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Al Franken Explains Climate Science To Secretary Perry

Sen. Franken reveals Energy Secretary Perry as the dolt he is on climate science. “100% of peer-reviewed scientists have reached the consensus that this is happening.” From Reflect via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.geShow More Summary

John Oliver On Coal Jobs Absurdishness

The sad truth about the coal lies this president is selling, told in a funny way. From Last Week Tonight With John Oliver via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Coal King Sues John Oliver For Defamation

A few relevant facts about why John Oliver called out King Coal. From Washington Post via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Al Gore On The Morality Of The Climate Fight

Al Gore: battle against climate change is like fight against slavery; Former US vice-president says green revolution is bigger than industrial revolution and happening at faster pace than digital revolution Damian Carrington, 21 June...Show More Summary

Solar In Latin America Can Boom

Shaping the Future of Solar Energy in Latin America; Solarplaza and the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) convened over 150 international investors, project developers and solar energy experts from more than 30 countries 23...Show More Summary

Scotland Buys Into Kite Wind

Scottish bank invests in Kite’s novel technology for wind energy sector 23 June 2017 (Energy Business Review) “Kite Power Systems (KPS), a UK-based company developing a disruptive technology for the wind energy sector has secured a £2m...Show More Summary

Tesla Eyes The China EV Market

Tesla moves a step closer to building electric cars in China Norihiko Shirouzu and Paul Lienert w/Jake Spring, Marguerita Choy, Bernadette Baum, June 22, 2017 (Reuters) “…[Tesla’s exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government...Show More Summary

What Does Exxon’s Carbon Tax Mean?

Groups Slam Exxon for Deceptive Support of Carbon Tax Plan Lorraine Chow, 20 June 2017 (EcoWatch) “Environmental organizations are calling foul on a carbon tax and dividend plan supported by ExxonMobil, BP, Shell and other influential...Show More Summary

The Rump Flails Factlessly At Wind

Trump attacks wind power in state that gets nearly third of energy from wind Jacqueline Thomsen, June 21, 2017 (The Hill) “…[The President ignorantly blasted wind power during a rally in Iowa, which gets] nearly a third of its powerShow More Summary

New Energy To Get Bigger And Cheaper

Solar and wind energy set to get cheaper Denisse Moreno, 21 June 2017 (International Business Times via Raw Story) “…[Solar energy costs will fall] 66 percent by 2040…[as onshore costs] decrease by 47 percent…[and offshore wind costs...Show More Summary

EVs To Be Cost-Competitive By 2025

Electric cars will cost less to buy than regular cars by 2025: analysis Sean Szymkowski, June 21, 2017 (Green Car Reports) “…[Electric vehicles have a number of strikes against them in the minds on consumers, including range anxiety,...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Big Bonus From Plugging Cars In

How California utility regulators are turning electric vehicles into grid resources; Harnessing the power of electric vehicles will be critical to the state’s renewable energy and climate goals, but big questions remain about how to spur adoption Herman K. Show More Summary


Without the Clean Power Plan, are nuclear plants essential to combat climate change?; A new report sees emissions skyrocketing if nukes retire, but PG&E says that's not a given Herman K. Trabish, Nov. 30, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Renewables Mandate To Beat The Peak

New Arizona proposal seeks to mandate renewable generation during peak demand hours; A fix to the renewables mandate floated by the state’s consumer advocate would require wind and solar to deliver power when electricity use is highest Herman K. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Global New Energy Now

New Energy Outlook 2017; Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s annual long term economic forecast of the world’s power sector June 2017 (Bloomberg New Energy Finance) Executive Summary • Global power demand grows by 58% between now and 2040, or 2% per year. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, June 20: What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 1)?; What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 2)?; New Energy Is NO Threat To U.S. Grid

What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 1)? 'Full toolbox' needed to solve the climate change problem 19 June 2017 (Carnegie Instituion for Science via EurekAlert) “Solving the climate change problem means transitioning to an energy...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Why The U.S. Needs A Western Energy Market

Enhanced Western Grid Integration: A Legal and Policy Analysis of the Effects on California’s Clean Energy Laws Juliana Brint, Josh Constanti, Franz Hochstrasser, and Lucy Kessler, May 2017 (Yale Law School and Yale School of Forestry...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, June 19: More Artists Join The Climate Fight; U.S. Power Just Hit 10% Wind And Solar; The Dangers Of Oil And Gas Drilling, Detailed

More Artists Join The Climate Fight Mainers hope their artwork can help lobbyists’ effort to combat climate change; Work from a Canton and Winslow artist is featured in a conference in Washington, D.C., devoted to public awareness of...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Talks Jobs In Coal And The Real Problem

”Why are we working so hard to preserve the worst job this side of deodorant tester?” From Real Time With Bill Maher via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

A Farmer Defends WindPower

This Ohio farmer’s defense of windpower is run-of-the-mill – until the fourth minute. From American Wind Energy Association via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

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