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Clean Energy Rising, the Weatherman Gets It, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO Clean Energy Seeing Global ‘Renaissance’ says the Bloomberg New Energy Finance summit. OO 40+ Global Companies Pledge Emission Cuts, Call For Strong Paris Climate Deal OO California’s Top Regulator Says 100% Renewable Energy Is Possiblefor the … Continue reading

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Sloppy Fracking, Coal Keeps Leaping, and More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK The Legacy of Fossil Fuels, and Their Combustion: “We have privatized profits and socialized costs” Fossil Fuel Follies Santa to Planet Earth: All You’ll Get For Christmas Is More Coal – And Global Heat OO Coal Demand … Continue reading

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Good Clean News: Oil, Gas Well Permits Tumble, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS OO New US Oil, Gas Well November Permits Tumble Nearly 40 % as the price of oil tumbles, too. OO Obama To Use Executive Powers To Meet Climate Goals OO Canada: Groundbreaking Technology Stores Wind Power In … Continue reading

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New Ways to Solve Climate Change

WHAT WORKS OO New: A Tin-Selenium Compound To Convert Waste Heat To Electricity OO China To Elevate Environment Over Development In New Law One of the contests offered at MIT’s Climate Colab website. Screencapture. Crowdsource Climate Change Solutions Via Contests reports Sarah Semkus at … Continue reading

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Studies: Efficiency Still the Cheapest Energy Resource

WHAT WORKS OO Studies: Efficiency Still the Cheapest Energy Resource “We’re not even close to maxing out cheap energy efficiency.” OO Efficiency Measures Pay Off As UK Energy Use Falls OO How Japan Replaced Half Its Nuclear Capacity With Efficiency – a public education … Continue reading

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Climate Change And Energy Demands Grow Instability in Iraq, Syria

Climate change  operates in concert with other human activities. In this case, climate-change-enhanced droughts in Iraq and Syria are occurring as Turkish energy demands spurs construction of hydroelectric dams on the Tigris. The results are heart-breaking and serious, decimating water … Continue reading

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