Emma Lauterbach Archives - State of the Planet

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Failing Crypto Could Be a Win for the Environment

The uncertainty plaguing the crypto world is devastating for investors, but it could have a positive impact on greenhouse gas emissions and the future of digital currency.

by Emma Lauterbach |December 20, 2022
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Opinion: Pacific Gas and Electric Company Needs to Pay for Its Crimes Against California

It’s not just PG&E’s equipment that leaves California vulnerable to fires. For more than 100 years, the company has released carbon into the atmosphere, aggravating the climate crisis that’s turning the state’s forests into kindling.

by Emma Lauterbach |October 18, 2022