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About Steve Hanley

Steve Hanley Steve writes about the interface between technology and sustainability from his homes in Florida and Connecticut or anywhere else the Singularity may lead him. You can follow him on Twitter but not on any social media platforms run by evil overlords like Facebook.



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9th Circuit Court Rules Against Young Plaintiffs In Landmark Climate Suit

January 19th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

In 2015, a group of young Americans, some of them only 7 or 8 years old, sued the United States government, claiming the federal government "through its affirmative actions in creating a national energy system that causes climate change, is depriving them of their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property, and has failed to protect essential public trust resources." That's according to Our Children's Trust, which is sponsoring the suit. The "public trust" theory was first conceived by OCT attorney Julia Olson


Tri-State G&T To Boost Renewable Energy Goal To 50% By 2024

January 16th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

Tri State Generating & Transmission serves over 1 million customers in the American West. It announced this week it is closing several coal-fired plants early and building 8 new renewable energy projects in order to transition to 50% renewables by 2024.


BlackRock Has A New Attitude About Fossil Fuel Investing

January 15th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley

In his annual letter to business leaders, the head of BlackRock, the world's largest asset management firm, says sustainability and climate change will now be part of all investment decisions. Is this a watershed moment in the campaign to rid the world of the scourge of fossil fuels?



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