Grist: This Clean Energy Storyteller Puts People First

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Congratulations to Solutions Project’s own Sean A. Watkins who was honored as one of the Grist 50 Fixers! Celebrated for his digital storytelling work with clean energy leaders, Sean continues to put solutions front and center online and offline. Sean joined the Solutions Project in 2016 and has helped build inspiration and momentum for others to… Read more »

North Carolina’s Bold Vision For 100%

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North Carolina State Representatives Pricey Harrison (D-Guilford), John Autry (D-Mecklenburg), and Jean Farmer-Butterfield (D-Wilson) have introduced the first legislation ever in the North Carolina General Assembly to call for the State of North Carolina and the United States to set a goal of achieving 100% clean, renewable energy for all energy sectors by the year 2050. Recognized… Read more »

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 »

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 »