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A WAY TO MAKE THE PARIS DEAL WORK BETTER

The sense in Republican climate-change nonsense Stephen Stromberg, August 25, 2015 (Washington Post) "Conservatives often insist that it’s pointless to cut climate change-causing greenhouse gas emissions: It would amount to unilateral...Show More Summary

COST OF NO CLIMATE: $44 TRILLION – CITIBANK

Cost of not acting on climate change $44 trillion: Citi Anmar Frangoul, 18 August 2015 (CNBC) “Up to $44 trillion could be going up in smoke if the world does not act on climate change, according to [ Energy Darwinism II: Why a Low Carbon...Show More Summary

SHALE GAS OUTPUT DROPS

EIA expects near-term decline in natural gas production in major shale regions August 26, 2015 (U.S. Energy Information Administration) “Natural gas production across all major shale regions in EIA's Drilling Productivity Report (DPR) is projected to decrease for the first time in September. Show More Summary

THE STATUS OF SELF-DRIVING CARS

Autonomous Vehicles; Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and the Evolution of Self-Driving Functionality: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts 3Q 2015 (Navigant Research) “The first combinations of advanced driver assistance features, now available in some 2016 vehicle models, offer semi-autonomous driving under specific circumstances. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: WHAT SUNEDISON'S BIG BUY INTO BATTERY STORAGE COULD OFFER

What SunEdison's big buy into battery storage could offer utilities; Inside the biggest global renewables developer’s acquisition of Solar Grid Storage Herman K. Trabish, March 9, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge SunEdison, the world’s...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 26: NEW ENERGY READY TO TAKE CONTROL; THE PRESIDENT BOOSTS SOLAR; EV CHARGING ON THE GO

NEW ENERGY READY TO TAKE CONTROL Wind Energy Could Blow U.S. Coal Industry Away Henry Hewitt, 23 August 2015 (OilPrice) “…Wind leads solar energy in capacity installed as well as output (world solar capacity passed 200 GW this year);...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: SOLAR THIS YEAR

Tracking the Sun VIII: The Installed Price of Residential and Non-Residential Photovoltaic Systems in the United States Galen Barbosde and Naim Darghouth, August 2015 (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) Executive Summary Now in its...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 25: SOLAR CHEAPER THAN NAT GAS; WIND TO THE RESCUE; NUKE PLANT COSTS STILL RISING

SOLAR CHEAPER THAN NAT GAS SunEdison Solar Farm Beats Gas With Biggest Colorado Project Chris Martin, August 20, 2015 (Bloomberg News) SunEdison, the world’s biggest renewables developer, began construction in Colorado on the 156 MW Comanche solar installation. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: TOWARD A 21ST CENTURY ELECTRICITY SYSTEM IN CALIFORNIA

Toward A 21st Century Electricity System In California; A Joint Utility and Advanced Energy Industry Working Group Position Paper Executive Summary On February 25, 2015, Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEEI) hosted a meeting of senior executives from advanced energy companies and California’s investor-owned utilities (IOUs). Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, August 24: FAITH IN A TIME OF CHANGING CLIMATE; A TEXAS SOLAR BOOM?; WIND COULD BE THE CLIMATE HERO

FAITH IN A TIME OF CHANGING CLIMATE A time for repentance: Implications of climate change for Nebraska Erin Andersen, August 21, 2015 (The 402 411) “Will a changing climate bring better conditions or a harsher environment for farmers?...Show More Summary

Hot Times Become Hottest Times

July 2015 was the hottest month ever recorded – but record highs are barely news now. The big news will be when the world STOPS breaking records. From greenmanbucket via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagNShow More Summary

The Google Way To Solar Savings

Want solar? Google it. From Google via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Is Solar The Next Texas Energy Boom?

This is an easy-to-understand intro on how utilities think about generating electricity. In it, the head of the Austin, TX, utility says solar is the cheapest way to go. From greenmanbucket via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var jsShow More Summary

FIVE REASONS FOR CLIMATE HOPE

100 days to save the world John D. Sutter, August 21, 2015 (CNN) "We've learned to be pessimists about climate change…[I]t's become difficult to expect much out of diplomacy…[Meetings organized around the United Nations Framework Convention...Show More Summary

DANISH ENERGY GIANT BUYS GIANT UK OCEAN WIND

Dong Energy buys out the whole of the Hornsea wind farm zone David Laister, August 21, 2015 (Grimsby Telegraph) “DONG Energy [has acquired project rights for] Hornsea Projects Two and Three in] the Round Three Hornsea Zone, which has...Show More Summary

EAST ASIA BRINGS THE EV BATTERY POWER

Auto Industry’s Ranks of Electric-Car Battery Suppliers Narrow; Three big Asian makers emerge as favorite suppliers amid turn from in-house and startups Mike Ramsey, August 20, 2015 (Wall Street Journal) “Luxury car maker Audi AG onShow More Summary

INDIA OPENS WORLD’S 1ST SOLAR POWERED AIRPORT

Indian airport becomes world's first to run entirely on solar energy Rose Toup Buchanan, 21 August 2015 (UK Independent) “An Indian airport has become the world’s first to run entirely on solar energy…Cochin International Airport, in...Show More Summary

HOW TO MAKE DENIERS CARE

Can We Make People Care About Climate Change? Richard Schiffman, 20 August 2015 (Yale Environment 360 via TruthOut) “…[Norwegian psychologist/economist Per Espen Stoknes’ What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming...Show More Summary

GOOGLE SHOWS THE SOLAR WAY TO SAVE

How Much Can You Save With Solar Panels? Just Ask Google Cade Metz, August 18, 2015 (Wired) “…[Google is offering a new online service that will instantly estimate how much you’ll save with a roof full of solar panels. Project Sunroof]...Show More Summary

MARKET LIKES WIND MAKERS

Vestas Wind beats profit forecast as orders surge to record Alex Morales, August 19, 2015 (Bloomberg News via Chicago Tribune) “Vestas Wind Systems posted a seventh straight quarterly profit, beating analysts' expectations as ordersShow More Summary

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