The clean energy transition depends heavily on lithium, but mining this element is not “clean.” We must not fall into the same traps from which we are trying to free ourselves.
Energy Archives - State of the Planet
Looking at 20 just transition lawsuits from Latin America, the report analyzes what arguments are being made and how those arguments have been received by the courts.
A Columbia Climate School expert shares his thoughts on the new fusion breakthrough, next steps, and why he’s optimistic about the future of fusion.
The zero-carbon energy transition is the solution to the 2022 energy crisis and a fundamental part of the solution to the global climate crisis. Two new reports not only identify the main roadblocks to investment in renewables, but also provide actionable recommendations to governments.
Achieving the energy transition will take money, minerals, land, water, and skilled labor. Will we have enough of each?
It’s relatively easy to hang banners and call for rapid change. It’s far more difficult to do the work required to build the new energy system we need.
A response to a recent essay in the New York Times.
Higher electricity usage in NYC homes reflects the “new normal,” and raises concerns about winter energy costs.
It makes economic, political, national security, and environmental sense to promote renewable energy and allow energy price competition to drive fossil fuels out of the marketplace.
Decarbonization is largely unpredictable, but there are some elements we can predict.