energy development

  • Renewable Energy Has Been Kicking Arse in the U.S. This Spring

    Renewable Energy Has Been Kicking Arse in the U.S. This Spring

    What’s this? Some good news on the climate beat? In just one week, there were two encouraging triumphs for renewable energy in the U.S.: California’s grid briefly operated on nearly 100% renewable energy in early April, while wind power was the second-largest energy source nationwide on March 29.


  • Bitcoin Is Dirtier Than Ever

    Bitcoin Is Dirtier Than Ever

    Bitcoin proponents have long argued that miners moving to the U.S. can help lower the network’s carbon emissions. But a new paper out Friday finds that global shifts in the location of bitcoin miners driven by a crackdown in China last year have actually made bitcoin even dirtier. Thanks in part to fossil-fuelled grids in…