Strong Future For Renewables Forecast, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS

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OO Strong Future Forecast For Renewable Energy

OO The Age Of Wind And Solar Is Closer Than You Think – renewable energy, spurred by a crisis in climate, may usurp fossil fuels by mid-century.

OO Landmark US Govt Report Calls for Billions in New Grid Investments

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OO Congress Passes Bipartisan Bill to Improve Energy Efficiency

OO Congress Passes Bill for Grid-Enabled Water Heaters – letting these big energy users become far more efficient.

OO EPA’s Proposed Carbon Rule Would Create 100,000s Of Jobs, report says.

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Fracking Fading? Time to stop this toxic, climate-changing, earth-shaking activity.

OO Half of U.S. Fracking Companies Will Be Dead or Sold This Year

OO Methane Emissions Can Be Cut Cheaply Worldwide from leaks by oil and gas operations, says a new study.

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OO China Could Get 85% Of Its Electricity From Renewables By 2050, report finds.

OO Chinese Banks Must Cut Coal Lending, Shift To Cleaner Businesses to win its pollution war.

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A Clearer Future? China pursues less coal and more clean energy to clear its air.

OO China Reduces Coal Use And CO2 Emissions, boosting global climate talks.

OO China Plants the Most Carbon-Storing Trees With ‘Green Great Wall’

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Norway’s nationally owned oil company backs a tax on carbon. Source UK Telegraph

OO Big Oil CEO Backs A Global Tax On Carbon – Eldar Saetre, CEO of Statoil, the Norwegian oil giant.

OO Japan Hikes Target For Emissions Cuts To About 25% By 2030 – every little bit counts.

OO Australia Run On 100% Renewable Power By 2050, report finds due to falling costs of wind and solar power.

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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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