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Renewable Energy


Energy Road Map Charts Challenging Course to Oil-Free Future

By 2050, 90% of global electricity generation could come from renewable sources, 70% from solar photovoltaic and wind.

David Suzuki ·


Why Bill Gates, John Kerry, and Other Climate Dudes Are Dead Wrong

There's no Gates-ian fairy tale, no Franzen-like acceptance of disaster, and no awaiting the invention of some Kerry-like miracle technologies.

John Carey ·


Economic Study Shows Why 'Saving the Planet Is Not a Jobs Killer'

"It's not an impossible task to make sure workers in the fossil fuel industry are provided with the skills, training, and opportunities to find other jobs," the Center for Economic and Policy Research found. 

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


The Post-Petroleum Resource Race and What to Make of It

Lithium, cobalt, and rare earths.

Michael T. Klare ·


The Most Colossal Planning Failure in Human History

We have built up civilization to a scale that can temporarily be supported by finite and polluting energy sources, and we have simply assumed that this scale of activity can continue to be supported by other energy sources that haven't yet been developed or substantially deployed.

Richard Heinberg ·


'The IEA Is Starting to Get It': World Energy Body Praised for Finally Admitting Fossil Fuels Must Stay in the Ground

"Today's bombshell report from the International Energy Agency is easy to translate," said Bill McKibben. "Anyone who continues to engage or invest in fossil fuel development is wrecking the climate."

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


What's Missing From Biden’s Climate Agenda?

A fair-shares approach to global climate justice could help save the "net zero 2050" strategy.

Tom Athanasiou ·


660+ Groups Call on Democrats to 'Reject Gas and Other False Climate Solutions' for Clean Energy Standard

"As we look to combat the climate emergency, it is crucial that we invest in solutions that support a just energy future."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Despite Urgent Need for Green Recovery, World's Cities Woefully Underfunded to Fight Climate Emergency

Cities around the world lack the public financing needed to protect people from flooding, sustainably retrofit buildings, and respond to the climate emergency.

Julia Conley, staff writer ·


660+ Groups Call on Democrats to 'Reject Gas and Other False Climate Solutions' for Clean Energy Standard

"As we look to combat the climate emergency, it is crucial that we invest in solutions that support a just energy future."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·