Alliance For Clean Energy New York Pushes For Carbon Fee On Thermal Generating Stations

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 15:46:21 +0000

carbon fee to support renewable energyThe Alliance for Clean Energy New York is advocating for a carbon fee to more accurately align carbon emissions from generating stations with the environmental impacts they cause.

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Thousands march as Hong Kong protests near half-year mark


HONG KONG — Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crammed into Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday, their chants echoing off high-rises, in a mass show of support for a protest movement that shows no signs of flagging as it enters its seventh month. Chanting “Fight for freedom” and “Stand with Hong Kong,” a sea of protesters formed a huge human snake winding for blocks on Hong Kong Island, from the Causeway Bay shopping district to the Central business zone, a distance of more than 2 kilometers (1 1/4 miles). The crowds were so large and dense that the march ground to a standstill at times. Protesters spilled into narrow side streets, crying “Revolution in our times.” One proteste…

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Devastating factory fire kills at least 43 in Indian capital


NEW DELHI — Indian authorities were investigating the cause of a devastating fire that killed at least 43 people in a factory in central New Delhi early Sunday, as relatives of the workers who were trapped inside waited outside a hospital mortuary to identify the dead. Firefighters had to fight the blaze from 100 meters away because it broke out in one of the area’s many alleyways, tangled in electrical wire and too narrow for vehicles to access, authorities said. A resident of the area, Mohammed Naushad, said he was woken by people wailing at around 4:30 a.m. He went outside to find smoke and flames shooting out of a building near Sadar Bazaar, New Delhi’s largest wholesale …

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WATCH: Billie Eilish makes directorial debut with video for ‘xanny’


American musician Billie Eilish has just unveiled a short video for a track taken from her recent album “When We All Fall Asleep”. The pop prodigy returns with a video forher single “xanny” which she directed herself. The visual begins with the young woman sitting on a bench in a completely white room. Thereafter there are disturbing scenes in which she remains passive while anonymous hands stub out cigarettes in her face.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZyybvVx-js   This latest video concludes a remarkable year for the 17-year old singer, who recently won theNew Artist of the Year and the Favorite Artist — Alternative Rock titles at the American Music A…

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