renewable energy

Is This Photo Of Energy Secretary Rick Perry For Real? If So We Applaud This Woman

Is This Photo Of Energy Secretary Rick Perry For Real? If So We Applaud This Woman

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit You have to look carefully at this photo to see what makes it so special, but it aptly describes what most of us think about Rick Perry after his claim that moving from fossil fuels to renewable energy is “immoral”. Former Texas Governor Rick Perry’s presidential campaign “faced […]

San Francisco Will Require Solar Panels On New Buildings

San Francisco Will Require Solar Panels On New Buildings

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit San Francisco unanimously passed a city ordinance to mandate that all new buildings be fitted with solar panels.  The State of California already mandates that a large percentage of new construction allocate 15 percent of its rooftop as “solar ready,” meaning that it would be possible to install […]

Finally, We Have A Roadmap To Energy Independence

Finally, We Have A Roadmap To Energy Independence

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit This small country can teach the world a big lesson on transitioning to renewable energy. Uruguay is a model on more than one front: ranked first in Latin America in democracy, peace, lack of corruption, quality of living, e-government, and freedom of the press – it now has […]

US Taxpayers Spend Billions On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

US Taxpayers Spend Billions On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders with Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) recently proposed the End Polluter Welfare Act, saying it would cut $135 billion in subsidies to fossil fuel companies over the next decade. The duo points out that “between 2010 and 2014, the oil, coal, gas, utility […]

Texas Renewable Energy Programs On The Chopping Block

Texas Renewable Energy Programs On The Chopping Block

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Move over Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, because while you have either banned or are considering banning the use of the term climate change, Texas has done you one better! The Lone Star State Senate has voted to abolish two of the few renewable energy programs in […]