Over 55 Climate Scientists Call BS on Joe Biden’s Claim No Scientists Support Bernie Sanders’ Climate Plan
Renewable Energy

Over 55 Climate Scientists Call BS on Joe Biden’s Claim No Scientists Support Bernie Sanders’ Climate Plan

Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, right, at a January 2020 presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa.Photo: Patrick Semansky (AP)Over 55 scientists have signed an open letter rebuking Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden’s claim that the climate plan rival contender Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders supports,…

How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?
Green Energy

How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?

Illustration: Diego Marmolejo. Introduction In September 2018, Low-tech Magazine launched a new website that aimed to radically reduce the energy use and carbon emissions associated with accessing its content. Internet energy use is growing quickly on account of both increasing bit rates (online content gets “heavier”) and increased time spent online (especially since the arrival…

French Oil Giant Ranked As Climate Leader the Same Week It’s Sued for Climate Negligence
Green Energy

French Oil Giant Ranked As Climate Leader the Same Week It’s Sued for Climate Negligence

Photo: GettyA group of local governments and nonprofits in France filed an unprecedented suit against Total SA on Tuesday. They say Total isn’t doing nearly enough to take the existential threat of climate change seriously. It’s the latest in an increasingly crowded litigation space that has seen oil companies so far avoid any repercussions for…