The latest required reading about the most important issue facing humanity is the National Climate Assessment, released May 6 by the U.S. government. The upshot: climate change is happening sooner and with more harmful impacts than previously feared. And the longer we wait to reduce the carbon pollution that is warming the planet, the harder and more costly the transition...
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Cleveland Housing Network, an Ohio House candidate and Lutheran leaders weigh Ohio's halting progress on clean energy
Why have the recent efforts to “freeze” Ohio’s renewable and energy efficiency standards sparked such heated debates? Utilities say they can do a better job without them lowering costs and introducing renewables and efficiency. Environmental and housing groups, manufacturers, and even Evangelical Lutheran church leaders have weighed in with strong reasons for keeping the standards in place. Which side is right?
Mainstream media coverage of Ohio’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS)—which is again under attack in the state’s General Assembly—has missed important facts about who stands to gain (and lose) from a clean energy policy, says Media Matters for America.
The Zero Carbon Britain project is creating plausible scenarios of a “decarbonized” society to help people imagine the transition away from fossil fuels and the crisis of climate change. The transition is possible, and it can be done with existing technology. The only challenges are cultural and political.
Households in the wealthy suburbs of Northeast Ohio have roughly twice the impact on climate change as households in the region’s central cities.
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