Why Frankfort, Kentucky, Set A 2023 Clean Energy Goal

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2023 16:35:45 +0000

In October 2021, the city of Frankfort, Kentucky, set a very accelerated and ambitious clean energy goal: to supply 100% clean, renewable electricity to city government operations by the end of 2023. “We need that pressure to hold ourselves accountable,” Frankfort City Commissioner Kelly May said. “Had we not hired the National Renewable Energy Laboratory […]

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Germany Threatens To Derail EU Green Deal Over Fossil Car Phaseout

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 20:27:01 +0000

The “Climate Chancellor” needs to draw a line between national disputes and what has already been agreed with Germany’s international partners.

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This Interactive Chart Shows Changes In The World’s Top 10 GHG Emitters

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 18:15:10 +0000

As countries implement their targets and policies and develop more detailed pathways to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, it’s important to fully understand the global emissions picture and how it changes over time. Our Climate Watch interactive chart explores GHG emissions by country and economic sector1, and shows how top emitters have changed in recent years

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Navigating The Financial Industry’s Blurred Lines Between Climate Commitments & Greenwash

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 17:05:09 +0000

As climate commitments among large financial institutions have rapidly become the new normal, so has the criticism of those targets. A Reclaim Finance report in January that revealed members of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) have continued financing fossil fuel expansion echoes a common refrain from the NGO and activist community: target […]

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New York Times Ad Blasts Automaker Climate Hypocrisy, Urges Action From President Biden

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 02:07:48 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Center for Biological Diversity and Green Latinos placed a full-page ad in The New York Times today blasting automaker doublespeak on clean vehicles. The ad calls on President Biden to make the manufacturers cut carbon emissions 75% by 2030 and boost electric vehicle (EV) access and production. The ad castigates auto […]

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New Projection: US Pedestrian Deaths Rise Yet Again in First Half of 2022

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 16:35:59 +0000

Dangerous driving, inadequate infrastructure and larger vehicles lead to deadly conditions for people walking, with one death every 75 minutes Drivers in the United States struck and killed 3,434 people in the first half of 2022 — up 5%, or 168 more deaths, from the same period the year before, according to a new analysis […]

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Dear Maryland: It’s Time To Drive Clean Trucks & Buses

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 16:40:14 +0000

Electric bus charging stationI love living in Maryland. We’re living in a historical moment, and I can’t help but do a lil’ happy dance around the possibilities of the new administration and the groundwork laid by the Climate Solutions Now Act which set some of the most ambitious climate targets in the country. Amid all this I’m grateful […]

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Pathbreaking Groundwater Research

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 00:27:13 +0000

By Gwyneth K. Shaw, Courtesy of Berkeley Law. California’s tremendous thirst for water poses a grave challenge to its future, from an everyday perspective and in the longer battle of combating climate change — and is a bellwether for the rest of America and the world. At Berkeley Law’s Center for Law, Energy & the Environment (CLEE), […]

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