A group opposed to a Tom Steyer-funded petition drive that would put a higher renewable mandate question on the Arizona ballot this fall is accusing the group gathering signatures of employing 27 felons in addition to the five already alleged to have been employed earlier in the year and acknowledged by one of the drive’s organizers.
The state of California is poised to mandate that all newly built single-family houses have solar panels to defray energy use, imposing expensive upfront costs to builders and home buyers while providing energy cost savings over the long run.
A state judge in Texas has left the door open for ExxonMobil to seek deposition testimony from many of the key players who are the driving force behind climate change lawsuits from local governments like San Francisco, Oakland, and New York City.
Three local governments in Colorado have launched a federal lawsuit similar to ones by cities like San Francisco and New York City alleging major oil producers knew as early as the 1980s that their products would cause environmental harm due to climate change and should create reparations funds.
Environmentalists have long waged war on our feathered friends, but now they have their sights on a new target: endangered apes.
Colorado gubernatorial candidate and current U.S. representative Jared Polis sidestepped the question of cost for his goal of making the state’s energy production 100 percent based on renewable forms like wind and solar by 2040.
Tesla Inc. has spent more than $100,000 lobbying specifically on issues related to electronic vehicles and $450,000 lobbying the federal government overall over the last year and a half, according to lobbying disclosure records.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s decision to quit serving as a business adviser to President Trump because of Trump’s exit from the Paris climate accord is spurring additional scrutiny of the billions of dollars in tax subsidies Tesla, SolarCity, and other Musk companies have received over the last decade.
NBA great Bill Walton, formerly a paid spokesman for one of the country’s largest renewable energy companies, has been using his platform as an ESPN announcer to bash coal and promote “sustainability.”
As an innovative but controversial green energy financing mechanism picks up steam, hacked communications from a former White House official provide previously unreported insight into the confluence of public policy, private investment, and political money that helped fuel its rise.