Dirty Louisiana Politicians Are Getting Paid To Push A Pipeline Through Black & Indigenous Communities

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:35:05 +0000

Southerly has reported that public records show a Louisiana lawmaker is getting paid to push a proposed 280-mile Delta Express pipeline through Black and Indigenous communities

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Air Pollution And The “I Can’t Breathe” Movement

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2020 03:14:41 +0000

“I can’t breathe” is foremost the cry of suffering and dying Black people who have been killed by police, and the rallying call of a movement to bring systematic change in criminal justice. Rightfully so — securing African American communities from police violence is vital, and the movement has extraordinary momentum and is scoring major successes. But, for environmentalists, “I can’t breathe” has a deep resonance, too

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Solar Power Costs Dropped Dramatically In 2013–2018

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:57:00 +0000

According to 2018 data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) for newly constructed utility-scale electric generators in the United States, annual capacity-weighted average construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems and onshore wind turbines have continued to decrease

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EU Recharges Climate Plan But Risks Letting Countries Off The Hook On Transport

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:23:44 +0000

Plans to increase the EU’s climate targets to achieve a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 have been welcomed by clean transport group Transport & Environment (T&E). The European Commission today indicated more ambitious CO2 reduction targets of -50% for new cars, a phase-out of engine cars, and action to start cleaning up ships and planes

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The Various Ways The Trump Administration Has Supported Oil & Gas Industry While Trashing Tesla’s Mission

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 01:07:05 +0000

I recently wrote this article that highlighted one written by Micheal E. Mann, who pointed out how President Trump is a threat to the planet. That article, in a nutshell, cited several others that pointed out the damage Trump has caused to the environment through his executive orders and dismantling of the EPA. When Mann (and I, by agreeing with him) said “Threat to the planet,” we were not talking about wars or Trump’s radicalization of the extreme far-right

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NRDC & Partners Go To Court On EPA’s Methane Surrender

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:22:53 +0000

As enormous fires engulf the West and hurricanes pummel the South, Andrew Wheeler, the former oil and gas lobbyist running Trump’s U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has taken another step to let climate-polluting industries off scot-free

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:39:47 +0000

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The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to provide electricity will continue to grow, according to a report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The outlook, titled “North America Power Reference Case: Spring 2020” […]

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ Report Highlights Greening of the Grid

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:39:47 +0000

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The use of coal for North American power generation will continue to decline, natural gas will continue as the leading source of power, and the use of renewable resources to provide electricity will continue to grow, according to a report from Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The outlook, titled “North America Power Reference Case: Spring 2020” […]

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5 Key Reasons To Stop The Mountain Valley Pipeline

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 19:59:12 +0000

It’s time to stop the Mountain Valley Pipeline system, aka MVP, and its dangerous attempts to transport dirty fracked gas across Appalachia. This massive dirty energy project makes no more sense today than when it was first proposed more than five years ago. It would keep communities dependent on dirty fossil fuels for generations while jeopardizing sensitive rivers and streams, drinking water sources, the climate, and local communities

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