Category Archives: Renewable Energy

Droughts muddy clean energy picture in California

Renewable electricity generation is booming in California. Renewables periodically provide over 70 percent of the electricity on the state’s grid. Yet in February and March carbon emissions associated with generating…

Collateral healing: shutting fossil fuel plants cuts premature births

Moving to renewable energy isn’t just good for putting the brakes on climate change, it’s also good for reducing pollutants that have a major impact on public health. When eight…

Renewable energy can still lead the way

Three recent developments show that it’s not too late for renewable energy to be our main route to keeping global warming below 2° C. A paper in Nature Climate Change…