The intersection of the solar supply chain with alleged human rights abuses creates a conflict between the president’s environmental and human rights agendas.
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The move is one of the Biden administration’s biggest steps yet to counter alleged human rights abuses against China’s ethnic Uyghur Muslim minority.
The fact that the bill contains extensions of a tax credit for carbon capture stood out to some as proof that the administration was addressing climate change only superficially.
The greatest forced blackout in U.S. history, as this event has almost certainly become, was the result of a systemic and multifaceted failure.
Policy experts question the 15-year timetable for eliminating emissions from the U.S. electrical system, which would indeed be an immense challenge.
The idea that giant batteries may someday revolutionize electrical grids has long enthralled clean-power advocates and environmentalists. Now it's attracting bankers with the money to make it happen. Lenders including Investec PLC, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc. are looking to finance ...