A George Mason University researcher found a strong interest in reporting on how climate change is affecting local communities — and stories that spotlight solutions.
The state jumped up 12 spots and into the top 10 nationally for solar capacity installed among K-12 schools.
“When technologies don’t align with people’s needs, people don’t use them,” says Virginia Tech assistant professor Philip Agee.
A new initiative announced Wednesday will install up to 12 megawatts of solar power in Virginia’s historic coalfield region over the next three years.
A recent report draws attention to the extreme energy burden facing hundreds of low-income and people of color in the community.