NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, October 30: Why We Fight (Climate Change); Solar Is Changing Behaviors; New Energy Will Bring The Jobs

NewEnergyNews

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

  • Weekend Video: The Vulnerability Of The System
  • Weekend Video: A Better Battery Is Now
  • Weekend Video: How Wind Protects The Farmer’s Way
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Fact Check On The Paris Agreement
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Going Global
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global New Energy Off The Grid
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, August 16:

  • TTTA Thursday-Big Money Can Beat Climate Change
  • TTTA Thursday-New Energy Gets Into The November Race
  • TTTA Thursday-The Undeniable Lesson Of Kansas New Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Power Providers Planning For New Energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: What Could Replace Net Energy Metering
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: When Climate Change Could Have Been Different
  • QUICK NEWS, August 14: Talkin’ Climate Change; By 2030, New Energy Could Be Free
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    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

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, August 20:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Climate change awareness rising
  • QUICK NEWS, August 20: The Climate Will Now Change Faster; Three Steps To A Corporate New Energy Plan

    Monday, October 30, 2017

    QUICK NEWS, October 30: Why We Fight (Climate Change); Solar Is Changing Behaviors; New Energy Will Bring The Jobs

    Why We Fight (Climate Change) Don’t let the deniers fool you. Fighting climate change isn’t futile.

    Stephen Stromberg, October 26, 2017 (Washington Post)

    “…[One of the most] frequent justifications for abandoning President Barack Obama’s plans to address climate change…[is] that the U.S. effort, taken alone, would fail to solve a global problem…[But Linking sea level rise and socioeconomic indicators under the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways finds that meeting Paris] agreement’s medium-term goals, which Obama’s climate policies were designed to do, would keep a path open to averting truly disastrous sea level rise…In other words, the practical climate benefits of U.S. global warming policy are real — this is just one of many examples — but mostly visible when combined with other nations’ work…Pointing out that the United States acting alone could not solve global warming, meanwhile, is no great insight. The critics merely restate the problem that global accords such as the Paris agreement were designed to address: The planet’s major nations must work together or fry separately…” click here for more

    IFTTT Recipe: Share new blog posts to Facebook connects blogger to facebook

    Solar Is Changing Behaviors 5 Signs that Solar Energy is Changing Society’s Consumption Behavior

    Amanda Sparks, October 24, 2017 (AltEnergyMag)

    “…[T]he dangers to the planet for the next generation have caused individual consumers to change their behaviors…And as consumers adopt solar energy and demand that their governments do as well, there are definite changes in consumption behavior…[T]he transition to solar power triggers much greater awareness on the part of consumers of both energy usage and energy prices…[and] just awareness, not necessarily full-out adoption, causes consumers of electricity to be more mindful of their own consumption behaviors and to take steps to reduce them…[U.S. Census Bureau statistics show that people are moving into urban areas…[that offer] environmentally-friendly and healthier lifestyles…Government incentives for residential and commercial consumers have radically changed consumer behavior…with an exploding number of consumers connecting to the grid and using the solar panels and batteries…[Ten years of data about the change in consumer behavior once solar energy is introduced into a neighborhood shows once a homeowner or two goes solar, other neighbors…want a piece of this action…” click here for more

    IFTTT Recipe: Share new blog posts to Facebook connects blogger to facebook

    New Energy Will Bring The Jobs Renewable energy is creating US jobs twice as fast as any other industry

    Karen Hao, October 26, 2017 (Quartz)

    “…[Though some want] a rebirth of the coal industry in the US…jobs for solar panel installers and wind turbine technicians will grow twice as fast as any other occupation [over the next ten years], according to a Bloomberg analysis of the US Bureau of Labor Statistics’s biennial employment projections…The main driver of job growth has been the rapid increase in solar capacity…[The fastest growing job in the U.S. today is wind turbine technician and, in] the last decade, US solar capacity has grown an average of 72% per year…This has created opportunities in the manufacturing, sales, and installation of solar panels. In 2016, the solar industry employed more than 260,000 Americans…[Because the US government has a knack for spectacularly underestimating renewable energy growth,] projected figures for installed capacity and job growth are likely much more conservative than the reality…” click here for more

    IFTTT Recipe: Share new blog posts to Facebook connects blogger to facebook

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home