Fuel cell cars from Toyota and Honda are now available to drivers in California and coming soon to the northeastern U.S. as well once more refueling stations are built there.
The Clean Energy DC plan aims to reduce energy use 50% by 2032 while increasing renewables to supply 50% of Washington, DC’s needs in that same period.
Environmentalists are stirring up public support for cutting fossil fuel development & reining in carbon emissions as Donald takes office.
Author C.J. Quinn takes to the Soap Box and wonders why we must continue to create environmental catastrophes in order to provide energy for our planet…
South Africa’s slow uptake of sustainable, renewable energy resources, underlined by its dependency on poorly maintained, fossil-fueled power stations and protracted delays in commissioning two new coal-fired stations, has plunged the country in a series of nationwide blackouts. The move to renewable power, as the government struggled with the principle of loosening its grip on […]
Dear EarthTalk: I saw a chart that quantified the negative impacts on our health of our reliance on coal as an energy source. It was pretty shocking as I recall. Can you summarize what we’re dealing with here? – Mitchell Baldwin, Boise, ID Coal combustion plants account for some 40 percent of Americans’ electric power generation. According […]
Dear EarthTalk: What is Global Divestment Day and how does it relate to protecting the environment? – Michel LaPlante, New Orleans, LA With crucial international climate negotiations coming up in Paris in the Fall of 2015, the first ever Global Divestment Day took place on February 13-14, with activists and everyday people across six continents and […]