Solar Power Could Prevent Millions of Deaths, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SURFING

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Solar Getting Cheaper, Attracting More Investment reports Seth Zuckerman at ClimateCast. The price of rooftop solar dropped up to15% in 2013, says a newreport, continuing a trend that has seen prices cut in half since 2009, and continues in 2014.

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The prices bolster the business case for US residential and commercial solar, which is seeing a 50% increase this year in private investment.

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Check it out here, right now!

More Solar Headlines:

OO Indoor Air Pollution Kills Millions
But Solar Could Help Save Them
– with solar ovens and lights for the developing world’s poor. Here’s how.

Even in the developed world, if solar power replaced fossil fuels, it would prevent millions more deaths — by the elimination of fossil fuel pollution, which kills millions every year in developed countries as well!

OO Duke Energy Commits To Largest Solar Farm East Of Mississippi

OO Wisconsin: Push To Impose Extra Fees On Solar Customers Draws Outrage – “It would not only end solar but remove the economic viability for any renewable energy in Wisconsin.”

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. 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

 

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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