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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

Face Climate Change To Find Opportunity

It’s too late to halt climate change and our society is doomed — but wait, that’s the good news; "Gasland" director Josh Fox is back with "How to Let Go of the World," a sprawling chronicle of despair -- and hope Andrew O’Hehir, April...Show More Summary

The Real Clean From Driving Electric

Minnesota study challenges ‘coal car’ claims about electric vehicles Frank Jossi, April 20, 2016 (Midwest Energy News) “…[E]lectric vehicles emit 61 percent fewer greenhouse gases (GHGs) than gasoline-powered automobiles...[and an] electric...Show More Summary

Update For Wind Investors

Is There an Upside in Wind Energy Stocks? Wind energy can add diversification to a renewable energy portfolio. Matt Whitaker, April 15, 2016 (U.S. News & World Report) “…The last decade has seen $128 billion in new wind project investment...Show More Summary

A Breakthrough Solution For Ocean Energy

This Device Could Provide a Third of America's Power; The Triton is designed to harvest wave energy without using moving parts that can break down in the brutal ocean. Sam Grobart, April 12, 2016 (Bloomberg News) “…Anyone who's ridden or been tossed by a wave has a sense of the kinetic energy contained in our perpetually moving oceans. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How DOE is remaking itself to help modernize the grid

How DOE is remaking itself to help utilities modernize the grid; Now's the time for utilities to take advantage of new partnership and research opportunities, the agency says Herman K. Trabish, July 14, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge Enhanced...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How rate design can save utilities from the solar death spiral

How rate design can save utilities from the solar death spiral; TOU and RT rates can decrease revenue losses from solar, but can also hamper solar adoption Herman K. Trabish, July 15, 2015 (Utility Dive) There will likely be no utility...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 19: The Meat Of The Climate Debate; The Texas Template For Wind; The Threat Of Solar Value Deflation

The Meat Of The Climate Debate The link between climate change and meat consumption is harrowingly real; Adjusting our diets will greatly reduce the costs associated with global warming. The public just needs to buy in Annick De Witt,...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Transforming Hawaii’s Energy Future

Transforming to Deliver a More Affordable Clean Energy Future for Hawai‘i; HECO’s 2016 Power Supply Improvement Plan April 2016 (Hawaiian Electric Companies) Executive Summary SHARED COMMITMENT TO A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE With an unprecedented 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard, Hawai‘i’s clean energy leadership is clear and indisputable. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Modernizing The Power Grid With Flexibility

Grid Flexibility: Methods For Modernizing The Power Grid Sonia Aggarwal and Robbie Orvis, March 2016 (Energy Innovation) Introduction An abundance of new technologies are now available to produce cleaner, cheaper electricity. Many countries—for...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 18: The Clinton-Sanders Climate Change Exchange; Solar To Dominate By 2030 – Futurist; MidAmerican Plans To Be ALL New Energy, 85% Wind

The Clinton-Sanders Climate Change Exchange The Clinton-Sanders exchange on climate change was a dumpster fire David Roberts, April 17, 2016 (VOX) Editor’s note: It is worth clicking through to read all of this lengthy debate summary. “…[C]limate...Show More Summary

Colbert On Donald Trump’s Environmental Policy

Colbert examines Donald Trump's promises to streamline government. From The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 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");

Jail Time For Climate Change Denial?

Bill Nye, the science guy, gets controversial. From cfact 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");

The Energy Efficient TV

This is a simple story of a young girl, her TV, and the planet. From NEEA via Vimeo 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");

Sweden’s Ocean Energy Breakthrough

The Wonder-Buoy That May Finally Make Wave Energy Feasible Rachel Nuwer, April 6, 2016 (Wired) “…[The to-and-fro and ebb-and-flow] motions of the ocean offer an endless supply of renewable energy…if engineers could figure out how to capture that power. Show More Summary

Save Chocolate! Fight Climate Change

Climate Change Could Pinch the World’s Chocolate Supply; A hotter, drier climate will limit the areas where cocoa can be produced in West Africa. Aleszu Bajak, April 14, 2016 (UnDark) “A hotter, drier climate could squeeze the world’s...Show More Summary

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