The Climate 202: States’ solar fights pinpoint tensions between environmentalists and utility companies

Lawmakers in Florida are clamping down on solar incentives for homeowners, escalating a years-long fight between clean energy advocates and politically powerful utility companies.  The move could mark a push from utility companies and some lawmakers to ensure that the industry maintains dominance amid a transition to independent clean energy and an energy crisis spurred… Continue reading The Climate 202: States’ solar fights pinpoint tensions between environmentalists and utility companies

The Climate 202: War in Ukraine poses environmental risk now and in the future, advocates say

As Russian forces bombard communities across Ukraine, the nation’s once-vibrant ecosystems are becoming scorched and scarred, rewinding decades of conservation work, according to Ukrainian climate advocates. Svitlana Romanko, a Ukrainian climate justice activist and former environmental law professor, told The Climate 202 that the consequences of the damage on the environment and biodiversity after the war… Continue reading The Climate 202: War in Ukraine poses environmental risk now and in the future, advocates say