NewEnergyNews: TO CHANGE A CLIMATE DOUBTER’S MIND

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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

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utility Pilot Projects Could Soothe Contentious Regulatory Proceedings
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utility Success With Corporate Renewables Moves On Existing Load
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Surprising Value Of Solar
  • QUICK NEWS, April 17: Kids Demand Moral Response To Climate Change; Wind Delivers Big Money To Struggling Rural Ohio; Studies Leave Doubt Of Need For Old Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Delivering Solar To Everybody
  • QUICK NEWS, April 16: 4 Lessons For Talkin’ Climate Change; Turning Trash Into Solar Power; New Atlantic Coast Areas Opened To Ocean Wind
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • Weekend Video: The Birds See What Deniers Don’t
  • Weekend Video: The Key To “Electrifying Everything”
  • Weekend Video: The UK’s Ocean Wind Solution
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT FRIDAY, April 13:

  • TTTA Thursday-Deniers Now Deny Documented Arctic Polar Bear Harms
  • TTTA Thursday-Growing Solar Cities
  • TTTA Thursday-UK’s BP and Tesla Do Wind-Storage Hybrid In So. Dakota
  • TTTA Thursday-Electric Cars To Keep The Lights On
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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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  • THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, April 19:

  • 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

    Thursday, October 01, 2015

    TO CHANGE A CLIMATE DOUBTER’S MIND

    Emphasizing co-benefits motivates people to take action on climate change; A study shows people are more likely to support climate action if they know about the many extra benefits of doing so.

    John Abraham, 1 October 2015 (The Guardian)

    “…[P]eople can be motivated to act on climate change [by emphasizing co-benefits, according to Co-benefits of Addressing Climate Change can Motivate Action Around the World. For example,] green spaces and parks cool the city, provide places of recreation and exercise, and generally improve the quality of life beyond merely pollution…[Such extra benefits fall] into four categories: development, benevolence, dysfunction, and competence…[When the authors] asked how these co-benefits would influence peoples’ motivation to act on climate…they found [m]otivations to act on climate change were clearly related to beliefs about co-benefits, especially for economic and scientific development (development co-benefit) and for building a more caring community (benevolence co-benefit)…Communicating climate science and co-benefits of action should be complementary, not competing, strategies [according to the authors]...” click here for more

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