Tag Archives: New England

Africa’s Solar Revolution, Google’s Investment, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO Major Trends in Solar Power Point to Ever Cheaper Prices OO America Installed 22 Times More Solar in 2014 Than in 2008 – growing from 263 MW to 5,700 MW. Solar garden built by Rural Renewable … Continue reading

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Global Warming: the Blizzard Connection, the Sports Connection, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Gocomics.com “whether an event is caused by climate change … is the wrong question. All weather events are affected by climate change because the environment in which they … Continue reading

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Blue ‘n Red States Go Green, Energy Efficiency SavesTrillions, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS RISING Tam Hunt New US solar capacity beat out dirty natural gas in the first half of 2014, and that’s not even counting small scale solar power projects. Way to go! In Texas, abundant land, simple permitting, and … Continue reading

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Climate Change Grinds Away New England Coasts

Arctic native peoples have  watched bigger, more intense storms, a predicted effect of global warming, grind away at their coastlines in past years – and now US voters can, too, with the latest snowquester storm, which brought heavy snowfall, high … Continue reading

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Big Cuts in Fish Quotas Due to Climate Change

With fishery regulators poised to impose devastating cuts on the New England fleet, blame for the disappearance of once-abundant cod and flounder populations is shifting from fishermen to a warming ocean, reports Beth Daley at the Boston Globe. Warming waters … Continue reading

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