The Trump administration's fossil-fueled presence in Bonn seems mainly focused on flipping the bird at the rest of the world. But the world seems determined to press ahead on climate–possibly more so in spite of Trump's intransigence.
Climate gets a cameo in the presidential race, Oregon utility to try burning biomass in Boardman coal plant, federal loan guarantees boosted utility-scale PV, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
A few victories soften the blow of an otherwise painful midterm election, Oregon NGO cleanses its portfolio of fossil fuels, Brazil attracts cheap bids for a gigawatt of solar power, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.
Climate issues are playing a role in elections in Florida and Michigan, Oregon solar panel factory announces expansion, banks shun Australian coal project, and more stories of the week in clean energy solutions.
Banks predict transformation for electric utilities, blunt warnings ahead in the IPCC report, power companies and regulators look for new pricing schemes, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.