Senator De León’s New Bill: 100% clean energy

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Kevin de León has promised to lead the resistance to President Trump. A new bill could make good on that promise. The California Senate leader has introduced legislation that would require the Golden State to get 100% of its electricity from climate-friendly energy sources by 2045. That’s a big step up from the state’s current… Read more »

We’re Hiring!

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Full-time Program Associate  Job Description The Solutions Project accelerates the transition to 100% clean, renewable energy for all people and purposes. To achieve this mission, we engage the public, celebrate and convene leaders, and advance state policies and partnerships that take bold steps on the road to 100%. Core to our mission of 100% for… Read more »

Press Release: Fighter Fund Launch

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For Immediate Release | August 17, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 The Solutions Project Fighter Fund to support community clean energy groups and climate justice Ruffalo and DiCaprio backing efforts to quickly invest in frontline nonprofits Oakland, Calif. – One year after establishing itself as a climate and clean energy funder, The Solutions Project is launching the Fighter… Read more »

Announcing the launch of the Fighter Fund

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Core to The Solutions Project’s mission to achieve 100% renewable energy for 100% of the people, we award grants to community and frontline organizations to meet this broader goal. The Fighter Fund, coined by our founder Mark Ruffalo, is designed to make small rapid response grants at key movement moments for communities throughout the United States and… Read more »

In A Bottle Magazine: “American dream”, 139 countries could be 100% renewable by 2050

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MILAN – A dream, an idea, maybe a possibility.  Having a society that is 100% fuelled by renewable energy sources isn’t a goal that is reserved for small or technologically advanced countries, but is an attainable aim for all countries. Mark Jacobson and Mark Delucchi, two researchers from the University of Stanford, are convinced of… Read more »

Grist: The 50 People You’ll Be Talking about in 2016 – Mark Jacobson

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THE CLEAN ENERGY MASTERMIND Job: Professor of civil and environmental engineering, Stanford Age: 50 Reps: Stanford, CA Follow: @mzjacobson Green cred: As a specialist in climate modeling and alternative energy, Jacobson has spent much of his career trying to understand, and find solutions to, global warming. He thinks the U.S. is now equipped with the necessary… Read more »

Huffington Post: Only Renewable Energy Revolution Can Reverse Runaway Climate Change

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The recent United Nations Climate Summit’s (COP21) stated intention to keep planetary warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius was giddy-making news. While we are not out of the woods yet, there just might be a way. Transitioning to an electrified world running on wind, water and solar power ONLY would get the climate back on track;… Read more »

CBC: Canadian Broadcast Corporation – Clean disruption? Stanford group plans for 100% green-energy future

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An environmental research team from the prestigious Stanford University in California has calculated exactly how Canada can move away from fossil fuels, transitioning to a totally clean-energy future through existing technologies. But the assertion that this transition is just over a decade away is the source of hot debate. Investment in renewables fell by half last year, Clean… Read more »

The Guardian: How Leonardo DiCaprio became one of the world’s top climate change champions

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Leonardo DiCaprio was a climate champion long before the actor wrapped himself in an animal carcass, vomited up raw bison liver, and risked hypothermia for his Oscar-winning role in Revenant. DiCaprio used his acceptance speech for best actor to urge a global audience to reject the “politics of greed”, and support leaders willing to take… Read more »

Origin Magazine: Climate Changers 30+ Top Thinkers and Doers

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These climate changers are reshaping the world to deal with the climate crisis. Article: S. Jacob Scherr In December 2015, the eyes of the world will be on Paris when the nations of the world gather for COP21—the twenty-first annual meeting to talk about updating and implementing 1992 treaty promises to curb emissions of carbon… Read more »