Tri-State G&T To Boost Renewable Energy Goal To 50% By 2024

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 02:22:38 +0000

Tri State member mapTri State Generating & Transmission serves over 1 million customers in the American West. It announced this week it is closing several coal-fired plants early and building 8 new renewable energy projects in order to transition to 50% renewables by 2024.

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How Much Energy Does The US Consume & Where Does It Come From? — Pew Research

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:25:15 +0000

EIA US new capacity 2020Electricity from renewables is expected to be the largest source of new electrical supply in 2020. But fossil fuels continue to dominate total US energy usage

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BlackRock Has A New Attitude About Fossil Fuel Investing

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 03:25:20 +0000

BlackRock Home PageIn his annual letter to business leaders, the head of BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management firm, says sustainability and climate change will now be part of all investment decisions. Is this a watershed moment in the campaign to rid the world of the scourge of fossil fuels?

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Delta Flight Dumps Fuel On School Children

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 05:31:17 +0000

A Delta flight bound for Shanghai had to make an emergency fuel dump earlier today. That fuel rained down upon Los Angeles near a school playground. Around 40 people were injured, the AJC reports

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25 Climate Activists Occupy Chase Bank & Launch A Major New Campaign Targeting The Financial Industry

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 18:27:03 +0000

The “Stop the Money Pipeline” Mobilization aims to end the financing of fossil fuels and deforestation. 

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Sony Electric Car … Australian Fire Insanity … Zombie Solar Energy Storage System — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 12:00:24 +0000

The biggest, hottest, most enticing CleanTechnica stories last week were led by Sony unveiling an electric car, the impossible-to-comprehend scale of this month’s Australian wildfires, and a solar energy storage device from the 1980s that has come back to life. You may have noticed something unusual by now — there wasn’t a single Tesla story in the top 3! That’s the first time in a long time, and ironic considering that Tesla stock [TSLA] went bonkers last week (and is still going bonkers)

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Norway Asserts Lexus “Self-Charging Hybrid” Is A Lie

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 03:32:39 +0000

Lexus AdLexus was basically claiming that the fuel or power for the vehicle was free

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Bill McKibben Organizing Protests Against Banks That Fund Fossil Fuel Industry

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 21:15:15 +0000

Stop The Money PipelineIn a New York Times opinion piece, Bill McKibben urges readers to stop doing business with banks that fund climate destruction like JP Morgan Chase, Citibank, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America.

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Tesla’s Full Stack Disruption

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 03:49:39 +0000

Tesla concepts of mobility outgrew legacy brands from the day the first Tesla rolled onto the market. The new company did not fit into any existing auto-manufacturer slot. Tesla jumped away from the crowd conceptually, and landed on its feet

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Natural Gas Provided False Promise, Deception — Severe Health Problems From “Natural” Gas

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 01:41:22 +0000

Pleasantly called natural gas and sold to many as a better solution, a good transition fuel, natural gas has been dominating new US electricity capacity alongside renewable energy. Yet, hydraulic fracking absolutely takes the “natural” out of it. Originally, natural gas was successfully sold as a cleaner transition fuel. Who knew there were not even laws on the books to address the hidden pollutants, and that there would be much information lacking about the truth of the acid stimulation, hydraulic fracturing, and other new extraction technologies

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