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February 24 Green Energy News

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“Five Strategies That Achieve Climate Both Mitigation And Adaptation Simultaneously” • Climate actions have often fallen into one of two strategies: mitigation efforts to address emissions of greenhouse gases, and adaptation efforts to withstand impacts of climate change. There are strategies, however, that fall into both. Here are a few. [CleanTechnica]

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February 23 Green Energy News

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“Family Farms Try To Raise A New Cash Cow: Solar Power” • The Kominek family farm in northern Colorado has had yields decline over recent years, and the farm began losing money. In Boulder County, land-use codes made it hard to use the land for anything but farming. So the Komineks found a […]

February 22 Green Energy News

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“To Combat Climate Change, Human Activities More Important Than Natural Feedbacks” • Scientists at the University of Rochester studied methane emissions from a period in Earth’s history partly analogous to the warming of Earth today. Their research, published in Science, suggests human caused emissions are of greatest concern. [University of Rochester]

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February 21 Green Energy News

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“New Prefab Homes Never Need To Be Connected To The Grid” • Dvele, a prefabricated home manufacturer based in Southern California, announced that from now on, every home it makes will produce its own electricity using solar PVs and have a built-in battery storage system, eliminating the need to connect to the electrical […]

February 20 Green Energy News

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“Climate Crisis Is Coming For The Tidal Basin In DC” • The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC overlooks the Tidal Basin, a man-made body of water surrounded by cherry trees. Visitors who stroll along the water’s edge, gazing up at the stately monument, are forced off parts of the path by water. The […]

February 19 Green Energy News

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“Vassar College to buy renewable energy” • In Poughkeepsie, New York, Vassar College has announced an agreement with its energy provider to purchase electricity generated solely by renewable sources. The new contract with the energy supplier, EDF Energy, is effective in July 2021. Vassar’s goal us to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. [Mid-Hudson […]

February 18 Green Energy News

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“Jeff Bezos Commits $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change” • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced a new fund, called the Bezos Earth Fund, to back scientists, activists and organizations working to mitigate the impact of climate change. Bezos will commit $10 billion “to start,” he said. The initiative will begin giving out grants […]

February 17 Green Energy News

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“GivePower Solar Desalinization Plant Brings Clean Water To Desperate People” • Non-profit GivePower was spun off from SolarCity in 2016. Its mission is to bring solar power to areas of the world without access to electricity, but seeing a great need for water, it developed a desalinization plant that could fit in a […]

February 16 Green Energy News

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“The Boring Company Completes First Tunnel For Las Vegas Loop Project” • The Boring Company has completed the first of two tunnels it is building for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. The tunnel’s electric trains will take about a minute to cover a route that would take a car on surface […]

February 15 Green Energy News

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“Australia Weather: How Much Rain Did It Take To Put Out NSW Fires?” • Since July there have been fires – sometimes hundreds at once – burning across New South Wales. Things finally changed though when rain arrived in NSW last weekend. It was a massive dump of water – more than 400 […]