U.S. cities and counties are important leaders when it comes to decarbonizing power at the local level. As more local governments become interested in
Jim Giles explores the deep divisions that are shaping the emerging field of soil-based offsets Are you fully caffeinated? This week, I’ll try to untangle one of the more complex, confusing and contentious aspects of our food systems: the emerging market for soil carbon offsets. I’ve been talking to people in this area for several […]
Jennifer M. Granholm was sworn in Feb. 25 as the 16th Secretary of Energy by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, after a confirmation vote of 64-35 in the U.S. Senate. Secretary Granholm is only the second woman to lead the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). “I am humbled by the faith President Biden has placed […]
The competitive retail wing of American Electric Power has signed a clean energy supply deal with apparel firm Abercrombie & Fitch Co. AEP Energy will supply the retailer’s corporate headquarters and two distribution centers in New Albany, Ohio with clean energy through an Integrated Renewable Energy (IRE) solution – a long-term, fixed price retail energy […]
Climate Change U.S. homeowners face $18.8 billion in flood damage annually. Insurance premiums set by the federal government for those homes would cover less than one quarter of that potential damage. Credit Bloomberg Quicktake: Now
UN urges countries to submit tougher climate plans to meet Paris goals and prevent climate catastrophe The United Nations has sounded the alarm that the world is falling “far short” of the goals set out in the Paris Agreement, warning that the wave of enhanced national climate plans published last year by treaty signatories are […]
Climate Change Frigid temperatures in the U.S. Southern Plains and Midwest may have impacted crops in key wheat-growing areas. Some analysts now believe that “winter kill” may become an issue. Credit Bloomberg Quicktake: Now
Nations are “nowhere close” to the level of action needed to fight global warming, a UN climate action report said on Friday, urging countries to adopt stronger and more ambitious plans to reach the Paris Agreement goals, and limit the temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, by the end of the century.
COP26 finance advisor is under fire for claiming his investment firm Brookfield is ‘net zero’ despite its billions of investments in fossil fuels Mark Carney – former Bank of England Governor and a leading voice in the drive for a greener financial system – has today come under fire for claiming the investment firm he […]
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