renewable energy

Studies Show Climate Change Is LITERALLY Draining The Economy (Video)

Studies Show Climate Change Is LITERALLY Draining The Economy (Video)

If there’s anything consistent about the right, it’s that it believes economics are at the crux of every political, professional, personal, social, and environmental decision. The “free market,” they say, “will solve all that ails us.” Of course money is important, and we would be remiss if we did not consider the economic costs of […]

Ohio Bill Forces Citizens To Prop Up Dirty Coal Power Plants (VIDEO)

Ohio Bill Forces Citizens To Prop Up Dirty Coal Power Plants (VIDEO)

Even as advances in renewable energy continue to make it cheaper and more competitive, and coal continues its long 30-year decline, Ohio lawmakers are proposing legislation that would subsidize two coal-fired power plants – forever. Ohioans already pay higher electricity rates than residents of 33 other states. But if Ohio’s House Bill 239 is approved, […]

Trump Budget Will Ruin The Clean Energy Industry (VIDEO)

Trump Budget Will Ruin The Clean Energy Industry (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget is pretty terrible. Not only does it cut funding for veterans, the poor, and the disabled, but it also slashes funding for important clean energy research. The budget also cuts $1.4 billion from the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, dropping the department’s total to $636 […]

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

Trump Abolishes More Environmental Regulations, But Why? (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s latest executive order rolls back important U.S. climate change regulations. The order recommends that federal agencies review existing energy policies and “suspend, revise, or rescind” those deemed burdensome to the energy industry. Over half a dozen measures from the Obama administration designed to fight climate change are now under review or revoked altogether. […]

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

Wyoming Republicans Move To Outlaw Large-Scale Clean Energy Production (VIDEO)

While many cities and states across the country struggle to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas production, Wyoming’s Republican legislature is working to prevent the expansion of clean energy and doubling down on coal-powered energy production. A new bill in the Wyoming legislature could limit electrical companies from taking full advantage of the state’s many […]

How The Koch Brothers Are Slipping Koch-Caine To Minorities

How The Koch Brothers Are Slipping Koch-Caine To Minorities

For some time, the right’s attempts to win over minority voters has focused mostly on social issues–the same playbook that has conned white evangelicals into voting for anything with an “R” next to it. Recently, however, the Tea Party’s biggest money men, the Koch brothers, have opened up a new front. They’re trying to use […]

Trump Avoids Facts Again: Wind Energy Won’t Kill ‘All The Birds’ (VIDEO)

Trump Avoids Facts Again: Wind Energy Won’t Kill ‘All The Birds’ (VIDEO)

The Republican presidential candidate continues to prove himself too uninformed to be President of these United States. In his latest attack on the facts, Republican hopeful Donald Trump went on a rant against renewable energy. As is so typical for the shallow conservative, he seized the handiest and easiest idea to sell his argument. In essence, […]

Clinton And Trump Square Off In Central Florida (VIDEO)

Clinton And Trump Square Off In Central Florida (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, Hillary Clinton visited Central Florida to speak to and inspire voters. Last week, Donald Trump also visited Central Florida. In her speech in Kissimmee, Clinton spoke about providing real solutions for Florida. She showed that she not only understands the dangers of climate change, but she will also do something about it. Clinton’s […]

BREAKTHROUGH: Single-Atom-Thick Layer Allows Solar Panels To Create Energy In Rain

BREAKTHROUGH: Single-Atom-Thick Layer Allows Solar Panels To Create Energy In Rain

Solar panels have had success in aiding countries to rely more on renewable energy. One of the downfalls of solar panels is that they rely heavily on direct sunlight. Chinese researchers have discovered that a one-atom layer of graphene on solar panels allowed electrical generation, even in the presence of rain. What Is Graphene? Derived […]

World Bank To The Rescue: Helping Poor Countries Adapt To Climate Change

World Bank To The Rescue: Helping Poor Countries Adapt To Climate Change

Extreme weather and rising seas from global warming threaten to increase poverty, particularly in poorer parts of the world. To combat this, the World Bank Group made plans to invest funds that will help developing countries become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. The bank stated it will bring early warning systems to an extra 100 million […]

Screw Fossil Fuels: Alaskan Island Runs On 100% Renewable Energy

Screw Fossil Fuels: Alaskan Island Runs On 100% Renewable Energy

Alaska’s harsh and unforgiving climate makes it a challenge to survive, and even more so to evolve. Yet, Alaska’s Kodiak Island has embraced evolution to become the torchbearers of renewable energy. Their success story is both remarkable and inspiring. For an off-shore settlement in a remote location, generating energy was a persistent challenge. Kodiak Island […]

Bill Nye Has Just One Question For GOP Candidates

Bill Nye Has Just One Question For GOP Candidates

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio all agree on one thing–none of them think climate change and global warming are really a big deal. That doesn’t sit well with Bill Nye. In an op-ed for CNN that went to press just before Thursday night’s debate, The Science Guy said that he wanted a straight […]

W. Va. Coal Miner Warns Water Unsafe For Decades

W. Va. Coal Miner Warns Water Unsafe For Decades

In the shadow of national outcry about West Virginia water poisoned with coal processing chemicals, a former West Virginia coal miner named Joe Stanley is warning that the water has been polluted and likely unsafe to drink for decades. It’s another reminder that the coal- and gas-heavy business-as-usual approach to energy production endangers our nation’s […]