Stories tagged "renewable energy"

February 11, 2019

The Green New Deal: What’s In It?

As you can see from the interview by Tucker Carlson on Fox, there has been some confusion and even disinformation about what is IN and what is not in the Green New Deal (GND) bill, H.R. 109.  We summarize it for you here.  First, it is a resolution, not a law, and its...

February 8, 2019

Green New Deal becomes official

At a press conference yesterday afternoon, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) announced the release of a highly anticipated resolution outlining the ideas behind a Green New Deal. Senator Markey opened the presser by saying that...

February 5, 2019

Tweet worth noting: can Bud rightfully claim it’s brewed by wind?

Budweiser (and other firms) should be really careful about how they frame purchases of RECs to offset 100% of their energy consumption. Saying their product is 100% powered by renewables is a false statement and may be grounds for a FTC complaint — (((Alex...

January 31, 2019

Colorado autodealers take stricter fuel standards to court

Last summer Colorado’s then-governor John Hickenlooper issued an executive order in June 2018 mandating the state adopt low-emission vehicle standards by 2025. Newly sworn-in Governor Jared Polis has not only kept the EO in place but had built on the efforts to...

January 24, 2019

Head of World Bank Steps Down, Goes Green

The head of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, is stepping down three years early to join the investment firm Global Infrastructure Partners, which focuses on investing in renewable power generation assets in developing countries, according to the Financial Times.  News of...

January 10, 2019

California looks to more distributed solar

We wrote recently that after the massively destructive wildfires in California in 2017 and 2018, the state’s largest electric utility, PG&E, was facing criticisms that large utilities have become an obsolete way to provide power to people in a state prone to...

January 9, 2019

A challenge to make New York City 100% renewable

According to a draft of proposed legislation obtained by Huffington Post, New York City Councilman Costa Constantinides is preparing to introduce a bill mandating that the city come up with a plan by the end of the year to phase out nearly two dozen gas-fired power...

May 18, 2018

Our Daily Planet: ODP’s Green Consumer Index Shows Americans Support Sustainable Companies, King of Green Beers, Interview of the Week:  George Schmael II. President and CEO of Council Fire, NatGeo’s Planet or Plastic? Campaign Catching the Eye of the World, ODP Adopts Another Rescued Penguin:  Meet Duchess Meghan, Heroes of the Week: Green Lawyers Using Their Superpowers To Share The Power of the Sun

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May 2, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Hazy Shades of Summer, There’s a Chip in that Cactus, Climate Change is  Field Day for Disease-Spreading Insects, Hawaii is the Biggest State for Renewables, Starbucks Sustainability Update: Going Strong, One Funny Thing: Dolphin Hipchecks Australian Paddleboarder 

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April 10, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Apple Now Runs on 100% Renewable Energy, It’s Shakin’ In Oklahoma, New Firm Aims To Boost Science Spending on Climate, Chasing Coral Brings Ocean Conservation to Unlikely Places, Astrophysicists and Conservationists Team Up to Save Endangered Species, “Liquid Gold” is Good for the Ocean

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