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Meredith Fowlie
If a Tree Falls in the Forest…Should We Use It to Generate Electricity?
California is experiencing what has been dubbed the worst epidemic of tree mortality in the state’s modern history, with the death of an estimated 66 million trees since 2010. There seems to be widespread – but not unanimous…
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Gail Tverberg
Intermittent Renewables Can’t Favorably Transform Grid Electricity
Many people are hoping for wind and solar PV to transform grid electricity in a favorable way. Is this really possible? Is it really feasible for intermittent renewables to generate a large share of grid electricity? The answer…
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If Cities and States Could Cut CO2 Without Raising Energy Bills, Shouldn’t They?

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Marilyn Brown
Should Energy Companies Disclose Their Climate Risk?

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Sharon Reishus
Tax Pollution, Not Profits

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Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)
Is Offshore Wind Finally Ready To Serve U.S. Power Needs?

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Rod Adams