All Articles on Renewable Energy

A worker installs solar panels at the Solarpark Eggersdorf solar park on September 4, 2012 near Muencheberg, Germany. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) News
Investing $2 Trillion in US Clean Energy and Infrastructure Could Create Millions of 'Good Jobs,' Analysis Finds
"We don't have to choose between a strong economy or a healthy environment—we can have both," says an EPI data analyst.
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A worker installs solar panels at the Solarpark Eggersdorf solar park on September 4, 2012 near Muencheberg, Germany. News
'So What Are You Waiting For?' Say Climate Campaigners After IEA Says Solar Now 'Cheapest Electricity' in Human History
Solar "is on track to set new records for deployment every year after 2022."
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A second presidential term for Trump would be “game over” for the climate. That’s not Mann’s partisan judgement, he insisted. It’s straightforward math. (Photo: michael_swan/Flickr/cc) Views
60 Minutes, The Guardian, and Game-changing New Science
To prevent a catastrophic rise in global temperature, humanity must cut emissions in half by 2030.
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The United States Fire Service acknowledges fire conditions are worsening, estimating fire suppression costs to require two-thirds of the agency’s overall budget, four years faster than expected. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images) Views
To Mitigate Wildfires, Divest from Fossil Fuels
The call to action for a healthy environment is succinct: stop burning fossil fuels.
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Smoky skies from the northern California wildfires casts a reddish color in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) Views
What If Preventing Collapse Isn't Profitable?
The real downside of the green-profit narrative has been that it created the assumption in many people's minds that the solution to climate change and other environmental dilemmas is technical, and that policy makers and industrialists will implement it for us, so that the way we live doesn't need...
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A firefighter uses a drip torch to set a backfire to protect houses in Adobe Canyon during the Nuns Fire on October 15, 2017 near Santa Rosa, California. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Vote as if the Climate and the Future of Humanity Depend on It—Because They Do
Captain Trump wants to steer us straight onto the rocks. This election is humanity’s last shot to prevent utter climate catastrophe.
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"In the OECD they should be doing advanced liquid fuels, green hydrogen, waste-to-value, renewable natural gas, and geothermal energy. Be bold or slowly decay." (Photo: Pixabay/CC0) Views
Will BP Finally Succeed at Moving Beyond Petroleum? To Survive, It Must.
The founder of SunEdison discusses what the future holds for BP and other major oil and gas companies that are looking to transition.
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BP's annual report on the future of energy, released Monday, says demand for oil may have peaked last year and projects significant growth in renewables over the next three decades. (Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/26287008@N05/4816633755">tolkien1914</a>/flickr/cc)</p> News
Bye Bye, Big Oil? BP Admits Demand May Have Already Peaked, Predicts Growth of Renewable Energy
Welcoming news that oil demand may never recover to pre-pandemic levels, Greenpeace noted that "a #GreenRecovery will hasten its demise."
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Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion attend a protest against the expansion of Stansted Airport on 29 August 2020 in Bishop's Stortford, United Kingdom. (Photo: Mark Kerrison/In Pictures via Getty Images) Views
These Big City Mayors Want Green Stimulus Spending to Counter Covid-19
Outside the EU, most pandemic recovery spending has reinforced the carbon-intensive status quo.
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"If envi­ron­men­tal­ists are tru­ly con­cerned about off­set­ting car­bon foot­prints and grow­ing the renew­able sec­tor, they’ll have to fight for gov­ern­ment inter­ven­tion," writes Isser, "and to do so suc­cess­ful­ly, they’ll need unions on their side." (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Why Every Job in the Renewable Energy Industry Must Be a Union Job
We need millions of union jobs that are good for both workers and the climate.
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