NewEnergyNews: Rise Up Against Climate Change

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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.

YESTERDAY

  • Weekend Video: On 100% New Energy
  • Weekend Video: More On The Hot-Cold Climate Conundrum
  • Weekend Video: New Energy Is Coming
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Cover of Time: The Great Crack-Up
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Beats Dirty Energy On Cost Around The World
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Aussie 2017 Solar Buildout Set Records
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-French Plan 5-Year Wind Boom
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, January 18:

  • TTTA Thursday-Climate Change And Mind Games
  • TTTA Thursday-The Great Winds On The Great Lakes
  • TTTA Thursday-Why America First Could Leave Solar Last
  • TTTA Thursday-Where Next-Gen Biofuels Will Work
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Lot Of Dam Potential -- With pumped storage, hydropower can grow 50% by 2050
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities Cautiously Advance EV Charger Buildout
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: How New Transmission Benefits Everybody
  • QUICK NEWS, January 16: The Big Apple Takes Big Oil To Court; Solar Power 24/7 Gets Affordable; Demand For New Energy Raises Demand For New Wires
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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, January 22:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Wires New Energy Needs
  • QUICK NEWS, January 22: Lloyd’s Of London Declares Coal A Bad Bet; Solar’s Peak Demand Power Knocks Out Old Energy; U.S. Wind Energy Push Praised By Global Wind Leader

    Thursday, November 03, 2016

    Rise Up Against Climate Change

    We Don’t Need a ‘War’ on Climate Change, We Need a Revolution

    Eric S. Godoy and Aaron Jaffe, October 31. 2016 (NY Times)

    “… Bill McKibben, the unofficial spokesperson of the climate movement in the United States, points to territory ceded, space invaded, cultural loss and human suffering in saying climate change is not LIKE a world war but IS a world war. War] rhetoric serves a valuable function. It stresses the seriousness of the harm, its structural nature and the need to struggle against it. Wars require people to sacrifice and to share responsibility for a joint effort…[But the] idea that climate change is a war is inaccurate, and a potentially counterproductive frame for organizing the resistance needed to secure a habitable planet.

    By stressing existential threat, war tends to divide the world into allies and enemies, against whom we need to risk all…This approach ignores the environmental movement’s earlier rhetorical and organizational strengths…[in the nonviolent civil rights struggles, antiwar] protests and resistance against nuclear weapons…[that] is alive and well in the language and action of ongoing resistance at Standing Rock...We urgently need to motivate action, but given the ambiguities and dangers surrounding war rhetoric, we need better orienting language…‘Revolution’ can be just as motivating…In other words, Climate change demands not only a race to develop and deploy new energy technologies, but a revolution to democratize all forms of power…” click here for more

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