Science & Environmental Communities Call on Biden & Congress to Decarbonize Transportation & Power Generation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 02:17:39 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By Jonna Hamilton President Biden recently unveiled his American Jobs Plan — a two trillion-dollar package with significant investments in infrastructure, advanced technologies, and jobs that will reduce our global warming emissions. Next week, he will host the Leaders’ Climate Summit on Earth Day where he will likely announce how he […]

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30 Gigawatt US Offshore Wind Target To Support 77,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:19:43 +0000

National Offshore Wind Goal To Support 77,000 Jobs, Power 10 Million Homes, Cut 78 Million Metric Tons in Carbon Emissions. Energy Secretary Granholm Announces Ambitious New 30GW Offshore Wind Deployment Target by 2030.

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Sec. Pete Buttigieg Is Doing What’s Needed On The Infrastructure Bill

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 16:05:27 +0000

Let’s face it: it’s going to be a tough sell to get an infrastructure bill passed, regardless of how badly it’s needed. Former transportation secretary Ray LaHood said, “America is one big pothole right now,” and he was right when he said that years ago. We keep falling further and further behind not just on […]

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We Need To Hold Our Own Accountable Just A Little More

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:05:10 +0000

When I was a kid, I had a family member who really liked celebrity news. Entertainment Tonight, VH1’s Behind The Music, and a number of other shows focused on the lives of well known people. Sadly, it was almost always rather formulaic. A person works really hard to become an actor or famous musician, and […]

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How To Electrify Entire US Federal Vehicle Fleet

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 01:35:58 +0000

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Federal Fleet Project Leader Cabell Hodge has a lot to think about these days. With the Biden administration announcing a push to electrify the entire federal fleet, NREL’s work supporting energy-savvy fleet management is more critical and timely than ever. The president’s ambitious new goal requires a considered plan: Which fleets […]

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Senate Dems To Nullify Trump Methane Rollbacks With CRA

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 14:56:15 +0000

Senate Democrats plan to nullify the Trump administration’s rollbacks of methane regulations via the Congressional Review Act. The relatively obscure process will reinstate the Obama administration’s methane leak detection and flaring regulations with a simple majority vote in the Senate — far more quickly than the Biden administration would be able to enact new safeguards through […]

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Joe Biden: A Chance to Save the Day

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 05:02:40 +0000

By Tim Echols Georgia leaders from both parties recognize that the supply chain for electric vehicles needs to go through our state. However, one ruling, by a little-known federal agency, has put the country’s green-energy goals and nearly 6,000 Georgia jobs at risk. The good news is that President Biden, who visits our state on […]

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Biden Criticized for Supporting a ‘Misguided’ Plan to Poison Colombia’s Coca Fields

Credit to Author: Steven Grattan| Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 15:55:52 GMT

Colombia insists the aerial spraying of coca, the base ingredient for cocaine, is the best option in the war on drugs. More than 150 experts say it can cause serious health problems and environmental destruction.

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