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Africa could lead world on green energy, says IEA head - World Energy Report 2015 predicts Africa could be the first to power economic growth with renewable energy while India becomes one of the world’s biggest energy consumers…
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New CDP report says corporations have passed an important business tipping point with 89 percent of companies having activities to reduce GHG emissions. This is compared to less than 50 percent five years ago… https://www.cdp.net/CDPResults/CDP-USA-climate-change-report-2015.pdf
NextGen Climate America’s new report “economic modeling conducted by ICF International, shows that the transition to a clean energy economy will drive economic growth for decades, creating well-paying jobs and increasing household incomes...”
The International Energy Agency’s The World Energy Outlook 2015 report says that there’s a clear sign that an energy transition is underway.” … “renewables contributed almost half of the world’s new power generation capacity in 2014 and have already become the second-largest source of electricity (after coal).”… http://ecowatch.com/2015/11/10/renewables-to-overtake-coal/?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=34889b2455-Top_News_11_10_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-34889b2455-85954881
Groundbreaking Ruling: State Has Constitutional Obligation to ‘Stem the Tide of Global Warming’…In a landmark decision, Judge Hill declared “[the youths’] very survival depends upon the will of their elders to act now, decisively and unequivocally, to stem the tide of global warming … before doing so becomes first too costly and then too late.” ... http://ecowatch.com/2015/11/20/stem-tide-climate-change/?ut
GM, TARDEC to modify Chevy Colorado to run on hydrogen The Detroit News - “Hydrogen fuel cell technology is important to GM’s advanced propulsion portfolio, and this enables us to put our technology to the test in a vehicle that will face punishing military duty cycles,” said Charlie Freese, executive director of GM’s global fuel cell engineering activities, in a statement... http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/general-motors/2015/11/19/gm-tardec-modify-chevy-colorado-run-hydrogen/76038668/
Things to be grateful for on the environment front like the stopping of Shell Arctic drilling project and the rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline:
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