Here are five recommended reads for today (1/21/15).
- Climate Progress reports, "Nebraska landowners have launched two separate lawsuits that, if successful, could serve to delay or even stop the construction of the controversial Keystone XL tar sands pipeline."
- Stephen Lacey of Greentech Media reviews President Obama's State of the Union speech last night, stating that he "avoided specifics...and instead celebrated positive domestic changes in fossil fuels and renewable electricity."
- Climate Progress reports, "The estimated 50,000 gallons of crude oil that spilled from a pipeline into Montana’s Yellowstone River Saturday has forced truckloads of water to be shipped in to one Montana city, after traces of the oil were found in the city’s water supplies."
- According to RenewEconomy, "The US developer of liquid metal batteries – a potentially cheap alternative to the current technologies being deployed in energy markets – says that Australia could become a leading manufacturing base for battery storage."
- Greentech Media reports, "America Installed 22 Times More Solar in 2014 Than in 2008."