100% Renewable Energy Requirements on new commercial Properties

sfgovtv.org : (ncludes video link to the hearing) Land Use and Transportation Committee presentation on proposed Ordinance 190708 Environment Code – 100% Renewable Energy Required for On-Site Electricity Demands in Nonresidential Buildings of 50,000 Square Feet or More. (Details) http://sanfrancisco.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=177&clip_id=33946&meta_id=756158 If you can watch the one public comment at the end of the presentation. Around 14:14. … More 100% Renewable Energy Requirements on new commercial Properties

Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Harlan County switches to solar power

By Travis M. Andrews : washingtonpost – excerpt Housed in a former commissary building and tucked into the hollers of Harlan County — the heart of Kentucky mining country — is a museum dedicated to all aspects of extracting coal from the state’s mountains. Mining equipment decorates its walls, while a two-ton block of coal at the front … More Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Harlan County switches to solar power

High Speed Rail Won’t Impact Climate Change

by Marc Joffe, California Policy Center,  1/24/17 According to the high speed rail authority’s website, the bullet train is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by just over one million metric tons annually by 2040. This reduction is supposed to be achieved by replacing almost 10 million miles of motor vehicle travel each day, and eliminating … More High Speed Rail Won’t Impact Climate Change

Report: Solar Energy Employs More People Than All Fossil Fuel Industries Combined

JONATHAN TURLEY One of the greatest concerns with the Trump Administration remains the environment.  I share those concerns.  The United States is falling behind the rest of the world in advancing green industries and markets. A return to fossil energy could not only erase gains in the environment but push our workforce farther away from … More Report: Solar Energy Employs More People Than All Fossil Fuel Industries Combined