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Excellent @forbes profile of new Energy Foundation Chair Rose McKinney-James, who is calling for an "emphasis on eq… https://t.co/7NR8GTryOP
7/2
2020
Amazing news! Next stop 💯% https://t.co/9eF3wrgxcGLandmark court decision upholds landowner’s rights to due process in challenging gas pipelines. https://t.co/EKpHfCH8p5 via @UtilityDiveNJ community organizer: Ignore the charlatans who say clean energy is too expensive https://t.co/t0PEdvfCzfEnergy experts say building new transmission capacity can help the economy recover while advancing clean energy. https://t.co/mTLwiYzKaFPeople of color are more at risk of utility disconnections, add-on utility fees and inefficient housing, yet Ohio r… https://t.co/67JsT0FXH6Several environmental laws take effect in Virginia today, including one that launches a 21-member environmental jus… https://t.co/rEZi6R2d0gMust read @drvox on the Select Committee on the @ClimateCrisis report: "The most detailed climate plan in US politi… https://t.co/UFmMzQwLaX
7/1
2020
Kudos to the House Select Committee on the @ClimateCrisis for putting forward a detailed plan for a clean, healthy… https://t.co/F3Snbngn2VVirginia takes next step toward opening the first wind farm in US waters. The demo project will power 3,000 homes f… https://t.co/WY0e6Unzzq2 More Western Utilities Move to Close Coal Plants Early, Shifting to Renewables and Storage https://t.co/UZnKUAIfSC
6/30
2020
COVID-19 Crisis Curtails Job Gains In Wisconsin's Clean Energy Industry https://t.co/JRuxs8k1lLVT edges closer to 80% x 2050 goals with this vote. On to the governor who said he would not veto but does have con… https://t.co/6VReZV9PfYTucson Electric Power plans dramatic clean energy expansion, 80 percent Carbon emissions reduction https://t.co/ejmQSmQ9j2 via @tucsonstarLargest coal plant in US to retire in 2022. https://t.co/sAyrX1d33TThe first projects under Illinois’ Solar for All program are installed on Chicago’s South Side at no upfront cost t… https://t.co/8yNSe6F2Jj“Research has already found that pursuing a green recovery would create more jobs and a greater return on investmen… https://t.co/qZuaZEIVNK
6/29
2020
Democrats’ infrastructure bill has a special delivery: Electric mail trucks https://t.co/dEQqu0hja4 via @voxdotcom https://t.co/JdG5vc1YJVA new report details clean energy job losses in the Midwest since the pandemic and recommends policies to jumpstart… https://t.co/hiuBm7XNH6A proposal in the House includes a provision that would upgrade 75% of the U.S. Postal Service delivery fleet to ze… https://t.co/yhl0lhMyC7New rule in California will require zero-emissions trucks—more than half sold in the state must be zero-emissions b… https://t.co/spdtzxKq4wPG&E First Major Utility to Support State Bans on Natural Gas https://t.co/a7z2Te7LbK16 Ways The Pandemic Recovery Could Be Green: Our golden opportunity for a green recovery using federal funds to av… https://t.co/vRI8QfUcgCRacial and Economic Disparities During COVID-19: https://t.co/BF2axpVX7iFossil fuels were a bad bet even before the pandemic, according to experts like Mad Money’s Jim Cramer. And now the… https://t.co/G25Rx4d8dHGrand jury report reveals Pennsylvania’s systemic failure to regulate shale gas industry https://t.co/TQp0DFCpoF via @PittsburghPGBig news: The CA Air Resources Board adopted a first-in-the-world rule requiring truck manufacturers to transition… https://t.co/ohN9Dpkjmu
6/26
2020
With our new mission, vision, and values, we capture the evolution underway at Energy Foundation and set our sights… https://t.co/BuvBXIeGfzBREAKING: Clean energy was growing 2x faster than overall employment across the Midwest at the end of 2019. But 131… https://t.co/986I2wchmDThat’s one way to raise the profile of climate change. https://t.co/XJ4Acb6RTQCalifornia leads the way to cleaner, healthier trucks and big rigs. https://t.co/qEPXRjsQ41An Indiana school district receives the first all-electric school bus in the state. 🚌 https://t.co/Q44tanYBzX via @STNMagazineNew York announces $10.6 million in grants to help offset pre-development costs for solar projects that benefit dis… https://t.co/zU602AtOzR
6/25
2020
Most Americans believe the government should do more to combat climate change, poll finds https://t.co/gmt64k1tCt
6/24
2020
Nevada is the 14th state to adopt California’s tailpipe emission standards. Along with DC, these states account for… https://t.co/LI6SrS9cXrNo, Facebook, climate change is not “opinion.” According to the global scientific consensus, it’s established fact.… https://t.co/XhFmWHpEoPEven in the most coal-intensive states, electric vehicles outperform gas-powered cars in equivalent miles per gallo… https://t.co/vlw98Kna3h
Retweeted by Energy FoundationMassachusetts may become just the third state, after California and New York, to begin planning for a managed decli… https://t.co/T4mWm7nSen
6/23
2020
Fantastic news from Nevada @GovSisolak. This is a big win for clean air, health and the climate. https://t.co/FbSBHuy5IvAmerica needs its public health experts more now than at any time in recent memory. Personal threats and attacks on… https://t.co/ZZEUYi0LFxStarting July 1, a new state law in Virginia will make it easier for homeowners to install rooftop solar and set re… https://t.co/Q7P2stI0Oz
6/22
2020
New Jersey is pushing ahead with its plans to develop 7,500 megawatts of offshore wind by 2035, including the creat… https://t.co/YxbHN1SD70
Retweeted by Energy FoundationClimate Change Tied to Pregnancy Risks, Affecting Black Mothers Most https://t.co/pcugdUiMSa https://t.co/ywNzgXD4Mj
6/18
2020
We are excited to announce the election of Rose McKinney-James as the new Energy Foundation Board Chair. https://t.co/t9OjJ9RkZoNew Jersey's plan to become 'the Houston of American offshore wind' https://t.co/ey7dGn4UCT https://t.co/0eedb5EmTfAttacks on science are driving health directors to quit—in the middle of a pandemic. https://t.co/0CHj1sBvsB https://t.co/ZGdd5qhsdDBlack environmentalists are organizing to save the planet from injustice https://t.co/ziKkrnSH0g via @grist
6/17
2020
In decidedly less good news from SCOTUS today, the justices gave their 👍 to Dominion and Duke's plan to run a natu… https://t.co/GYIr8uRo5c
6/16
2020
Critical new research from @UCBerkeley’s @GoldmanSchool finds it is feasible to deliver 90% clean electricity on th… https://t.co/MgnSEp9dtETrump EPA’s Refusal to Strengthen Air Quality Standards Most Likely to Harm Communities of Color, Experts Say via… https://t.co/PE62HH7fFI"25 states are continuing to see case counts grow day by day…AZ, CA, MS and NC—have yet to decline for any extended… https://t.co/up0eR12MUo
6/15
2020
"For people who have solar, it pulls the rug out from under them and ruins their investment." https://t.co/Y61ZCybIUj“Losing any lives to a preventable cause like pollution is tragic, and more deeply so when that human cost is borne… https://t.co/CYvc91gIs7EEFA connects climate, health, and equity by bringing energy efficiency to affordable housing. WATCH our NEW… https://t.co/WrA5aMRusl
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6/12
2020
A utility in Florida is threatening to cut off power for 24,000 customers next month. In Hurricane season. In a pan… https://t.co/9ajXOZ0KX0Why 'I can't breathe' is resonating with environmental justice activists via @NBCNews https://t.co/QoHUt7JvL9 via… https://t.co/qvExJEcqWE
6/11
2020
Falling renewable, storage costs make 90% carbon-free US grid feasible by 2035, UC Berkeley finds https://t.co/7QiAm0Bh2X via @UtilityDive
6/10
2020
How a virtual convening brought connection and humanity in the midst of crisis. @EEFAorg @NRDCEnergy… https://t.co/qIJ6CiCzIJOpen position at Energy Foundation: Program Director, Emerging Strategies. Looking for someone with power-sector ex… https://t.co/LIVVFnhsce
6/8
2020
From Energy Foundation's statement on racial equity: "The connections between climate change, systemic racism, and… https://t.co/BnEiDBFhzw
6/6
2020
Energy Foundation is speaking up in solidarity against racism and violence. Please read our statement on racial equ… https://t.co/rJ5F9WCuDQ
6/4
2020
George Floyd’s death at the hands of police has brought our country to the streets calling for a stop to systemic r… https://t.co/2eQpshUwwq”COVID-19 is forcing us to pull back the curtain. What’s driving mortality rates are health disparities and social… https://t.co/vizlGXmcZJ
6/1
2020
Renewable energy toppled coal in 2019. That hasn't happened since before 1885. https://t.co/MTE0y3v7SM
5/31
2020
Tree Deaths in Urban Settings Are Linked to Leaks from Natural Gas Pipelines Below Streets https://t.co/gvvd9WC4SpNorth Carolina NAACP prez: Protect the most vulnerable, extend N.C.'s utility disconnect moratorium:… https://t.co/z6JWtIoumh
5/30
2020
This is a super-insightful important piece by @drvox on the emerging consensus on a way forward on climate and clea… https://t.co/gSJnd4aoLjExtreme heat can be deadly & low-income communities are especially vulnerable.🚨To keep people safe during CA's incr… https://t.co/Iij96d7rZv
5/29
2020
A new study by @UCSUSA finds that nearly one fifth of coal generation the Midwest is operated uneconomically https://t.co/8VoLkpSu0mCongratulations to the first round of Hive Fund grantees! The Hive Fund (co-directors Melanie Allen & Erin Rogers p… https://t.co/Sm3UUeCnUuThis is worrying, especially at a time when access to valid health information is literally a life and death matter. https://t.co/3zxeLT9GlFCoordinated effort by gas industry sees pro-gas states passing laws taking away local authority, choice to protect… https://t.co/oE06LRf8ga
Retweeted by Energy FoundationA large WI coal plant with no set retirement date could cost utility customers $257M through 2030, according to a n… https://t.co/uj8kTm58oPMichigan AG Dana Nessel says the Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era Clean Car Standards is an “additional… https://t.co/ig3PP3PDatCalifornia & 22 other states take Trump Administration to court over vehicle emissions rollback. Suit seeks to rest… https://t.co/wh03wUsNcn
Retweeted by Energy FoundationClearer skies show why Texas should invest in electric vehicles https://t.co/aws3fEl2WvFmr Federal Reserve Governor: Why Is the Fed Spending So Much Money on a Dying Industry? https://t.co/7ksVRjqAKW
5/28
2020
The virus exposed New Jersey’s inequities and failures https://t.co/SbmmaHWFKv👉 “At the very least, no one should have their utilities shut off during a crisis." https://t.co/axcc4vVQsf via @TheCapitolistA U.S. Court of Appeals rules climate lawsuits by California cities and counties can proceed in state court instead… https://t.co/9Hg46sBLXSCOVID makes it clear New Jersey must be healthier — and EVs can help https://t.co/momgqIVhnt https://t.co/gKnTvSwcM2Here’s a good idea for unemployed oil and gas workers. Let’s put them back to work plugging orphan wells. https://t.co/r5eOmWIn7h
5/27
2020
"The reopening might be used to fast-track permits and relax standards. Instead, we need to strengthen rules and re… https://t.co/UimFLhGs22Atlanta’s Tim Dwight Went From Electric Kick Returner to Solar Energy Mogul https://t.co/cfPNUERDZ5 https://t.co/0XnY69dZEdAnalysts see renewable energy benefitting at gas, coal’s expense during current U.S. downturn https://t.co/RKiHA5VkLyHouston will begin a new 5-year contact with NRG Energy Inc. to power all of its city-owned properties with renewab… https://t.co/jgWw57wevI“Why is this virus making me so sick?” Dr. @GaurabBasuMDMPH knows that structural racism lies at the root of this i… https://t.co/F6zAcnqMHdThis is a false and offensive comparison. https://t.co/tmWkDNeckbA Sioux man seeking to bring energy sovereignty to U.S. tribes is the driving force behind a new solar project on t… https://t.co/8pDC31JRXtMinnesota lawmakers approve $46M for a net-zero energy project at Prairie Island Indian Community, as well as $15M… https://t.co/9DLoSta0PB
5/26
2020
UC becomes nation's largest university to divest fully from fossil fuels. https://t.co/2Me4fRr6NgThis is a mayor that gets it https://t.co/FXP2SsUNBp
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5/24
2020
An Ohio editorial board harshly criticizes the stock buyback program of the former FirstEnergy subsidiary that rece… https://t.co/kBSO7pJKj5A northern Ohio city expects to save tens of thousands of dollars in power costs through a new solar power agreemen… https://t.co/DbKxZS5C66Amazon plans to build two solar projects in Ohio totaling 280 MW as part of the company’s climate goals. (Greentech… https://t.co/GoAvdTaEQDUS critics of stay-at-home orders tied to fossil fuel funding https://t.co/yIKETiHXOWOur sister organization, Energy Foundation China, seeks a Director of Grants Management and Finance, as well as a C… https://t.co/03DQWVQNmU
5/22
2020
Florida scientist was fired for 'refusing to manipulate' COVID-19 data, she said https://t.co/rpy7oHqHIv via @Florida_TodayOhio’s governor listened to the science on coronavirus. Why not climate change? https://t.co/nuu2H8b4Xl via @gristChicago transportation advocates seek equitable route forward for public transit | Energy News Network https://t.co/5aGoJPd9QR
5/21
2020

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