Posts Tagged: renewable energy
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.
The real "pivot to Asia" should be towards decarbonization, a more equitable distribution of wealth, and a commitment to fight climate change.
Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.
Rather than just sitting on the sidelines, watching in anxiety and frustration as this Washington catfight proceeds, defense-dependent communities and workers should get going on the proverbial Plan B.
We are all trust fund babies living off the wealth of our ancestors.
The oil industry becomes more susceptible to sabotage every day.