Oroville Dam survives critical week, US solar installations nearly double in 2016, Toshiba chairman resigns over $6 billion in nuclear construction losses, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Half a million solar panels were installed daily in 2015, India gets $8,100 four-seat electric car, feds auction geothermal rights on 16,000 acres in five western states, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Even as drought and wildfire threaten agriculture, wildlife and air quality, other regions across North America are suffering the effects and aftereffects of intense flooding. As with wildfire, extreme flooding is also a story we must tell in the context of human-caused climate damage.
New York passes 50% RPS and billion-dollar nuclear subsidy, Ford to test self-driving vehicles on MIT campus, Sierra Club to retire 53-million-ton coal deposit, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Coal supplies under a quarter of US electricity in March, electric bus company boasts a $100 million order book, Germany diverts excess power to district heating, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.
Bernie Sanders names Bill McKibben to Democratic platform committee, cows treated to belch less methane, climate refugees leave California for the Northwest, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.