Author Archives: Sandwich Climate

We Must Apply Political Heat Demanding Climate Action

The New York Times The Daily podcast has an excellent piece: Putting a Price on Pollution Towards the end of the podcast The Times reporter says in November she will be covering a crucial international climate summit in Glasgow. The … Continue reading

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The Electrification of Everything

The Wall Street Journal gives an excellent overview of how most everything we use from the vehicles we drive to the homes and businesses we heat will be powered by electricity as the era of fossil fuels ends. A main … Continue reading

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National Report: All Renewable Transition Possible by 2050

Inside Climate News, summarizing the final report of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Electrification Futures Study, concludes that by 2050: a transition to mostly renewable energy is possible, but will require households and businesses to be flexible in how they consume … Continue reading

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Steps to Ensure Truly Green Electric Vehicles

The New York Times asks: How Green Are Electric Vehicles? Its short answer is: Very green. But plug-in cars still have environmental effects.  Here are some of the Times suggestions to ensure fully green EVs: “Electric grids still need to get … Continue reading

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Climate Activists Force Exxon Board Changes

The New York Times reports: Shareholders of Exxon Mobil dealt the company’s management a defeat on Wednesday by electing at least two of four candidates activist investors had nominated to its board — the first time that has happened, according … Continue reading

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Keene Adopts Community Power, First in NH

“Keene has become the first New Hampshire municipality to adopt a community power program since the state began allowing them in 2019,” according to the Keene Sentinel.  In the story Keene’s mayor praised it as a citizen based, grassroots effort. The … Continue reading

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Biden, Climate & New Hampshire Initiatives

Learn how the Biden administration’s clean energy, infrastructure and jobs initiatives affect New Hampshire and what can we do to help move the process forward. Watch the YouTube video here.  Please share with your friends interested in climate issues. The Sandwich … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Focus of Biden’s $4 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

The New York Times reports that “climate change has become the centerpiece” of President Biden’s $3 trillion to $4 trillion infrastructure rebuilding plan and no longer a side issue as in the past. Administration officials say they view averting catastrophic warming … Continue reading

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When Will Electric Vehicles Take Over?

The New York Times has an in-depth story trying to anticipate when electric vehicles will rule the roads. Volvo and GM have goals of 2030 and 2035 respectively to end combustion engine production and others companies are sure to follow … Continue reading

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Biden Agency Advances Wind Farm Off Massachusetts Coast

Politico reports:  The Interior Department said on Monday it had completed its environmental review for a massive wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts, a key step toward final approval of the long-stalled project that will play a prominent role … Continue reading

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