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Alexander C. Kaufman

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Kingston, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Alexander:

GOP Crushes State Regulator Races And Strengthens Grip Over Nation’s Energy Future

But clean-energy advocates say it’s not all bad news, and that some key renewable projects could still go ahead. → Read More

As Puerto Rico’s Privatized Power Grid Collapses, Its Owner Eyes A Bigger Payday

Pressure is mounting for the U.S. territory’s leaders to cancel its contract with LUMA Energy. → Read More

Biden’s Climate Law Solved A Major Problem With A Polarizing Fossil Fuel Technology

The vast majority of captured carbon dioxide is used to drill more oil. That’s about to change. → Read More

Climate Group Aims To Fire Up Liberals In Wisconsin Governor’s Race

The race between incumbent Democrat Tony Evers and Republican Tim Michels is one of the nation’s closest. → Read More

Greta Thunberg Says Ditching Nuclear Power While Keeping Coal Is 'A Mistake'

The famed teenage activist wades into one of Germany's fiercest debates. → Read More

States Will Decide How Much Democrats’ Historic Climate Deal Actually Cuts Emissions

The divide between red and blue states could warp how the U.S.’ first real climate law takes shape. → Read More

Washington Climate Champ Handily Wins First-Round Race Against Gas-Backed Challenger

State Rep. Alex Ramel's reelection campaign could be a referendum on electrification. → Read More

‘Dormant’ Climate Voters Could Swing Elections In Key States, New Poll Suggests

Driving the voters who rarely cast ballots to turn out may be the trick to bringing climate hawks off the sidelines. → Read More

Unprecedented Heat And Stressed Grids Make Dangerous Power Outages Increasingly Likely

Power grids are dangerously strained, and resulting blackouts could take a deadly toll. → Read More

Supreme Court Sharply Limits Regulation Of Carbon Emissions

The court just made it much harder for the federal government to respond to climate change. → Read More

The Netherlands, Facing Energy And Climate Crises, Bets On A Nuclear Revival

This isn’t the country's first attempt at an atomic renaissance. Will the Dutch actually make it work this time? → Read More

With Emissions Soaring, Democratic Governors Sour On Plans To Shut Down Nuclear Power

The governors of Michigan and California have signaled their support for President Joe Biden’s nuclear agenda. → Read More

A Natural Gas Giant Is Waging A Sneaky War On A Minor Colorado Climate Policy

Leaked audio reveals that the nation’s biggest gas-only utility is behind a new astroturf group. → Read More

Russia May Be A ‘Big Gas Station,’ But It’s Also A Key Supplier For Clean Energy

Weaning the global economy off fossil fuels is a mammoth task, but icing Russia out may be even harder. → Read More

After Cracking Down On Racial Justice Protests, Republicans Cheer Canadian Truckers

It's a big switcheroo for governors who specifically opposed protests that block streets. → Read More

Oklahoma Utility Seeks $1,400 Consumer “Exit Fee” to Swap Gas for Electric

Oklahoma giant's proposal could spark copycats, climate advocates warn. → Read More

Oklahoma Proposes Letting Gas Utility Charge A $1,400 ‘Exit Fee’ To Go Electric

The fee could give the fossil fuel industry a new tool to slow the energy transition. → Read More

Supreme Court Will Consider Limiting EPA’s Power to Regulate Greenhouse Gases

Friday's decision is a “huge deal—and a big surprise,” says a former agency official. → Read More

What Happens In Glasgow Could Set A Course Away From Climate Calamity — Or Cement A Disaster

Months after scientists warned of "code red for humanity," the world's two carbon superpowers are arriving with lackluster solutions to an increasingly desperate problem. → Read More

Climate Change Is a Serious Threat to America’s Financial System

It poses “credit and market risks” to banks, insurers, and pension plans, report notes. → Read More