Wind and solar projects have a human rights problem. But they don’t have to.
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It is a massive effort to build the organizational capacity needed to make NYC’s buildings compliant with Local Law 97. Federal climate and infrastructure funds should be sought to subsidize the costs of this effort.
The bill’s requirement to offer land for oil and gas development may have a more limited impact than feared.
Some environmental groups are prioritizing local, smaller-scale conservation over the critical goal of combatting global climate change.
The transition away from fossil fuels will take a generation: it is a matter of decades, not days, weeks, months, or years. It requires understanding the problem’s scale and uncertainty and the role of the public and private sectors.
While fossil fuels will be needed for a generation as we transition to renewables, they will ultimately be driven from the marketplace by price, pollution, and the performance of renewable energy.
Action will now need to focus on state and local governments along with powerful corporations and institutions to continue forward motion in the transition to environmental sustainability.
Integrating Climate Change, Decarbonization, and Just Transition Considerations Into Extractive Industry Contracts
Suggestions from experts at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment.
A new compilation of resources supports policymakers and stakeholders working on issues around electric sector regulation and climate resilience planning.
As the nation moves toward decarbonization, it will be challenging to produce enough renewable energy to meet the increased demand for electricity. What’s standing in the way?