Electric Cars and the Power Grid

Electric car (EV) sales are predicted to surge in 2021 as China and the European Union tighten emissions standards and calls for all-electric auto markets emerge in the U.S. In September 2020, California announced plans to phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, and shortly after New Jersey officials and New York lawmakers […]

Holding Banks Accountable in the Climate Change Fight – Rockefellers Launch BankFWD

Over the last several years, momentum to push the largest U.S. banks to stop funding fossil fuels has been growing. Relentless organizing from activist networks includingAmazon Watch, Rainforest Action Network, Indigenous Environmental Network and 350.org as well as digital organizing trends gone viral on social media such as #stopthemoneypipline is helping this effort. So too […]

Australia Pro Cycling Race Connections to Fossil Fuel Money Under Scrutiny

A professional cycling race in Australia is under attack for its connections to a major oil and gas producer, the Guardian reports. Santos, an Australia-based oil and gas company is the title sponsor of the Tour Down Under, a prestigious stage race held each January at the beginning of the professional cycling calendar. Race organizers […]