'Alternative' energy and less energy

14/06/21
Author: 
The Energy Mix
Working on solar panels - /Pikist

June 13, 2021

Australia’s fossil-heavy state of Queensland is committing A$2 billion to create what Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk called a “self-reinforcing cycle of investment—a job-generating clean energy industrial ecosystem”.

09/06/21
Author: 
Johanna Bozuwa Co-Manager, Climate & Energy Program

June 3, 2021

Our dominant system for providing electricity to homes and businesses in the United States—through investor-owned energy utilities—is deeply problematic. By prioritizing shareholder profits over people’s needs, these utilities repeatedly exacerbate climate disasters through their insistence on fossil-fuel use and force millions of families to choose between keeping their homes from either freezing or overheating and feeding their children or seeing a doctor. Increasingly, the consequences can be deadly.

05/06/21
Author: 
Ecosocialist Alliance
System Change

June 5, 2021  •  

Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US (and the EU) have a great part of the immense wealth of the richest countries in the world in 2021. This wealth is more than sufficient to provide for the needs for food, water, health, housing and education of the global population.

01/06/21
Author: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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JUNE 1, 2021

VANCOUVER - A stark change in direction is needed if Canada is to meet its emissions-reduction targets, says a new report by veteran earth scientist David Hughes. 

Going into the G7 Summit later this month, Canada and the US are the only G7 countries that have not reduced emissions since signing the 2016 Paris Accord. In fact, Canada has shown the greatest emissions increase during this time. 

27/05/21
Author: 
Aaron Saad
Photo: Abandoned oil drilling platform near the coast of Namibia. (fiverlocker / Flickr
25/05/21
Author: 
The Energy Mix
Installing solar panels - Greens MPs/Flickr

UNIFOR CALLS FOR 60% EMISSIONS CUT BY 2030 WITH JUST TRANSITION FOR OIL AND GAS WORKERS

MAY 24, 2021

23/05/21
Author: 
MICHAEL T. KLARE

Thanks to its very name — renewable energy — we can picture a time in the not-too-distant future when our need for non-renewable fuels like oil, natural gas, and coal will vanish.

23/05/21
Author: 
Elaine Graham-Leigh

Dawson’s People’s Power argues for localised renewable infrastructure, but central, collective and democratic planning is what is needed, argues Elaine Graham-Leigh.

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