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How Renewable Energy Bolsters the Grid Against Blackouts

Fossil-fueled climate events stress the grid Climate change is fueling extreme heat, droughts, wildfires, and hurricanes, which are overtaxing America’s outdated power grid. In a May 2023 report, North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), a regulating authority that monitors the …
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Electric Car and Truck Safety

Electric cars and trucks have higher safety ratings from major government agencies, reduced odds of injury in the case of an accident, lower personal injury claims, lower risk of rollover crashes, and reduced risk of fire in the case of …
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Methane at COP26

Major commitments on methane mitigation were a highlight of COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, in November 2021. (Video by Jehan Harney) Overview: Methane at COP26 Why methane? Methane and climate change Methane is now the second biggest cause of global warming, …
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Where the Clean Energy Jobs Are: 2021

Over 3 million people worked in clean energy jobs according to the 2021 U.S. Energy & Employment Report, which uses data from 2020.