- “Landmark Offshore Wind Agreement Protects Right Whales” • Under an unprecedented agreement with three environmental groups, Vineyard Wind is to protect the highly endangered North Atlantic right whale during the construction and operation of an offshore wind farm it will build 14 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. [Natural Resources Defense Council]
- “World’s Greenest Companies Are Consistently Outperforming Their Non-Green Peers” • The greenest and most sustainable companies in the world were highlighted in two reports with the common thread. It showed the consistently superior economic performance of companies committed to addressing climate change and environmental issues. [CleanTechnica]
- “An All-Renewable Grid Is Economically Superior To Mixed Generation” • One of the arguments that those forces opposed to dealing with climate change make is that transitioning the grid entirely to renewables and away from fossil fuels would be economically devastating. It would not, and it is worth examining the reasons why. [CleanTechnica]
- “Why Excluding Nuclear, Fossils With Carbon Capture, And Biofuels From The Green New Deal Makes Financial And Climate Sense” • Here is why nuclear, fossils with CCS, and biofuels should be excluded. They raise costs, slow solutions to global warming and air pollution, and create risks that are not present with renewables. [CleanTechnica]
- “Massachusetts City Hopes To Reinvest Energy Savings Into More Energy Savings” • Northampton is a college town with about 29,000 year-round residents. It plans to implement community choice aggregation, a model in which municipalities buy power for residents from a supplier other than the local utility company. [Energy News Network]
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