Clean Energy News & Solutions
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- The Keystone XL pipeline has officially been canceled.
‘Building Off the Grid’ Is More Than Just Entertaining TV — the Lifestyle Can Be Sustainable'Building Off the Grid' has been around since 2016, and the show is a great vehicle for teaching people how to live a sustainable lifestyle.
How to Build and Furnish an Eco-Friendly HouseEco-friendly homes are only effective if they possess certain qualities, so what goes into making a house eco-friendly?
Biden Gives Final Approval to Historic Offshore Wind Farm, Vineyard WindPresident Joe Biden just approved an offshore wind project called Vineyard Wind, located in Massachusetts.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Expresses Support to Ban FrackingIs the state of California officially going to impose a fracking ban? A new bill was recently proposed, that could completely ban drilling by 2027.
Slashing Methane Emissions by 45 Percent Is Crucial to Avoid Climate Catastrophe — and Easy, Says UN ReportCutting our methane emissions by at least 40 percent could massively help the planet avoid climate catastrophe.
New York Power Plant, Indian Point, Shuts Down — Will This Help or Hurt the Environment?A major power plant in New York called Indian Point has shut its doors after almost 40 years — but is this really the answer to lower emissions?
Electric Car Batteries: What They're Made Of, What Happens to Them, and MoreInterested in buying an electric car? Here's what EV batteries made from, and what happens to the batteries when they're no longer usable.
Oil Companies Continue to Drill, Pollute, and Endanger Native Lands — But Why?Why do oil companies drill on native lands? New Mexico's Navajo Nation was flooded with crude oil in 2019, causing explosions and pollution.
Here's What Will Happen If Natural Gas Is Completely Phased OutWill natural gas eventually be phased out, and if so, what alternatives currently exist?
Activist Celebrates 600 Straight Days of Picking Up Litter on LA Trails (Exclusive)We spoke with climate activist, Edgar McGregor, about his epic trash pickup journey — here's what he wants readers to know about his journey.
What Is the Most Dangerous Type of Air Pollution? Experts Say It Could Be Wildfire SmokeWhat is the most toxic type of air pollution? According to a recent study, wildfire smoke may be more dangerous than other forms of air pollution.
Here's What You Need to Know About Israel's 2021 Oil SpillOil spills are an unfortunate effect of relying on non-renewable energy, and Israel's 2021 oil spill has been incredibly damaging, to say the least.
Exploring How Different Energy Sources Cause Different Forms of PollutionCreating and utilizing energy always comes at a cost, especially when it comes to pollution.
The Dakota Access Pipeline Was Shut Down — but Was It Ever Finished?Is the Dakota Access Pipeline finished? The highly controversial fracking project has been contested by the Sioux tribe since it was announced in 2014.
Are Solar Panels Recyclable? Here’s How to Dispose of Them SafelyAs solar energy becomes more and more advanced, green advocates are beginning to wonder if older, obsolete, or damaged solar panels are recyclable.
How Choosing Solar Can Help Prevent Pollution, in the Long RunStudies show solar power is one of the best renewable sources of energy available today — here's how choosing solar can help prevent pollution.
Looking to Help Combat Climate Change? Donate to These Sustainability CharitiesIf you're looking to help combat the effects of global warming, donate money to any one of these highly praised climate change charities.
Reduce Your Energy Consumption By Making These Minor Lifestyle ChangesReducing one’s energy consumption is never easy, but learning how best to do so might be the key to greater adoption and mainstreaming of the renewable resources we need to power our future.
What Types of Chemicals Are Used in Fracking? They're Seriously Harming the PlanetFracking is one of the most deplorable methods for extracting natural gas known to man, but did you know that the process also involves gallons of potentially-toxic chemicals as well?
How Is Your Carbon Footprint Measured?Learn about how your “carbon footprint” is actually measured.
What Is the Transportation and Climate Initiative? Behind the Regional Climate AgreementWhat is the Transportation and Climate initiative? Although it's a regional pact to lower greenhouse gas emissions, more states may sign in.
Biomass Energy: How It Works, Advantages, Disadvantages, and MoreHow does biomass energy work? We're delving into the science behind this age-old energy source, as well as its advantages and disadvantages.
Electric Cars Famously Run on Electricity, So What Is White Oil?What is white oil? Although electric cars supposedly opt for renewable electricity, the lithium batteries many use require unsustainable white oil.
Denmark Ending Fossil Fuel Extraction in the North Sea, Setting the Tone for Neighboring CountriesDenmark just announced plans to end fossil fuel exploration and extraction in the North Sea.
Elon Musk Just Installed Tesla's Solar Roof Onto His Own HouseElon Musk's home how runs on solar energy produced by Tesla solar roof tiles, which look just like traditional roofing materials.
Tesla Bids On World's Biggest Powerpack ProjectTesla has bid standalone battery project for Xcel Energy, Colorado's biggest utility company.
Tesla's South Australia Battery Just Made $1 Million In Two DaysThe Tesla battery facility that backs up the Hornsdale Wind Farm in South Australia made an estimated $1 million in two days according to reports.
Tesla Battery Saved Electrical Grid In Australia When Coal FailedTesla's new battery backup facility at an Australian wind farm came to the aid of a failing coal-fired power plant.
Biden May Create a Special Office Led by a ‘Climate Czar’ to Tackle Climate CrisisPresident-Elect Joe Biden may create a climate office upon being inaugurated, to tackle green issues and ideally global warming as a whole.
Nevada Voters Approved Question 6 — What That Means for Statewide Renewable Energy GoalsOn Election Day, Nevada voters approved Question 6 for the state constitution, which mandates a 50 percent shift renewable energy by 2030.
Why Is Conserving Resources Important?Conserving natural resources is more important than ever, even if many people don’t seem to realize that we’re at a dangerous tipping point.
How Do Tesla Solar Roofs Work? Are They Worth the Investment?Tesla prides itself on its dedication to a cleaner planet through their innovations, but will their new solar shingles mean a brighter future as well?
Will Biden Ban Fracking?Will Joe Biden ban fracking if he is elected president? Here are the former VP's views on the controversial method of drilling for oil.
Solar Power Is Now Cheaper Than CoalSolar power is currently cheaper than the price of coal, according to the International Energy Agency's World Energy Outlook 2020 report.
Portugal Is No Longer Extracting Fossil Fuels After Canceling Two Remaining ContractsPortugal’s last two remaining fossil fuel extraction contracts were just canceled, meaning the European country is officially no longer drilling for oil and gas.
Puerto Rico's New Solar Energy Plan, Designed in Tandem With Earthjustice, Is Next-LevelPuerto Rico is opting to invest in solar power over non-renewable energy, to save money and ultimately power for the entire island over years to come.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Is Building a Wind Farm on Their ReservationThe Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is building a wind farm on their reservation in North Dakota.
Bird Deaths by Wind Turbines Could Go Down by 70 Percent With This TrickBird deaths caused by wind turbines were significantly reduced when one blade was painted, in a recent 14-year experiment.
Solar Panels 101: What to Know When Getting StartedNew to a solar panel system? Here’s everything you need to know to get started!
Mountain Valley Pipeline Extension Delayed Due to Environmental ConcernsThe Mountain Valley Pipeline Southgate Extension Project has been delayed due to environmental concerns.
Dakota Access Pipeline Is Closing Down, Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project CanceledA judge ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to shut down; and the energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project have completely canceled it.
How America’s 3.2 Million "Orphaned" Oil Wells Are Hurting CommunitiesOrphaned oil wells, abandoned by bankrupt fossil fuel companies, are hurting people across the country.
These Unique Floating Panels Convert Energy From the Ocean and Its Surroundings Into PowerThese unique floating panels in the ocean convert energy derived from the wind, sun, and waves into power, making for a green renewable energy source.
The Earth's Biggest Electric Airplane Is About to Take Its First Flight — How to WatchThe largest electric plane in the world is livestreaming its first test flight this week.
U.S. Expected to Generate More Electricity From Renewables Than Coal This YearThe U.S. is projected to produce more electricity from renewable sources than from coal this year.
Britain Goes 18 Days Without Coal-Powered Electricity Due to CoronavirusBritain just exceeded its past record by going more than 18 days without burning any coal to generate electricity.
Two Years Early, Sweden Shuts Down Its Final Coal-Fired Power PlantSweden just shuttered its last remaining coal-fired power plant, two years ahead of schedule.
Geothermal Energy: How it Works and Stacks Up Against CoalGeothermal energy is a solid option when it comes to heating and cooling — here's everything you need to know.
CO2 Power Sector Emissions Significantly Dropped in 2019, Thanks to Slow Shift Away from CoalShifting away from coal and towards renewables helped the Earth's CO2 emissions go slightly down in 2019.