World Economic Forum: Could energy be 100% green in 2030?

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The scientific community has made it clear: if we do not tackle climate change now by lowering greenhouse gas emissions, global warming will become irreversible and catastrophic. Many are hopeful that the Paris climate talks will produce an agreement between nations that will define an effective global strategy for the next century and beyond. But many believe that… Read more »

FastCo Exist: The World Could Run Entirely On Wind, Solar, And Hydro Power By 2050

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In a few decades, the world could be powered by nothing but wind, water, and sunlight. That’s the conclusion of a new study released just before world leaders head to Paris to strike a climate deal. “These are basically plans showing it’s technically and economically feasible to change the energy infrastructure of all of these… Read more »

Inside Philanthropy: Mark Ruffalo’s Clean Energy Outfit is Growing, and Drawing A-List Funders

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By Tate Williams; Original story here Mark Ruffalo picked up a big ally when Leonardo DiCaprio joined his clean energy campaign this summer. But Ruffalo’s the Solutions Project already had quite a list of funders and investors behind it. Oscar-nominated actor and Incredible Hulk Mark Ruffalo has built a name for himself as the rare… Read more »

The Huffington Post: Opening The Door To Solar Power For All

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By Mark Ruffalo; Original story here For a long time, everybody thought of solar panels as something only rich people could afford. But when you think about it, the fuel — sunlight — is free. So if you can make the equipment affordable and accessible, in theory, solar should be a great option for all… Read more »

The Buffalo News: Another Voice: It’s time for solar power to shine for all consumers

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By Mark Ruffalo And Aaron Bartley; Original story here Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State Energy Plan, released last week, breaks big barriers to clean energy. But the biggest barrier of all is affordability for 100 percent of people. That’s what we care about most and it’s why we launched the 100% campaign last month in New… Read more »

Chicago Sun Times: Mark Ruffalo – The Marvel superhero on growing up, cleaning up and taking off the makeup.

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By Elle Eichinger ; Original story here In “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” which opened at No.1 at the box office this spring, the Incredible Hulk and his Marvel superhero comrades ward off such evils as an army of robot drones, a villain with superhuman speed and an artificial intelligence system set on exterminating the human… Read more »

AP: Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo Campaign for Clean Energy

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By GINA ABDY Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Ruffalo have teamed up in a bid to widen access to clean energy. The movie stars launched “100%,” a campaign aimed at making energy from renewable sources available to everyone — and making it affordable. DiCaprio has spent much of the last few years toward environmental and animal conservation efforts. At… Read more »