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Study: Wind, Solar, And Other Clean Energy Could Supply All US Power

Citing a new study, wind, solar, and other renewable energy sources presently make up about 10% of US electricity supply, but transitioning to 100% clean energy is both necessary and feasible, states Environment New York. Environment New York (ENY) has released a new white paper, “We Have the Power: 100 Percent Renewable Energy for a Clean, Thriving […]

April 19th

World Bank Targets 30 GW Of Renewable Energy In New Climate Action Plan

World Bank’s new 30 GW climate action plan for renewable energy promises to have a timely international impact on global energy planning and production strategies. The World Bank Group unveiled its ambitious new plan to aid developing countries in fulfilling their COP21 pledges by adding 30 GW of renewable energy – doubling its current contributions […]

April 18th

Challenging the Snowball Earth Hypothesis

A new study from a team of French researchers from the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (CNRS/IPGP/Université Paris Diderot) working on conjunction with scientists from Brazil and the United States has challenged the belief that Earth was completely covered in ice 635 million years ago, creating what is now colloquially known as the Snowball Earth hypothesis.

October 18th

Environmental News: California Chemical Bill, Self-Service Electric Cars in Paris, Hillary's Ties to Oil Lobbyists, World's Biggest Wind Farm

More environmental news from around the internet. Will California Swallow A Poison Pill This Christmas Season? When the author of a landmark piece of green legislation withdraws his support for a program he himself created and demands its withdrawal, it’s a pretty sure sign that industry interests have pulled a fast one. That’s the case […]

December 17th

New Bike-Sharing Program in Chicago & Washington, DC Bike-Sharing Program Getting 10x Bigger

Chicago is launching its first major bike-sharing program this month and Washington, DC is growing its from 120 bikes to 1,100 bikes. Back when I was the executive director of a non-profit promoting clean transportation (mostly bicycling) and sustainable development, I thought that bike-sharing could become one of the biggest, most popular, and most effective […]

July 12th

Bush’s Legacy Definitely not Climate Change

When you think of Americans who have done a lot for Climate Change, current president George W. Bush doesn’t spring to mind. The guy he beat for the current spot, Al Gore, definitely springs to mind; I like to think of GBW as the anti-Gore. Over the past week rumors and rumblings about a climate […]

April 17th