By George Harvey Zachary Shahans’s CleanTechnica articles, “How Russian Attacks On Democracy & The USA Relate To Cleantech,” and “Where Does US Democracy Go From Here?” moved me to examine … [Read full article]
Washington Utilities Told To Factor Social Cost Of Coal Into Planning Decisions
The State of Washington has directed three local utilities to include the social cost of burning coal into their calculations when planning for the future.
Leading Insurer Allianz Ceases Insuring Coal Plants & Mines
One of the world’s largest insurers, Allianz, has announced it will immediately cease insuring single coal-fired power plants and coal mines and further plans to phase out all coal risks by 2040.
US Senate Has Confirmed Former Coal Industry Lobbyist As Deputy At EPA
While most people like to place all of the blame for the recent about-face that the US Environmental Protection Agency has done with regard to pollutions controls on President Donald … [Read full article]
China Is Leading International Clean Energy Investment According to IEEFA
While the western world is lingering in a limping economy and a chaotic political scene, China has used that advantage to invest in clean technologies around the world. Today it … [Read full article]
Why Republican Policy Sucks
Hello, my name is Zach Shahan, and I have a problem. I’m a political nut. More seriously, I’ll admit that I’m strongly drawn to politics, follow policy & politics closely … [Read full article]
House Republicans Fight Clean Energy, Clean Air, Clean Water, Human Health With New Bill
If anyone needed proof that the US Congress is now a whipped puppy that slavishly obeys the orders of its masters — Charles and David Koch — the House last … [Read full article]
How Does The Republican Party Claim The “Christian” Label? (Total Hypocrisy)
It’s rather crazy to me — the Republican Party is supposedly the “Christian” party and has the long-standing support of Bible-reading Christians in rural areas and Evangelicals. Somehow, a few loud-mouthed Christians … [Read full article]
Republicans Want To Rob America … To Cut Taxes On The Rich
Republican politicians are an interesting breed of liars…. Politicians are supposed to explain to the voting public why their complicated, detailed policies are worth supporting and good for the country … [Read full article]
In The USA, It’s OK To Be An Idiot
Let’s just start with a note that should be obvious to everyone: If Obama had deep and long financial ties to Russia (and many of his campaign leaders did as … [Read full article]
ACLU Lawsuit Forces Landfill Company to Agree to Free Speech and Environmental Protections
A group of citizens in Alabama who spoke out against a coal ash landfill in their small town were vindicated, with help from the ACLU.
No New Coal Power Plans In India After 2022?
Between 2022 and 2027, India plans to add 12,000 megawatts of large hydro capacity, 4,800 megawatts of nuclear power capacity but ZERO thermal power capacity.
GOP EPA Chiefs Endorse Clinton over Trump’s “Profound Ignorance of Science”
Endorsing Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, two former EPA chiefs, both Republicans, are warning that Donald Trump’s energy policy “would set the world back decades.” William D. Ruckelshaus, head of … [Read full article]