 Leadership Awards: the winners

RE100 Leadership Awards: the winners

RE100 member companies Apple, CHANEL, Iron Mountain, Novo Nordisk, Salesforce, Schneider Electric, and TSMC are independently judged to be ‘going above and beyond’ in the …

On Sep 28, 2020
@IEABirol shared
We are seeing strong new momentum for carbon capture technologies around the world. In this new op-ed, Prime Minister @erna_solberg of Norway and I explain why governments & companies need to accelerate this progress to meet energy & climate goals: https://t.co/LP7QGP53WF
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Growing momentum behind carbon capture can make it a new clean energy success story

Growing momentum behind carbon capture can make it a new clean energy success story

Governments and companies have the chance today to turn carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) into a clean energy success story that will bring environmental and economic benefits ...

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.

On Sep 23, 2020
@ClimateGroup shared
A warm welcome to more companies joining #RE100 today, including @WeAreIntel @sanofi @SKFgroup @VELUX , ASICS. 261 members are now creating enough renewable electricity demand to power a G20 country! https://t.co/dAMmgJoy7e #ClimateWeekNYC https://t.co/8Q973nvk4B
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Corporate clean power commitment unstoppable at Climate Week NYC, in spite of COVID-19

Corporate clean power commitment unstoppable at Climate Week NYC, in spite of COVID-19

Corporate clean energy ambition is growing in spite of COVID-19, as yet more global companies from the US, Europe and Asia sign up to green their entire electricity usage.