Solar prices fall 8 percent in first half of 2016, Oakland rejects coal export proposal, California plans for a future without baseload power plants, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Each week, some 60 million gallons of highly volatile Bakken crude oil speeds across the Pacific Northwest, in mile-long trains that pass along our waterways and through our cities and towns. What could possibly go wrong?
Union Pacific track maintenance blamed for oil-train derailment, VW will pay nearly $15 billion to settle US claims in emissions deceit scandal, rooftop solar spreads in Africa, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
With temperatures already hitting historic highs, momentum and investment in clean energy solutions are also increasing rapidly. Oregonians have good reasons for optimism about the clean energy transition that is well underway.
SEIU votes to make climate action a priority, California tests zero-net-energy homes, Australian coal CEOs defect to solar and energy efficiency, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Oil companies give up Arctic drilling leases, Ontario considers far-reaching climate plan, analysts plumb the factors behind Dubai’s 3-cent-per-kwh solar bid, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Solar power spreads virally among neighbors; Commonwealth Edison wants price supports to keep running its nuclear plants; climatologists aren’t, uh, messing with you; and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
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