Paul Krugman: The Inflation Reduction Act Is “A Very Big Deal” For The Climate

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 18:50:46 +0000

KrugmanThe New York Times columnist and Nobel Prize-winning economist describes the importance of the Inflation Reduction Act, with its $369 billion for decarbonization.

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Comparing The US & China On Climate, Economy, & Other Outcomes Should Be Deeply Humbling For America

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:50:46 +0000

Visual Capitalist infographic of EV sales by country for 10 yearsThe narrative that Americans and many Europeans share about China and themselves is not aligned with observable reality, and the USA is in significant danger of economic decline even as the world improves.

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Revisiting Degrowth For Sustainability — It’s Necessary, But Challenges Traditional Economics

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 19:50:47 +0000

degrowthThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concluded that outright cuts to consumer demand are needed to reduce carbon emissions, and that recent perspective has resurrected a controversial theory from the 1970s. Shouldn’t we cut consumption to move toward zero emissions?

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Why Aren’t More People Swapping Meat & Dairy For Plant-Based Alternatives?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 14:46:04 +0000

swapping meatHigher beef prices are becoming a reality for meat eaters in the US as ranchers are reducing their cattle herds due to drought and lofty feed costs. Can plant-based substitutes take the place of a juicy beef burger?

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Group: EPA’s Coordinated Regulatory Assault on Coal Power Could Push Retirements Beyond 86 GW by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 19:30:38 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is readying a regulatory sweep targeting more stringent limits on traditional pollutants that could accelerate coal power plant closures. A coal generation trade group estimates that even without new rules, an estimated 86 GW of coal generation is slated to retire by 2030. While the Supreme Court in June curtailed […]

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Group: EPA’s Coordinated Regulatory Assault on Coal Power Could Push Retirements Beyond 86 GW by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 19:30:38 +0000

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is readying a regulatory sweep targeting more stringent limits on traditional pollutants that could accelerate coal power plant closures. A coal generation trade group estimates that even without new rules, an estimated 86 GW of coal generation is slated to retire by 2030. While the Supreme Court in June curtailed […]

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We Still Need A Climate Emergency Proclamation, Manchin Or Not

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 14:24:20 +0000

climate emergencyThe legislation which will come up for a vote in Congress very soon all but ensures that the fossil fuel industry will maintain current oil and gas production levels without any change for the next decade.

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Southern Company: A History of a Prolific Power Technology Pioneer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 04:18:32 +0000

Atlanta-based energy giant Southern Co. has rapidly evolved to keep in step with the evolution of power. As part of its corporate growth, the company has notably pioneered technologies that have reshaped

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Jigar Shah Talks About $504 Million Hydrogen Facility, Small Nuclear, & US Challenges

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 17:05:12 +0000

Podcast Jigar ShahShah’s perspective is that we don’t have the ability to go into Sim City and design whatever we want. We have to work with pre-existing facilities.

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