Recycling is a green mantra, but is being given a new twist. Rather than build a solar farm on virgin, scenic, or agricultural land, why not site it on polluted land? It’s being done in California’s San Juaquin Valley. Transmission is nearby, there’s little wildlife impact, and few objections.
The Impact of the Paris Climate Change Agreement in the United States
The United States, under the Obama administration, joined the Paris Agreement in 2015 and committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2025. However, in June 2017, the Trump administration announced its intention to withdraw from the agreement (Shear). In April 2021, President Joe