Massachusetts Climate Bill
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Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed Senate Bill 9 – An Act Creating a Next Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy – into law on March 26th. Below, our North Andover Managing Director James Manzer discusses what it means for Massachusetts:  Gov. Baker signs the bill into law on March 26, 2021 ReVision Energy applauds the […]

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Floating solar farms could help reduce impacts of climate change on lakes and reservoirs
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Lancaster UK (SPX) Mar 29, 2021 Floating solar farms could help to protect lakes and reservoirs from some of the harms of climate change, a new study suggests. However, given the complex nature of water bodies and differing designs of solar technologies, there could also be detrimental ecosystem impacts of deploying floating solar arrays. Conventional […]

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Are Texas Blackouts a Warning About the Follow-on Effects of Climate Change?
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This week in America, “continent-spanning winter storms triggered blackouts in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and several other states,” reports the New York Times. But that was just the beginning… One-third of oil production in the nation was halted. Drinking-water systems in Ohio were knocked offline. Road networks nationwide were paralyzed and vaccination efforts in 20 states […]

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New strategy to 'buffer' climate change: developing cheaper, eco-friendly solar cells
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Incheon, South Korea (SPX) Nov 12, 2020 Solar power is an eco-friendly alternative to conventional, non-renewable sources of energy. However, current solar panels require the use of toxic materials as buffers, which is not sustainable. To this end, a team of scientists in Korea developed a new eco-friendly alternative, called the ZTO buffer, which can […]

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Renewables booming but not enough to meet climate targets: UN
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Paris (AFP) June 10, 2020 The world added 12 percent more clean power capacity in 2019 than the year before, but new renewable energy planned over the next decade falls far short of what is needed to forestall dangerous global warming, the UN warned on Wednesday. An additional 184 gigawatts (GW) of renewable power – […]

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Calling All Climate Warriors! How to Be a Climate Advocate
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We may not be expecting to march in the streets for climate justice in the near future, but with the recent 50th anniversary of Earth Day in mind, and less than a decade to rein in our carbon emissions, it’s important to focus on the things we can do. Even from our houses, we’re not […]

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