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HRC Releases New Florida Ad in Spanish and English: “Ricardo”

Today, HRC released a new digital ad in Florida: “Ricardo.” It features Ricardo Negron-Almodovar, an Orlando resident and survivor of the tragic June attack on the Pulse nightclub, who emphasizes the importance of voting to make real change. Show More Summary

At least state debates pay attention to climate change. Oh, wait.

Only 21.4 percent of debates in hotly contested state races included a question on climate change.

There’s hope for you yet, coffee fiends.

The devil's beans may be less susceptible to climate change than we'd thought.

Dakota Access pipeline opponents occupy land, citing 1851 treaty

(Reuters) - Native American protesters on Monday occupied privately owned land in North Dakota in the path of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline, claiming they were the land's rightful owners under an 1851 treaty with the U.S. government.

Enterprise's Seaway Crude pipeline system shut after Cushing, Oklahoma spill

(Reuters) - A leak late on Sunday prompted Enterprise Products Partners to shut its Seaway Crude Pipeline system, the largest conduit for moving oil from the major storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma to Gulf coast refineries.

Chevron sees big profits in California despite regulations

RICHMOND, Calif. (Reuters) - The land of liberal politics, electric cars and strict pollution controls might seem like an odd place to drop $1 billion into a 115-year-old oil refinery.

The UN Sustainable Development Goals: Let’s Step it Up For Gender Equality!

By Nicole Van Huyssteen, Women’s Human Rights Co-group Sixteen years ago, 189 world leaders gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to adopt the Millennium Declaration, which set out a series of eight time-bound targets with an overall goal … Please continue reading.

Leaked Clinton Emails Mention Climate Change More Than Obamacare

The phrase climate change was mentioned in more than 1,200 emails in John Podesta’s inbox that were hacked by WikiLeaks, according to Politico, which amounts to more email mentions than Obamacare. In terms of energy policy, the emails...Show More Summary

EU official urges VW to do more for European customers affected by Dieselgate

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union consumer champion Vera Jourova has sought to ramp up pressure on Volkswagen to compensate European owners of diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls and asked it for guarantees that its technical fix will work.

Is SolarCity Abandoning Silevo’s High-Efficiency PV Technology?

Is SolarCity backing away from its Silevo solar cell technology at its Buffalo factory in favor of Panasonic's solar cells? Is the Silevo technology being mothballed? When SolarCity bought Silevo in 2014 for $168 million in stock and...Show More Summary

Britain to have warmer than usual November-January: The Weather Company

(Reuters) - Slightly above-normal temperatures are expected across Britain and western Europe from November to January, the Weather Company said on Monday.

A Look at Pegasus Solar’s Innovative Rail-Free PV Mounting System

As an up-and-coming innovator in the solar mounting space, Pegasus Solar made an impression at this year's Solar Power International conference. The company announced a supply deal with Sungevity, introduced a new rail-less mountingShow More Summary

South Africa maize farmers seen planting larger area this season: Reuters poll

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African farmers intend to plant 25 percent more hectares of maize this season in the hope that decent rainfall will ease the hardship caused by last year's scorching drought, a Reuters' poll showed on Monday.

South Australia’s Blackout Draws Attention to Battery Storage

Battery storage is still “many years away” from preventing massive blackouts such as the one that hit South Australia last month, according to a senior utility figure. On September 28, a severe storm caused a cascade of grid failures,...Show More Summary

Solarwatt to tap into German power battery market: innovation chief

FRECHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Solarwatt, a German company making home storage batteries to harness rooftop solar power, expects to double market share amid rapid growth and consolidation in the young industry next year, its innovation chief said.

SMA Solar cuts 2016 guidance on price pressure

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SMA Solar Technology, Germany's top solar power equipment maker, cut its sales and earnings guidance for the year on Monday, citing rising price pressure since the middle of the year and delays to major solar projects.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“I serve the people who created Obamacare, people who treat epidemics and devise ways to make the world healthier and more humane. But I can’t afford the health care plan Harvard wants us to accept.” Police shoot at media drone at Standing Rock and arrest 127 people. Girls of color are disproportionately removed from school. […]

The Problem With Saying Someone “Looks Like A Lesbian”

My style has nothing to do with my sexuality. Apparently, if you cut off half of your hair, start playing rugby, spearhead a LGBTQA group on campus, begin obsessing over Orange is the New Black, and break up with your boyfriend all within the span of a year, people think you’re a lesbian. Show More Summary

Urge Retailers Norm Thompson and Sahalie to Stop Selling Angora Wool

Selling sweaters and socks made with angora wool makes Norm Thompson and Sahalie complicit in animal abuse. Urge them to stop NOW. The post Urge Retailers Norm Thompson and Sahalie to Stop Selling Angora Wool appeared first on PETA.

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