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September 30, 2020: Oil producer Royal Dutch Shell announced Wednesday it will lay off thousands of workers by the end of 2022 as part of a step toward renewable energy.
September 26, 2020: Renewable energy like wind and solar has grown in popularity as use of oil and gas has dropped. Now, despite the struggling economy, the industry is booming. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli spoke with experts in the fields of clean energy and green economics about transitioning workers ...
September 23, 2020: Renewable diesel offers a rare growth opportunity for oil refiners.
September 14, 2020: Renewable energy may not suffer from geopolitical risks, but operational difficulties are a different matter.
September 1, 2020: Study warns sites must be protected in search for materials to build infrastructureThe mining necessary for producing renewable energy could exacerbate threats to biodiversity, researchers have found.The production of renewable energy requires metals and other materials which are mined. Researchers mapped the areas ...
August 31, 2020: Vast majority of world’s electricity companies remain heavily invested in fossil fuelsOnly one in 10 of the world’s electric utility companies are prioritising investment in clean renewable energy over growing their capacity of fossil fuel power plants, according to research from the University of Oxford.The stu...
August 20, 2020: Arcadia, the company that gives homeowners and renters a way to offset their carbon footprints through renewable energy credits and clean power developments, is now pitching its services to businesses as an employee benefit. Companies can offset their employees carbon footprints or subsidize their power bills using ...
August 13, 2020: Anheuser-Busch will soon transform a chunk of its semi fleet to run on renewable natural gas.
August 12, 2020: Here, seven investment experts and contributors to MoneyShow.com highlight their favorite ideas among companies making advances in the renewable energy space.
August 10, 2020: Plummeting renewable energy and battery prices mean China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, can hit 62% clean power by 2030 - 11% cheaper than business-as-usual.
August 10, 2020: A scientific paper published this week documented that more than 500 hydropower dams are planned, or are under construction, inside of protected areas around the world. However, dramatic progress in energy technologies has diversified options and offers a path to avoid the conflicts of the past.
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August 4, 2020: The European oil giant has plans for a future with more electrical generation.
August 3, 2020: If renewable jet fuels are to gain market share and cut CO2 emissions, then the airlines need to get on board and sign long-term contracts with biofuel suppliers.
August 2, 2020: Renewable energy is the only energy category that grew at double digits over the past decade.
July 23, 2020: Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Thursday that Tesla's growth is no longer about its electric cars, but should be looked at for its renewable energy components.
July 21, 2020: McDonald’s and Pepsi are calling on Congress to include green energy in the next COVID-19 relief package, arguing the coronavirus recession poses long-term damage to the renewable energy industry. “Without support, our businesses will be less...
July 20, 2020: Nigel Lawson’s thinktank is pushing dirty energy on the continent with the greatest capacity for creating clean fuel The power of climate science denial in the UK, thankfully, has been in retreat over the past decade. Nigel Lawson’s Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) may still boast a prime Westminster addr...
July 15, 2020: Highlights from interview with actress and activist Jane Fonda where she shares her insights about addressing the climate crisis, women stepping up as leaders to create positive change, the important role activism plays in her life, how we can build a more sustainable, equitable world and much more.
July 14, 2020: Joe Biden is proposing today to commit another trillion to subsidies for “green” energy in his ongoing effort to secure the votes of the Bernie Sanders/Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (AOC) segment of the Democratic Party’s voter base.
July 13, 2020: Dominion's sale of its gas assets is yet another sign that a renewable future, nearly free of fossil fuel influences, is close at hand. It’s also a strong signal that public policy works and is an imperative in driving this change.
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July 3, 2020: Decarbonization reduces local air pollution and leads to fewer extreme weather events. It also creates new jobs and provides access to renewable energy. Because these benefits are not equitably distributed, both public policy and grassroots initiatives are needed for climate equity.
June 25, 2020: ‘Substantial increase’ in wind and solar helped to generate 47% of Britain’s electricityRenewable energy made up almost half of Britain’s electricity generation in the first three months of the year, with a surge in wind power helping to set a new record for clean energy. The government’s official data has...
June 19, 2020: When Nicole Poindexter left the energy efficiency focused startup, Opower a few months after the company’s public offering, she wasn’t sure what would come next. At the time, in 2014, the renewable energy movement in the US still faced considerable opposition. But what Poindexter did see was an opportuni...