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Gov. Brown wants offshore wind farms, otters and heat pumps to help fight global warming – KGW.com

Oregon’s governor shared her takeaways from the Glasgow Climate Change Summit with KGW’s Pat Dooris. PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown wants offshore wind turbines off the southern Oregon Coast as the state combats a warming planet. It’s just…

Local leaders returning from UN climate summit say MA needs local action for clean, green – Wicked Local

It’s clear to Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone that mitigating climate change is up to us; us, as in municipalities and the people who live in them. The out-going mayor who attended the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) held…

Climate change buzzwords are the ‘in’ thing, but do they really make a difference? – Deccan Herald

Governments are committing to net zero. Sustainable products are being sold to you on Instagram. Banks are pushing ESGs. As climate change gets worse, it seems like everyone wants you to know that they’re doing something about it. But what…

Maine Voters Reject ‘Renewable-Energy’ Power Line Through North Woods

In a setback for New England states’ efforts to switch from fossil fuels to green energy, voters in Maine have overwhelmingly rejected a 145-mile-long transmission line that would have brought 1,200 megawatts of hydropower from Quebec to Massachusetts. The $950-million…

Here’s How YOU’RE Going To Pay For Boris’s Net-Zero Green Dream

Boris Johnson’s leveling-up agenda is in big trouble. Ministers plan to force consumers to subsidize the installation of charging stations for wealthy owners of electric vehicles by raising electricity bills. In recent weeks, ministers and officials have announced that households…

Unplugging The Hype Over Electric Vehicles

For more than a century, the promise of electric vehicles (EVs) has been parked just beyond the nearest traffic light. In 1901, the Los Angeles Times declared “The electric automobile will quickly and easily take precedence over all other” types…

Climate, energy news roundup: Week of June 27 – Augusta Free Press

Published Sunday, Jun. 27, 2021, 12:35 pm Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Purchase a subscription to AFP Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net The Weekly Roundup…

Biden’s Green Mania Hits The Wall Of Nothingness

It is now clear that none of Biden’s radical green promises are going to be kept. More broadly, the wild green fantasies are going nowhere. There will be some action, but nothing much. None, nowhere, nothing much — welcome to…

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TRANSPORTATION: Bill Gates-led fund invests in startup to boost EV charging

A startup that wants to help prepare city grids for a boom in electric vehicles raised $15 million from investors including Breakthrough Energy Ventures, a climate-tech fund led by Bill Gates, and Coatue Management LLC.

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