Obama Vetoes Pipeline, Bill Gates Ditches Exxon, and More!


OO Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill— but this is not a death blow to pipeline.

OO China’s Coal Consumption Down 3% In 2014 –
Raises Fear Of Stranded Assets

OO China Cut Its Coal Use Last Year:
Will They Peak Coal Use Before 2020?
– don’t be surprised if they do: that would help them peak CO2 emissions before 2030, which is what they told the world last year they would try to do.

Look what the Eiffel Tower just got! Courtesy of UGE

OO The Eiffel Tower Just Got A Wind Turbine Makeover

OO UK Plans Unveiled for World’s First Tidal Lagoon Power Plant

And Away They Go…


OO Gates Foundation Ditches McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Exxon/Mobil Stock– the foundation doesn’t invest in companies whose corporate activity it finds to be “egregious,” says its website.

OO Shell Withdraws From Largest Tar Sands Project Yet

OO World’s Second Largest Mining Company May Exit Coal Business – Rio Tinto is making moves that could signal its intention to divest coal assets, as coal’s price falls.


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.


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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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