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QUICK NEWS, September 11: Now Is The Time, Earth Is The Place; Floridians Forming Solar Co-ops; The Rich Winds Of South Dakota

Now Is The Time, Earth Is The Place Now Is the Time to Solve Climate Change for 2050 Paula Caballero, September 9, 2017 (EcoWatch) “The reality of daily life is that we try to fix the problems that are staring us in the face. In many...Show More Summary

Bill Maher On Hurricanes And Climate Change

The President, Ann Colter, and Rush Limbaugh all deny climate change and stand to lose million-dollar-homes to Hurricane Irma. From Real Time With Bill Maher via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0Show More Summary

The Way Forward

From Yale Climate Connections 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 Knock-On Effects Of Climate Change

From Yale Climate Connections 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");

Research Supports Lawsuits Against Old Energy

Big Oil must pay for climate change. Now we can calculate how much; It is possible for scientific evidence to help apportion responsibility for climate damages among fossil fuel producers. Our paper shows how Peter C. Frumhoff and Myles...Show More Summary

World Energy Demand To Peak By 2030

World energy demand to plateau from 2030, says DNV GL’s inaugural Energy Transition Outlook; Energy efficiency will improve faster than global economic growth due to the rapid electrification of the world’s energy system, leading toShow More Summary

The World’s Best Cities For Solar

Mapped: How much space would it take to sustain the world's largest cities by solar energy? Ashley Kirk, 1 September 2017 (UK Telegraph) “…[T]he need for renewable energy is amplifying…[and] the impact of renewables might be less than...Show More Summary

IEA Under-Reports Solar And Wind

IEA underreports contribution solar and wind by a factor of three compared to fossil fuels Erik Sauar, August 31, 2017 (Energy Post) “…Wind and solar energy have for decades experienced exponential growth and employ millions of people,...Show More Summary

The Knock-On Effects Of Climate Change

Harvey caused a chemical plant explosion. Is that the next face of climate change? Jeff D. Colgan, September 6, 2017 (Washington Post) “Among Hurricane Harvey’s devastating effects were environmental accidents…[including the massive chemical fire at the Arkema plant. Show More Summary

The Newest In Solar Windows

This Liquid Coating Turns Windows Into Solar Panels; SolarWindow Technologies says it can harvest energy from sunlight by applying a transparent film to glass or plastic. Glenn McDonald, September 1, 2017 (Seeker) “…SolarWindow Technologies is among the many energy companies looking for ways to harvest solar power on a large scale. Show More Summary

The California-Wyoming Wind Connection

California policies pose challenge for Wyoming wind farm Heather Richards, September 4, 2017 (Casper Star-Tribune) “The proposed Chokecherry Sierra Madre wind energy project being developed by a subsidiary of oil and gas company Anschutz...Show More Summary

Something To Think About When Buying An EV

So You Want To Buy An Electric Car? It Requires Some Planning Sonari Glinton, September 4, 2017 (National Public Radio) “…Two electric cars meant for the masses are hitting the market this fall, the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How to get the most out of grid modernization, in 5 simple steps

How to get the most out of grid modernization, in 5 simple steps; A new paper offers guidelines for designing and evaluating expensive utility modernization proposals Herman K. Trabish, March 13, 2017 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: Since...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities looking for solar-friendly business models

As solar booms, utilities look to build new business models with strategic investments; Beyond simply contracting for solar, utilities are increasingly investing in the sector to ‘position themselves to be the utility of the future' Herman K. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Positive Disruption Can Still Beat Climate Change

Positive Disruption; Limiting Global Temperature Rise To Well Below 2 Cº Marshall Abramczyk, Martha Campbell, Aman Chitkara, Mia Diawara, Aileen Lerch, and James Newcomb (Rocky Mountain Institute) Introduction The news about climate change is increasingly bleak. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 5: Horse Poop And Climate Change; Car Dealers like the Solar Deal; California’s Wind Blow Slowing

Horse Poop And Climate Change Technology and the Battle Against Climate Change; Technology will play a significant role in taming the climate crisis. Matthew Brennan, September 3, 2017 (The Good Men Project) “…[An estimated 150,000 horses...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Hawaii’s Plan To Build A Modern Grid

Hawaii’s Grid Modernization Plan August 29, 2017 (Hawaiian Electric Companies) Executive Summary Hawai‘i’s electric grid is a multilayered delivery system that touches nearly every home and business – a sturdy, secure, and safe resource...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, September 4: Harvey As ‘Global Warning’; Wind Power Served All Through Harvey; About The Solar Stock Flip-Flop

Harvey As ‘Global Warning’ Houston: A Global Warning; The devastation of Hurricane Harvey marks a turning point and raises the terrible possibility that we’ve entered the age of climate chaos Jeff Goodell, August 31, 2017 (Rolling Stone) “…[T]he...Show More Summary

Why The Future Is Bright

Southern California is getting ready for a celebration of the solar future. From Sunstock Solar Festival 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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