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THE TASTE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Eight foods you're about to lose due to climate change; As worsening drought and extreme weather devastate crops, you may begin seeing global warming when you open your fridge Twilight Greenaway, 29 October 2014 (UK Guardian) "What does climate change taste like? …[M]any food production systems are becoming threatened. Show More Summary

THE WORLD’S BEST NEW ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES

Climatescope 2014 – Global Study Shows Clean Energy Activity Surges In Developing World; China, Brazil and South Africa show wide diversity of clean energy investment opportunities 28 October 2014 (Bloomberg New Energy Finance) "Developing...Show More Summary

WORLD WIND IN RENEWED BUILD

Wind Could Provide Almost One-Fifth Of Global Electricity By 2030 Ari Phillips, October 22, 2014 (ClimateProgress) “Wind capacity could increase nearly seven-fold by 2030, reaching a total of more than 2,000 gigawatts and meeting almost...Show More Summary

WORLD GEOTHERMAL RISING

A head of steam; Geothermal power sheds its hot-spring roots October 26, 2014 (The Economist) “Geothermal energy, long a poor relation among the more glamorous renewable technologies of wind and solar power, is poised to smarten its dowdy image…[There is] much to like about geothermal energy. Show More Summary

HOW TO TALK TO CLIMATE CHANGE DENIERS

Maybe you can change people’s minds about climate change after all Chris Mooney, October 28, 2014 (Washington Post) “…[C]onservative and pro-free market beliefs are strongly correlated with dismissal of climate science…[and conservatives]...Show More Summary

WIND AT STAKE IN THE ELECTION

It May be Lights Out for the Wind Energy Come the Midterms Chris Versace, October 27, 2014 (Fox Business News) “…Congressional support for [wind’s vital $0.023 per kilowatt-hour production tax credit (PTC)] is largely split along party lines. Show More Summary

THE AESTHETICS OF SOLAR

Swiss firm says it can make near invisible solar modules October 28, 2014 (PhysOrg) “…[Newly developed white solar modules with no visible cells and connections] can blend with a building's ‘skin’ to become virtually invisible…[according...Show More Summary

EV MRKT TO MORE THAN DOUBLE BY 2023

Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts; Global Forecasts for Light Duty Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, and Battery Electric Vehicle Sales and Vehicles in Use: 2014-2023 4Q 2014 (Navigant Research) “The rapidly changing market for electric vehicles...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE DIFFERENT WAYS TO MAKE THE TRANSITION TO NEW ENERGY

Moving to a Low Carbon Economy: The Impact of Different Policy Pathways on Fossil Fuel Asset Values David Nelson, Morgan Hervé-Mignucci, Andrew Goggins, Sarah Jo Szambelan, Thomas Vladeck, Julia Zuckerman, October 2014 (Climate Policy...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Oct. 29: WIND MAY TIP KANSAS ELECTION; YOUNG VOTERS BRING NEW ENERGY; GREEN BUILDINGS BOOMING

WIND MAY TIP KANSAS ELECTION How Cheap Wind Energy Threatens To Upend The Kansas Governor’s Race And Upset The Koch Brothers Ari Phillips, October 27, 2014 (ThinkProgress) “Kansas Governor Sam Brownback once supported wind energy, but...Show More Summary

WIND TIPPING KANSAS ELECTION

How Cheap Wind Energy Threatens To Upend The Kansas Governor’s Race And Upset The Koch Brothers Ari Phillips, October 27, 2014 (ThinkProgress) “Kansas Governor Sam Brownback once supported wind energy, but that was before petrochemical billionaires and Kansas natives Charles and David Koch became his largest campaign donors. Show More Summary

YOUNG VOTERS BRING NEW ENERGY

UT Energy Poll Shows Generation Gap on Vital Energy Issues October 28, 2014 (University of Texas at Austin) “…[M]arkedly different perspectives on energy issues based on the age of voters…[could impact] the outcome of next week’s elections…The latest [University of Texas] Energy Poll, conducted Sept. Show More Summary

GREEN BUILDINGS BOOMING

Driven by Higher Rents and Values, Green Buildings Market Grows to $260 Billion; 325 million m2 of new green buildings floor space was built in 2013 as internal rates of return reached a steady 5% or more… October 29, 2014 (Lux Research) “Construction...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE AFFORDABILITY OF THE NEW ENERGY TRANSITION

Moving to a Low Carbon Economy: The Financial Impact of the Low-Carbon Transition October 2014 (Climate Policy Initiative) Executive Summary A major concern regarding a transition to a low-carbon economy is the impact that it could have on the global financial system. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Oct.28: WIND BOOMS AS ‘MOST AFFORDABLE ENERGY OPTION’; OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIG SOLAR; GEOTHERMAL COMING BACK

WIND BOOMS AS ‘MOST AFFORDABLE ENERGY OPTION’ Record low costs drive opportunities in U.S. wind energy; Industry sees 4x growth by 2030, with critical tax policy up for renewal October 20, 2014 (American Wind Energy Association) "Driven by record low costs and high demand from power purchasers, the U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE HEALTH IN EMISSIONS CUTS

Health Co-benefits of Carbon Standards for Existing Power Plants; Part 2 of the Co-Benefits of Carbon Standards Study September 30, 2014 (Harvard University and Boston University) Executive Summary – Part 2: Health Co-Benefits of Carbon Standards Background The U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Oct. 27: NEW ENERGY OVER 40% OF U.S. NEW BUILD IN 2014; EMPLOYEE BENEFITS NOW INCLUDE SOLAR; WIND BRINGS JOBS TO MICHIGAN

NEW ENERGY OVER 40% OF U.S. NEW BUILD IN 2014 Renewable Energy Provides Over 40% Of New U.S. Generating Capacity In First Three-Quarters Of 2014; New Renewable Capacity Is 35 Times That Of Coal, Oil, And Nuclear Combined October 27, 2014 (Sun Day Campaign) “…[R]enewable energy sources…account for more than two-fifths (40.61%) of all new U.S. Show More Summary

Talking With The Redwoods

“…All of a sudden there were humans and all hell broke loose…” From ConservationDotOrg 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");

Evangelicals Confront Climate Change

These evangelicals, having confronted the human face of climate change, join a growing movement concerned with “creation care.” From EvangEnviroNetwork’s channel via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(Show More Summary

Living The Platinum Rule: Making The Best Invention Of All Time Better

How to make batteries dirt cheap: Make them from dirt. From Alger 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");

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