VIDEO: Organizations host hiking event to diversify Rock Creek Park

VIDEO: Organizations host hiking event to diversify Rock Creek Park

The Rock Creek Conservancy and Ambreen Tariq, the founder of Brown People Camping partnered on an event focused on diversifying the use of the park’s 3.5-mile fall foliage. Tariq and members of Brown People Camping led newcomers on a hike through Rock Creek Park’s beautiful parkland and supplied first-time hikers with boots provided by Merrell footwear.

President Trump’s FERC nominee refused demand of Senate Democrats

President Trump’s FERC nominee refused demand of Senate Democrats

WASHINGTON – A nominee for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday sidestepped Senate Democrats’ request to recuse himself from voting on energy pricing policies he helped draft as a senior Energy Department official. FERC nominee, Bernard McNamee is a...

Wind Industry Needs Gen Z

Wind Industry Needs Gen Z

WASHINGTON -- The wind power industry employs 100,000 people, more than the coal, nuclear and gas industries, but has trouble finding workers with the right technical skills, an industry official told a meeting about workforce needs in the offshore wind sector...

Wind Industry Needs Gen Z

WASHINGTON -- The wind power industry employs 100,000 people, more than the coal, nuclear and gas industries, but has trouble finding workers with the right technical skills, an industry official told a meeting about workforce needs in the offshore wind sector...

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House Chairman Warns of ‘Biased’ Science in Climate Change Debate

WASHINGTON – A Capitol Hill hearing called to discuss the use of technology to address climate change quickly veered into a long-running debate about how much human activity has contributed to the country’s warming temperature. Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) warned of...

How solar could change the future of the American grid

As the American power grid grapples with aging infrastructure, cybersecurity threats and a reliance on fossil fuels, solar offers homeowners a cheaper and cleaner option, according to supporters of a new California law the requires builders to install solar power systems on all new homes.

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