Later this week, organizations will be submitting comments to the Bureau of Land Management opposing its proposed fracking rule for any fracking that takes place under federal oil and gas leases. Thousands of comments are also being submitted by Americans around the country.
There is no slowing the US Department of the Interior’s (DOI) roll to build out America’s renewable electricity capacity on public lands – offshore wind may have been the one to come first, but now it’s time for solar energy to begin.
We have two broken systems, energy and finance. supporting a coal fired centralized grid that never reaches the poor while driving climate change. That means 1.3 billion around the world won’t escape the dark, and we’ll fry the climate, unless we disrupt these systems.
A leading body of scientists has offered an alarming view of what unchecked climate change could do to our communities. The IPCC said in a draft report that seas could rise by as much as 3 feet by the end of this century if we don’t rein in dangerous carbon pollution.
When I posted a story last week about the closure of traditional generators due to renewables by one of Germany’s largest electricity utilities, it created a passionate response and some very good debate on one site that picked up the story.
HyperSolar, which develops of a new technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, has announced that its artificial photosynthesis technology is now capable of producing 1.0 volt for use in direct solar hydrogen production.