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Why Was $66 Billion Spent On Renewables Before The Texas Blackouts?

The oldest maxim in politics is “follow the money.” That maxim also applies to electric grids. Following the billions of dollars that have been spent on the Texas grid explains why the state continues to have electricity shortages. On Monday,…

Exit Polls: Swiss Voters Nix Proposed CO2 Law To Battle Climate Change

Exit polls on Sunday indicated that Swiss voters appear to have narrowly rejected a proposed “carbon dioxide law” that would have hiked fees and taxes on fuels that produce greenhouse gases. The Alpine country has been experiencing an outsized impact…

Steven Klafka: Airport expansion fuels global warming | Opinion | madison.com – Madison.com

Dear Editor: It was ironic news that Madison had secured the nation’s first electric fire engine while at the same time the county airport announced its $85 million expansion. We hope the fire engine will help us reduce greenhouse gas…

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ENERGY TRANSITIONS: ‘Secret sauce’: Company uses waste hydrogen in diesel trucks

A Canadian company is preparing to jump-start the use of low-carbon fuels in heavy trucks by using waste hydrogen in combination with diesel oil. It claims the mixture will cut a truck’s greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 40%.

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SWITZERLAND: 3 indicted over scheme to avert fees on CO2 emissions

Swiss prosecutors announced a criminal indictment Monday against a former official with the federal roads office and two co-conspirators over an alleged scheme to avert fees on CO2 emissions that stripped the government of 9 million Swiss francs (about $10 million) of potential revenue.

Socially just population policies can mitigate climate change and advance global equity

(Oregon State University) Socially just policies aimed at limiting the Earth’s human population hold tremendous potential for advancing equity while simultaneously helping to mitigate the effects of climate change, Oregon State University researchers say.

The Paris Agreement: Is the World’s Climate Action Plan on Track? – Visual Capitalist

As the impacts of climate change and the importance of decarbonization have started to become clear, it’s hard to ignore the ongoing shift towards embracing renewables. Today, the renewables energy market has already become the energy industry’s biggest driver of…