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While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.


  • Weekend Video: How To Know It’s Getting Hotter
  • Weekend Video: Sea Level Rise To Follow Soon
  • Weekend Video: Buildings That Can Benefit The Climate

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Facing A Mass Extinction
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-China Takes Over The Solar World
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Pakistan Turning To Wind
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-30X Growth In Distributed Storage Over The Next Decade


  • TTTA Thursday-Al Gore Goes Deep On Climate
  • TTTA Thursday-Ready To Hit The Solar Road
  • TTTA Thursday-Wind In The Cities – The Cleveland Example
  • TTTA Thursday-20X Growth For Global Grid Scale Storage In Next Decade

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Solar Market Transformation
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Close Look At Hawaii’s Plan To Get To 100% New Energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Big Plan To Get Energy Storage Paid What It’s Worth

  • TODAY’S STUDY: How To Bring Energy Storage To Market
  • QUICK NEWS, July 18: How Fear Drives Climate Change Denial; How The President Misunderstands Wind; A Truly Doable Solar Vision

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Huge Support By U.S. Voters For Paris Climate Agreement – Poll
  • QUICK NEWS, July 17: 4 Key Ways To Stand Up To Climate Change; New Energy Safe For U.S. Grid – DOE Study; Solar Plus Storage Can Beat NatGas Price
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    Anne B. Butterfield of Daily Camera and Huffington Post, f is an occasional contributor to NewEnergyNews


    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


    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart




      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.


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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, July 24:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Comparing Old Energy And New Energy For The Grid
  • QUICK NEWS, July 24: It’s A Plastic World; How This President Rewards Scientists Who Speak Truth To Power; Intro To Community Choice Electricity

    Sunday, May 06, 2012


    Connect the dots between climate change and extreme weather.

    May 5, 2012 (

    “…Record-breaking heat waves in Russia, wildfires in Australia, floods in Thailand. Every time we pick up the newspaper and read about another record-breaking natural disaster, it becomes increasingly clear that climate change is not a future problem — it’s happening right now. Connect the Dots is a project of and our partner organizations, to shine a spotlight on the connections between extreme weather and climate change.”

    Tehran, Iran

    “A group of gathered on the North side of Tehran near the mountains to connect the dots between reduced snow-fall, increased heat, and abnormal flooding in the city. This is just the start for taking action together. ” #flood

    Yakutsk, Russia

    “Our friends in Russia traveled to Yakutsk in the heart of Siberia, an area that was thickly wooded until a few years ago, when it was destroyed by forest fires and subsequent insect outbreaks. Forest fires have been increasing in Yakutia for several years.” #fire

    Tando Allah Yar, Sindh, Pakistan

    “In Tando Allah Yar in southern Pakistan, a family's house was badly damaged and the roof collapsed in the devastating floods of 2011.” #flood Credit: International Organization for Migration (IOM) Pakistan

    Lancaster, USA

    “Highschool students hold dots in Lancaster, Texas where tornadoes wrecked the town. Preliminary research suggests that climate change may increase conditions that lead to tornadoes. ” #storm

    Bekaa, Lebanon

    “1,000 students in Bekaa, Lebanon make their dots into the wheels of a giant bicycle to raise awareness about the threat of air pollution and advocate for more bike lanes.” #solution

    Louisville, Kentucky USA

    “Queen Green and Fossil Fool help us Connect the Dots at Churchill Downs for the Derby goers in Louisville, where weird weather has struck throughout 2012.” #storm

    Melbourne, Australia

    “An activist in Australia draws attention to the tragic bush fires that claimed 173 lives in 2009.” #fire


    “Young people in Haiti demonstrate how we're all connected in a changing climate. Haiti was bombarded by four tropical cyclones in a row in 2008, devastating the country and killing 800. ” #flood

    Orissa, India

    “On the beach in Orissa, India, famous artist Sundersan Pattanaik creates a sand sculpture that depicts the extreme heat facing India and connects the dots to climate disruption.” #drought

    Phoenix, Arizona

    Activists from 15 to 50-something gathered to remind the Arizona Corporation Commission the energy choices they make for their state are global as well as local decisions.


    At 11:08 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    great photos Doc


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