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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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Fajada Butte, Chaco Canyon National Historical park, New Mexico. Photo: Adam Markham.

Chaco Canyon at Risk: Interior Nominee Bernhardt Wants to Drill on Lands Sacred to Tribes

, deputy director, Climate & Energy Program

What’s happening under Bernhardt’s watch in northwestern New Mexico illustrates in microcosm why he is perhaps the worst possible choice for the job as top steward of our public lands. Read more >

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Photo: Charles Edward Miller/Flickr

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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Source: The Solar Foundation

Trump’s Tariffs May Have Cost the Solar Industry Thousands of Jobs Last Year

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

The latest solar jobs census has just come out, and the news is… mixed. Here’s what the survey found, why the numbers are that way, and how we get the whole country on track. Read more >

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Photo: Tony Webster/Flickr

Minnesota Bill HF700 Considers Bold Carbon-Free Energy Target

, policy analyst, Clean Energy

Last week Minnesota Representative Jamie Long (DFL – Minneapolis) introduced HF700, a bill laying out a bold plan to achieve 100 percent carbon-free energy for the state.  Last Tuesday an informational hearing was held in the House Energy and Climate Finance and Policy Division, where dozens of Minnesotans testified in support of the bill. They stressed the need for Minnesota to be a national leader on clean energy, and the dire consequences of waiting to act on climate change.

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Photo: Tony Webster/Flickr
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