Tilting at Windmills

Guest essay by Andi May If you had told me a year ago that I would willingly move into proximity of a windfarm, I would have laughed. Yet this is precisely what I have done. Wellington’s South Coast lies on the very southern tip of New Zealand’s North Island, and is renowned for the winds…

Study: thanks to fracking, we don’t need Obama’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) to meet Paris climate target

From the “thanks to fracking, the biggest driver of lower carbon dioxide emissions has been declining natural gas prices” department. Even without the clean power plan, US can achieve Paris Agreement emissions reductions CMU researchers point out that there are many paths to compliance Carnegie Mellon University researchers have calculated that the U.S. can meet–or…