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Busting the myths: clean energy does work in the cold

We have examples from across the country and worldwide that ought to close the confidence gap once and for all: yes, clean energy technologies work during cold weather.

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Wind... and counter-wind

Offshore wind is picking up across the country. Also: in the Northwest, climate progress is likely to face a challenge in Washington, and Oregon courts have delayed implementation of the Climate Protection Program.

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Kids breathe easier on electric school buses

Kids deserve to breathe clean, unpolluted air. Plenty of ink has already been spilled about the harms of polluted air in homes and classrooms. However, students are still routinely exposed to dirty, polluted air from a source in virtually every school district’s driveway: the school bus.

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COP28 convenes in Dubai — with fractional results

Just a year ago, fossil fuel companies complained they felt unwelcome at COP27; at this year’s COP28 international climate conference, OPEC has its own pavilion.

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The Bus Company That Could

How a small business is overcoming bumps on the road to all-electric buses.

ClimateCast 20 Oct 2023

If you didn't like the Keystone XL pipeline...

A controversial pipeline expansion gets approved over a multitude of objections. What climate change will mean for food production and equity. And a major public investment in hydrogen energy.

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A clean energy just transition for autoworkers

In this week's issue of Climate Cast: autoworker strike underscores the need for a just transition, the new faces of climate denial, and California enters the climate lawsuit fray.

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Climate had a week

On the occasion of Climate Week, California takes a stand for fossil fuel accountability. The US will organize a Climate Corps after all. Global climate week protests call on governments to show more climate ambition... and action

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The future of GOP climate action, ESG, and big clean trucks

Climate issues made a surprise appearance during the recent GOP Presidential debate. Let's see how the candidates responded.

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Climate-fueled disasters strike, and climate hope perseveres

Hawaii wildfires and the aftermath Several wildfires tore across the idyllic landscape with terrifying speed on the Hawaiian island of Maui. 

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offshore wind

Wind... and counter-wind

Offshore wind is picking up across the country. Also: in the Northwest, climate progress is likely to face a challenge in Washington, and Oregon courts have delayed implementation of the Climate Protection Program.

Read More

Photo of kindergarteners boarding an electric school bus

Kids breathe easier on electric school buses

Kids deserve to breathe clean, unpolluted air. Plenty of ink has already been spilled about the harms of polluted air in homes and classrooms. However, students are still routinely exposed to dirty, polluted air from a source in virtually every school district’s driveway: the school bus.
Read More

California flag

Climate had a week

On the occasion of Climate Week, California takes a stand for fossil fuel accountability. The US will organize a Climate Corps after all. Global climate week protests call on governments to show more climate ambition... and action
Read More