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 »

Media Advisory: Mark Ruffalo Arrives Tuesday to Standing Rock

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Media Advisory | October 25th and 26th, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 Actor Mark Ruffalo Arrives Tuesday to Standing Rock to Support Pipeline Fighters Delivers Solar Panels on Trailers Holds two press events in North Dakota October 25 and 26 Fort Yates, N.D. – Actor Mark Ruffalo, co-founder of The Solutions Project, is coming to North Dakota… Read more »

Press Release: Mark Ruffalo and Navajo leader delivers solar panels to pipeline fighters

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For Immediate Release | October 26, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 Mark Ruffalo and Navajo leader deliver solar panels to pipeline fighters Using sun to power protest camp symbolizes needed transition to clean energy OCETI SAKOWIN CAMP, North Dakota – Actor Mark Ruffalo and Native Renewables founder Wahleah Johns have presented Standing Rock Sioux tribal elders… 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 »