US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 03:23:33 +0000

SEOUL: The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by US special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese […]

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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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8 Days, 2 Kids, 2700 Miles, 1 Tesla — Lessons Learned From A Cross Country EV Road Trip

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 01:43:14 +0000

If there is one achilles heel of the electric automobile, it’s the road trip. Even if the road trip is something we only very occasionally ask of our personal vehicles, it’s still a crucial aspect of the American car owner experience. If electric transportation is ever going to fully kick gas cars into the ash […]

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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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What The Dilly-O? Big Renewable Energy Bucks Head For Texas

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:05:20 +0000

A new venture fund called Energy Transition Ventures melds renewable energy expertise with fossil energy dollars, in Texas — yes, that Texas.

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All Hail The Mighty Heat Pump, Hero Of The American Jobs Plan

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 15:26:36 +0000

The American Jobs Act showers the heat pump with climate action love, as part of push for building electrification.

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What It Takes To Realize A Circular Economy For Solar Photovoltaic System Materials

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 17:27:27 +0000

NREL Analysts Advance Understanding of Options, Opportunities To Repair, Reuse, or Recycle Solar Photovoltaic System Materials

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Green Hydrogen To Blue Hydrogen: I Will Drink Your Milkshake

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 15:26:16 +0000

A new BloombergNEF analysis suggests that green hydrogen will beat “blue” hydrogen to grab a piece of the zero emission transportation pie.

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Nearly half of new US virus infections are in just 5 states

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 03:46:09 +0000

Nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in just five states — a situation that is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot spots. New York, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey together reported 44 percent of the nation’s new Covid-19 infections, […]

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US, Philippines celebrate 75 years of diplomatic relations

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Sun, 04 Apr 2021 16:00:46 +0000

Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose Manuel Romualdez and US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Ambassador Sung Kim officially launched on March 26 a bilateral campaign to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Philippines and the United States of America. “Some say […]

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