renewable energy

Paris to Pittsburgh Film Screening

Location: 
Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Published: 
Mon, 04/29/2019 - 5:19pm

THE CLIMATE FOR CHANGE IS NOW!

From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh celebrates how Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change.

And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they aren’t waiting on Washington to act.

“Paris to Pittsburgh shines a light on the many forgotten communities and people who have been affected by climate change in our country, as well as solutions for how we can fight back and reduce our carbon footprint. I’m proud to be part of this poignant and powerful documentary, and admire the pro-active approach Bloomberg Philanthropies has taken with this project and this issue; we need meaningful change.”

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Democrats unveil Green New Deal with support from at least 5 presidential hopefuls

Published: 
Sun, 02/10/2019 - 4:31pm

Democrats launched a sweeping plan Thursday to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy, signaling its likely elevation as a central campaign issue in 2020 despite President Donald Trump's failure to mention climate change in his State of the Union address.

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Germany to close all 84 of its coal-fired power plants, will rely primarily on renewable energy

Published: 
Mon, 01/28/2019 - 11:08am

Germany, one of the world’s biggest consumers of coal, will shut down all 84 of its coal-fired power plants over the next 19 years to meet its international commitments in the fight against climate change, a government commission said Saturday.

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Frayed Wires: As California enters a brave new energy world, can it keep the lights on?

Published: 
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 2:39pm

Gretchen Bakke thinks a lot about power—the kind that sizzles through a complex grid of electrical stations, poles, lines and transformers, keeping the lights on for tens of millions of Californians who mostly take it for granted.

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California set a goal of 100% clean energy, and now other states may follow its lead

Published: 
Mon, 01/14/2019 - 9:39pm

It’s been less than four months since California committed to getting all of its electricity from climate-friendly sources by 2045. But the idea is already catching on in other states.