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US Rooftop Solar Potential Estimate Doubled

NREL raises rooftop photovoltaic technical potential estimate. New analysis nearly doubles previous estimates and shows US building rooftops could generate close to 40 percent of national…


Existing Laws Require US Renewables Drive

Existing state laws collectively require a 50 percent increase in US renewable electricity. This finding is part of a new annual status report on state renewables portfolio…




Models Underestimate Warming Due To Clouds

Climate models are aggressively making clouds “brighter” as the planet warms. This may be causing models to underestimate how much global warming will occur due…



Soils Could Aid Climate Change Fight

Growing crops with deeper root systems, using charcoal-based composts and applying sustainable agriculture practices could each year help soils retain the equivalent of around a…