NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, May 5: CLIMATE CHANGE IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH; SOLAR CATCHING UP TO OIL; TESLA RECYCLING ITS CARS

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  • Study Shows A Carbon Tax Can Work
  • Wind Power Was 6.3% Of U.S. Power In 2017
  • Global Solar Boom To Get Bigger In 2018
  • U.S. Cities Are Getting More Efficient

    Tuesday, May 05, 2015

    QUICK NEWS, May 5: CLIMATE CHANGE IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH; SOLAR CATCHING UP TO OIL; TESLA RECYCLING ITS CARS

    CLIMATE CHANGE IS BAD FOR YOUR HEALTH

    Doctors are already seeing links between climate change and their patients’ health

    Jonathan Patz and Howard Frumkin, 4 May 2015 (Grist)

    “…Now, the nation’s leading medical practitioners — with the White House behind them — are stepping forward with a diagnosis that all of us should heed, because the symptoms are becoming undeniable and the risks tremendous: Climate change is a health threat…” click here for more

    SOLAR CATCHING UP TO OIL Is Solar Energy Ready To Compete With Oil And Other Fossil Fuels? Gaurav Agnihotri, May 4, 2015 (NASDAQ)

    “…even the gulf region has now recognized the changing nature of global energy dynamics and the growing demand for sustainable energy…According to a report for the national bank of Abu Dhabi by the University of Cambridge and PWC…solar energy presents a significant opportunity to make savings, reduce fuel cost risks, achieve climate ambitions and, at the same time, keep more oil and gas available for export…The study says that more than half of global investment in new electricity generation is in renewables…[and] around $150 billion was invested globally in solar energy generation in 2014 and solar energy is all set to be at grid parity in 80% of the countries in the next two years…” click here for more

    TESLA RECYCLING ITS CARS Tesla is now selling used electric cars for lower prices

    Rich McCormick, May 4, 2015 (The Verge)

    “…Tesla Motors [quietly launched] a pre-owned vehicle program at the end of April — a new scheme that offers older versions of its Model S sedan for lower prices than new models. The used cars still come with Tesla maintenance and reliability checks, and like other high-end car makers, Musk's company gives a 4-year or 50,000-mile warranty on pre-owned vehicles…” click here for more

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