When we focus on imagining and debating new possibilities of what we want to accomplish, instead of relentlessly fixating on limitations, we build the will to do more. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, U.S.Representative
–Two young women have taken the center stage for climate leadership
Sixteen year-old Greta Thunberg is leading Friday climate marches throughout the world, and Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez has taken an incredible leadership role in the U.S. Congress. See Green New Deal. Greta has also been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Clean energy news:
Minnesota, California, Costa Rica, Spain, and others pledge to become carbon-free.
–The Tennessee Valley Authority closes an aging coal-fired power plant,
–An Australian court rejects a proposed coal mine because of the effect it would have on the world’s climate.
–Spain intends to close its seven nuclear power plants by 2035, and to generate all the country’s electricity from renewables by 2050.
–Finland voted to ban all coal-fired power by 2029.
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