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Denmark Red Meat Tax Would Fight Climate Change

Denmark Mulls Taxing Beef, Other Red Meats To Fight Climate Change Angela Laguipo, April 29, 2016 (Tech Times) “…[Denmark is considering a tax on beef and other red meats in its battle against climate change…Danes have an ethical obligation...Show More Summary

Saudi Arabia’s Big Solar Build, Ambitions

Vision 2030 and solar energy: A timely development Ahmed S. Nada, 29 April 2016 (Al Arabiya English) “…[With the launch of Vision 2030, Saudi Arabia’s solar energy potential is now well defined and backed by Prince Mohammad bin Salman...Show More Summary

Wave Energy Proves Itself In Australia

Australia Becomes The First Country To Generate Zero-Emission Electricity From Ocean Waves Rishabh Bannerji, April 21, 2016 (India Times) “…Australia is leading the way [on energy that is sustainable and reliable] with a plan to generate...Show More Summary

Wind That Is Old Is New Again

Wind energy converter inspired by ancient boats; A bladeless wind energy convertor inspired by the sailing boats of Ancient Carthage is set to breeze past traditional turbines in terms of efficiency, according to its Tunisian developers. Amy...Show More Summary

A New Energy-Powered Food Truck

Local Food Truck Runs Entirely On Solar and Wind Energy Tina Yazdani, April 24, 2016 (Time Warner Cable News) “They're authentic Italian, wood-fired oven pizzas [that customers say are ‘fantastic’] and all of their ingredients come from...Show More Summary

A Climate Change Playlist

Readers recommend playlist: songs about climate change From the prescient lyrics of Jackson Browne to Michael Jackson getting angry about humans destroying the Earth, here are the tunes that made this week’s playlist Sheila Deane, 28 April 2016 (The Guardian) “…[A playlist about climate change was selected by a Guardian reader. Show More Summary

Solar Goes To Sea

Giant wave-riding platform design puts solar power out to sea David Szondy, April 25, 2016 (GizMag) “Sea-based wind farms are becoming a common sight in many parts of the world…[and engineers] at the Vienna University of Technology foresee...Show More Summary

A Two-Minute Full EV Charge?

This Company May Have Solved the Electric Car Charging Problem; Sometimes design thinking can solve engineering problems Brady Dale, April 25, 2016 (UK Observer) “…[The new solution for electric car charging from TankTwo can fully charge...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: New software helps utilities boost community solar programs

New software offerings helps utilities boost community solar programs; Competition is heating up in the software-as-a-service field for shared solar Herman K. Trabish, July 16, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge The nation’s hottest...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Hawaii’s landmark work to value distributed energy resources

Inside Hawaii's landmark regulatory proceeding to value distributed resources; Phase 1 of the tumultuous docket has brought only 'general disagreement' among stakeholders Herman K. Trabish, July 21, 2015 (Utility Dive) With more than...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Why A Western Region Grid Means More New Energy

Regional Transmission Organizations: Recommendations for the West Introduction An historic reorganization of the western electricity delivery system is underway. The sources of our electricity are changing rapidly, driven by shifting...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Hawaii’s Utility Answers Its Regulators

Transforming to Deliver a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawai‘i; HECO’s 2016 Power Supply Improvement Plan (Part 2) April 2016 (Hawaiian Electric Companies) Eight Observations and Concerns The Commission noted eight Observations...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 25: Clinton Rejects Koch – ‘Not Interested’ in Climate Deniers’ Support; Pentagon Turns To New Energy To Cut Costs; The Utilities-And-Solar Debate

Clinton Rejects Koch – ‘Not Interested’ in Climate Deniers’ Support Clinton snubs Koch endorsement over climate change denial; Democrat frontrunner rejects faint praise from oil billionaire, saying ‘not interested in endorsements from...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Panel Talks Climate Change Denial, Solutions

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 Look At What Is Possible

All it takes is the wind and the sun and the will. This is about doing well while doing good. From CBS Evening News 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");

Deniers Bullying Climate Scientists

This is appalling: Climate denying political lackeys for the fossil fuel industries can’t win the debate on the facts so they’re trying to bully the scientists making the argument. From greenman3610 via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";

Why Climate Change Eludes The Human Brain

The psychology of climate change inaction Nathan Collins, April 21, 2016 (The Week) “…[A diverse team of scientists has concluded] human psychology is ill-suited to comprehend and deal with what's going on…[Businesses and politicians...Show More Summary

Solar Beats Coal In India

India says the cost of solar power is now cheaper than coal; The moment we've been waiting for. Peter Dockrill, 20 April 2016 (Science Alert) “…[India] has unveiled a string of ambitious solar projects…One of the consequences of allShow More Summary

Green Roofs – It’s The Law In France

France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels April 8, 2016 (CS Globe) “A new law recently passed in France mandates that all new buildings that are built in commercial zones in France must be partiallyShow More Summary

World Wind Power Up And Rising

Wind energy increasing share of world electrical production Richard Blackwell, April 19, 2016 (The Globe and Mail) “Wind-power projects around the world accounted for almost half of the new electrical generating capacity installed in...Show More Summary

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