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Difficulty of Local Government Vehicle Electrification In the last blog, we covered the 27 North Carolina local governments that have adopted a 100 percent renewable energy resolution. There are many strategies to achieve this goal and vehicle electrification is undoubtedly a key one. In fact, Governor...

After years of infighting, the Democrats may finally have found an environmental consensus in the Green New Deal. ROBINSON MEYER for The Atlantic   On Monday, speaking at a town hall led by Senator Bernie Sanders, Representative-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez framed her chosen climate policy—the Green New Deal—through the...

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From: https://www.thedailybeast.com/bill-and-melinda-gates-unveil-big-plan-for-the-environment?via=ios Author: Molly C. Enking In their annual letter, Gates and his wife Melinda hone in on what he says are the “five grand challenges” to combating climate change and global warming: agriculture, buildings, electricity, manufacturing, and transportation. Bill Gates wrote that Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the $1 billion fund...

Corporate America Is Getting Ready to Monetize Climate Change By Christopher Flavelle for Bloomberg January 22, 2019 Storms, floods, drought and heat waves worry largest companies Merck, Apple, Home Depot also see new revenue opportunities Bank of America Corp. worries flooded homeowners will default on their mortgages. The Walt Disney...

40 Million Americans Depend on the Colorado River. It’s Drying Up. The region could not exist in its current form without it. ERIC HOLTHAUS for MOTHER JONES on DECEMBER 17, 2018 Prompted by years of drought and mismanagement, a series of urgent multi-state meetings are currently underway in...

New York City Just Unveiled A Historic Bill To Cut Its Biggest Source Of Climate Pollution This legislation would set a new standard for big cities looking to cut emissions from large buildings. By Alexander C. Kaufman for the New York Times A top New York City lawmaker...

‘Like a Terror Movie’: How Climate Change Will Cause More Simultaneous Disasters By John Schwartz for The New York Times Nov. 19, 2018 Global warming is posing such wide-ranging risks to humanity, involving so many types of phenomena, that by the end of this century some...