EcoJustice Radio guest, Ashley Kosak, Research and Project Management Fellow with FracTracker Alliance, and CEO of Green Aero, explains how hydrogen is generated, transported, stored, and burned; the environmental impacts; and the future of clean energy.
Tag: Clean Energy
Path to 100% Renewable Energy: The Los Angeles Model
Los Angeles offers a blueprint for 100% clean, renewable energy, but can it ensure technical and climate efforts elevate community demands? EcoJustice Radio talks with two advocates inside and out of city government at how Los Angeles is moving toward 100 percent renewable.
An Environmental Advocate’s Response to ‘Planet of the Humans’
The Michael Moore-produced, Jeff Gibbs video, Planet of the Humans, uses the capitalism onslaught that has caused disaster across the planet as an Earth Day opportunity to lob spitballs at environmental movements and prominent advocates. While it can’t even manage any more cogent solutions than vague assertions about curbing population and over-consumption, it also fails to see the monster who stands before it: the system, which needs to be overcome, immediately.
Extreme Winds and Wildfires, On Overcoming California Climate Chaos
Jack Eidt writes on the California wildfires and their dangerous connection with climate change, melting of Arctic sea ice, and the drying out of the US West Coast. We must reduce our dependency on fossil fuels, get cracking on a just transition to an economy based on clean, efficient, renewable energy, and start making our homes and lives more extreme-climate-resilient.
Standing Rock is Everywhere: Los Angeles Unites Around Dakota Access
The latest NoDAPL March in Los Angeles, attended by thousands and organized by Indigenous and political groups, lays out The Way Forward on overcoming the incoming installed regime of the Orange One and his Corporate Hack Cabinet
Fracking California: Oil Boom Bonanza a Dirty Desert Mirage
The latest target of the unconventional oil craze is California hydraulic fracturing (fracking) the Monterey Shale in the central and southern parts of the state. With wildly optimistic predictions of an economic bonanza, the oil is carbon-intensive, requires massive amounts of fresh water, creates industrial pollution and seismic risk, and is impossible to regulate effectively because of significant scientific unknowns.
Obama Proposes Measured Action on Climate Change
President Obama unveiled his Climate Action Plan that proposes to cut carbon pollution from coal burning power plants, coupled with supporting energy efficiency and clean, renewable sources of energy, but cannot seem to kick the addiction to some fossil fuels, especially fracked natural gas. He also promises to ramp up climate change adaptation and to lead international efforts to address global warming.