US Solar and Wind Power Growing Much Faster, and More!


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OO US Wind And Solar Are Growing Much Faster Than Fossil Fuels says a new federal report.

OO Wind Could Make Up 35% of US Electricity Generation by 2050 says the US Dept of Energy.

Related Headline:

OO Wind Could Power 35 Percent of U.S. Electricity by 2050 …
IF Wind Power Got The Same Tax Breaks As The Fossil Fuel Industry
– but it doesn’t look like Congress will renew it. Hey, what gives, Congress?



US Utilities Moving Towards Renewable Energy:

OO Florida Utility To Buy & Shut Down Coal Plant Early – stopping 1 million tons of CO2 emissions yearly.

OO California: Utilities Commission To Replace Nuclear, Gas Plants
With Green Energy Options like renewables, energy efficiency and energy storage.

OO Largest US Utility to Rely More on Natural Gas, Renewable Energy – it’s the TVA.


Lithuania joins Sweden, Bulgaria, and Estonia in surpassing its clean energy goals.

OO Four Countries Surpass EU Renewable Goals Early

OO Record First: Global CO2 Emissions Went Flat In 2014 While The Economy Grew

China’s use of coal dropped 3% last year, and now plans further cuts.

OO China Targets Coal Usage Cuts In Its New Energy Plan

OO China’s Push To Cut Coal Use
May Be Bad News For US Exporters

OO The Electric Car Battery Race Is On: China vs. Tesla


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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