Hawaii's Largest Utility Announces Plan To Triple Rooftop Solar By 2030 | ThinkProgress
Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO) on Tuesday announced their intention to triple the amount of rooftop solar in the state, just one part of a plan that the companies say will make Hawaii the highest renewable energy-using state in the country.
Britain Announces Plans For The Next Generation Of Emissions-Free Public Transit | ThinkProgress
Trains and buses of the low and even emissions-free variety are on the rise in Britain, evidenced by two new projects underway in the country.
Chile Is Poised To Pass South America's First Carbon Tax | ThinkProgress
It's a big year for fighting climate change in Chile.
Who needs Keystone XL? Oil sands flow to US via loophole. | CSM
As Keystone XL awaits a final decision from the Obama administration, at least one energy firm has found a loophole to ship controversial oil sands across the US border. The Keystone XL workaround could increase the flow of oil sands to the US by an additional 75,000 barrels per day without White House approval.
Train delayed again? Blame the oil boom. | CSM
With oil production booming in the US, producers are increasingly turning to railways to get crude to refineries. And so much oil is hitting the rails that it's crowding out grain and coal -- and even people.
Climate change policies pay for themselves, study says | CSM
An MIT climate change study released Sunday indicates the cost of slashing coal-fired carbon emissions would be offset by reduced spending on public health. The EPA-funded study examined climate change policies similar to those proposed by the Obama administration in June.
AmeriScan: August 28, 2014 | ENS
- California Lawmakers Vote 'Yes' for One Million Electric Vehicles
- ExxonMobil Pipeline Pays $1.4 Million for Louisiana Oil Spill
- Small Railroads Get Help to Make Hazmat Hauling Safer
- Cross-country Train Headed for Peoples' Climate March
- Conservationists to Sue Feds Over Wolverine Protection
- New Jersey Restores Coastal Marshes With New Method
- 20 Corals Listed as Threatened
Time to vote for Britain's national bird | The Guardian
Like America's bald eagle, the UK too should have its own iconic bird and there are 60 for the [UK] public to choose from
Shell files new plan to drill in Arctic | PhysOrg
Royal Dutch Shell has submitted a new plan for drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska, more than one year after halting its program following several embarrassing mishaps.
David Roberts' top 10 greatest hits | Grist
Grist climate and energy blogger David Roberts is about to return from a year-long sabbatical. So it's the perfect time to revisit the top 10 posts from his 10 years of writing for Grist.
Why Republicans won't back a carbon tax | Grist
Republicans, as everyone knows, hate taxes and don't accept, much less care about, climate change. But wonks on both sides of the aisle dream that a carbon tax could win bipartisan support as part of a broader tax-reform package.
Winged Warning: Heavy Metal Song Distortion | Dot Earth | NYT
I'm catching up with Winged Warnings, a remarkable online series on birds as sentinels for (and victims of) environmental problems, which is unfolding over at Environmental Health News.
Charles Koch Personally Founded a Group Protecting Oil Industry Handouts | The Nation
This post was originally published at RepublicReport.org
'Lifestyles of the Rich Environmentalists,' produced by a group called the Institute for Energy Research, is a slick web video campaign designed to lampoon Leonardo Dicaprio and will.i.am as hypocrites for supporting action on climate change.