Chile to Tax Carbon, Immediate Health Benefits of Cutting Carbon, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS

OO Tackling Global Warming Will Improve Health, Save Lives, And Save Money

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OO Cutting Carbon Emissions Would Have Almost Immediate Health Benefits says new study.

OO Conventional Fossil Fuel Generators Headed Towards Decline says a new report by global investment bank HSBC.

Chile Is First Nation To Announce a Carbon Tax reports Seth Zuckerman atClimateCast. with a $5 per metric ton charge on power plant emissions to begin in 2018. Meanwhile, in the wake of the carbon tax repeal Down Under, Aussie renewable projects sank by 70% compared with 2013.

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Global Clean Energy Investment Makes Strides reports Seth Zuckerman atClimateCast. Bloomberg’s 2014 New Energy Finance Report on global renewable energy trends finds investment ($175B) up 16 percent during the first three quarters of 2014, compared to the same period last year, driven largely by China’s record-breaking investment in solar.Yieldcos (public companies that bundle long-term renewable energy contracts and yield reliable dividends).

OO England Harnessing The ‘Power Locked In Poo’ To Fuel Homes

OO Even Big Oil Abandons ALEC, the Climate Denying Lobby

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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