The Upcoming 2021 Legislative Session in Virginia Should be Productive (Part 3)

January 8, 2021

An early look at climate and energy bills in the 2021 Virginia Legislative Session From an Essay by Ivy Main, Power for the People VA, January 5, 2021 — BILLS for 2021 VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY (continued) — § – Transportation and climate What RGGI does for the electric sector, the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) is [...]

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The Upcoming 2021 Legislative Session in Virginia Should be Productive (Part 2)

January 7, 2021

An early look at climate and energy bills in the 2021 Virginia Legislative Session From an Essay by Ivy Main, Power for the People VA, January 5, 2021 — BILLS for 2021 VIRGINIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY (continued) — § – Right to buy — It’s a strange paradox – The Virginia Clean Economy Act is one [...]

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The Upcoming Legislative Session in Virginia Should be Productive (Part 1)

January 6, 2021

An early look at climate and energy bills in the 2021 Virginia Legislative Session From the Essay by Ivy Main, Power for the People Virginia, January 5, 2021 Last year Virginia’s General Assembly passed more than 30 separate clean energy bills, which together put Virginia on a path to zero-carbon electricity by 2050, enabled massive [...]

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Letter Back from the ‘Clean Energy Future,’ Part D

January 5, 2021

A Love Letter From the Clean Energy Future, Part D From an Article by Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Magazine, January – February, 2021 Finally, we engaged millions of people in the work for climate justice. Let’s be clear: None of this was easy. As we sit here in 2030, the clean and just energy future [...]

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Letter Back from the ‘Clean Energy Future,’ Part C

January 4, 2021

A Love Letter From the Clean Energy Future, Part C From an Article by Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Magazine, January – February, 2021 Third, we stopped attempts to expand drilling while we reclaimed abandoned wells, mines, and drilling sites. The oil and gas industry was in a precarious place as 2020 came to a close. [...]

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Letter Back from the ‘Clean Energy Future,’ Part B

January 3, 2021

A Love Letter From the Clean Energy Future, Part B From an Article by Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Magazine, January – February, 2021 Second, we got well on our way toward electrifying everything. Here in 2030, one of the best parts of the energy transition is that it has made our lives healthier. After social [...]

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Letter Back from the ‘Clean Energy Future,’ Part A

January 2, 2021

A Love Letter From the Clean Energy Future, Part A From an Article by Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Magazine, January – February, 2021 My friends, It takes my breath away to write these words, but we did it. Rooted in our deep love for this planet and one another, we stepped back from the cliff [...]

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The Clean Energy Future Can Be Very Good!

January 1, 2021

A Love Letter From the Clean Energy Future From the Article by Mary Anne Hitt, Sierra Magazine, January – February, 2021 Here’s a glimpse of how we can transition entirely to renewable energy sources. Last fall, I gave a Zoom lecture to a class of undergraduate students at the University of Puget Sound about the [...]

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What Results When the Earth’s Ice Caps Actually Melt Away

December 31, 2020

Here’s What Will Happen, if the Arctic’s Ice Caps Actually Melt From Stephanie Osmanski, Green Matters, December 10, 2020 One of the most overt effects of climate change that researchers can point to is the melting of ice in the Arctic. The average temperature of the planet is getting hotter, with 15 of the hottest [...]

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‘Energy Efficiency’ Projects & Programs are Logical if not Essential NOW

December 30, 2020

Report: Virginia is ‘leading state’ in South on energy efficiency From an Article by Sarah Vogelsong, Virginia Mercury, December 16, 2020 Virginia is the South’s “leading state” in energy efficiency efforts as a result of its 2020 passage of the Clean Economy Act and decision to join a regional carbon market, the American Council for [...]

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