Policy & Government
A catch all category for government, politics and initiatives to influence either.
Despite public statements, a review of ExxonMobil’s campaign contributions — especially during this election cycle — indicates the company is funding climate deniers.
New ocean policies may open up investment opportunities in offshore wind energy. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Action Plan spells out how the federal government will help energy developers to reduce risk and inefficiency in environmental assessment. But it hasn’t received much attention — at least not yet.
Michael Grasso, chief marketing officer of Sunrun, looks to the future of energy storage in light of the recent White House commitment on storage technology.
Mihai Sebe, a Romanian political scientist, takes a look at how Brexit will affect free movement between the U.K. and EU — and its impacts on EU nationals living in the United Kingdom.
Scholars and researchers affiliated with the nation’s top think tanks often moonlight as corporate board members, lobbyists and outside consultants, a New York Times investigation revealed this week.
This summer, California Gov. Jerry Brown lifted mandatory water restrictions following higher rainfall this spring. But the state isn’t out of the woods yet.
Donald Trump gave his supporters yet another conspiracy theory, claiming that environmentalists are covering up bird deaths linked to wind turbines.
MMSD incorporates unique practices including methane gas recovery and the production of organic fertilizer from sewerage. We had a chance to talk to Jeff Spence, MMSD’s Agency Services Director to learn more.
Thus far, rooftop solar incentives have gone mostly to well-off homeowners in major cities, leaving Americans in remote regions, and the poor, out of the mix. But the White House is out to change that.
Environmental justice is in need of a win, especially when the current climate crisis serves to magnify racial inequality and dramatically effects the poor and communities of color. This win is exactly what is happening in California, where a cap-and-trade system is eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, and doing so without disproportionately impacting low-income communities.