NewEnergyNews: CLIMATE IMPACT DAY IS TOMORROW

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Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

"Be not dishearten'd, affection shall solve the problems of Freedom yet; those who love each other shall become invincible." Walt Whitman. Happy Valentine's Day.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-TEACHERS NEED TO BE TAUGHT CLIMATE CHANGE
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-CHINA NOW DOMINATES WORLD WIND
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-EGYPT TURNS BACK TO SUN AS KING
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-TOP GLOBAL EV MAKERS ADD RANGE
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 11:

  • TTTA Thursday-WHY THE PRESIDENT IS A CLIMATE HERO
  • TTTA Thursday-PLUG-INS, ROBOT CARS, AND CAR-SHARES
  • TTTA Thursday-SOLAR-POWERED HYDROGEN FUEL
  • TTTA Thursday-THE REAL COST OF ENERGY STORAGE
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: MAINE LAWMAKERS PROPOSE GROUNDBREAKING WAY OUT OF NET METERING WARS
  • QUICK NEWS, February 10: OBAMA CLIMATE PLAN STAYED BY SUPREME COURT; THE POWER OF PLAINS WIND; THE THOUSANDS OF JOBS IN SOLAR’S BOOM
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: DATA CENTER ENERGY RE-EVALUATED
  • QUICK NEWS, February 9: PENTAGON TO PRIORITIZE CLIMATE CHANGE; LIES ABOUT SANDERS WIND PLAN CORRECTED; DOE UPS SPENDING ON SUNSHOT
  • AND THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: A PATHWAY TO THE DISTRIBUTED GRID
  • QUICK NEWS, February 8: CLIMATE CHANGE IN WATER COLORS; THE REAL ECONOMICS OF NEW ENERGY; WHO SHOULD PAY FOR EV CHARGING?
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • Weekend Video: It Is Not A Dream, It Is A Vision
  • Weekend Video: Taking A Solar Road To The Future
  • Weekend Video: What Battery Energy Storage Will Do
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    Anne B. Butterfield of Daily Camera and Huffington Post, is an occasional contributor to NewEnergyNews

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    Some of Anne's contributions:

  • Another Tipping Point: US Coal Supply Decline So Real Even West Virginia Concurs (REPORT), November 26, 2013
  • SOLAR FOR ME BUT NOT FOR THEE ~ Xcel's Push to Undermine Rooftop Solar, September 20, 2013
  • NEW BILLS AND NEW BIRDS in Colorado's recent session, May 20, 2013
  • Lies, damned lies and politicians (October 8, 2012)
  • Colorado's Elegant Solution to Fracking (April 23, 2012)
  • Shale Gas: From Geologic Bubble to Economic Bubble (March 15, 2012)
  • Taken for granted no more (February 5, 2012)
  • The Republican clown car circus (January 6, 2012)
  • Twenty-Somethings of Colorado With Skin in the Game (November 22, 2011)
  • Occupy, Xcel, and the Mother of All Cliffs (October 31, 2011)
  • Boulder Can Own Its Power With Distributed Generation (June 7, 2011)
  • The Plunging Cost of Renewables and Boulder's Energy Future (April 19, 2011)
  • Paddling Down the River Denial (January 12, 2011)
  • The Fox (News) That Jumped the Shark (December 16, 2010)
  • Click here for an archive of Butterfield columns

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  • Friday, May 04, 2012

    CLIMATE IMPACT DAY IS TOMORROW

    On May 5, Climate Impacts Day Will “Connect the Dots” Between Extreme Weather and Climate Change; At nearly 1,000 events in over 100 countries, people will highlight how climate change is effecting their lives in the here and now

    April 30, 2012 (350.org)

    ”People around the world are preparing to join 350.org…[Saturday, May 5] for the first ever Climate Impacts Day, a global event designed to “connect the dots” between climate impacts, such as extreme weather events, and the broader climate crisis.

    “The events taking place around the world on May 5 tell the story of a planet already reeling…Firefighters in New Mexico will hold posters with dots in a forest ravaged by wildfires, while divers in the Marshall Islands take a dot underwater to their dying coral reefs. On glaciers in the Alps, Andes, and Sierras, climbers will unfurl dots on melting glaciers…Villagers in Northeastern Kenya will create dots to show how ongoing drought is killing their crops, while city-dwellers in Rio de Janeiro hold dots where mudslides from unusually heavy rains wiped out part of their neighborhood…”

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    ”…In 2011, the United States saw 12 weather disasters that each caused one billion dollars or more in damage. Around the world, extreme flooding submerged nearly all of Bangkok, drought continued to ravage the Horn of Africa, and typhoons and hurricanes hit vulnerable communities in places like the Philippines. This March, a heatwave in the U.S. broke over 15,000 temperature records. “A recent Yale University poll in the U.S. found that Americans’ concern about climate change was increasing with more extreme weather and warmer temperatures…82 percent of Americans report that they personally experienced one or more types of extreme weather or a natural disaster in the past year…A new report by Media Matters for America found out that nightly news coverage on the major networks decreased 72% between 2009 and 2011. On the Sunday shows, 97% of the stories mentioning climate change were about politics in Washington, DC or on the campaign trail, not about extreme weather or recent scientific reports…”

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