Environment America News Release
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The rapidly growing group of states looking to thwart climate change by adopting 100% renewable energy policies has a new member. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo signed an executive order establishing the goal of meeting all of the state’s electricity needs with renewable energy by 2030. The state’s Office of Energy Resources is now tasked with creating a plan to meet the governor’s goal, and a complete analysis is expected by the end of the year. Continue reading here.
Environment America’s Goal: Convince 10 states, 50 college campuses and key cities to go 100% renewable. Learn more here.
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
- USU Plans To Release Report Detailing Carbon Footprint Reduction Strategies This Week, Utah Public Radio
- Visa Reaches 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Goal, Business Wire
- PepsiCo To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity In The U.S., PR Newswire
- Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030, Microsoft Blog
- Microsoft, Pepsi and Visa make moves in week of corporate renewable pledges, PV Tech
- Factbox: Big Tech and Their Carbon Pledges, by Reuters, New York Times
- GM names chief sustainability officer to lead zero-emissions efforts, The Detroit News
- US Energy Storage Market May Grow 12× By End Of 2024: CleanTechnica Interview of Daniel Finn-Foley, head of energy storage at Wood Mackenzie
- Economist: Electric vehicles likely to be as cheap as conventional cars by 2025, Yale Climate Connections
ANNOUNCING NEW SMART PHONE GAME
- ‘Cranky Uncle’ smart phone game will show you how to disarm climate deniers, Yale Climate Connections. The game – to be officially released in mid-year – teaches players critical thinking.