Norway Divests, US Govt Saves Energy, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS

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OO Wind And Solar Energy Have Tripled Since 2008 – clean energy progress has been immense on a number of fronts, says a new report.

Related Headline:

OO An Illustrated Guide to the State of America’s Clean Energy Sector

Some Takeaways:

– oil and coal consumption have declined slightly; renewables have increased slightly
– wind and solar dominate the increase in renewables
– clean energy investment has increased 500% since 2004
– electric vehicle sales increased 25% in 2014, but still are less than 1% of car sales

OO US Government Energy Consumption at the Lowest Level Since 1975

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China continues to green itself.

OO China To Create Carbon Market And Cap Emissions

OO Norway To Cut Climate Pollution By 40 % By 2030 – but will it stop producing fossil fuels?

Related headlines:

OO Norway Sovereign Fund Drops Coal, Tar Sands, Gold-Mining Companies

OO World’s Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund Dumps 40 Coal Companies

OO EU Policy-Makers Seek To Make Electric Transport A ‘Priority’

Informed Leadership

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AP Photo/Mike Groll

OO Fracking Moratorium Sought In Maryland

OO France to Ax Coal Subsidies While EU Stalls

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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