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Over the past couple of weeks, a much-needed conversation about moving to 100 percent renewable energy has exploded into the national spotlight. Unfortunately, the focus has largely been on personal disputes and deep-in-the-weeds debates among folks who basically agree...
Humans must start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as soon as possible to avoid saddling future generations with a choice between extreme climate change or spending hundreds of trillions of dollars to avoid it, according to new research. An...
China may be the planet's biggest polluter but it's also powering ahead of other countries on renewable energy. More than 2.5 million people work in the solar power sector alone in China, compared with 260,000 people in the U.S., according...
More than a year after oil prices hit rock-bottom amidst a global supply glut, the cost of a barrel of crude is still stuck in the range of $50. The U.S. Energy Information Administration now estimates that prices will remain...
According to Drawdown editor Paul Hawken, if wind energy could provide 21.6% of the world’s energy by 2050, that would eliminate 84.6 gigatons of carbon emissions. A lofty and laudable goal, one worth aiming for. But did you know...
The Brazilian environment ministry is proposing the release of 860,000 acres in the National Forest of Jamanxim for agricultural use, mining and logging. The government’s order was a compromise measure after protests from local residents and ecologists who claim that the bill...
Former U.S. vice president Al Gore helped the Australian state of Victoria launch its renewable energy action plan on Thursday. The plan includes building renewable energy and battery storage facilities to reach zero net emissions by 2050. The federal government...
An Italian multinational oil and gas company has received permission to move ahead with drilling plans in federal waters off Alaska which environmental campaigners say will endanger polar bears, bowhead whales and other marine mammals. Late on Wednesday, the federal...
Extreme heat over the next several decades will make it more difficult for full planes to get off the ground, requiring airlines to offload fuel, cargo and at times even passengers to manage smooth takeoffs, according to a study...
The California Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee approved Senate Bill 100, taking an important step towards setting a statewide goal of moving to 100% clean, renewable energy. SB100 establishes a bold new target for California’s energy future by increasing the...
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