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Republished from washingtonpost.com     By Michael Biesecker   WASHINGTON -- For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April.   The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation in both...

Republished from there100.org   By RE 100 The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative has today reached its 100 members milestone as AkzoNobel N.V., AXA, Burberry plc and Carlsberg Group joined with a commitment to 100% renewable power.   RE100 is delivered with CDP to engage, support and showcase large, influential businesses transitioning to 100% renewable electricity across their global operations.   RE100 members, including 30 Global...

Republished from triplepundit.com   By Leon Kaye   The Trump Administration may have walked away from the Paris Accord, but that policy shift is not stopping other political leaders and the private sector from moving forward on climate action. Two outspoken supporters of the 2015 global climate agreement, California Governor Jerry Brown and former New...

Republished from nymag.com   By David Wallace-Wells   I. ‘Doomsday’ Peering beyond scientific reticence. It is, I promise, worse than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible, even within the lifetime of a teenager...

Republished from huffingtonpost.com   By CDP   From computers to construction, transport to telecoms mining companies represent the start of the value chain for many sectors. But the carbon emissions their materials generate, when used in wider industries, could have significant implications for the mining companies themselves and the wider economy.   That...

Republished from triplepundit.com   By Leon Kaye   On Monday night, the California Legislature passed AB-398, which extends the state’s cap-and-trade climate law to 2030. The bill passed both houses easily, though largely along party lines. Nevertheless, AB-398 had considerable bipartisan support compared to other bills debated and passed in...