NewEnergyNews: THE TASTE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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

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.

YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Get Ready ‘Cause Here It Comes
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-World Power Grids Are Ready For New Energy
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-World Wind Numbers Reach New Highs
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global Data Giants Drive New Energy Growth
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 15:

  • TTTA Thursday-Conception In A Time Of Climate Change
  • TTTA Thursday-Introducing The EV Policy Fights
  • TTTA Thursday-The Oklahoma Wind War
  • TTTA Thursday-New Things To Do With Solar
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Stop, collaborate and listen: California works the details of bringing on distributed energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Hawaii Regulators Accept The Utility’s New Energy Plan To Move Ahead
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Grid Modernization Right Now
  • QUICK NEWS, February 13: Infrastructure Spend Fails To Prepare For Changing Climate; Pennsylvania Loves Solar Job Growth; Pennsylvania Wind Moves Nestle Toward 100% New Energy
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: California’s Nation-Leading Clean Cars Plan
  • QUICK NEWS, February 12: 2017 Media Turned Climate Change Into Reality TV; How New Energy Protects The Grid; Nevada’s Gigawatt 1 Solar Bet
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    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

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    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

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

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  • WEEKEND VIDEOS, February 17-18:

  • Colbert Nails EPA Head Pruitt
  • Ocean Life And Offshore Wind, Better Together
  • Australia’s 50,000 Home Virtual Power Plant

    Friday, October 31, 2014

    THE TASTE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

    ...foods you're about to lose due to climate change; As worsening drought and extreme weather devastate crops, you may begin seeing global warming when you open your fridge

    Twilight Greenaway, 29 October 2014 (UK Guardian)

    "What does climate change taste like? …[M]any food production systems are becoming threatened. As that trend increases, it’s worth asking which foods consumers will have to cut back on – or abandon entirely…[A]dding more and more CO2 doesn’t help…[T]he availability of water, the increasing occurrence of high and low temperature swings and the impact of stress on plant health…may outweigh the benefits…[Y]ield data from corn and wheat production suggests that these two staples are already being negatively affected…[F]ruit and nuts are also showing the impact…[Reduced yields] lead to more frequent price spikes in many foods…Higher-than-average temperatures and shifting weather patterns in the tropics have made “coffee rust” fungus and invasive species the new norm on coffee plantations…[C]acao beans – the raw ingredient in chocolate – will become much less plentiful over the next few decades…[Ocean acidification] could threaten a whole range of edible ocean creatures…Wetter winters and drier summers are putting more stress on [maple syrup from] sugar maples…[H]igher temperatures affect flowering and seed production in bean vines, reducing yields by as much as 25%...In 2012, the Michigan cherry industry lost 90% of its tart cherry crop after a late freeze…Thanks to warmer temperatures [73% of Australia’s land could be unsuitable for growing wine grapes by 2050 and California’s loss is nearly 70%]…” click here for more

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