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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.


  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Al Gore On The Morality Of The Climate Fight
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Solar In Latin America Can Boom
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Scotland Buys Into Kite Wind
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Tesla Eyes The China EV Market


  • TTTA Thursday-What Does Exxon’s Carbon Tax Mean?
  • TTTA Thursday-The Rump Flails Factlessly At Wind
  • TTTA Thursday-New Energy To Get Bigger And Cheaper
  • TTTA Thursday-EVs To Be Cost-Competitive By 2025

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Big Bonus From Plugging Cars In
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: What About Nuclear?
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Renewables Mandate To Beat The Peak

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Global New Energy Now
  • QUICK NEWS, June 20: What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 1)?; What Power Mix Will Beat Climate Change (Part 2)?; New Energy Is NO Threat To U.S, Grid

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Why The U.S. Needs A Western Energy Market
  • QUICK NEWS, June 19: More Artists Join The Climate Fight; U.S. Power Just Hit 10% Wind And Solar; The Dangers Of Oil And Gas Drilling, Detailed

  • Weekend Video: Bill Maher Talks Jobs In Coal And The Real Problem
  • Weekend Video: A Farmer Defends WindPower
  • Weekend Video: The Secret To EV Success Is Charging Stations
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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


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  • WEEKEND VIDEOS, June 24-25:

  • Al Franken Explains Climate Science To Secretary Perry
  • John Oliver On Coal Jobs Absurdishness
  • Coal King Sues John Oliver For Defamation

    Thursday, August 29, 2013


    Hurricane Bachmann: Petition to Name Natural Catastrophes after Climate Change Deniers; Group 350 Action launches satirical video showing hurricanes named after Michelle Bachmann and Rick Perry

    Ewan Palmer, August 28, 2013 (International Business Times)

    “ …Campaign group 350 Action…wants hurricanes named after US policymakers who have actively denied that climate change exists instead of the more traditional names such as Katrina or Sandy…The [World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)] names hurricanes using a pre-determined alphabetical list which gets recycled every six years. A name can be retired if a hurricane is so deadly it would be considered inappropriate to use it again for a separate hurricane…350 Action also released an accompanying video which shows what news reports about hurricanes would sound like if named after climate change deniers…” click here for more


    At 10:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

    Another shameless display put on by "kids" - who probably pulled the same crap in high school for their school papers as the biggest narcicists on the planet. No one denies that climate change exists. It has for billions of years. Duhh. The fact of the matter is that humans, while we have an impact, have not ushered in the demise of planet earth. And what you children need to understand, if could hear it over the noise of your screeming fit, is that the very people who specialize in fossil fuel development are the same people developing alternative fuels and energy. They, not you, have the capital and resources to innovate products that save energy and the environment. So, as is so typical, you alienate the very people you should be courting as collaborators for a healthier world. Keep it up, and you will be just as responsible for mankind's inability to survive as the so-called enemies you attack with ads as amateurish and distasteful as this. You should all be embarrassed for not being a productive part of the conversation and problem resolution. Your approach has you labeled as people not worth listening to or worth sitting at the table with. People like yourselves who just love to hear themselves talk, no matter how shameless, will never be allowed to sit at the table to resolve problems, because your vitriolic approach lacks substance and intelect. Good luck out there on the fringe.


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