GOOD CLEAN NEWS
What China is trying to Clean Up:
Smog over the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Credit Brian Jeffrey Beggerly via wikimedia commons.
OO China: Beijing to Shut All Major Coal Power Plants to Cut Pollution
OO China: Shenzhen City To Pump $800M Into Electric Car Incentives
OO US Coal Sector In ‘Terminal Decline’ say financial analysts, with the coal industry losing 75% of its value in the US over the past 5 years, and over 200 mines closing.
OO Deteriorating Coal Markets May Lead
Coal Companies to ‘Run Out of Time’ says
BB&T Capital Markets analyst Mark Levin.
OO Plan To Expand Regional Support For Wind Power
Takes Shape In The Midwest
Renewable Energy Grids Could Dominate ‘in Our Lifetime’ say a majority of energy industry experts, reports Julia Pyper at Greentechmedia. Getting to 70% renewable generation is not a technical question, but political one, says one exec.
OO US Cities and Towns Choose Renewables to Save Money
OO EPA: New Cars Are More Efficient Than Ever By Far
OO A Big, Clean Energy Industry Matures At Sea where unobstructed winds off the coast of Denmark, for example, are capable of spinning up enough power to electrify around 1 million German households.
OO U.K. And Norway To Build Multi-billion Electricity Link
To Access Renewable Energy from Norway to UK, when needed, potentially cutting electricity bills.
OO India: Renewables To Get Most Of $1 Billion Bank Credit
OO Oslo’s Decision To Divest From Coal
May Inspire Bigger Cities To Do The Same – a series of major urban areas have made bold moves recently, ridding themselves of fossil fuel investments and becoming more carbon friendly.
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