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Archived Since:November 19, 2010

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Denial In High Places

Time will show how wrong-headed these panelists are. It wouldn't be so sad if it wasn’t coming from people who are making crucial decisions. They repeat over and over the Koch brothers-propagated meme that climate change “has alwaysShow More Summary

Ice Melt Spreads To Antarctica, Worsens

From The Carbon Brief 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");

How Many New Energies? Let Us Count The Ways

Follow the bouncing panda. From WWF International 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");

GOOD NEWS ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE NEWS

Global news organisations agree to share climate change content; The Guardian, El País, Le Monde and China Daily are among 25 publishers aiming to raise awareness in the runup to the next UN summit Mark Sweney, 21 May 2015 (The Guardian) “An...Show More Summary

NEW ENERGY BOOMING IN NEW WORLD

This will give you hope: Developing countries are racing to install wind and solar Chris Mooney, May 19, 2015 (Washington Post) “…[I]f you want news that will give you hope, [ Power Shifts – Emerging Clean Energy Markets] from Pew’sShow More Summary

7.7 MILLION NEW ENERGY JOBS AROUND THE WORLD

Renewable Energy Employs 7.7 Million People Worldwide, Says New IRENA Report; Employment in the renewable energy industry increased by more than one million jobs in the last year 19 May 2015 (International Renewable Energy Agency) …More...Show More Summary

GEOTHERMAL IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW

The International Geothermal Market At a Glance May 2015 (Geothermal Energy Association) “…[T]he international geothermal market continues to grow at a steady pace. Having sustained a 5% annual growth rate in the last three years, the...Show More Summary

DROUGHT COMPROMISES POWER IN CALIFORNIA

Climate change threatens electric power supply in California, report warns; By 2050 extended years of drought could lead to an electricity shortage as well as a water shortage… Rose Hackman, 18 May 2015 (The Guardian) “…By 2050, extended...Show More Summary

TAKING WIND NATIONWIDE

DOE: Bigger Turbines Could Unlock Wind Energy Potential In All 50 States 19 May 2015 (North American Windpower) “Larger wind turbines could allow the U.S. to access untapped, stronger wind resource areas across the country and lead to wind energy development in all 50 states, according to [Enabling Wind Power Nationwide from] the U.S. Show More Summary

APPLE I-CAR EV UPDATE

More evidence that Apple is working on an electric car, and possibly a breakthrough battery Michael Graham Richard, May 19, 2015 (TreeHugger) “…New court documents from a lawsuit that A123 Systems, a battery company that filed for Bankruptcy...Show More Summary

FIRST U.S. OCEAN WIND RISING

America Is Finally Getting Its First Offshore Wind Farm. Conservatives Are Trying to Make Sure It’s the Last. Rebecca Leber, May 14, 2015 (New republic) “…Europe has at least 70 complete [offshore] wind farms and 2,300 turbines in its waters. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: HOW NEW TURBINE TECHNOLOGY WILL OPEN UP THE SOUTHEAST TO WIND DEVELOPMENT

How new turbine technology will open up the Southeast to wind development; New NREL maps, fact sheets reveal an 82,000-plus MW opportunity in the region Herman K. Trabish, January 15, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge Wind turbine technology is about to open up an almost untouched sector of the U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 20: HOT PLAYERS IN ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS MRKT; FLA MISSING OUT ON SOLAR OPPORTUNITY; SIEMENS TARGETS U.S., LATIN WIND MARKETS

HOT PLAYERS IN ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEMS MRKT Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Energy Storage Systems Integrators Assessment of Strategy and Execution for 12 Energy Storage Systems Integrators 2Q 2015 (Navigant Research) “…One area of critical importance for the energy storage market is energy storage systems integration (ESSI). Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: HYDROPOWER COMING BACK

2014 Hydropower Market Report Uría-Martínez, O’Connor, et. al., April 2015 (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Executive Summary The U.S. hydropower fleet has been providing clean, reliable power for more than a hundred years. However, no systematic documentation exists of the U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 19: FOSSIL SUBSIDIES AND THE DAMAGE DONE; NO CAROLINA’S FIGHT FOR NEW ENERGY; GE COMPUTERIZES WIND

FOSSIL SUBSIDIES AND THE DAMAGE DONE Global energy subsidies fuel climate change, says IMF study Shawn Donnan, May 18, 2015 (Financial Times) “Governments around the world will subsidise the cost of oil, gas and coal to the tune of $5.3tn...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: MIT ASSESSES SOLAR’S FUTURE

The Future of Solar Energy Schmalensee, et. al., May 2015 (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Executive Summary Solar electricity generation is one of very few low-carbon energy technologies with the potential to grow to very large scale. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 18: CALIF’S EMISSIONS CUTS HIT WORLD CHARTS; NEXT WIND; SOLAR ROAD PRODUCES

CALIF’S EMISSIONS CUTS HIT WORLD CHARTS California Green Innovation Index goes global: Golden State ranks top among countries worldwide May 18, 2015 (Next 10) “In advance of the historic United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21)...Show More Summary

TED - Humor At The Edge Of Despair

“Laughing at the unfunniest thing of all.” From TEDx Talks 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");

Just A Drop In The Ocean

A taste of the problem with oil spills. From Unite For Climate 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");

FLA Leaders Still Drowning In Denial

The utter absurdity of Florida’s climate change denial policy continues to make the news. From greenmanbucket 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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