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February 6 Green Energy News

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“Vineyard Passes Muster With Massachusetts” • The 800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm off the US east coast has passed the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act review process, enabling it to proceed with state, regional and local permitting. The review process allowed the company to hear the concerns of stakeholders. [reNEWS]

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Sen. Hassan to Address Newfields Solar Project – February 8, 2019

Town to Save $530K with Clean Energy Transition

Town of Newfields Solar Ribbon Cutting Friday, February 8 at 1 p.m. Newfields Village Water and Sewer District 7 Hervey Court, Newfields, NH AGENDA 1. Speakers: Catherine Nelson, Commissioner, Town of Newfields

Maggie Hassan, U.S. Senator

Martha Fuller Clark, State Senator

Bill Behrens, Co-Founder, ReVision […]

February 5 Green Energy News

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“Climate Change Will Melt Vast Parts Of The Himalayas, Study Says” • At least a third of the ice in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region, an area that includes Mount Everest and K2, could melt by the end of this century, a study said. That is even if there is aggressive action to […]

February 4 Green Energy News

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“Orkney’s Sustainability Revolution” • Orkney used to be a study in how to use energy unsustainably. The archipelago off the northern tip of Scotland bought and imported all its power from coal and gas plants on the Scottish mainland. These days it generates more electricity than it needs from wind turbines and tidal […]

February 3 Green Energy News

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“How To Change The Minds Of Climate Deniers” • Recent polls have found the number of people who believe climate change is real has increased considerably. What convinced them? To learn more about climate change converts, researchers at Yale and George Mason crunched the numbers from a blend of responses to surveys. [The […]

February 2 Green Energy News

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“Monsoon Rains Cause Floods In Queensland” • Exceptional monsoon rains have caused severe flooding in parts of Australia’s north-eastern state of Queensland. The area normally has monsoon rains from December to April, but such flooding is rare. Meanwhile, parts of southern Australian are in the grip of a severe drought. [BBC]

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February 1 Green Energy News

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“If The Earth Is Warming, Why Is It So Cold In Chicago?” • The record cold temperatures have prompted the alleged leader of the free world to tweet America could use some good old-fashioned “global waming.” The thing The Donald is incapable of comprehending is that weather and climate are two separate and […]

January 31 Green Energy News

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“The Key To Winning Victories Against Big Oil? Perseverance” • Vermont’s Middlebury College announced that it was divesting its fossil fuel holdings. That might not seem so newsworthy, as Middlebury is just one of many divesting colleges, but it is one of the first to reverse course. Six years ago the college flatly […]

January 30 Green Energy News

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“Extreme Cold Gripping Midwest Does Not Debunk Global Warming, Experts Say” • President Trump may believe that a cold snap proves that climate change is not happening, but climate authorities, including those inside his government, said the record-setting cold does nothing to contradict the consensus on climate change. [NBC News]

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January 29 Green Energy News

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“Renewables Overtake Coal In Key European Markets” • Coal-based power generation was overtaken by wind and solar for the first time in five key European markets last year, according to research by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. The five markets are Germany, France, Italy, Iberia (Spain & Portugal), and the UK. [ETEnergyworld.com]