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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Jan. 7-13

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective strategies for motivating action.   SOLUTIONS   According to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, we don’t need to cut fossil-fuel regulations to achieve energy independence. […]

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Why a Growing Number of Evangelicals Are Supporting Climate Solutions

Climate-conscious evangelical Christians held a series of events last week in North Carolina, voicing their firm support for climate action. Attendees recognized the role of humans in damaging the climate, and expressed their belief that “we are only stewards or trustees of God’s creation, and we aren’t to abuse or neglect it.”   Evangelical Christians […]

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Why Conservatives Should Take a Fresh Look at Solar Energy

Solar power in the U.S. continues to grow by leaps and bounds – installations soared in 2015 as prices fell, and 2016 seems likely to be another record-breaking year. At the end of December, Congress extended the investment tax credit for solar and wind projects, sending stock prices up as well as orders for new […]

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This Fourth of July, Celebrate Freedom From Fossil Fuels

As we celebrate our nation’s independence this weekend, let’s celebrate another type of freedom, one that’s spreading rapidly across the land: independence from fossil fuels. As the infographic below illustrates, the advance of clean energy in America is far surpassing expectations. Last year, wind and solar generated enough electricity to power 18.4 million homes.   […]

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