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NY-Funded Solar One Program Empowers Vulnerable Communities With Solar + Storage, Emergency Resilience

Solar One is an organization that I’ve experienced first hand. An active force in clean urban transition, in particular aiding low-income households, it deserves support. Both organizations I met with in NYC — Solar One and WE ACT — had individuals reflecting the relaxed as well as energetic personalities necessary to make something work, really work.

Energy Storage & Extreme Weather

Imagine this scenario for a moment: It’s a nice day out. The sun is shining beautifully and you’re at the beach. You can feel the sand between your toes, the gentle breeze carrying the scent of salt to your nose as it passes through your hair. The water is gently flirting with the shore in happy, foaming waves that bring pieces of wood, rocks, and the occasional fish before retrieving back into her embrace. It’s cool, a sensual contrast to the warm sand, as it washes over your feet.

Hillary Rodham Clinton Talks Climate & Energy, Rand Paul “Responds”

Last Thursday, September 4, marked “National Clean Energy Summit 7.0: Partnership & Progress”—a day-long annual clean energy summit in Las Vegas cosponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), the Center for American Progress, the Clean Energy Project, MGM Resorts International, and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Hillary Rodham Clinton, former … [continued]

Energy-related emissions breakdown from Low Carbon Economy Index (http://pwc.blogs.com/files/lcei-2014-embargoed-to-0001-cet-8-september-2014-final.pdf)

The Low Carbon Economy Index: Ambition And Reality

Leading world professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers released its sixth annual Low Carbon Economy Index report (Two Degrees Of Separation: Ambition and Reality), an analysis of economic growth rates and greenhouse gas emissions data for G20 economies), this morning. PwC’s sustainability and climate change team says that not only are the … [continued]

Deep Decarbonization Draft Offers “Transformational” Climate Strategies (VIDEO)

As unprecedented storms, extinctions, and water, food, and energy wars continue to touch our world, warnings about destructive human-made climate change multiply and increase in stridency. At the United Nations in New York yesterday, some possible solutions were officially released. (VIDEO available here.) Experts from leading world research institutes convened … [continued]