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April 19, 2021: Study finds returns must repay four times the payoff from clean energy investment to justify escalating risk Coal financing costs have surged over the last decade as investors demand returns four times as high as the payoff required from renewable energy projects to justify the risk of investing in fossil fuels, as ...
April 19, 2021
April 16, 2021: Nearly 70% of Sweden is forested but many environmentalists and indigenous Sami reindeer herders argue that the Swedish model of clearing old-growth forests and planting monoculture plantations is bad for biodiversity. Photographer Marcus Westberg has captured the forestry industry’s impact on the landscape in the...
April 16, 2021: This story originally appeared on The Hill's publication Changing America.Researchers are drawing more connections between reducing air pollution from fossil fuels and potential improvements to both mental and physical health.Air pollution has been...
April 15, 2021: The social media giant says that since 2020, all its operations have been supported by 100% renewable energy.
April 15, 2021: The company said it now buys enough renewable electricity to power all its data centers and offices around the world.
April 14, 2021: 85% fewer carbon emissions, still tons of power.
April 13, 2021: The Continental GT3 will run on sustainable fuel and kick off a new initiative for the British brand -- climate-neutral fuel atlernatives.
April 7, 2021: More than 80% of all new electricity generating projects built around the world last year were renewable, leading to a 10.3% rise in total installed zero carbon capacity, according to a new report. But simply adding renewable energy alone won't be enough to turn back the carbon clock.
April 6, 2021: The fact is, the current grid infrastructure is unable to meet the current power demands and unable to withstand the inclement weather extremes we are now facing. Because it is a single model – one integrated grid, it is a single point of failure without the resiliency we need moving forward.
April 2, 2021: Project Solar is set to disrupt the solar industry by offering to consumers, and commercial businesses alike, a solar product that is both attractive in design and accessible in price.
March 31, 2021: The reduction in carbon emissions will be the equivalent of taking more than 3.4 million cars off the road for a year.
March 31, 2021: At the Iowa Ag summit, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush risked alienating Iowa caucus voters with his lack of commitment to the RFS.
March 30, 2021: As states across the U.S. West beef up their renewable energy mandates, a push to do so in Arizona has been met by fierce resistance from the Republican governor and GOP-dominated Legislature
March 25, 2021: Plan to create 50 million customers after takeover of Octopus Renewables hands UK supplier 300 projects in six countries The UK’s fastest growing energy supplier will soon become one of Europe’s biggest renewable energy investors in a deal worth more than £3bn, which could bring green energy to 50 million homes...
March 15, 2021: International Renewable Energy Agency says 31tn investment in renewables could be required over three decadesRenewable electricity production needs to grow eight times faster than the current rate to help limit global heating, according to a report.The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said urgent action...
March 12, 2021: Deploying wind and water power is critical for energy conservation on the Canary Island of El Hierro. But so is getting the people to embrace it.
March 12, 2021: Budweiser's St. Patrick’s Day campaign will pledge enough Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to cover the estimated electricity used to brew a single day's worth of beer in the U.S.
March 4, 2021: Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the Biden administration will resume an Energy Department loan program that gave billions in loans to clean-energy companies during the Obama years.In comments at the CERAWeek energy conference Wednesday,...
March 3, 2021: The Biden administration has an ambitious agenda for expanding renewable energy, but challenges stand in the way, including rebuilding jobs and navigating the coronavirus pandemic
March 1, 2021: Innovations in sustainable materials are helping a consumer goods giant with its pledge to drastically reduce its use of plasticsAlmost a year ago, the consumer goods giant Unilever pledged to halve the amount of plastic it uses by 2025. At the time, the group was getting through 700,000 tonnes of plastic each year ...
February 24, 2021: Conservatives have blamed the state’s power fiasco on solar and wind even though they account for a fraction of supplyThe frigid winter storm and power failure that left millions of people in Texas shivering in darkness has been used to stoke what is becoming a growing front in America’s culture wars – renewab...
February 18, 2021: Texas' power network has been scrutinized in recent days as cold weather continues to cause nationwide blackouts. Here is where Texas got its electricity from in 2020.
February 18, 2021: Last year was the first time the U.S. got more power from renewable energy than from coal.
February 16, 2021: Chevron and BP's venture capital funds just announced investments in one Canada-based geothermal company.