Moving from Pain to Gain on Climate Solutions

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 03:00:35 +0000

In a new opinion piece by Sam Butler-Sloss and published by Carbon Tracker, the case is made for reframing the narrative around climate change action. To proposal is to move from pain to gain at COP26. First, the author asks, “How can we bring forward this great wave of innovation and wealth generation to avoid […]

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Illinois Secures a Major Climate & Equity Victory

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:10:58 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Jessica Collingsworth, the lead energy policy analyst and advocate for UCS’s Midwest office, in the Climate & Energy program. Yesterday Illinois lawmakers passed historic legislation. The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), SB2408, is a significant win for our climate, as well as the health and economies […]

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Details of the House’s US EV Incentives Proposal

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:00:16 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Jonna Hamilton, Director of Policy, the Clean Transportation Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) We have been waiting with bated breath for the new version of the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit from Congress. Today, the House Ways and Means Committee, the House committee […]

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Climate & Security in the Asia Pacific Region

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 01:40:55 +0000

How Australia’s lack of action is leading to insecurity in the area.

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Electrifying Trucking from Delhi to Shenzhen & San Francisco

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 03:00:05 +0000

How Lessons Learned Around the Globe Can Accelerate the Electrification of Road Freight

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Electric Cars Are Coming, No Matter What Some Media & Critics Say

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 18:58:51 +0000

Originally posted on EVANNEX. By Charles Morris As it becomes clearer that electric transportation is the future, the haters, Luddites, and boo-birds are out in full force. Every single day I see a slew of anti-EV material online. Some of these are articles in reputable media (e.g. Politico), which marshal reasonable-sounding arguments to explain why their readers […]

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The Role of Solar in Cleaning Up the U.S. Electricity Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 04:05:37 +0000

New Report Shows Solar Energy Rapidly Expands, Generating More Electricity in 2035 than All Homes Consume Today and Creating Economic Opportunities Across America

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How to Raise Revenue Quickly: End Fossil Fuel Handouts

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 14:01:55 +0000

Originally published by NRDC. By Joshua Axelrod The House Natural Resources Committee has released a budget proposal that would end a slew of harmful handouts to the fossil fuel industry, protect publicly owned resources, and raise significant new revenues for U.S. taxpayers. This is a fiscally responsible approach to resource development after a century of waste and mismanagement. […]

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DOE Releases New Reports Highlighting Record Growth & Declining Costs of Wind Power

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:00:07 +0000

2020 sees record for land-based wind generation, 24% increase in pipeline of offshore wind energy — laying the foundation for rapid growth in years to come.

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