Arlington County and Alexandria, Virginia recently joined 16 other U.S. cities in the Sierra Club’s “Ready for 100 Campaign” whereby cities commit to 100% clean, renewable energy within the next two decades.
Earlier this week, Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) introduced an amendment to the Senate Energy Bill calling for the inclusion of Clean Energy Victory Bonds. These bonds would allow regular people across the country to do their part to invest in our nation’s clean energy future. Modeled after war bonds, which raised billions of dollars during World War […]
For the past 15 years, Alexander Ochs has been an important figure in international efforts to fight climate change and develop green energy, working with United Nations and other international agencies. Among many endeavors, he is President of theForum for Atlantic Climate and Energy Talks, is Founding Chair of the LEDS-GP Energy Working Group, and […]
Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on the controversial Cape Wind project off Cape Cod in Massachusetts? — Mitchell Barstow, Bern, NC First proposed in 2001, the Cape Wind Project aims to put 130 wind turbines across 24 square miles of Horseshoe Shoal almost five miles offshore of Massachusetts’ Cape Cod to generate some 1,500 gigawatt hours of electricity per year from clean, renewable wind […]