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Energy Efficiency Is Cheaper Than Gas

June 1st, 2020 | by NRDC

A new study shows that programs to increase the energy efficiency of our homes and businesses remain even cheaper than natural gas, demonstrating once again that this abundant energy “resource” is the most cost-effective path to a cleaner future


Managed Retreat in the Face of Climate Change, Part 2

May 29th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the second episode of a two-part podcast interview for CleanTech Talk, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and A.R. Siders, core faculty at the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center, continue their talk about A.R.’s work as a preeminent U.S. researcher in managing retreat in the face of climate change


Managed Retreat in the Face of Climate Change, Part 1

May 29th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the first episode of a two-part podcast interview for CleanTech Talk, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Dr. A.R. Siders, core faculty at the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center, sit down to talk about A.R.’s work as a preeminent U.S. researcher in managing retreat in the face of climate change


Amazon Going Solar — Big Time

May 27th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Amazon, once a little online bookstore, is now a corporate behemoth. As such, it needs behemoth levels of energy. The good news is that a lot more of Amazon's energy will be coming from the sun in the coming years, as Amazon is building 5 new utility-scale solar power plants in the US, China, and Australia


NOAA Predicts More Active Atlantic Hurricane Season In 2020

May 23rd, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released its 2020 hurricane season forecast. NOAA predicts we will continue with the pattern of storms brewing above normal activity, but it will be even more extreme in the Atlantic this year. Aptly, the storm season has started early with Arthur, crossing one name off the list before the official start of the season


Siberia Is Experiencing Record Highs — 40 Degrees Above Average

May 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Siberia is experiencing record high temperatures that are nearly 40 degrees Fahrenheit above average. To put things in perspective, The Washington Post writes that some areas are hotter than Washington right now. Snow cover is disappearing, sea ice is melting, and in 2020 fashion, we now have "zombie blazes"


Stripe Is Spending $1 Million To Fight Climate Change

May 22nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Stripe has revealed it is spending $1 million to fight climate change. For those who may not know what Stripe is, it's an online payment platform that allows online sellers such as myself to accept credit card payments, Apple Pay, or even Google Pay for goods and services


Electric Vehicles Are Cleaner Than Gasoline Vehicles (New Fact Sheet)

May 17th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Driving an electric vehicle (EV) results in less global warming emissions than the average gasoline-fueled vehicle. As the US electricity grid gets cleaner (by shifting away from coal and adding solar and wind power), the benefits of EVs compared with gasoline vehicles will continue to grow



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