Good Ideas: Save Kids by Saving Energy, and More!



OO Save Energy –> Cut Pollution –> Cut Children’s Asthma – is the message that really works to get people to cut home energy use, says a UCLA study.


OO US Produces More Wind Power Than Any Other Nation President Obama said in his 2015 State of the Union address, notes the Power of Wind team at the American Wind Energy Association. We also make the most productive wind turbines, but all that is threatened by the recent cut of the federal Production Tax Credit in Congress.

OO Americans Getting More Serious About Global Warming As A Priority– says a new Pew Poll, but at 22nd place in the list of 23 top policy priorities, you might wonder how – 38% of those polled put it on the list, however, and that’s a popup of almost 10% from last year.


OO Maine: Green-Energy Inspiration Found on a Danish Island – Maine’s Monhegan stands to learn from the Danish energy-independent island of Samso.

OO California Takes Lead In Developing Energy Storage – mandating enough stored energy in its utilities to power 1 million homes.

OO US Automakers Keep Rolling Out Electric Vehicles

The many, many reasons why China is cutting subsidies for polluting non-electric cars.Wikipedia

OO China to Cut Subsidies for Non-Electric Vehicles

OO Soon 80% Of Canada Could Have A Carbon Price

OO Mines Worldwide Becoming Important Market for Renewables – both as providing solar/wind power sites on deserted lands, and powering current operations with clean renewables.

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 in 2016!) 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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