New IEA Report: Regulation, Pricing Must Keep Pace with Technology Deployment to Achieve Rapid Scaling of Clean Power

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is out with an important new report, "Re-powering Markets: Market design and regulation during the transition to low-carbon power systems." This is notable for being "the first official publication of the IEA that analyses the electricity market framework for low-carbon power systems."
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With 4 Billion People Facing Water Scarcity, the Last Thing We Need is More Water-Intensive Fossil Fuels

A new study, Four billion people facing severe water scarcity, finds that freshwater scarcity constitutes “a global systemic risk,” and that previous studies seriously underestimated water scarcity. The report’s conclusion is worth reprinting here. Meeting humanity’s increasing demand for freshwater and protecting ecosystems at the...
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5 Strong Reasons Why States Should Move Ahead with Transition to Clean Energy No Matter What the Supreme Court Does

Numerous states -- California, Colorado, New York, Virginia, Washington, and presumably others -- are planning to move ahead with the transition to cleaner energy, regardless of what the Supreme Court ultimately decides. There are a number of powerful reasons why all 50 U.S. states should do the same; here are five big ones.
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