#Renewable energy

  • Article: Texas Now Gets More Power From Wind Than Coal
    Environment

    Texas Now Gets More Power From Wind Than Coal

    By Joe McCarthy|July 26, 2019

    Texas produces three times as much wind power as the next closests state in the US. Read more

  • Article: The UK Now Gets More Than Half of Its Energy From Renewables
    Environment

    The UK Now Gets More Than Half of Its Energy From Renewables

    By Joe McCarthy|June 21, 2019

    Coal has gone from being the main source of electricity to a marginal source. Read more

  • Article: The Green New Deal Likely Won't Pass — Here's Why It's Still Important
    Environment

    The Green New Deal Likely Won't Pass — Here's Why It's Still Important

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 8, 2019

    “We must be as ambitious and innovative in our solutions as possible.” Read more

  • Article: Spain Plans to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2050
    Environment

    Spain Plans to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 14, 2018

    They're closing down coal plants to invest in wind farms. Read more

  • Article: California Vows to Have 100% Renewable Energy by 2045
    Environment

    California Vows to Have 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 11, 2018

    The Golden State is the fifth largest economy in the world. Read more

  • Article: Fighting Climate Change Could Add $26 Trillion to Global Economy by 2030
    Environment

    Fighting Climate Change Could Add $26 Trillion to Global Economy by 2030

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 5, 2018

    “We are at a unique ‘use it or lose it’ moment.” Read more

  • Article: Europe Just Unlocked the Potential of Ocean Energy
    Environment

    Europe Just Unlocked the Potential of Ocean Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 22, 2018

    Tidal turbines work by harnessing the tides. Read more

  • Article: Wealthy Nations Are Pushing 'Dirty Energy' Projects Across  Africa
    Environment

    Wealthy Nations Are Pushing 'Dirty Energy' Projects Across Africa

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2018

    Around 600 million people lack electricity throughout Africa. Read more