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Published on September 21st, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


How to Solve the Climate Problem

September 21st, 2012 by  

Our friends over at Skeptical Science typically just tackle the issue of climate science, and spend their time tirelessly debunking global warming or climate change denier myths. As I think you all know, there are a lot of climate science myths out there.

However, as clean energy grows and threatens the existence of dirty energy industries (which is where a lot of those climate science myths originate), more and more of that negative spin is directed at clean energy sources rather than just global warming and climate change. And, the bottom line is, we need to shut down dirty energy and light up clean energy in order to tackle our climate crisis. Thus, Skeptical Science has been discussing these important solutions to the greatest threats facing human civilization more and more. Here’s a great post from Dana on “How to Solve the Climate Problem,” with a brief summary of some of the key actions needed to encourage clean energy and curtail dirty energy production:

How to Solve the Climate Problem: a Step-by-Step Guide (via Skeptical Science)

Posted on 14 September 2012 by dana1981 Recently we have seen that if we fail to take serious action very soon to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, the future climate will be much less hospitable than today’s, with potentially catastrophic results.  We have also seen that our political leaders…

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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) with the power of the word. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor, but he's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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