The global potential of tidal and wave power is tremendous, and major projects are underway worldwide. On the coast of California, two companies vying for a shuttered natural gas plant's transmission lines offer the latest indication of an industry coming of age.
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Control of resources and dependence on other countries is a central theme connecting the longstanding tension between Russia and Ukraine and potential actions taken by the rest of the world as the crisis escalates.
The umpteenth study confirms that natural gas simply has no net climate benefit whatsoever in any timescale that matters to humanity. In the real world, natural gas is not a "bridge" fuel to a carbon-free economy.