TriMet and the City of Portland accelerate toward 100% clean
We are excited that the City of Portland and TriMet have taken some big strides to accelerate toward 100% clean and carbon-free operations!
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ClimateCast logo over Chinese windfarm

Coal won’t rebound under any scenario, says DOE

China to invest $361 billion in clean energy over five years, Chevy Bolt wins Car of the Year award, VW executive arrested in Miami over emissions fraud conspiracy, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Arctic oil is out, offshore wind is in, PV prices falling

Hawaii to meet 100% RPS five years ahead of schedule, Democrats to target Pruitt and Tillerson in hearings, Bangladesh tests ‘swarm electrification,’ and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Trudeau OKs one pipeline, Army Corps delays another

Trump names Koch lobbyist to head energy transition, mayors to ban diesels from four megacities by 2025, Illinois nuclear plants win subsidy, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Clean power outpaces coal, Exxon writes down reserves

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. 

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China halts construction on 30 new coal power plants

Florida solar advocates battle misleading ballot measure, climate change to harm subsistence farmers worldwide, new wind turbines have built-in pumped hydro storage, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.  

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Germany: ban new gas & diesel autos in EU by 2030

Climate pollution from international flights to be capped, two oil terminals halted in WA and CA, home air-conditioner makes ice while the sun shines on your rooftop PVs, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Judges hear power plan, clean energy costs falling

Study reviews link between dams and methane; OPEC agrees—in principle—to reduce oil production; owls inspire design of quieter wind rotors; and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Paris pact nears ratification, summer breaks heat record

New carbon math says climate goals can’t be met if humanity burns all the oil, gas, and coal in existing wells and mines, let alone develops new ones—and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

ClimateCast logo over offshore wind farm

Coal power losing steam; feds plan for offshore wind

Obama administration halts Dakota pipeline, Uber tests self-driving cars and 18-wheelers, abandoned mine repurposed for solar power pumped storage, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Solar marks new low price, US gets first offshore wind

US finalizes fuel economy standards for big trucks, Louisiana floods made more likely by global warming, Washington rolls out smart grid pilot projects, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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