'Alternative' energy and less energy

04/08/18
Author: 
Witness for the Peace

The hearing for the Site C injunction sought by the West Moberly First Nation continued this week with a morning rally Monday, July 30. Yvonne Tupper, a member of the Saulteau First Nation - along with the white elephant - reminded everyone that it's not too late to stop this debt bomb.

29/07/18
Author: 
Samantha M. Harvey
photo Peg Hunter Grassroots activists worry that that once taken over by philanthropies and governments entrenched in a corporate model, the principles that birthed the just transition movement – principles of bottom-up community leadership, cultural inclusion, food sovereignty, and localized economies – would be lost forever.

Will the just transition movement survive mainstream adoption?

"There is a right way to do ‘just transition.’”

15/07/18
Author: 
Damian Carrington
A message to divest from fossil fuels in front of Ireland's parliament buildings. Photo: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland/Trócaire/350.org

July 12th 2018

This story was originally published in The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

29/05/18
Author: 
C.J. Polychroniou
Students and alumni at Tufts University protest near the Tufts University presidents office in Medford, Mass. on April 22, 2015, and began a sit-in that they said would continue until the administration commits to fossil fuel divestment. (Photo: David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

May 28, 2018, interview

Students and alumni at Tufts University protest near the Tufts University presidents office in Medford, Mass. on April 22, 2015, and began a sit-in that they said would continue until the administration commits to fossil fuel divestment. (Photo: David L. Ryan / The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

21/05/18
Author: 
Hildegard Bechler

Hydro’s incentive program that pays home solar producers for electricity beyond what they need themselves is the cutting edge of climate collapse amelioration.  These rebates have been available for 14 years; Hydro has 1,330 customers; 95% of them installed solar.  Hydro will apply to the BC Utilities Commission to end the part of the program that allows production beyond the owner’s need.  It will continue for those already on that track, but would be unavailable for new applicants.

20/02/18
Author: 
Emma Foehringer Merchant
Bolivia lithium brine  Photo Credit: Dimitry B./Flickr
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September 20, 2017

Gigafactories intended to scale the production of electric-vehicle batteries can exact a human toll.

 
In his first Tesla Motors master plan, Elon Musk wrote, “The overarching purpose of Tesla Motors (and the reason I am funding the company) is to help expedite the move from a mine-and-burn hydrocarbon economy towards a solar electric economy, which I believe to be the primary, but not exclusive, sustainable solution.”

12/02/18
Author: 
Egill Bjarnason

“We are spending tens or maybe hundreds of megawatts on producing something that has no tangible existence and no real use for humans outside the realm of financial speculation,” he said. “That can’t be good.”

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