Apparently, where you build renewables matters more than how much capacity you build. According to the results of a 2013 paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the amount of carbon dioxide, SO2, NOx, and PM2.5 displaced by renewable energy generation varies widely across the United States.
Challenges of a Growing Population: China
By 2030, The Economist projects 1 billion Chinese, or 70 percent of the population, will live in urban centers compared to 50 percent in 2014. This presents a great challenge to the cause. In an effort to spread out the growth, Beijing has plans to move upwards of 5 million… read more
Courts Rule in Favor of Tighter EPA Standards
In a major victory for the Obama Administration, the Supreme Court has issued a series of landmark decisions on several EPA standards which will determine the future of the U.S. energy production sector. In June 2013, President Barack Obama outlined his Climate Action Plan calling for aggressive legislation to limit… read more