renewable energy

Creating Robust and Effective State Renewable Portfolio Standards

February 7, 2019

PSR recently hosted a webinar with three of our chapter experts discussing state renewable energy solutions for the electricity sector. Watch the webinar here.

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The Green New Deal: Just What the Doctor Ordered

January 22, 2019

Climate scientists are now telling us that we have less than 12 years in which to cut our climate-warming emissions in half or face irreversible consequences. That stark deadline is…

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Oregon PSR helps pass Portland Clean Energy Initiative

December 13, 2018

Oregon PSR helped pass the landmark Portland Clean Energy Initiative, the nation’s first-ever clean energy fund for climate justice. The Initiative will raise $30 million annually to invest in renewable energy,…

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Facing Up to the Climate Crisis

October 12, 2018

The world must cap the rise in global temperatures more tightly and much faster than previously recognized—and doing that will require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” by countries around the world.

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PSR Rejects the Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut the Clean Power Plan

August 21, 2018

Today President Trump and Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced their proposal to dismantle the Clean Power Plan.

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Chesapeake PSR Praised for Clean Energy Work

August 2, 2018

The Baltimore Sun newspaper in a recent editorial applauded Chesapeake PSR for calling out the “hypocrisy” of Maryland’s renewable energy practices and welcomed the chapter’s new report, Unbundled: How Renewable…

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AMA Passes Resolution on Divesting from Fossil Fuels

June 13, 2018

Good news: The American Medical Association has passed a resolution calling on itself to divest from companies that get the majority of their income from fossil fuels. The resolution was…

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Americans Need a Strong U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

June 11, 2018

Since the EPA was established in 1970 “to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection,” the Agency has been a powerful leader in the clean-up of polluted water, air and land. From reducing auto emissions, to banning several dangerous pesticides, to increasing recycling, EPA led the way.

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PSR’s Strategic Plan for 2018

January 10, 2018

It’s a new year, and PSR is launching powerful programs to prevent nuclear war, fight climate change, and transition our nation to clean renewable energy sources. Here’s a quick overview…

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Physicians Warn Scrapping the Clean Power Plan Could Result in 10,000s of Preventable Deaths and Illnesses

October 10, 2017

Today, the EPA announced the termination of the Clean Power Plan, the most comprehensive piece of climate change policy on the federal level. The policy created viable pathways for states to slash carbon emissions by almost one-third from electricity sectors, greatly advancing the nation’s ability to slow climate change.

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