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The largest ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula is at imminent risk of collapse. RMI senior fellow Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson recently returned from a trip to the Antarctic, where he saw that continent’s rapidly changing environment up close.
While all eyes have lately been focused on places like New York, California, and Hawaii, last month, the opening bell in Texas for that state’s “electric power market 2.0” began ringing.
A new solar-based energy ladder can enable families and communities to climb out of energy poverty to energy access, support economic development and eventually halt coal’s expansion.
There are encouraging signs that the corporate off-site renewables market is starting to take off.
Just as important as how cheap batteries are getting is another crucial question: how much battery do you need?