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October 1, 2020: Welcome to truly zero-emissions driving.
October 1, 2020
October 1, 2020: Together, the coal plants slated for closure account for 6.8 gigawatts of generation capacity — equal to around 15% of Illinois' total power generation capacity. Five of the seven coal plants Vistra named are in Illinois.
October 1, 2020: Fires in Northern California killed three people, destroyed homes, and prompted thousands to evacuate in a state already impacted by wildfires in recent months.
October 1, 2020: Although tropical activity in the Eastern Pacific has been taking a back seat compared to the Atlantic’s record pace, the basin has been active periodically and this week will be no exception. Tropical Depression 18-E formed early Tuesday morning as it was spinning 670 miles south of the southern tip of the Ba...
October 1, 2020: It may be one of the worst years imaginable for the Graham family of Washington state. On Labor Day, a wildfire destroyed their home. Days later, all seven members of the family tested positive for the coronavirus.
October 1, 2020: The Oregon school district hardest hit by wildfire is scrambling to create some normalcy and hold classes online. It's unclear how many families can participate since so many are displaced.
October 1, 2020: According to Morningstar analysts, BlackRock has opposed over 80% of shareholder resolutions calling for risk disclosures on climate change
October 1, 2020: Other than some rain which brought brief relief to the Pacific Northwest late last week, much of the West has seen persistent and consistent heat and drought for the last several months. Unfortunately, the pattern is stuck on repeat, and it is unlikely to change any time soon. For much of the summer and now...
October 1, 2020: For my in-laws, family bonds are nurtured on the open water. On my first holiday with them, I realised just how deep their connection with all things nautical ran – and the joy that quality time can bringGoing on holiday with your new boyfriend’s family for the first time is always going to be a big deal. For me...
October 1, 2020: Nearly 4 million acres have burned in California so far this year as the state enters the most dangerous month of fire season on Thursday amid ongoing wildfires that may be fanned by more treacherous weather in the days ahead. 
October 1, 2020: Joe Biden's energy plan focuses on R&D for clean energy, tax credits to speed spread of renewable power and electric vehicles. It is in stark contrast to President Trump's energy agenda.
October 1, 2020: Several small earthquakes are reported near Brawley, Calif., with the largest a magnitude 3.4.
October 1, 2020: The peace accord with Israel, the UAE and Bahrain is not just for self-defense -- but to expand energy ties, including renewable energy and possibly oil.
October 1, 2020: The road to the 2020 French Open has been anything but ordinary. After a postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, players have had to compete against more than just one another on the court. The weather itself has been the most unrelenting opponent for this year’s French Open. When qualifying rounds began...
October 1, 2020: Barring a fresh round of state subsidies, power company Exelon says it will retire two major nuclear plants decades early. A review of earlier such standoffs finds that, when nuclear companies ask for financial support to prevent premature closures, state lawmakers rarely say no.
September 30, 2020: Recent years have seen carbon tax proposals rejected by both blue state voters and legislators. Despite these setbacks for carbon tax advocates, they may be closer than ever to enacting a national carbon tax.
September 30, 2020: Peabody Energy and Arch Resources cannot carry through with their plan to form a joint venture in a prolific coal mining region in Wyoming and Colorado, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri ruled earlier today.
September 30, 2020: United Launch Alliance postponed the launch of a spy satellite for the U.S. Department of Defense after weather delayed pre-launch operations.
September 30, 2020: The carbon will even be bookmatched for extra eye candy.
September 30, 2020: President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden sparred over climate change and their respective records on the issue during Tuesday night's presidential debate.Moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump during one segment of the debate...
September 30, 2020: Last week a space rock was caught skimming the edge of our planet over Europe before heading back out to space.
September 30, 2020: The debate quickly devolved into a chaotic shouting match.
September 30, 2020: Pledges are made to distract and placate us - but at this years UN biodiversity summit public anger cannot be extinguishedIt’s the hope I can’t stand. Every few years, governments gather to make solemn promises about the action they will take to defend the living world, then break them before the ink is dry. Tod...
September 30, 2020: Record-breaking wildfires and hurricanes were just the most high-profile effects of global heating – and this is just the startIn a flurry of recent fires and storms, the climate crisis has left unmistakable wounds on America. Even in a tumultuous year not short of anguish elsewhere, scientists warn the climate-fu...