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Energía renovable en Latinoamérica y el Caribe: una gran riqueza que brilla cada vez más

, energy analyst

Latinoamérica y el Caribe cuentan con una impresionante riqueza en recursos naturales como el sol y el viento para generar energía. ¿Qué metas están llevando a que esta riqueza sea aprovechada? Acá les cuento. Read more >

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What to look for in Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

, policy analyst, Clean Energy

On Wednesday Governor J.B. Pritzker will give his first budget address as Illinois’s 43rd Governor. This is a key opportunity for him to address the financial benefits of renewable energy and a pathway for Illinois to achieve 100% carbon-free electricity. It’s vital that his energy platform be an equitable path forward for the state. Here’s what we hope to see included. Read more >

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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Wheeler Claims Action on PFAS, How Much Is True?

, science and policy analyst, Center for Science and Democracy

At a press conference in Philadelphia this morning, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the long-awaited action plan for the class of toxic chemicals known as PFAS. During an ABC News interview last night, Wheeler called the chemicals “a very important threat.” Indeed, the scientific literature points to associations between PFAS exposure to kidney and testicular cancers, thyroid disease, ulcerative colitis, increased cholesterol, and hypertension in pregnant women. So what is EPA planning to do and is it enough to protect you and your family from the harmful effects of PFAS? Read more >

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