"All of these stories are worrying--but they are not the full picture. But the reality is that nuclear energy is much, much safer than many of us are led to believe. In fact, a 2013 study published in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science & Technology found that up to that point, nuclear energy had actually saved an estimated 2 million lives since 1971."
"Form is preparing to soon be in production of the 'kind of battery you need to fully retire thermal assets like coal and natural gas' power plants, said the company’s chief executive, Mateo Jaramillo, who developed Tesla Inc.’s Powerwall battery and worked on some of its earliest automotive powertrains."
Ben Geman of Axios reports that TPG Capital has raised $5.4 billion for its new climate fund. “The fund is backed by major investors including Allstate, AXA, The Hartford, but also corporate giants like Google parent Alphabet, Bank of America, Dow, GM, Nike and others.” Read the full article here.
"If the CO2 emissions generated through the production of hydrogen can be captured and sequestered, hydrogen can be generated and used without CO2 emissions — a two-for-one proposition that could have a great impact on climate recovery."
Rather than inflict economically harmful taxes and regulations, policymakers should work make decarbonization a competitive advantage, not a handicap. Innovative companies can deliver affordable, reliable energy and reduce emissions.