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

THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, December 14:

  • Loyalty Slipping In Climate Change Loyal Opposition
  • Research Shows EVs Can Go Much Farther
  • Booming Solar Faces Tricky Future
  • Wind Floats!

    THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: How California Is Easing Off NatGas With New Energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Illinois cloud computing debate could open utility rate reform
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Value Of Transportation Elecrification
  • QUICK NEWS, December 12: The “Fight-Climate-Change” Diet; Market For Advanced EV Batteries To Quadruple By 2026; The Low Lifecycle Costs In New Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: How The New Energy Marketplace Is Growing And Shifting
  • QUICK NEWS, December 11: N.C. Millennial Women Unite For Climate Fight; The White House Threat To New Energy; What’s Bad News In The Tax Bill For New Energy
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • Weekend Video: Tesla Adds World’s Biggest Battery To Aussie Wind
  • Weekend Video: Solar And The Next Utilities
  • Weekend Video: Wind Builders On Wind
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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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  • FRIDAY WORLD, December 15:

  • Study Concludes 2016 Heat Was Human-Caused
  • The Big Opportunity Under Africa’s Sun
  • Wind In The Netherlands To Fly Subsidy Free
  • China To Open EV Vending Machines

    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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