Apologies for issues with search We are having issues with the search index. We have connected to a backup source, so search may be slow or unavailable for a while as we fix it. Search Straight From the Collection April 07, 2023 Source: Internal Revenue Service This is the federal guidance for bonus tax credits to projects in areas that depended on fossil fuel production, released on April 4. If You'll Permit Me March 10, 2023 Source: Reuters It's CERA week, meaning oil and gas executives have commenced proclaiming their needs. In this March 7 nibble from the wire service, ConocoPhilips' CEO calls for permitting reform in stark terms. You Can Go Green When Your Grid Allows You To September 23, 2022 Source: Politico This September 23 recap sees California's pressure-cooker heat wave as a preview of future perils facing the un-updated grid. There's a Hole in the System September 09, 2022 Source: Grist On September 6, this story spotlighted utilities' shoddy record at restoring and sustaining electricity for low-income communities of color. Keep It, But Keep It in the Ground? July 08, 2022 Source: New York Times A July 8 feature details how a Southern California town runs on oil - and how investments to run on livable fuels sorely need to explain their economic knock-on effects. It's Rare Earths, Not Scorched Earth, in Congressional Policy January 28, 2022 Source: CNBC Where will the startups and adopters and utilities find chemicals to build their batteries to meet the pledges to live in the world that decarbonization built? This January 26 rundown of a pending American law nods to key industries and regions. California Without Collateral? New Buildings Get Mandates, Raise Finance Questions August 30, 2021 Source: The New York Times A mandate from the Golden State to hook up new buildings to renewable power opens a path for ideas about financing energy upgrades in the vastly higher stock of buildings already in use. How California Became Far More Energy-Efficient Than the Rest of the Country June 12, 2019 Source: Vox California is decreasing its energy intensity (energy consumed per unit of GDP) and its carbon intensity (carbon emissions per unit of GDP).