Energy & Fuel

"How Biden Can Meet His 100% Clean Electricity Goal"

"It’s one of President Biden’s most important and ambitious climate goals: eliminating carbon pollution from America’s power sector by 2035.... However, a detailed new analysis finds that the Biden administration can still keep this central climate goal within reach if the Environmental Protection Agency enacts strong carbon pollution standards for new and existing power plants."

Source: Washington Post, 01/24/2023

"Big Tech Helps Big Oil Spread Subtle Climate Denialism"

"Fossil-fuel companies’ climate messaging may have changed to fit the new century, but the goal is the same the industry has had for  decades: to delay action and protect profits for as long as possible. Even in the face of an increasingly obvious climate emergency, this message still resonates with many people. Maybe that’s because the biggest social media companies help amplify it."

Source: Bloomberg, 01/24/2023
February 8, 2023

The Energy Transition: Opportunities and Challenges for Indigenous Communities in the US and Canada

You're invited to a discussion, 6:00-7:00 p.m. ET in NYC or virtually, about opportunities and risks for Indigenous communities in the North American energy transition. Hosted by the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. Free registration is required.

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Enviro Groups, Justice Company Reach Settlement Over Cleanup Of Va. Mines

"Environmental groups announced Thursday they had reached a settlement with A&G Coal Corporation, a business owned by West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family, over the cleanup of three coal mines in Virginia’s Wise County."

Source: States Newsroom, 01/20/2023
January 31, 2023 to April 18, 2023

UT Energy Symposium (Weekly)

The University of Texas at Austin's weekly guest lecture series is free and open to the public, on Tuesdays, 1:30-2:45 p.m. ET, via Zoom or YouTube. Ongoing themes include climate change policy, innovation and diffusion of energy technologies, low-carbon technologies and behavioral aspects of energy consumption.

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