Renewable Energy

Biden Admin and 11 States Enter Partnership to Boost Offshore Wind Power

Biden Admin and 11 States Enter Partnership to Boost Offshore Wind Power

The Biden administration is teaming up with 11 East Coast states to boost offshore wind energy.  The new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership will bolster President Joe Biden’s goal of creating 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030. This will generate 77,000 new jobs and power 10 million homes while working towards the administration’s plan […]

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    Scientists Develop Wind Turbines Resistant to Hurricanes

    Scientists Develop Wind Turbines Resistant to Hurricanes

    Scientists are constantly working on ways to innovate wind turbines to make them more efficient and resilient. From designing wood turbine towers with a smaller carbon footprint to investigating ways to reuse old wind turbine blades, there are a lot of impressive wind energy feats underway around the world. Now, researchers have found a way […]

    UPS Tests Electric Cycles for Busy Cities

    UPS Tests Electric Cycles for Busy Cities

    UPS has said it wants to reduce its carbon footprint. On Tuesday, the company announced that it is testing small, battery-powered cycles for drivers to use in busy cities. UPS is currently testing the electric vehicles, dubbed eQuads, on the bustling streets of New York City. The eQuad is designed to be more efficient and […]

    Biden Admin Announces Steps to Boost U.S. Solar Projects

    Biden Admin Announces Steps to Boost U.S. Solar Projects

    President Joe Biden has taken steps to boost the solar industry in the U.S.  The administration announced plans to pause tariffs on solar panels and use the Defense Production Act to boost the domestic manufacturing of clean energy technology including solar parts.  “Together, these actions will spur domestic manufacturing, construction projects, and good-paying jobs – […]

    New Zealand Grandmother Converts Old Honda Into Electric Car

    New Zealand Grandmother Converts Old Honda Into Electric Car

    A New Zealand grandma has found a way to be the change she wants to see in the world. Sixty-three year old Rosemary Penwarden converted an old Honda into an electric vehicle that she charges with home solar panels. “I suppose I should thank the oil companies, like Anadarko, NZ oil and gas, Shell, OMV, […]

    Australian Election Reflects Broad Support for Climate Action

    Australian Election Reflects Broad Support for Climate Action

    Three years ago, Australia was supposed to have its “climate change election.” Polls had predicted a win for Labor, which had promised to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent by 2030, and nearly two-thirds of Australians agreed that the climate crisis was a major problem that required action. Despite this, the conservative Liberal-National coalition […]

    UN: Four Key Climate Indicators Broke Records in 2021

    UN: Four Key Climate Indicators Broke Records in 2021

    The UN’s World Meteorological Organization released its annual State of the Climate report on Wednesday, and the result is a grim account of the progression of the climate crisis. The report found that four key climate indicators broke records in 2021: greenhouse gas concentrations, ocean acidification, ocean temperature and sea level rise.  “Today’s State of […]