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QUICK NEWS, May 24: Portland, Ore, Bans Climate Change Denial From Science Classes; Wind Hits 100%-Plus Of Aussie State’s Power For 10 Hours

Portland, Ore, Bans Climate Change Denial From Science Classes Portland School System Bans Teaching Materials That Cast Doubt on Climate Change Eric Chaney, May 23, 2016 (The Weather Channel) “…Last week, the Portland Public School board...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: A Review Of Alternative Rate Designs

A Review Of Alternative Rate Designs; Industry Experience With Time-Based And Demand Charge Rates For Mass-Market Customers Aman Chitkara, Dan Cross-Call, Becky Li, and James Sherwood, May 2016 (Rocky Mountain Institute) EXECUTIVE SUMMARY There...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 23: Human-Caused Changes Threaten A Third Of Bird Species With Extinction; Attack On Wind Linked to Oil Industry Money; Solar Plus Storage Multi-tasking To Cut Costs

Human-Caused Changes Threaten A Third Of Bird Species With Extinction Third of North American Birds Said to Face Extinction Due to Climate Change, Other Man-Made Factors Michael Edison Hayden, May 22, 2016 (ABC News) “…37 percent ofShow More Summary

New Energy FulFills Its Potential

Portugal was powered for FOUR DAYS STRAIGHT on New Energy this month, proving grid operators can manage the challenges. It is time to ignore the naysayers with vested interests and build out this planet’s energy future. From wochit 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="//

The Nuclear Fantasy

Nuclear only works if a fantasy about affordable new technologies comes true. New Energy is ready to do the job NOW, while most cities still don’t look like Venice. From YaleClimateConnections via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){varShow More Summary

Building Wind Was Never Better

There’s a New Energy world coming and it’s time to choose: Help build it or get out of the way. From AmericanWindEnergy 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");

Unlike U.S. Republicans, Islam Calls For Climate Change Action

Islamic Declaration on Climate Change; Islamic leaders call their community to climate action. Erika Street Hopman, May 19, 2016 (Yale Climate Connections) “…[‘Allah] has created the universe in all its diversity, richness and vitality:...Show More Summary

New Energy Powers A Nation For Four Days!

Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone; Zero emission milestone reached as country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours Arthur Nelsen, 18 May 2016 (The Guardian) “…Electricity...Show More Summary

Solar Rising On The Wide World

The Heat: Developing countries turn towards solar energy Nathan King, May 17, 2016 (CCTV America) "With solar energy becoming more affordable and efficient, a host of developing countries are using the technology for electricity. For...Show More Summary

The Power Of The Oceans

Harnessing the Oceans; Is energy from the oceans even feasible? Hans Buitelaar, May 13, 2016 (The Maritime Executive) “If saving the planet is not enough reward for harvesting the enormous energy potential of the oceans, high profits...Show More Summary

Children Lead The Court Fight Against Climate Change

Children Win Another Climate Change Legal Case In Mass Supreme Court James Conca, May 19, 2016 (Forbes) “In another surprising victory for children suing the government over climate change, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court…found...Show More Summary

No. Carolina Lawmakers Attack New Energy

NC bill takes aim at wind power and solar energy John Murawski. May 18, 2016 (The News and Observer) “Green energy advocates are aghast at the latest energy proposal in the state legislature to regulate wind farms and solar farms, aShow More Summary

Texas Markets Say Forget Coal

In Texas, Market Forces Driving Shift From Coal, Study Says Jim Malewitz, May 17, 2016 (The Texas Tribune) “Texans are on pace to rely more heavily on natural gas, wind and solar energy to power their lives in the coming decades — and...Show More Summary

Things Rooftop Solar Buyers Ought To Ask

12 Questions to Ask Your Prospective Solar Company May 19, 2016 (Sullivan Solar Power) “1. How many years have you been in business? If you want a straight answer, you may want to search for yourself. Reference the Contractors State License Board website to verify a license. 2. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: How New York Will Build Shared Solar

Inside New York's aggressive new community shared renewables program; 'This is the one we have been waiting for,' says the leading national shared solar developer Herman K. Trabish, July 30, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge Ea rlier...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The other utility death spiral

The other death spiral utilities are beginning to deal with; Corporates and their big revenues will defect if utilities don’t give them green energy Herman K. Trabish, August 6, 2015 (Utility Dive) The central lesson for utilities in...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Potential Power Of The Nation’s Waters

Marine and Hydrokinetic Technology 2016 (U.S. Department of Energy Water Program) The energy from waves, tides, ocean currents, the natural flow of water in rivers, and marine thermal gradients can be captured to generate new sources of clean and renewable electricity. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May17, 2016: Cruel April Was The Hottest Month By Record Margin; Big Solar Throws Its Weight Around In Maine; Big Oil Ready To Move On Ocean Wind

Cruel April Was The Hottest Month Ever By Record Margin April breaks global temperature record, marking seven months of new highs; Latest monthly figures add to string of recent temperature records and all but assure 2016 will be hottest...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: How To Build The Transmission New Energy Needs

Planning and CapX2020 Building trust to build regional transmission systems Marta C. Monti, Stephen Rose, Kimberley A. Mullins, Elizabeth J. Wilson, April 2016 (Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota and Minnesota...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS SPECIAL, May 16: Protestors Defy Police, SoCalGas To Shut NatGas Facility

Protestors Defy Police, SoCalGas To Shut NatGas Facility Protesters call for closure of SoCalGas facility at Porter Ranch gas leak site Dakota Smith, May 16, 2016 (LA Daily News) Activists from a coalition of groups opposing continued operation of the Los Angeles natural gas storage facility that released the worst methane leak in U.S. Show More Summary

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