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Greening The Grid: Resource Adequacy, Intermittency, & Carbon Pricing

To green the grid, we must adopt a strategy of meeting our energy needs with low-cost renewable wind and solar resources. The obvious question is how to resolve the intermittency issue (what happens when the wind doesn’t blow or the sun doesn’t shine). Solving this problem is a necessary ingredient for “saving the planet.”

Driving Electric In Africa Is A Whole Lot Cheaper Than Driving ICE: Part 3

We continue with our push to show that driving electric in Africa can be a whole lot cheaper than driving ICE. How cheap? In some cases, driving electric is as good as driving for free thanks some really cheap residential electricity tariffs in several countries

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Carbon Pricing and Lighting, EVs, Heat Pumps, & Electric Everything

What does the US need to do to help the world prevent the worst of climate change? End the use of fossil fuels fast. Many are stepping up to the challenge with aggressive goals. The EU wants to be fossil free by 2050. Joe Biden’s campaign wants the US to be fossil free by 2050 as well, based on his stated climate policy

Gov. Blackface And The Greening Of Virginia

You’re forgiven for still thinking of Virginia as a conservative state. […] But as a matter of more recent history, between the elections of Dwight Eisenhower in 1952 and Barrack Obama in 2008, Virginia was only won by one Democrat…

Renewable Energy Boost Projected To Create 19,000 More Jobs In Australia By 2025

This is the kind of boom we want to read about. A boom in jobs, but not only jobs, careers, and not only careers, but careers that mean preservation of resources and societal sustainability. Everywhere, the lookout for sustainable careers is merging with sustainability ecologically

BlackRock Skirts Shareholder Questions On China, Climate Stance

BlackRock grappled with a couple of political landmines Thursday at its annual shareholders’ meeting from conservative and progressive activists seeking to pin down the world’s largest asset manager on climate change and social justice. A resolution pushing BlackRock to follow…

Newly Woke BlackRock Ripped Over Climate Activism, China Ties

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager that endured years of pressure and protests from the left, announced in January that it would embrace a climate change and social justice agenda — and then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now BlackRock is…