Economists at the University of Chicago recently published findings that show state-level renewable energy mandates raise utility prices by an extremely-high 17%. The findings are much higher than an oft-cited 2015 study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab that found… Read More
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Renewable energy capacity worldwide is at an all-time high of 2,351 GW, just over a third of the world’s total electricity capacity.According to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency, total renewable energy capacity grew from 2,127… Read More
Recently, the largest oil spill since BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster struck the Gulf of Mexico. Approximately 88,000 gallons of oil spilled out into the ocean, and even though Shell announced that the oil was not at risk of making… Read More
We always hear of the “costs” of switching to clean energy – but little of the cost of not switching Doing nothing on climate will cost the world $72 trillion by 2060 in disaster recovery as climate change ramps up… Read More
Nike, Procter & Gamble, and Goldman Sachs are among the latest large multinational companies to pledge to move their businesses to renewable energy. Representatives from these organizations spoke on a discussion panel on the last day of Climate Week NYC… Read More
It’s not just about cozy ski lodges anymore. Aspen is earning nationwide attention for its green energy achievements. Aspen has long enjoyed a reputation as a lovely place to escape to for a ski weekend, but the picturesque Colorado city… Read More
It’s easy to mock efforts by localities to take on climate change – looked at in isolation and strictly by the numbers, no matter how boldly they move to trim their carbon emissions, the impact will be minimal. Then again,… Read More