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QUICK NEWS, Sept. 9: CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE BIRDS; U.S. OFFSHORE WIND STARTS BUILDING; THE EMERGENCE OF COMMUNITY SOLAR

CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE BIRDS Half of North American bird species threatened by climate change Lois Shahagun, Sept. 8, 2014 (LA Times) “Half of all bird species in North America — including the bald eagle — are at risk of severe population...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE ENERGY FUTURE (SOLAR, BATTERIES, ELECTRIC CARS AND UTILITIES)

Will Solar, Batteries, and Electric Cars Re-Shape the Electricity System? 20 August 2014 (UBS Q Series) Summary Batteries and solar at the tipping point: Electricity users will become generators Solar systems and batteries will be disruptive...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Sept. 8: NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT HITS $5.7 TRILLION; CALIFORNIA RE-ORIENTS ROOFTOP SOLAR; THOSE WHO LIVE W/WIND DOUBT ‘WIND SYNDROME’

NEW ENERGY INVESTMENT HITS $5.7 TRILLION Green Bonds Add to $5.7 Trillion Privately Invested in the Green Economy September 1, 2014 (Ethical Markets) “The first two quarters of 2014 show the Green Transition Scoreboard® (GTS) at $5.7 trillion in private investments and commitments since 2007. Show More Summary

A Few Pictures About Alternatives

This takes 3 minutes of real attention but it is worth it. From John Harrison 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");

The Fung Bros On "AskWhy?WhyNot?"

The system is not working well. Either party before the earth burns up or AskWhyWhyNot… From FungBrosComedy 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");

Seeing REDD About Climate Change

This one takes some reading but disproves the too often repeated nonsense that “nobody is doing anything.” More at UN-REDD. From Redd Costa Rica via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElShow More Summary

THE THREAT OF CLIMATE CHANGE TO NATO

NATO ignores climate change at its peril; NATO must be prepared for rapidly-multiplying threats, including climate change Caitlin Werrell, Francesco Femia, and Sherri Goodman, 3 Sept. 2014 (RTCC) “Retired US navy admiral James Stavridis,...Show More Summary

CHINA SET FOR WORLD WIND TECHNOLOGY LEAD

European wind leadership at risk Steve Sawyer, August 29, 2014 (ReCharge News via Global Wind Energy Council) "Europe has been the technology and market leader in the wind industry for more than 30 years…[Enlightened leadership and]Show More Summary

GLOBAL DISTRIBUTED GEN TO DOUBLE IN TEN YEARS

Global Distributed Generation Deployment Forecast; Solar PV, Small Wind, Fuel Cell, Natural Gas Generator Set, and Diesel Generator Set Capacity and Revenue by Country and Technology: 2014-2023 3Q 2014 (Navigant Research) “The rise of distributed generation (DG) is one of the most important trends in the energy industry today. Show More Summary

THE GEOTHERMAL HEAT BENEATH PARISIAN STREETS

Paris kicks off French geothermal ‘renaissance' Diarmaid Williams, 2 Sept. 2014 (Cogeneration & On-Site Power) “France is looking to exploit its highly promising geothermal power potential to provide heating for around 170,000 homesShow More Summary

CLIMATE CHANGE IS NOT ABOUT ‘BELIEF’

You Can't 'Believe' In Climate Change Reverend Erica Wimber Avena, Septembewr 2, 2014 (Hartford Courant) “If someone asks you whether you ‘believe in climate change,’ you should be worried about where the conversation is going…Climate...Show More Summary

WASHINGTON, D.C., BUILDING SOLAR

Local solar energy companies have enjoyed growth in recent years. Will it continue? Steven Overly, August 30, 2014 (Washington Post) “Solar energy start-ups that have taken root in the Washington region in recent years are maturing into...Show More Summary

WEST VIRGINIA COULD BE A GEOTHERMAL GIANT

Hydraulic fracturing could improve geothermal energy Brooks McCabe, Sepember 1, 2014 (The West Virginia State Journal) “…The [geothermal] energy industry is evolving continuously, and the technology being used and developed in West Virginia...Show More Summary

NEW TESLA-PANASONIC BATTERY GIGA-FACTORY AIMS HIGH

Tesla Motors’ Gigafactory Will See More Than 50% Overcapacity in its Li-ion Production September 3, 2014 (Lux Research) "…[Tesla Motors] and its partner, Panasonic, will contribute about 45% and 35%, respectively, of the initial $4 billion…[to...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: HOW DATA CENTERS CAN SAVE THE U.S. $3.8 BIL A YEAR

Data Center Efficiency Assessment; Scaling Up Energy Efficiency Across the Data Center Industry: Evaluating Key Drivers and Barriers August 2014 (Natural Resources Defense Council) Executive Summary Data centers are the backbone of the...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 3: ARIZONA NEW ENERGY ADDS 3,060 JOBS IN Q2; EXELON-PEPCO MERGER COULD STILL WIND; U.S. GEOTHERMAL TEARS AT RED TAPE

ARIZONA NEW ENERGY ADDS 3,060 JOBS IN Q2 Renewable-energy project gives state fastest clean-energy job growth Brittany Bade, August 28, 2014 (Cronkite News) "…[With more than new 3,000 workers in clean-energy industries, Arizona claimed]...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: MANAGING THE COSTS OF BRINGING NEW ENERGY INTO THE GRID

Strategies for Mitigating the Reduction in Economic Value of Variable Generation with Increasing Penetration Levels Andrew Mills and Ryan Wiser, March 2014 (Lawrence Berkeley National Labs) Executive Summary Overview Previously, Mills...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 2: NEW ENERGY IS 22% OF WORLD ELECTRICITY, & GROWING; ELECTRIC SPEEDSTER CHARGES WIRELESSLY; NUCLEAR FALLOUT AT FUKUSHIMA

NEW ENERGY IS 22% OF WORLD ELECTRICITY, & GROWING Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace; Green technologies now produce 22% of world's electricity Terry Macalister, 28 August 2014, (UK Guardian) “Wind, solar and otherShow More Summary

LABOR DAY STUDY: CHINA NEW ENERGY MOVES AHEAD

The China Greentech Report 2014; Greener, Smarter, More Productive August 2014 (China Greentech Initiative) Executive Summary The China Greentech Report 2014 is the culmination of an open-source, commercial collaboration of more than...Show More Summary

The Economic Opportunity In The Climate Fight

The EU has cut emissions 18% while its GDP has grown 45%. It is now targeting a 40% emissions cut by 2030. Imagine the economic growth! From MelissaBloggerOne via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[Show More Summary

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