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Articles by Samantha Page

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Trump to tap climate-denying EPA opponent ... to head the EPA

Trump to tap climate-denying EPA opponent … to head the EPA

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has been tapped to run the Environmental Protection Agency in the Trump administration.

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4 major world cities just agreed to get rid of diesel engines

4 major world cities just agreed to get rid of diesel engines

Paris, Madrid, Athens, and Mexico City will ban diesel engines by 2025, mayors of the four major world cities announced this week.

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Rainy UK gets more power from solar than coal for first time

Rainy UK gets more power from solar than coal for first time

Renewable sources such as solar, wind, and geothermal, produced more electricity for the UK in May 2016 than coal did.

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‘Blackout Blackmail’: Utility, regulator accused of scare campaign over gas cuts

‘Blackout Blackmail’: Utility, regulator accused of scare campaign over gas cuts

Report suggests California regulators and the gas company are purposely scaring the community and legislature into putting the leaking storage facility back online.

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Obama picks sides with the consumer on rooftop solar

Obama picks sides with the consumer on rooftop solar

The US president seems to realise that the real solar fight is on the ground, and he’s taking American utilities to task.

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Small power providers going renewable much faster than bigger rivals

Small power providers going renewable much faster than bigger rivals

The top electricity providers in the country are going renewable much more slowly than smaller companies.

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Hawaii will soon get all of its electricity from renewables

Hawaii will soon get all of its electricity from renewables

Hawaii set to have greenest grid in the Union, with drafting of legislation that would boost its renewables target to 100% by 2045.