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    Sinema OKs Climate Deal, Passage Expected Next Week

    Sinema OKs Climate Deal, Passage Expected Next Week

    Senator Kyrsten Sinema agreed to move ahead on the $369 billion Inflation Reduction Act, paving the way for passage of a long-awaited package of climate and clean energy investments. The Arizona Democrat announced Thursday night that she and Democratic leaders had struck a deal to change some of the pay-fors in the bill, which under Senate reconciliation rules can pass with just 50 votes but may only deal with issues of taxing and spending.

    U.S. Offshore Wind Power Blown on Course

    U.S. Offshore Wind Power Blown on Course

    By Jo Harper Investment in U.S. offshore wind projects are set to hit $78 billion (€69 billion) this decade, in contrast with an estimated $82 billion for U.S. offshore oil and gasoline projects, Wood Mackenzie data shows. This would be a remarkable feat only four years after the first offshore wind plant — the 30 […]

    Renewable Natural Gas Isn’t a Green Solution for Climate Change

    Renewable Natural Gas Isn’t a Green Solution for Climate Change

    By Emily Grubert Natural gas is a versatile fossil fuel that accounts for about a third of U.S. energy use. Although it produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants than coal or oil, natural gas is a major contributor to climate change, an urgent global problem. Reducing emissions from the natural gas system is […]

    Is Mexico’s Wind Sector Repeating Fossil Fuels’ Mistakes?

    Is Mexico’s Wind Sector Repeating Fossil Fuels’ Mistakes?

    By Sam Edwards The Isthmus of Tehuantepec in southern Mexico is one of the windiest places on earth. Hemmed in by two mountain ranges, the flat strip of land between the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico is a natural wind tunnel. A single gust can flip over cars. It’s the perfect place for turbines. […]

    Renewables Surpass Coal in Both the U.S. and U.K. in Historic Firsts

    Renewables Surpass Coal in Both the U.S. and U.K. in Historic Firsts

    By Fino Menezes April 2020 was the first month ever that renewables generated more electricity than thermal coal in the United States every single day, while across the Atlantic, the United Kingdom’s rapid decarbonization of its electricity grid has achieved another significant milestone – completing a whole month (30 days) without coal power for the […]