IRENA, the International Renewable Energy Agency, says the trend is clear. Jobs in clean energy industries like solar, wind, geothermal and hydroelectric are increasing while jobs in oil, natural gas, and coal extraction are decreasing worldwide. About 8.1 million people worldwide had jobs in the clean energy in 2015. That’s up from 7.7 million in […]
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A survey by the Institute for Policy Integrity at New York University School of Law finds the vast majority of economists believe climate change will impact the US and global economies harder and sooner than predicted.
A new study finds that extreme temperatures in the Arctic are leading to rapid melting of the polar ice cap and the sea ice around it. Scientists warn the melting could effect weather patterns around the globe.
Bob Walker, a senior Trump adviser, says the new administration will slash funding for NASA to study climate change. He says half of all climate scientists doubt climate change is real.
The island of Ta’u in American Samoa has shut down its diesel generators forever and replaces them with a solar power microgrid from Tesla and SolarCity,
The 7th District Court has struck down the gerrymander voting maps drawn by Republicans in Wisconsin, saying they deprive citizens of that state of their rights under the Constitution.
South Africa is facing a crossroads for electric power generation. Should it go with renewables or nuclear power? The decision could affect other contries on the continent.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued new rules prohibiting offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean and along the east coast of the United States. They rules will remain in effect until 2022.