Last Wednesday, the Cuomo administration blocked construction of the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement project, a 24-mile gas pipeline that would run from New Jersey across New York Bay to near the Rockaways.
Hearing regarding energy innovation and other potential solutions to help address global climate change.
Perhaps the most enduring myth in American energy politics is that there’s an endless amount of vacant land out there in flyover country that’s ready and waiting to be covered with forests of renewable-energy stuff.
The state is dependent on imports even though it sits atop the abundant Marcellus Shale.
Recently at COP24, the United Nations conference on climate change in Katowice, Poland, during an interview with Amy Harder of Axios, former vice president Al Gore unloaded on carbon capture and sequestration — the process that extracts carbon dioxide from exhaust streams, concentrates it, and injects it underground.
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a short speech this week to a group of climate-change protesters — 51 of whom were arrested for unlawfully demonstrating — staging a sit-in in the offices of likely new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
On Tuesday, Democrats won a majority in the U.S. House as well as gubernatorial races in several key state races. But a look at the results from four states — Colorado, Arizona, Florida, and Washington — shows that voters are still skeptical of bans on hydrocarbon production, renewable-energy mandates, and carbon taxes.