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Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of March 18, 2019

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of March 18, 2019

Michael Glassman

March 19, 2019

By 2050, solar panel prices are likely to drop in half, meaning solar could account for 40% of the world’s electricity. Arkansas is planning... READ MORE


Colorado Town Moves Forward on Community-Owned Broadband

Colorado Town Moves Forward on Community-Owned Broadband

Lisa Gonzalez

March 18, 2019

Estes Park, Colorado is changing their municipal code in order to bring constituents what they want — a publicly owned broadband network.... READ MORE


Don’t-Miss Opportunity for Local Choice in Landmark Carbon-Free Bills — Episode 72 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Don't-Miss Opportunity for Local Choice in Landmark Carbon-Free Bills — Episode 72 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

John Farrell

March 8, 2019

In New Mexico, proposed climate legislation would give one of the state’s monopoly utilities a huge handout, leaving customers holding the b... READ MORE


Voices of 100%: Boulder Takes Bold Steps to Support Local Renewable Energy — Episode 71 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Voices of 100%: Boulder Takes Bold Steps to Support Local Renewable Energy — Episode 71 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Marie Donahue

March 6, 2019

Over 100 U.S. cities have now set goals to transition to 100 percent renewable energy. In a new episode of our Voices of 100% series from Lo... READ MORE


EDITOR'S PICKS

The FTC is Approving a Merger that Will Help Staples and Amazon Cripple Independent Businesses

The FTC is Approving a Merger that Will Help Staples and Amazon Cripple Independent Businesses

Stacy Mitchell

February 26, 2019

The FTC recently gave Staples the green light to buy one of the two wholesalers that sell to independent office supply dealers. The decisio... READ MORE


The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

Marie Donahue

February 21, 2019

In the 2019 Community Power Scorecard, four states excelled, 11 states and the District of Columbia saw above average scores, 15 were medioc... READ MORE


New Maps Show Alarming Pattern of Dollar Stores’ Spread in U.S. Cities

New Maps Show Alarming Pattern of Dollar Stores’ Spread in U.S. Cities

Marie Donahue

February 20, 2019

Original maps from eight U.S. cities show how numerous dollar stores have become in urban America and reveal a striking pattern between doll... READ MORE


How Amazon Gets What it Wants: Stacy Mitchell on Chris Hayes’ Podcast

How Amazon Gets What it Wants: Stacy Mitchell on Chris Hayes' Podcast

Charlie Thaxton

January 23, 2019

ILSR co-director Stacy Mitchell appeared on MSNBC host Chris Hayes' podcast, "Why Is This Happening?" The two discuss how Amazon came to dom... READ MORE


How Community Composting Disrupts Big Waste (Episode 61)

How Community Composting Disrupts Big Waste (Episode 61)

Hibba Meraay

December 13, 2018

Host Brenda Platt speaks with Terry Craghead of Fertile Ground, a worker-owned community composting cooperative. Fertile Ground is building ... READ MORE


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