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SO. AFRICA LOOKS TO SOLAR

S. Africa’s Power Crisis Sparks Interest in Solar Power Darren Taylor, April 23, 2015 (Voice of Africa) “South Africa is enduring an unprecedented power generation crisis. Electricity blackouts continue across the country as its power...Show More Summary

CLIMATE CHANGE HITS WOMEN HARDEST

Women will suffer the worst effects of climate change Sarah Milner-Barry, April 23, 2015 (Quartz) “…It is a particularly unpleasant reality of climate change—that those societies that have emitted the most greenhouse gases are not going...Show More Summary

WIRELESS EV CHARGING

Finding an Easier Way to Charge Electric Vehicles Jim Motavalli, April 23, 2015 (NY Times) “…[Hevo Power] is working to create a home for electric vehicles in an environment that is inherently challenging to them. First, he and his team...Show More Summary

WIND COULD BE GREAT ON THE GREAT LAKES

Six Wind Turbines Planned in Lake Erie April 22, 2015 (Channel 24/YouErie) “There's a plan to erect a half dozen giant wind turbines in Lake Erie, off the coast of Cleveland and Erie County is joining the Public Private Partnership working...Show More Summary

THE CHANGE NEW ENERGY NEEDS

Regulatory capture and the Arizona Corporation Commission Nancy LaPlaca, April 23, 2015 (Tucson Weekly) “The powerful giants of the fossil-fueled electricity system are facing choices to change their business models, as a result of two...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: THE NEW GUIDE TO THE NATION'S BEST SOLAR POLICIES — AND HOW TO EMULATE THEM

The new guide to the nation's best solar policies — and how to emulate them; What works in one state won't necessarily work in another Herman K. Trabish, January 8, 2015 (Utility Dive) click to enlarge The best solar policy is the most...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 22: EARTH DAY PROGRESS REPORT; EARTH – WHAT NASA SEES; FROM THE SUN, FOR THE EARTH

EARTH DAY PROGRESS REPORT Are we doing better today than on the first Earth Day? Deborahh D. Stine, April 22, 2015 (The Hill) “…Are we doing better today than on the first Earth Day 45 years ago? …When Earth Day is discussed, speeches...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: HOW MUCH NEW ENERGY CAN CHINA BUILD?

China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario And Roadmap Study April 2015 (Energy Research Institute/National Development and Reform Commission) High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario: Vision And Consensus We are continuously writing new chapters in our history. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 21: HOW TO DECIDE ON SOLAR; NEW ENERGY’S PROPERTY VALUE; THE EPA CLEAN POWER PLAN, JOBS, AND THE ECONOMY

HOW TO DECIDE ON SOLAR How to Know If Solar Energy Is Right for Your House Travis Holum, April 20, 2015 (Daily Finance) “By the end of 2015, solar panels will be on more than a million homes in the U.S. In over a dozen states aroundShow More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: SOLAR IS NOW AFFORDABLE AND GETTING MORESO

Current and Future Cost of Photovoltaics; Long-term Scenarios for Market Development, System Prices and LCOE of Utility-Scale PV System February 2015 (Fraunhofer ISE) Key Insights Our analysis aims at estimating the future cost development...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, April 20: GULF OIL SPILL IMPACTS GO ON; SUNPOWER, APPLE DO SOLAR IN CHINA; THREE BETS ON WIND

GULF OIL SPILL IMPACTS GO ON 5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow Debbie Elliott, April 20, 2015 (National Public Radio) “Five years ago, BP's out-of-control oil well deep in the Gulf of Mexico exploded. Eleven...Show More Summary

The President, Florida, And Climate Change

The President dares to talk climate change in Florida, where the Governor has banned use of the term in the state government. From The White House via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getShow More Summary

Bill Maher On Climate Change Zombies

The Angry Professor explains here why politicians deny climate change. From BetterUpMedia 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");

Climate Change Denial Disorder

A condition not yet listed in the ICDM. Rx: A Q-tip. From Funny or Die 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");

VATICAN CALLS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Vatican Announces Major Summit On Climate Change Jack Jenkins, April 15, 2015 (ClimateProgress) “…[A] landmark climate change-themed conference to be hosted at the Vatican later this month [is] the latest in Pope Francis’ faith-rooted campaign to raise awareness about global warming…[E]ntitled Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity. Show More Summary

EARTH’S HEAT FOR A HUNGRY WORLD

New opportunities in geothermal energy for developing countries April 7, 2015 (PennEnergy) “Geothermal energy, the flow of heat energy radiating from the earth's core, provides unique opportunities for cost efficient, sustainable food...Show More Summary

WORLD OCEAN ENERGY GROWS ON

Marine energy sector continues growing worldwide, despite economic setbacks Michael Harris, April 14, 2015 (HydroWorld) “…[The] marine and hydrokinetic sector moved closer to commercial viability through 2014…[according to data from 23 member countries in Implementing Agreement on Ocean Energy Systems. Show More Summary

ALT FUELS IN CHINA

Alternative Fuels in China Can Replace Up to 483 Billion Gallons of Gasoline in 2020… April 14, 2015 (Luux Research) “China’s strategic shift toward alternative fuels in order to cut its reliance on foreign oil is creating huge opportunities,...Show More Summary

BRAIN EATING PARASITES THRIVE IN CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Change Does Have Some Winners, Like Brain-Eating Parasites. Joe Romm, April 14, 2015 (ClimateProgress) “It’s a myth there are no big winners from climate change besides fossil fuel companies…[It] is doubling bark beetle mating, triggering up to 60 times as many beetles attacking trees every year. Show More Summary

WORKING WITH UTILITIES FOR SOLAR

Musk’s Cousins Battle Utilities to Make Solar Rooftops Cheap; Lyndon and Peter Rive are on a quest to make sun-generated power cheap and easy. John Lippert and Christopher Martin, April 14, 2015 (Bloomberg News) “…[When solar advocates were fighting with Hawaiian Electric Co. Show More Summary

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