“The Covid-19 pandemic has created the biggest shock to the global energy system since at least World War II…Renewables are the only energy source that will grow in 2020.” David Turk in Congressional hearing A key component of President Biden’s infrastructure plan is addressing our energy needs and doing so in a way that does… Continue reading A New Energy Infrastructure – Lisa Jacobson, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Congress is back in session and about to negotiate the draconian cuts to environmental, clean energy and climate change-related government funding — and having to do so on the heels of the direct experience of the impact of climate change through the ferocity of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The very programs they are looking to… Continue reading Congress & Small Business & Clean Energy – Lynn Abramson, Clean Energy Business Network
We could not get through this pandemic – or run our national or global economies – without energy. Literally. Energy kept hospitals taking care of patients, kept essential services like grocery stores and pharmacies open, kept first responders equipped to respond and transport patients to medical care and communities. Yet, the energy sector is reeling under the weight of this pandemic, with travel at a complete standstill and offices and businesses shuttered. Yet, clean energy is a bright spot, even though it’s also lost 600,000 jobs in this crisis. Listen to this fascinating discussion with Lisa Jacobson, president of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) on Green Connections Radio podcast on how a silver lining in this crisis may be the critical clean energy innovation coming out of it.
Conventional thinking in the face of the proposed Trump administration’s cuts and regulatory rollbacks is that clean energy support in Washington is on life support. Not so fast…. Listen to Lisa Jacobson, President of the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) explain to Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson why business and the council are… Continue reading Clean Energy Policy Today – Lisa Jacobson, Business Council for Sustainable Energy
Due to COVID-19’s economic crisis, the energy sector has experienced the worst downturn since WWII, according to the head of the International Energy Agency. And, we need to mitigate the impact of climate change. Yet, at a time when our lives literally depend upon energy for hospitals, essential services like grocery stores and pharmacies, and on emergency… Continue reading Congress & Clean Energy – Lynn Abramson, Clean Energy Business Network