Reality check on renewable energy

Hello there. I think there needs to be a reality check on renewable energy. To start with there is an overblown idea of the amount of wind and solar energy that has been installed so far. You may be surprised to know that wind and solar combined supply less than 1% of global energy demand. […]

Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan

CONNELL: NOW TO THIS BERNIE SANDERS PLAN. $16 TRILLION ON CLIMATE INCLUDES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENT, REALLY BIG, CLIMATE CHANGE WOULD BE DECLARED AS A NATIONAL EMERGENCY AS PART OF THE PLAN, FRACKING JUST BANNED, FOSSIL FUEL IMPORTS AND EXPORTS AS WELL. IT COMES AS THREE CALIFORNIA CITIES ARE JOINING BERKELEY TRYING TO BAN NATURAL […]

How To Switch Your City To 100% Renewable Energy | One Small Step | NowThis

We’re talking and more. This is an exciting trend when you consider that 70% of our carbon emissions in the US come from cities. If more cities were to make the switch, we could have a real impact on our climate goals. To find out I’m in St. Petersburg, Florida, to talk to the mayor […]

Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon

Could the future of renewable energy lie with a common household chemical? Ammonia might power your cleaning products and fertilize your plants, but it could soon be the carrier for moving energy around the world. Oil and gas, which make up most of our energy supply, can easily be shipped and stored. But renewable energy, […]

Can We Rely on Wind and Solar Energy?

Are wind and solar power the answer to our energy needs? There’s a lot of sun and a lot of wind. They’re free. They’re clean. No CO2 emissions. So, what’s the problem? Why do solar and wind combined provide less than 2% of the world’s energy? To answer these questions, we need to understand what […]