To continue building a clean energy economy, state policymakers should provide certainty around regulation, financing, and public policy goals such as the reduction of carbon pollution.
While a clean-energy future relies heavily on a commitment to sustainability by our public officials, private-sector companies can also help out by utilizing more solar energy.
We envision a goal of zero emissions and 100 percent clean energy in Minnesota by 2050, a goal that echoes the call from the youth who gathered in Paris to demand a strong climate agreement.
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Researchers argue that the limiting factor for renewables’ contribution to U.S. energy needs is a problem of distributing renewable power from all of the places it could be made to all of the places it could be used.
Outlays in 2015 touched one-third of a trillion dollars, a record-breaking level six times larger than annual levels of a decade ago.
We should be continually working toward a 100 percent clean-energy future, both here in Minnesota and in the United States overall.
The 2015 legislative session made clear that Minnesotans either need to protect CIP or risk losing it.
Federal regulatory overseers bent procedure, budgets and staff professionals’ morale to accommodate the oil giant, the reports show.
For much of the country, the EPA’s new ethanol standards represented good news about American energy consumption. But in the heart of corn country, producers and politicians are crying foul.
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