EU Lawmakers: Fossil Fuels Have No Place In EU Recovery Fund

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Fossil Fuel Companies Are Losing Value Globally

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The Australia Institute recently published a paper detailing how fossil fuels are the worst-performing sector on the ASX 300 and have been for the past decade. Coal Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Market Research Natural Gas Oil Research All Country World Index ASX 300 ASX 300 Energy ASX 300 Energy Index Australia Australian stock market Morgan Stanley Capital International Index S&P 500 S&P 500 Energy Stock market

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The Fossil Fuel/Renewable Energy Inflection Point: 3 Perspectives

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The coronavirus may become the inflection point when renewable energy begins to surpass fossil fuels. Clean Power Fossil Fuels coronavirus fossil fuels global heating Pollution Renewable Energy solar WindWe better hope so.

The Coronavirus Should Signal The End Of Fossil Fuels

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Two recent surveys show Americans are concerned about climate change even in the midst of a pandemic, and prefer economic assistance for clean energy rather than fossil fuels. Climate Change Fossil Fuels 350.org capitalism Climate change coronavirus Divestment fossil fuels Yale Climate Communications

Will A Watershed Event Turn The Tide Against Fossil Fuels?

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#Fail — Before Epic Tesla Stock Run, 3 Banks Most Funding Fossil Fuels Recommended Selling Tesla [TSLA] Stock

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The 3 banks most funding fossil fuel development recommended selling Tesla [TSLA] stock at the end of 2019 before its epic run over the past several months. Overall, 5 of the top 10 banks funding fossil fuel growth had a "Sell" rating on.

Banks Love Renewable Energy, But Their Boardrooms Are Still Linked With Fossil Fuels Corporations

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Big banks are talking the talk about clean, renewable energy and sustainability, but many of them still have members who have major ties to some of the world's largest fossil fuel corporations. Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Natural Gas Oil Research banks Chase exxon ExxonMobil Goldman Sachs ING Groep NV JP Morgan JP Morgan Chase

BP Withdraws From Three Fossil Fuel Industry Trade Groups

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Climate Change Fossil Fuels American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers biomethane BP Carbon pricing Western Energy Alliance Western States Petroleum AssociationBP says it is ending its association with three oil trade groups over disagreements about climate change policies.

#Sludge Report: End Of Fossil Fuel Era Closer Than We Know

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Michael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, believes we are the verge of renewable energy transition that will drive oil companies out of business decades sooner than expected. Clean Power BNEF fossil fuels Michael Liebreich Renewable Energy

1.35 Cents/kWh: Record Abu Dhabi Solar Bid Is A Sober Reminder To Upbeat Fossil Fuel Pundits

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A rather meaningful piece of energy news went almost unnoticed in recent weeks. The Abu Dhabi Power Corporation announced the lowest tariff for solar energy in the world. The new record came as the winning bid for the upcoming 2 GW solar power plant, the Al Dhafra Solar PV project, set the world’s most cost-competitive tariff for solar PV energy, at USD 1.35

2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun

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2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun. We’ve spent decades promoting clean energy technologies. Last year, no fossil company made the top 10 list. Centralized energy distribution from fossil fuels via the grid is not reliable (or cheaper).

Whoosh! Wind Power Wins, Pipelines Implode In Fossil Fuel Week From Hell

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New wind power project sails ahead while fossil fuel stakeholders come to grips with record breaking heat and a fresh round of COVID-19 lockdowns. Clean Power Wind Energy clean line energy COVID-19 DOE Electricity Grain Belt Express Invenergy Kansas Missouri Renewable Energy US Energy Information Agency

Webinar Wednesday: Fake Climate News (aka Fossil Fuel?d Propaganda) ? The Who, Why, & How

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We all know clean energy is better for everyone, health-wise. We also have seen, for at least the last few years, that clean energy is usually the technologically superior and less expensive option for most uses (compared to traditional fossil energy).

FERC Sides With Fossil Fuels In Forcing Renewables To Match Prices

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The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a directive just a few days before Christmas which will require PJM Interconnection to raise prices of wind and solar power to be in line with the cost of fossil fuels. Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Green Economy Natural Gas Policy & Politics Solar Energy Wind Energy Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC PJM PJM Interconnection

Renewable Hydrogen Will Drink The Fossil Fuel Milkshake

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Renewable hydrogen from water is the end game, and fossil fuel stakeholders better hold on to their milkshakes as wind and solar power rise up. Clean Power Wind Energy Denmark Electricity Energy Hydrogen Ørsted Renewable Energy

US DOE Clobbers Fossil Fuels With $$$ For Bioenergy & Solar Fuel R&D

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US researchers are taking on the bioenergy challenge from all angles with an assist from the Department of Energy.

World Energy Outlook From IEA Is Full Of Doublespeak

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Fossil fuel companies continue to hang onto an in-your-face stance that the global energy demand for oil will rebound after covid-.

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3 Banks Funding Fossil Fuels The Most Keep Telling You To Sell Tesla Stock [TSLA]

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A few weeks ago, thanks to a friendly Tesla fan on Twitter, The Guardian, and Rainforest Action Network, I shared the news that the top 3 banks funding fossil fuel development also — through a different arm — are providing bearish forecasts for Tesla [TSLA] and recommending traders sell the stock rather than buy it.

Hydrogen In, Fossil Fuel Out For Leading Steelmaker, Eventually

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Clean Power Electricity Energy H2FUTURE Hydrogen Renewable Energy voestalpineA new "green" hydrogen pilot plant in Austria aims at decarbonizing industrial processes, beginning with steel, with an assist from renewable.

Another Win For Clean Energy: NextEra Surpasses ExxonMobil In Market Cap

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The Financial Times has reported another win for clean energy. Clean Power Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Natural Gas Oil Solar Energy Wind Energy exxon ExxonMobil nextera NextEra Energy NextEra renewable energy Tesla

US Energy 2050: 100% Carbon Free, 100% Electric, Up Our Game 6× (Part 1)

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The energy system by 2050 can be completely transformed from where it is today, but we will need to really pick up the pace. We need to go from adding 20 or so gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar a year to around 130 GW a year for the next 30 years. This article goes through the numbers. .

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Dow embraces circularity. and fossil fuels

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Dow is looking to lead on the circular economy — not so much on moving away from fossil fuels. Circular Economy chemical recycling Dow GreenBiz 20 Natural Gas Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power

Green Tech vs. Fossil Fuel Jobs: Which Are You More Likely to Land?

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Green tech jobs happen to be more plentiful than fossil fuel jobs today. Image from [link] Question for you: Are you more likely to find a job in fossil fuels or in green technology? Yes, the green tech industry is “greener” — or newer — than that for fossil fuels. The post Green Tech vs. Fossil Fuel Jobs: Which Are You More Likely to Land? Green Technology fossil fuels green technology YaShekia King

Carbon 'rainbow': Unilever pledges $1.2B to scrub fossil fuels from cleaning products

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to scrub fossil fuels from cleaning products. More than 46 percent of Unilever's cleaning and laundry products' carbon footprint is incurred by chemicals made from fossil fuel-produced carbon, most of which are used in surfactants. .

Fossil Fuels Are So, So Screwed

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A quick glance at the current political situation in the United States would seem to give the fossil fuels sector a possibility of a clear path to the future, as there is a chance that the current regime will stay in power.

Renewable energy surpasses fossil fuels in the UK

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In a first for the United Kingdom, wind turbines, solar panels and other renewable energy sources have generated more electricity than their fossil fuel counterparts of coal and natural gas

Why Are We Subsidizing Fossil Fuels? Seriously

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Supporting renewables can cut emissions and boost the economy, all while providing cost-competitive energy. Yet the Trump Administration continues propping up the fossil fuel industry — despite the sector facing real financial problems that began long before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Solar-For-Coal Swaps Could Turbocharge Clean Energy Revolution (#CleanTechnica Interview)

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The clean energy revolution could pick up the pace if an innovative deal called "solar-for-coal swap" catches on.

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COVID-19 Bankrupts 19 Energy (Oil & Gas) Companies

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Several energy companies have filed for bankruptcy this year, citing the coronavirus pandemic and all that resulted as the cause. has had its lowest energy consumption in 30 years this past spring, according to federal officials.

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Bill McKibben Sees “Vivid Possibilities For A Rapid Energy Transformation”

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Air Quality Clean Power Climate Change Energy Efficiency Fossil Fuels Canadian Ice Service Conservation law foundation Mumbai MirrorIs Big Oil done? Bill McKibben offers us some solid hope.

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Here’s Another Argument For Renewable Energy: No More Wars For Oil

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Critics of renewable energy claim transitioning away from fossil fuels will be too expensive. Fossil Fuels Oil fossil fuel oil Renewable EnergyBut what about the cost of continuing to base the global economy on oil?

Could Saskatchewan Canada Meet Its Domestic Energy Needs From Solar & Wind?

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Saskatchewan could go from a Canadian laggard, a regressive province that along with Alberta is causing other provinces' efforts to meet national emissions standards to fail, to a progressive province which leads the country in transforming to a modern energy economy.

The End Of Oil & Gas: A Different View

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UpriseEnergy Demonstrates Rapid-Deploy Wind+Battery Energy Solution In A Shipping Container

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Renewable Energy = 22.2% of US Electricity in 1st Half of 2020 (Charts)

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Following up on our report on US power capacity additions in the first half of 2020, this article covers electricity generation in the first half of 2020. It splits out electricity generation by source.