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Renewable Energy Is Becoming So Cheap US Will Meet Paris Commitments

Renewable Energy Is Becoming So Cheap US Will Meet Paris Commitments
Above Photo: Why insist on coal as solar gets cheaper? (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) …Even If Trump Withdraws Research analysts at Morgan Stanley believe that renewable energy like solar and wind power are hurtling towards a level of ubiquity where not even politics can hinder them. Renewable energy is simply becoming the cheapest option, fast. Basic economics, the analysts say, suggest that the US will exceed its commitments in the Paris ... Read more

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Trump Wants To Privatize Air Traffic Control. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Above Photo: Private sector corporations’ first priority is to turn a profit—not to serve the public. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Promising “cheaper, faster and safer travel,” the Trump administration announced a plan this week to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system. The announcement Monday marked the first day of the administration’s “infrastructure week,” a series of publicity events around one of the only areas of ... Read more

Newsletter: After Trump’s Climate Withdrawal

Newsletter: After Trump’s Climate Withdrawal
Trump Follows Previous US Presidents Who Have Undermined Climate Action: The Only Path to Climate Justice is People Power President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement follows the path of previous presidents who have undermined international climate agreements. We disagree with Trump but it is important to understand his actions in the context of the history of the United States regarding previous climate ... Read more