Do Offsets Really Help Further Clean Energy Goals?
Victoria Brodsky2020-07-08T08:24:37-07:00Millions of tons of carbon dioxide are emitted every year from activities like air travel, infrastructure, shipping, production, and more. Carbon offsetting is the idea that you can pay money to compensate for your own carbon footprint or emissions output.
Marissa Wiseman2020-07-01T01:56:44-07:00The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, also known as “PURPA”, was enacted in 1978 in response to the energy crisis with oil expecting to rise to over $100 per barrel.
How sustainable technology starts with impact investing
Paula Golka2020-06-16T23:36:21-07:00The United Nations state that “in order to prevent warming past 1.5 degrees Celsius and extreme climate change, we will need to reach net-zero emissions by 2050”. This goal paves the way for technological developments that help protect the environment and has raised the interest of many investors.
Ed Hirs2020-04-21T23:21:56-07:00The third rail of energy policy for every elected official in Washington D.C. is that no one is re-elected if the price at pump or the price at the electricity meter increases. Not Republicans. Not Democrats.
Ed Hirs2020-03-22T16:48:23-07:00Could a ban on fracking happen? Would it benefit the nation? Democratic presidential candidates and some incumbent officeholders have recently called for a ban on the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells, which is used to boost recovery from shale formations.
Ed Hirs2020-03-22T16:52:02-07:00Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in California, is cutting electricity to hundreds of thousands of customers to stave off the possibility of sparking another Camp Fire. The blackouts are the correct response by PG&E. The potential cost in lives lost and billions of dollars in devastation are too great when weighed against relatively little lost revenue.