NY EDA Confronts Cuomo’s Energy Czar on Equitable Policies

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Grantee New York Energy Democracy Alliance came to a summit in New York to protest the way the state’s “Reforming Energy Vision” projects are being implemented. Criticizing the state energy czar for his ties to Goldman Sachs and investments in the company building the Dakota Access pipeline and ExxonMobil, the group advocated for affordable, equitable… Read more »

Is This New Type Of Renewable Energy More Stable Than Wind Or Solar?

in Science

A new paper in the journal Nature Communications suggests that if we were able to harness water evaporation at commercial scale, we could generate power on par with wind or solar. Ozgur Sahin’s paper presents a model that estimates harnessing the “evaporation energy” of small lakes in the US could theoretically provide the same amount of power as almost… Read more »

Mark Ruffalo and Wahleah Jones at Standing Rock

Solutions Project Gets a Nod for Work Against the Dakota Access Pipeline

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The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), an organization that awards outstanding acts of charity, announced that Solutions Project would receive the “Get Up, Stand Up” Award for rapid response funding to the anti-Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) activist movement. In April of 2016, Solutions Project was able to support the activist work of the Indigenous Environmental… Read more »

Mark Ruffalo at the #ATL100 Launch

Mark Ruffalo Honors Atlanta Environmental Activists At #ATL100 Launch

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On September 19th, Solutions Project and Mark Ruffalo hosted an event at the Plaza Theatre to launch #ATL100, a multi-week media campaign to bring awareness to the city’s recent commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy by 2035. Executive director Sarah Shanley Hope joined Stephanie Stuckey, Chief Resilience Officer to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and others to honor… Read more »