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Save The Fish

There are all kinds of good reasons to fight to turn back climate change – and NO good reasons not to. From ONgov 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");

Making Going Solar Go Easier

This is about how SunShot backed an online marketplace that streamlines the buying and selling of solar. It is also about what will be lost if the Energy Department pulls its support for New Energy. From U.S. Department of Energy/SunShot via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//

Obama Talks Global Food In A Time Of Climate Change

Barack Obama on food and climate change: ‘We can still act and it won’t be too late’; The former president addresses the greatest challenges facing the world, and what we can do about them Barak Obama, May 25, 2017 (UK Guardian) (Editor’s...Show More Summary

Global New Energy Jobs Keep Booming

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017 May 2017 (International Renewable Energy Agency) “…Jobs in renewables excluding large hydropower increased by 2.8%, to reach 8.3 million in 2016. China, Brazil, the United States, India,...Show More Summary

Record-Breaking Solar Sales In India

2 Solar Power Records In 2 Days In India Saurabh Mahapatra, May 25, 2017 (Cleantechies via Cleantechnica) “Two marathon competitive auctions for a cumulative solar power capacity of 750 megawatts yielded new record-low solar tariff bids...Show More Summary

China Wind Will Re-Train U.S. Coal Workers

Chinese company offers free wind energy training to former US coal miners Jacob Snyder, May 25, 2017 (WISTV) “…[Chinese wind-turbine manufacturer Goldwind Americas, looking for workers to take permanent jobs on the Wyoming wind farms...Show More Summary

New Study Explicitly Refutes Trump EPA Head’s Denial

Scientists just published an entire study refuting Scott Pruitt on climate change Chris Mooney, May 24, 2017 (Washington Post) “In a sign of growing tensions between scientists and the Trump administration, researchers published a scientific...Show More Summary

Solar Jobs Lead U.S. Economy

Report: Solar jobs grow 17 times faster than US economy; Cost of solar energy comes down dramatically Matt Egan, May 24, 2017 (CNNMoney via CentralIllinoisProud) “…Solar employment expanded last year 17 times faster than the total U.S. Show More Summary

Wind Gets Endorsement From U.S. Utility Giant

Wind energy's watershed moment; U.S. cumulative wind and hydro energy capacity, 1900-2016 Amy Harder, May 25, 2017 (Axios) “…[Xcel Energy CEO Ben Fowke said high penetrations of wind do not threaten the reliability of the grid and is “very comfortable” with getting over a third of his utility’s power from wind. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar Surging, States Responding

As the solar industry matures, business gets a little more complicated; While solar got a much-needed boost when Congress extended the 30% ITC, state policy changes are slowing down growth in the residential market Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Big Solar-Residential Solar Face Off

Solar split: How a new petition is dividing rooftop and utility-scale installers in SEIA; Rooftop installers want a bigger voice in the trade group, but stress unity is still the priority Herman K. Trabish, October 12, 2016 (UtilityShow More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Hard Road To A New Solar Paradigm In Montana

Big Sky solar: On the long, hard road to net metering reform in Montana; Years of legislative wrangling have yielded little, but recent closed-door policy talks could point a way forward Herman K. Trabish, October 13, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Most Energy Efficient Cities Right Now

The 2017 City Energy Efficiency Scorecard David Ribeiro, Tyler Bailey, Ariel Drehobl, Jen King, Stefen Samarripas, Mary Shoemaker, Shruti Vaidyanathan, Weston Berg, and Fernando Castro-Alvarez, May 2017 (American Council for an Energy...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 23: How To Tell Kids About Climate Change; California Takes A New Look At Wind; Mercedes Benz Goes Solar – With Batteries

How To Tell Kids About Climate Change Climate change predictions can be scary for kids. What can you say? Kirsten Clark, May 22, 2017 (Louisville Courier-Journal via USA Today) “…Climate change — as well as other environmental issues like deforestation and wildlife extinction — have the potential to be scary for children. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: Solar For Everybody

Bringing the Benefits of Solar Energy to Low-Income Consumers A Guide for States & Municipalities Bentham Paulos, May 2017 (Paulos Analysis) Executive Summary The declining cost of solar energy is creating opportunities for all Americans to save money on their energy bills. Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, May 22: The Plan To Beat Climate Change; Ready For The Offshore Wind Boom; Solar Research Faces Trump Cuts

The Plan To Beat Climate Change A new book ranks the top 100 solutions to climate change. The results are surprising. A chat with Paul Hawken about his ambitious new effort to “map, measure, and model” global warming solutions. David...Show More Summary

Forget The Planet, Save The Pizza

Everybody has their priorities. From ONgov 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");

Wind Power Shines Its Light

Wind was named number two among the top one hundred climate change solutions in Drawdown by renowned environmentalist Paul Hawken.From American Wind Energy Association via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTaShow More Summary

Storing Solar As A Liquid

These are great ideas that could go a long way toward beating climate change but they have a long way to go.From Seeker 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 Inner Circle Of Climate Action

Study: inspiring action on climate change is more complex than you might think; People have to grasp how climate change impacts them, and we need to value environmentally sound behavior John Abraham, 19 May 2017 (UK Guardian) “…[Humans are causing climate change but they are not acting to stop it. Show More Summary

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