Banks Invest in Green Bonds, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS

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OO Deutsche Bank Seeks to Buy $1 Billion in Green Bonds

OO Citigroup Sets $100 Billion Funding Goal for Green Projects

OO Influential Financiers, From Warren Buffett To Bill Gates,
Are Divesting Fossil Fuels

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A campaign to get universities to stop investing in greenhouse gas-producing fuels has come to the University of Colorado requesting it divest from coal and petroleum companies. Source: University of Colorado

OO Fossil Fuel Divestment Effort Comes To Colorado – as activists ask the university to divest.

OO Michele Bachmann Inspired Factcheck.Org
To Debunk Lies About Science
– finally, Michelle inspires truth, even if she has no idea what it is.

OO Oil Price Drop Won’t Derail Climate Push, Says White House

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Source, osxdaily.com

OO Apple Gears Up to Challenge Tesla in Electric Cars

OO Utilities Expand Into Charging Stations For Electric Cars

<<< Big Bad Batteries!! >>>

OO Vanadium Flow Battery Aims to Compete With Lithium and Lead-Acid at Grid Scale

OO Advances in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Offer Promise for Electric Cars

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Huffington Post

OO U.K. Approves World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

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WHAT WORKS

Speaking Out:

OO Harvard Prepares To Fight Fossil Fuel Divestment Case In Court – as students represent themselves and future generations of Harvard students in the fight for a decent future.

OO BP: Huge Rise In Energy Demand At Odds With Climate Change Fight– but is BP really going to do anything about it? Ha!

OO Catholics Around The World Will Fast For Climate Action During Lent

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Bill Nye on the Bill Maher show. screencapture

@@ Video: Bill Nye: Let’s Be Honest, Climate ‘Skeptics’ Are Just Deniers

OO World’s Biggest PR Firm Calls It Quits With American Oil Lobby – despite a multi-million dollar relationship.

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Source: the Daily Climate

OO Americans Should Consider Eating Less Meat
For Environmental Reasons, Scientists Say

OO Scientists, Policy Experts: Time to Phase Out Carbon Emissions Entirely

OO State Lawmakers Push Electric-Car Ownership With Bevy Of Bills

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Future US landscapes?

OO NASA Study Warns Of Unprecedented North American Drought

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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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