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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DTE Energy Sells Ford Largest Renewable Energy Deal Ever

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 17:50:36 +0000

When you get your own home solar array, you know that some portion or maybe all of your daytime electricity use comes from the sun, making things a lot cleaner. Add some battery storage, and you can take all of your energy to being renewable. But, if you can’t do that, using the grid as […]

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CleanTechnica Series A Coming Soon!

Credit to Author: Scott Cooney| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 12:36:07 +0000

We are getting to the final stages of preparation for our Series A investment raise here at CleanTechnica. For the first time ever, outsiders will be able to own a share (or many shares) of one of the world’s most influential clean energy news organizations. And, we are creating an opportunity for our readers to […]

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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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Historic California Offshore Wind Energy Goals Adopted, Could Power 25 Million Homes

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:20:46 +0000

New goals of up to 5,000 MW by 2030 and 25,000 MW by 2045 will accelerate California’s transition to 100% clean electricity SACRAMENTO — [Yesterday] the California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the clean energy resource off California’s coast. Preliminary findings in the […]

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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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Elon Musk Shines In The Limelight At Tesla’s 2022 Annual Meeting Of Stockholders

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:13:55 +0000

Amidst the bouts of laughter and Musk-centered adoration were several references to Tesla’s future planning, leading to more speculation about the company’s direction with mercurial Musk at the helm.

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Some Fans Love The Tesla Brand But Question Musk’s “Unfiltered Tweeting”

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2022 03:10:08 +0000

Tesla brandThe company that revolutionized the car industry has become the object of laughter and vitriol, as its innovative leader-genius brings the private into the public sphere all too often, critics say.

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