This year alone, federal renewable energy tax credits will result in more than 220,000 jobs and contribute $23 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report.
A major Chinese daily lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump about his climate policies on Thursday, calling them “political selfishness.”
Rails and subways are a big part of the public transportation infrastructure in areas with a high population density but when it comes to trains, the U.S. is lagging behind the rest of the world. What sort of future are we looking at for the U.S. railway system?
U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account for the social cost of carbon. It’s the the rollback of this provision that could do the most long-term damage, some experts say.
Donald Trump promised to be “the greatest jobs president that God has ever created.” That won’t happen by rolling back policies like the Clean Power Plan, argues Bob Keefe, executive director of E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs).
One of the coal sector’s most strident generals, Murray Energy founder and CEO Robert Murray, said the president should “temper” expectations about how his executive actions will affect coal jobs.
Today AB InBev, the international beer giant that owns hundreds of beer brands across 50 countries, committed to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewables by 2025.
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) estimates carbon emissions related to energy can be cut back 70 percent by 2050 with a net-positive economic outlook. A complete phase-out is possible by 2060.
The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), a leading alliance of the building sector, is focusing on a new goal: proactive engagement with public policy for energy efficiency and carbon reduction.
“Methane is a 34 times more potent greenhouse gas than is carbon dioxide,” said Paul Shepson, a professor of analytical and atmospheric chemistry at Purdue University. “It’s a better fuel all around as long as you don’t spill it. But it doesn’t take much methane leakage to ruin your whole day if you care about climate change.”
Development of wind energy resources along the Atlantic coast took another giant step forward with the award of a new $9 million lease off North Carolina.
The hottest news items centered around Trump’s proposed budget and the tax return revelation that wasn’t. But that’s far from all that happened this week. We’d make a “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” joke, but honestly we’re too exhausted. Let’s just get right down to it.