It’s a New Day in Washington.  What Will Business Do? click button

It’s a New Day in Washington.  What Will Business Do?

By Monica Medina, Co-Founder and CEO, Our Daily Planet  When it comes to climate action, conservation, and environmental justice, the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will bring about a marked change in the federal government’s approach to these issues. Given that major environmental legislation will be hard to achieve in Congress, much will […]

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Utilities Promising to Get to Net Zero Need Gas To Get There

Utilities Promising to Get to Net Zero Need Gas To Get There

Numerous progressive utilities such as Xcel, which have pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050, are struggling to get there without expanding the use of natural gas and this is fueling a broader and divisive debate around gas’s future, according to Inside Climate News.  The plan drawn up by Xcel, which serves 3.6 million customers […]

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Beto Elevates Climate Change To Center Stage for Dems

Beto Elevates Climate Change To Center Stage for Dems

Climate change has finally arrived as a top tier issue in the 2020 Presidential campaign.  On Monday, with California’s Yosemite National Park as the backdrop, Beto O’Roarke became the first of the top tier Democratic hopefuls to make tackling the climate crisis a centerpiece of his Presidential campaign.  Though O’Roarke did not reference the Green New Deal specifically —  he posted on his web site a four-point plan with specific and detailed actions under each —  with the explicit “guarantee” of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 the goal and puts the price tag at $5 Trillion.

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