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Larger Turbines Help Drive Growth in U.S. Wind Industry

New wind farms in the United States are increasingly installing larger, more efficient wind turbines that can generate twice as much power as older generations of turbines, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The association said that while…

Joe Biden climate announcement: the former VP has a long, robust climate record – Vox.com

Former Vice President Joe Biden is on the verge of announcing a climate proposal he hopes will set him apart in the crowded field of Democratic 2020 candidates. The frontrunner among the 23 candidates for president will present his plan…

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Congress Charges Ahead on Energy Storage: (BEST) Act

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Arjun Krishnaswami The cost of energy storage is plummeting as performance is improving, and Congress is moving to help storage technologies continue to…

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In Illinois, Cars And Trucks Top Coal As Biggest Global Warming Contributor – Better Government Association

If Illinois is to seriously crack down on greenhouse gas emissions, it has to start with the tailpipes of cars and trucks and the same day-delivery desires of home shoppers even as policy makers set their sights on retiring an…

Fossil fuel subsidies: the IMF says we pay $5.2 trillion a year – Vox.com

The world’s top climate scientists calculated in a startling report last year that if we want to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius this century to avoid devastating social and economic consequences, we need to reach net-zero emissions by…