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Huge Climate March Crowds Protest Trump's Anti-Environment Actions

Huge Climate March Crowds Protest Trump's Anti-Environment Actions
April 29, 2017

It might not be the largest crowd ever assembled on the National Mall, or the hottest spring day ever recorded in the nation's capital, but the heat was oppressive enough, and the People's Climate March impressive enough in scale to send a message. Read More...
New report: Companies have big plans to make more products using renewables

New report: Companies have big plans to make more products using renewables
April 28, 2017

A new report by WWF, Ceres, Calvert Research & Management and CDP shows how more and more Fortune 500 companies are setting renewable energy targets, increasing the number of corporate purchasers ready to procure stably priced and reliable wind energy. Read More...
Low natural gas prices, not wind energy, primarily responsible for coal’s troubles

Low natural gas prices, not wind energy, primarily responsible for coal’s troubles
April 5, 2017

As we’ve observed previously, a common tactic when an energy source is facing market headwinds is to blame wind energy for its problems. Read More...
Op-Ed: Wind energy works to create American jobs

Op-Ed: Wind energy works to create American jobs
April 4, 2017

The new administration is taking notice: wind energy is a job-creation engine that speeds up the path to American energy independence. Read More...
Pope Francis drives an electric car – Vatican to become the 1st zero-emission state

Pope Francis drives an electric car – Vatican to become the 1st zero-emission state
March 2, 2017

The Vatican seeks to become the first state in the world to be fully powered by renewable energy. In his environmental encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis in 2015 has called for action to mitigate the problem of climate change and to promote a clean-energy future. Now the first step is made: on the occasion of the Pope’s 80th birthday, Jochen Wermuth (investor at The Mobility House) and Thomas Raffeiner, founder and CEO of The Mobility House, have presented the spiritual leader with an electric car. The foundations for an emission-free mobility state are laid! Read More...
Implement the Clean Power Plan

Implement the Clean Power Plan
September 28, 2016

By Sen. Edward Markey and Rep. Jared Huffman Sometimes big problems require big solutions. One of the biggest problems this country has long faced is air pollution, which has had a devastating effect on the health of people and our planet. More than 45 years ago, recognizing the seriousness of the threat, Congress enacted a big solution: the Clean Air Act. It is one of our nation’s most successful laws, helping to cut air pollution of all types even as the U.S. economy has grown. Read More...
Wind Power Finally Getting Out From Solar’s Shadow

Wind Power Finally Getting Out From Solar’s Shadow
September 2, 2016

Solar power has been getting all of the proverbial sunlight for the last few years. Most of the focus and attention from environmentalists, regulators, and others has been on solar. There are numerous pure-play solar companies from SolarCity to First Solar. Solar is commonly used in residential applications today, and economic pundits fall all over themselves to talk about the falling cost of solar panels and the changing economics that entails. All of that attention has probably left wind power advocates feeling a little steamed. Read More...
States Are Leading Winds Of Change In U.S. Renewable Energy Revolution

States Are Leading Winds Of Change In U.S. Renewable Energy Revolution
September 2, 2016

Some are calling recent clean-energy actions by New York, Massachusetts and Iowa “game-changers.” That might very well prove true in the medium-term. But we can say with confidence that they are immediate game-advancers. Read More...
Wind belt holds the hopes of US industry

Wind belt holds the hopes of US industry
May 13, 2016

The howling winds that sweep across the Plains states and Texas contain enough energy to power the world. But if development of this world-class wind belt’s incredible six-terawatt (TW) resource is not sped up, it could undermine the US wind industry’s future success. Read More...
U.S. wind power puts Americans back to work

U.S. wind power puts Americans back to work
April 28, 2016

Turning the wind into dollars has become a welcome reprieve for many rural areas of the country slow to recover from the Great Recession. Read More...
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