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Archived Since:November 19, 2010

Blog Post Archive

QUICK NEWS, Sept. 15: SOLAR SUCCEEDING ON PRICE; EVEN MORE WIND THAT HONDA EXPECTED; THE HUGE UNRECOGNIZED BENEFITS OF EFFICIENCY

SOLAR SUCCEEDING ON PRICE Solar Continues Trumping Fossil Fuel Pricing, With More Innovations To Come Chip Register, Sept. 11, 2014 (Forbes) “…America’s energy landscape looks significantly different. Natural gas has come well off its pre-recession highs and is now trading steadily around $4 per mmBtu, with little to no volatility. Show More Summary

Climate Change For The Birds

There is a lot of noise about the impacts of wind and solar power plants on birds. That noise overlooks the much worse impacts in general of all human-made infrastructure on birds. And the much much worse impacts in particular of conventional fossil and nuclear generation on birds. Show More Summary

The Evidence Mounts

More from our friend Peter Sinclair’s documentation of this planet’s melting. Be sure to check out Peter’s landmark Climate Denial Crock of the Week series. From YaleClimateForum via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getEShow More Summary

Colbert On Birds And Climate Change

As usual, Colbert provides perspective. From Comedy Central 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");

NOW CO2 TOO HIGH FOR PLANTS AND OCEANS TO ABSORB

U.N. Report: Carbon Dioxide Levels at Record Highs Tim Profeta, Sept. 11, 2014 (National Geographic) “…Scientists believe the [spiking and record concentration and rate of carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere] are not only the...Show More Summary

NEW ENERGY IS THE WORLD’S BEST OPTION

Global Shift to Renewable Power Urgently Needed to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change, IRENA Says… September 8, 2014 (International Renewable Energy Agency) “Speeding up the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible...Show More Summary

SWEDEN WINNING SCANDINAVIAN WIND RACE

Norway Losing Out to Sweden in $6 Billion Wind-Power Boom Jesper Starn, Sept. 9, 2014 (Bloomberg News) “Divergent tax policies mean Norway risks missing out on most of a $6 billion wind-power boom while neighboring Sweden benefits…Norway,...Show More Summary

INDIA DISPLAYS SOLAR'S VERSATILITY

Solar Energy: Improving the Livelihoods of India’s Rural Salt-Pan Farmers Anjali Jaiswal, Sept. 11, 2014 (Epoch Times) And L&T Construction Commissions World’s Largest Single Rooftop Solar PV Plant in Punjab Sept. 3, 2014 (Larsen and...Show More Summary

GETTING GREEN BY MIXING RED AND BLUE

Blue and red states going green on energy policy Wendy Koch, September 11, 2014 (USA Today) ’ “Politically ‘red’ and ‘blue’ states are increasingly turning green as they push energy efficiency and renewable power to save money and protect...Show More Summary

PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS’ CLIMATE CHANGE NUMBERS

This Legendary Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change; We're 20 years away from catastrophe, says PricewaterhouseCoopers. James West, Sept. 10, 2014 (Mother Jones) "With every year that passes, we're getting further away from averting a human-caused climate disaster. Show More Summary

THE RACE FOR EV DOMINANCE

Inside the Race to Build an Affordable Electric Vehicle; The clash between automotive titans GM and Tesla will be a win for all of us. Lorraine Chow, Sept. 4, 2014 (NationSwell) “…[Tesla Motors] is working on the first EV for the mainstream…[The...Show More Summary

THE BIG FUTURE FOR ZERO ENERGY BUILDINGS

Zero Energy Buildings; Energy Efficient Products and Services for Net Zero Energy and Nearly Zero Energy Commercial and Residential Buildings: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts 3Q 2014 (Navigant Research) “…[A zero energy building (ZEB)] uses as much energy over the course of the year as it generates from onsite renewables. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE 2013 U.S. DISTRIBUTED WIND MARKET

2013 Distributed Wind Market Report AC Orrell, HE Rhoads-Weaver, et al, August 2014 (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/U.S. Department of Energy) Executive Summary In 2013, 30.4 megawatts (MW) of new distributed wind capacity was added, representing nearly 2,700 units across 36 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, Sept. 10: A WAY TO INVEST IN WIND ENERGY; SOLAR POWER TOWERS GET SAFER; TEST COMING FOR GIANT TURBINE BLADE

A WAY TO INVEST IN WIND ENERGY NextEra, Dominion are wind-energy plays Motley Fool, Sept. 7, 2014 Columbus Dispatch “…Wind power has been growing, partly because the cost of wind turbines and the price of wind-powered electricity are falling. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: COMPARING SOLAR IN JAPAN AND THE U.S.

Comparing Photovoltaic (PV) Costs and Deployment Drivers in the Japanese and U.S. Residential and Commercial Markets B. Friedman, R. Margolis, J. Seel, July 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Japan has reemerged...Show More Summary

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");

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