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    Pandemic Shopping Fuels Jump in Amazon’s Climate Pollution in 2021

    Pandemic Shopping Fuels Jump in Amazon’s Climate Pollution in 2021

    Despite being the world’s biggest corporate buyer of renewable power, Amazon’s climate pollution grew 18% in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the retail giant’s latest sustainability report. Amazon generated about as much climate pollution as 180 gas-fired power plants last year, and it’s the second consecutive year Amazon’s climate pollution grew double digits. In […]

    Historic Senate Climate Deal Would Reduce Emissions 40% By 2030

    Historic Senate Climate Deal Would Reduce Emissions 40% By 2030

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate worked out a deal for a reconciliation package that includes $369 billion toward climate and energy funding. The deal comes after Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.V., reversed his initial decision against the bill, citing concerns over increasing spending amid rising inflation. The bill, if passed, would reduce emissions by 40%, compared to 2005 levels, by the end of this decade.

    Is Solar Right For Your Home? (2022 Considerations)

    Is Solar Right For Your Home? (2022 Considerations)

    Whether you’re interested in adopting solar energy to lower your electric bill or to lower your carbon footprint, finding the right company for you can be intimidating. We’re here to help. EcoWatch has covered renewable energy solutions for decades, and this experience allows us to help guide our readers toward the right decisions for their […]

    Lights Go Out as Texas Meteorologist Warns of Strain on Power Grid

    Lights Go Out as Texas Meteorologist Warns of Strain on Power Grid

    It’s a common joke that the weather report is always wrong, but a Texas meteorologist had the opposite experience last Wednesday when reporting on an ongoing heat wave. During a 3 p.m. broadcast, KTRK in Houston meteorologist Travis Herzog warned about how the high temperatures could impact the power grid.