U.S. News & World Report – A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants the Georgia legislature to formally denounce President Donald Trump's proposal to expand oil drilling into waters off Georgia and its coastal neighbors as a threat to tourism and fishing.
CleanTechnica – Navigant Research has published new figures which show a total of 3.3 gigawatts (GW) of new offshore wind energy capacity was installed in 2017, bringing the cumulative capacity up to almost 17 GW, with another 7.9 GW in the pipeline.
Reuters – California will block the transportation through its state of petroleum from new offshore oil rigs, a move meant to hobble the Trump administration’s effort to vastly expand drilling in U.S. federal waters.
The New York Times – The Trump administration moved to repeal one of the last unchallenged climate-change regulations rushed into place in the waning days of the Obama presidency — a rule restricting the release of planet-warming methane into the atmosphere.
The Courier Journal – The parent of Kentucky's two large utilities – LG&E and KU – has ordered a major reduction in emissions blamed for global warming by eliminating "the bulk" of its coal-burning in the coming years.