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The Climate Crisis Is Worse for Children

A mural of Greta Thunberg towers over Mason Street in San Francisco. (Aslıhan Altın)

Brett Yates

When many of us think about climate change, we think first about children.

It’s primarily a matter of longevity. Adults have witnessed record-setting temperatures and wildfires the size of small states and may expect them to worsen […]

Air Pollution Steals Lives

Air quality pollution at dangerous levels sicken our kids. (Adobe stock/246557543/wckiw)

George Harvey

On September 1, Air Quality Life Index® (AQLI) published its Annual Update for 2021(www.bit.ly/air-quality-report). It compared the rates of loss of life from air pollution to other causes of early death. The results may surprise some people. According […]

Code Red for Humanity and the Climate Crisis

Hurricane Ida floods in Central Park. The Lake overflowed to flood the plaza around Bethesda Fountain.

Dr. Alan Betts

The climate crisis from the burning of the fossil fuels is bringing disaster after disaster this year. We have known for decades this was coming, but mostly societies have made promises but delayed action. […]

Double Trouble

Drought conditions on June 6, 2021

George Harvey

Out of perhaps a million headlines, there is one I found the most frightening. And yes, I mean “a million.” It is not hyperbole.

Every day, I search the news for articles on energy and climate change, and I put links to the important articles […]

Can Tokyo Pull Off a Green Olympics?

U.S. gymnast, Simone Biles performs at the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Image: Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil

Brett Yates

Edging out the FIFA World Cup, the Summer Olympics represents the world’s most popular sporting event, with an international television viewership that, over the course of more than two weeks, encompasses about […]

Ford F-150 Lightning

Ford Motor Company

How to GET Yours ASAP

N. R. Mallery, publisher of Green Energy Times

It looks like Ford is stealing a bit of Tesla’s thunder with an exciting new electric pickup truck. It is releasing the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at a price that is very competitive, […]

Keeping to 1.5°C

The U.S. Administration’s Strategy for Dealing with Climate Change

President Joe Biden opening the virtual summit of world leaders. (U.S. State Department. www.bit.ly/Biden-virtual-summit)

George Harvey

In mid-May, the International Energy Agency released a report, “Net Zero by 2050,” that warned that we must stop building coal-burning power plants worldwide and stop oil and […]

Clean Energy Investments

Can the Remarkable Run Continue?

The windy region in California between the San Jacinto and San Bernardino mountains is a perfect place for harvesting wind. Photo Erik Wilde/Wikipedia Commons.

Todd M. Walker and Craig R. Walker

What a year 2020 was for clean energy investments of virtually all kinds – from solar to […]

Higher Paying Jobs for Clean Energy

George Harvey

What a year it has been! It was just over a year ago that we went into an economic slump because of Covid-19. Many jobs were closed down to reduce levels of virus transmission, and we have had very high levels of unemployment. Fortunately, it looks like there is hope that […]

Going Electric on Two Wheels

John Lyon, the manager of Wilkins Harley-Davidson in Barre, VT, shows off one of the LiveWires in his showroom. (Courtesy photo)

Brett Yates

Harley-Davidson’s All-electric LiveWire

John Lyon, the manager of Wilkins Harley-Davidson in Barre, VT, has ridden Harley-Davidson motorcycles since the age of 16. It’s no surprise, given that his grandparents opened […]