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The climate questions the next President should answer

The climate questions the next President should answer

The U.S. has gone eight years without hearing presidential candidates answer a question on climate change while on the same stage.

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Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

Are retailers failing to properly value rooftop solar generation?

According to the Victorian pricing authority – yes they are. But is this a “market failure” that justifies regulatory intervention, or are we missing something?

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US on track for another historic year in energy storage

US on track for another historic year in energy storage

The US deployed 41.2MW of energy storage in Q2 2016, and is on pace for another historic year.

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How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

How California passed the most ambitious climate change rules

The state’s new climate goals are far more ambitious than those of the US overall, and they’re in line with ambitions in Europe.

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Washington DC boosts renewables target to 50% by 2032

Washington DC boosts renewables target to 50% by 2032

America’s capital now has its 5th most aggressive renewables policy, including plan to install solar PV on 100,000 low-income homes.

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Video of the Day: Powershop ad mocks Trump

Video of the Day: Powershop ad mocks Trump

Powershop has released a video in which six young children parody US presidential hopeful Donald Trump. What’s the story?

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US DOE: Solar PV can meet 25%+ of annual demand without major intervention

US DOE: Solar PV can meet 25%+ of annual demand without major intervention

US SunShot program, which aims to make solar PV cost-competitive with conventional generation by 2020, has published eight reports detailing progress to date and the challenges that lie ahead.

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Shale gas legacy: US accounts for most of global methane growth

Shale gas legacy: US accounts for most of global methane growth

There was a huge global spike in one of the most potent greenhouse gases driving climate change over the last decade, and the U.S. may be the biggest culprit.

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Autonomous cars likely to increase congestion

Autonomous cars likely to increase congestion

Congestion is a serious issue in developed countries, but autonomous cars are likely to be as much a part of the problem as part of the solution.

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50 years after warning, no debate in Paris on the science

50 years after warning, no debate in Paris on the science

Diplomats steeling themselves for a historic round of UN climate negotiations remain divided by a handful of stubborn disputes. Climate science is not one of them.

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Keystone XL proponents ask for 'pause'. Hoping for Republican president?

Keystone XL proponents ask for ‘pause’. Hoping for Republican president?

TransCanada Corp. has asked the State Department to suspend its review of the company’s permit application for its controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.