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Jon Stewart Heats Up Over Climate Change

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Colbert Asks If “This Changes Everything”

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HIGH WATER RISING – EVERYWHERE

New Analysis Shows Global Exposure to Sea Level Rise Sept. 23, 2014 (Climate Central) “Every global shore touches the same ocean, and the ocean is rising…147 to 216 million people live on land that will be below sea level or regular flood levels by the end of the century, assuming emissions of heat-trapping gases continue on their current trend. Show More Summary

MOROCCO WIND BOOM COMING

Moroccan energy farm to use GE wind turbines Hannah Raven, Sept. 23, 2014 (Construction Week Online) “General Electric Company will supply wind turbines for a renewable energy project in North Africa. Developed by Energie Eolienne du...Show More Summary

INDIA BOOSTS ITS SOLAR BUILD

India Plans an Upgrade of Its Solar-Energy Infrastructure; New Delhi to Work With State Governments to Develop Solar Parks Biman Mukherji, Sept. 21, 2014 (Wall Street Journal) “…[India’s] federal administration in New Delhi and fiveShow More Summary

ABU DHABI BUYS A PIECE OF NORWAY’S STAKE IN UK OFFSHORE WIND

Masdar Buys Half Statoil Stake in U.K. Offshore Wind Farm Alex Morales, Sept. 24, 2014 (Bloomberg News) “Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co. agreed to buy half of Statoil ASA’s stake in the 402-megawatt Dudgeon wind project off the coast...Show More Summary

THE PRIVATE SECTOR FACES CLIMATE CHANGE

Companies Are Taking the Baton in Climate Change Efforts Justin Gillis Sept. 23, 2014 "With political efforts to slow global warming moving at a tortuous pace, some of the world’s largest companies are stepping into the void, pledging...Show More Summary

SOLAR WILL POWER SCHOOLS, EARN MONEY FOR TEACHERS

U.S. schools quickly climbing learning curve in solar power Daniel Cusick, Sept. 19, 2014 E&E Publishing The 3,752 solar-equipped K-12 U.S. schools’ 490 megawatts of installed capacity is the result of (1) a 53% average system priceShow More Summary

A RIDE IN TOMORROW’S CAR

Meet Stella, the Electric Family Car That Goes 500 Miles on a Charge and Is Powered by Sunshine; We take a ride in the road-ready solar sedan built by a team of Dutch students. Todd Woody, Sept. 23, 2014 (TakePart) “…The Stella [is a...Show More Summary

A LOOK AT SEE-THROUGH SOLAR

Solar power with a view Sept. 18, 2014 (CNN) “A new solar concentrator has been developed which can be placed over windows to create solar energy -- without obstructing your view. The most efficient solar cells to date are often colored...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: FREEING THE NATIONAL TREASURE IN U.S. NATIONAL LABS

Going Local: Connecting the National Labs to their Regions for Innovation and Growth Scott Andes, Mark Muro, and Matthew Stepp, Sept. 2014 (Metropolitan PolicyProgram at Brookings) Summary Since their inception in the 1940s, the Department...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Sept. 24: CALIF TARGETS 1.5MIL 0-EMISSIONS CARS BY 2024; BOLD $8BIL WIND-WIRES-STORAGE PLAN; ROCKEFELLERS DIVEST OIL FOR NEW ENERGY

ROCKEFELLERS DIVEST OIL FOR NEW ENERGY Divestment Statement Sept, 2014 (Rockefeller Brothers Fund) “…[In 2010, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF)] board of trustees approved a commitment of up to 10 percent of the endowment to investments…[in]...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: WHERE OFFSHORE WIND IS IN THE WORLD

Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis 2014 Annual Market Assessment Michael Hahn, Patrick Gilman, August 27, 2014 (Navigant Research for the U.S. Department of Energy) Executive Summary The U.S. offshore wind industry is transitioning from early development to demonstration of commercial viability. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Sept. 23: THE NEW ENERGY TRANSITION; THE MATTER OF WIND IN KANSAS; MICROGRID TECHNOLOGY MARKET TO QUADRUPLE

THE NEW ENERGY TRANSITION The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy Vivek Wadhwa, Sept. 19, 2014 (Washington Post) “In the 1980s, leading consultants were skeptical about cellular phones…[but] there are billions now…Costs...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: NEW ENERGY TO BE THE WORLD’S BIGGEST AND BEST ENERGY BY 2030

REthinking Energy; Towards A New Power System September 2014 (International Renewable Energy Agency) Executive Summary An alignment of economics, demographics, climate change and technology has set in motion an ongoing transformation...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Sept. 22: BIG NEW WHITE HOUSE BACKING FOR SUN, EE; DOE BOOSTS RESEARCH ON BIGGER WIND; TEXAS CONSIDERS SPREADING GRID COSTS

BIG NEW WHITE HOUSE BACKING FOR SUN, EE Obama pushes energy efficiency, rural solar power Timothy Cama, Sept. 18, 2014 (The Hill) “The Obama administration unveiled…[actions] aimed at improving energy efficiency and increasing the use...Show More Summary

Bill Nye, The Science Guy, Explains New Energy And Climate Change

Some quick facts on New Energy and climate change from a future “where the air is clean, grass is green, and polar bears have plenty of ice…” From Simge Atay via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0Show More Summary

This Changes Everything

Individual decisions matter but bold government actions are needed. Getting them requires “a push from below.” From The National 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 People’s Climate March Is Sunday

Everybody’s talking about the climate but here’s a chance to DO something. From FelipeRadovitzky 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");

CHINA, INDIA, RUSSIA TO SKIP UN CLIMATE SUMMIT

U.N.’s Climate Change Push Gains DiCaprio, but Loses India, China and Russia Lucy Westcott, Sept. 17, 2014 (Newsweek) “Global turmoil and violence in Iraq and Syria will join climate change as key topics at the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly…U.N. Show More Summary

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