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Energy

Arizona utility regulators reject 100% clean energy rules

Arizona’s utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have required most of the state’s electricity providers to get 100% of their power from clean energy sources by 2050 to limit carbon emissions and address climate change. The 3-2 vote by the Arizona Corporation Commission was a surprise because the plan was backed by the

Biden Administration

Critics grill Haaland; backers point to historic nature of nomination

Republican senators tried to pin down Rep. Deb Haaland at a hearing Tuesday on her nomination to be the next Interior secretary, pushing her on fossil fuels and the job losses they said would come from President Joe Biden’s proposed energy policies. But Democrats at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing focused mostly

Energy

Opinion: Can President-Elect Biden Deliver on the Climate Crisis?

When he ran for president, Joe Biden declared climate change the “number one issue facing humanity.” He promised a shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy that would generate millions of new jobs. But will he be able to deliver? Candidate Biden had the most ambitious plan addressing the climate crisis ever proposed by a major

State

Arizona cities defend progress after slipping in clean energy ranking

Local officials pushed back this week against a new report that showed three Arizona cities slipping in a national ranking on clean-energy policies, saying the report does not appear to reflect their clean- and renewable-energy efforts. The 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard, released last week by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, scores the

Education

Living with the Land Lecture Series – The Cosanti Foundation

This October, The Cosanti Foundation is proud to present 4 lively lectures on what it is like to live in a harsh desert environment – something Arizonans know a lot about. Featuring thought-leaders and scholars in their respective fields, the lectures explore and reexamine the delicate balance between the Earth’s ecology and humankind’s impact on our planet. Known for its ecologically significant architecture at

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