New US Energy Maps Show Cool Things About Renewables reports Bobby Magill at Climate Central:
US Wind Farms Are Sprouting Even in Not So Windy Places. Brown to dark blue signifies low to high wind potential; wind turbines signify wind turbine farms. Credit US Energy Information Administration (EIA)
OO New Bloomberg Poll: Voters Willing To Pay To Blunt Climate Change – even if it means higher energy bills.
OO Two Years Early, Wisconsin Hits Goal To Get 10% Of Its Electricity From Renewables
OO Finland Sets New, Ambitious Goal For Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions – becoming the latest European nation, after Denmark, to do so, adding its momentum to efforts in the E.U. parliament, China, and the US.
Reacting to pressure from a public campaign by the World Wildlife Fund, an oil company gave up looking for oil in Virunga National Park, home to one of the last populations of gorillas on earth. Credit Fiver Locker, at Wikipedia.
OO Oil Company Stops Looking in Africa’s Oldest Park – For Now
OO Oil-Rich United Arab Emirates Aims To Be A Sustainable Energy Pioneer – embracing sustainable technologies, and making a surprise bid to become a clean energy leader.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost,Climate Change This Week :http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte
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