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Climate strategist. Former @BeyondCoal @SierraClub @AppVoices. Co-host @nplhpodcast. Contributor 📖 @allwecansave. Musician. Mountain mama. Go Vols. she/her
May 30, 2018 11 tweets 8 min read
1. Some banks may be re-investing in coal after promising not to do so, as @nytimes reported this week, but that doesn't mean #coal is coming back - not by a long shot. This THREAD explains why: 2. This new @nytimes report by @flitteronfraud shows that some banks are dragging their feet on moving #BeyondCoal even as the industry’s last legs continue to wobble:
Mar 1, 2018 8 tweets 5 min read
Thread: Lots of good news in the 2017 energy numbers, just out from @EIAgov - renewable energy is pushing out fossil fuels. Our #BeyondCoal analyst @sustainablejohn helped us break it down (cc @drvox @bradplumer @MikeGrunwald): 1. At the national level, #coal generation was down 7 out of 12 months in 2017 compared to 2016, and this led to an annual year over year decline of 2.5% in coal generation. Coal’s short lived, so-called recovery appears to be over.