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Blog Post Archive

The Record Of The New EPA Head

Trump to pick oil ally Pruitt to head EPA Alex Guillen and Andrew Restuccia, December 8, 2016 (Politico) “President-elect Donald Trump [has selected] Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the EPA, putting one of the agency'sShow More Summary

The Undeveloped New Energy

Wave Power: The Alternative Energy Dark Horse Wayne Duggan, December 6, 2016 (U.S. News & World Report via Yahoo) “…[W]hile solar and wind energy seem to get the majority of the media headlines, an entire segment of the alternative energy...Show More Summary

Walking On New Energy

These wood floors could generate energy from your steps Dana Varinsky, December 7, 2016 (Business Insider) “…Material science researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have figured out how to build wood flooring material that...Show More Summary

Electric Tractor For Emissions-Free.Farming

John Deere Unveils Latest All-Electric Tractor Prototype For Zero-Emission Agriculture Fred Lambert, December 5, 2016 (Electrek) "…[A]ll forms of ground transport will start to transition to electric propulsion relatively soon…[An example...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Turning Distributed Energy From Threat To Opportunity

How utilities can turn DERs from threat into opportunity; A new white paper offers utilities a five-step blueprint to managing distributed resources Herman K. Trabish, March 16, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: Since this story ran,...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar Policy Action Heats Up

The maps that show where the action is on solar policy; Spoiler: It's everywhere Herman K. Trabish, March 22, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: Since this story ran, the growth of solar policy fights has accelerated. One stat is all it takes: 46 of the 50 states had solar policy debates going on in 2015. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Maine’s Almost Solar Policy Breakthrough

How Maine's power players reacted to its pathbreaking new solar proposal Herman K. Trabish, March 24, 2016 (Utility Dive) Since this story ran, the solar proposal was passed by Maine’s legislature with huge majorities but was vetoed by Maine’s go-his-own-way Governor and fell just 2 votes short of a veto override effort by lawmakers. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How To Balance Competing Solar Interests

Show Me the Numbers A Framework for Balanced Distributed Solar Policies Tim Woolf Melissa, Whited, Patrick Knight, Tommy Vitolo, Kenji Takahashi, November 10, 2016 (Synapse Energy Economics for Consumers Union) Executive Summary Jurisdictions...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, December 6: Sliver Of Hope? Al Gore In Climate Change Meet With Donald Trump; The Opportunity In New Energy; Google Seizing New Energy Opportunity

Sliver Of Hope? Al Gore In Climate Change Meet With Donald Trump Donald Trump meets with Al Gore on climate change Tal Kopan, December 5, 2016 (CNN) “President-elect Donald Trump met on Monday with Al Gore -- one of the most vocal advocates...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A Way For New Energy To Meet Peak Demand

Evolving the RPS: A Clean Peak Standard for a Smarter Renewable Future Lon Huber and Edward Burgess, December 1, 2016 (Strategen Consulting for the Arizona Residential Utility Consumer Office) Executive Summary Renewable Portfolio Standards...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, December 5: Trial Of The Century Coming On Climate; The Wind-Solar Synergy; The Still Rising Sales Of Cars With Plugs

Trial Of The Century Coming On Climate Trump could face the ‘biggest trial of the century’ — over climate change Chelsea Harvey, December 1, 2016 (Washington Post) “…[A] federal judge in Oregon made headlines when she ruled that a groundbreaking climate lawsuit will proceed to trial. Show More Summary

Trump Truth And Climate Change

This brilliant diatribe on truth, political truth, and Trump talk has an important take on climate change at about 4:35 From Comedy Central 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");

The Daily Show Talks Pipeline Politics

Trevor Noah has been spot on the mark lately. Here he takes on the hypocrisies around the Dakota Access pipeline protests. From Comedy Central 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");

Beyond Polar Bears – The Real Science Of Climate Change

One of the leading U.S. climate scientists explains what the climate’s impacts on polar bears really means. From Global Weirding with Katherine Hayhoe via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!dShow More Summary

Aussie Farmers Worrying About Climate Change

Farmer survey reveals concern, shifting attitudes on climate change Anna Vidot, November 28, 2016 (Rural) “…Of 1,300 primary producers, from a wide range of [Australian industries and states who responded to a Farmers for Climate Action...Show More Summary

The Climate Change Solution At Hand, Part 1

We Already Have A Solution To Climate Change, And It Doesn't Rely On The Government Paul Mainwood, December 1, 2016 (Quora via Forbes) “…[Asolution to climate change that doesn’t rely on government] comes in three parts…Solar PV generation...Show More Summary

The Climate Change Solution At Hand, Part 2

We Already Have A Solution To Climate Change, And It Doesn't Rely On The Government Paul Mainwood, December 1, 2016 (Quora via Forbes) “…The learning curve cutting solar costs] has been named Swanson’s Law and] with every doubling of...Show More Summary

New Energy And Historic Buildings In Europe

Reconciling solar energy and heritage preservation November 29, 2016 (PhysOrg) "…[Researchers just received the Innovator of the Year award in Sweden for] a method to assess the aesthetic impact of solar panels on buildings and to set objective criteria for where they should be placed. Show More Summary

First Daughter Ivanka May Fight For Climate

Ivanka Trump, climate czar? The first daughter aims to use the first lady’s lectern to champion liberal causes Annie Karni, December 1, 2016 (Politico) “…[Ivanka Trump, 35, President-elect] Trump’s avatar among the moneyed left-wingShow More Summary

Low Profile High Power Ocean Wind Energy

Producing Wind Energy In The Ocean, No Turbines In Sight; President Trump hates offshore wind turbines. Maybe he'll like Accio's innovative new way to generate energy from ocean winds. Ben Schiller, November 29, 2016 (Co-Exist) “…InShow More Summary

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