NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, May 21: Stop Climate Change To Save “Tens Of Thousands” Species; Willing To Pay For New Energy; Lawmakers, Regulators Working To Grow EVs

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The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • Weekend Video: Jimmy Kimmel Explains Climate Change To The Pres
  • Weekend Video: How Wind Is Keeping Rural Schools Funded
  • Weekend Video: Teaching Climate Change In Idaho
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-How The Climate Fight Makes World Politics Better
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global Solar Growth Slowing
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-World’s Private Sector Sets New Energy Records
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, August 9:

  • TTTA Thursday-Not Just A Theory – Desert Bird Diversity Dropped 30%
  • TTTA Thursday-Time To Start Closing Down NatGas
  • TTTA Thursday-More States Move On Policies To Support EVs
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Solar Policy Debates Move To Higher Ground
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: State Regulators Aim Planning At Integrating All Kinds Of New Energy
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Need For EV Charing Infrastructure
  • QUICK NEWS, August 7: Climate Change – Never, Never, Never, Never Give In!; The Many Benefits Of New Energy
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  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, August 13:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Fight For EVs Right Now
  • QUICK NEWS, August 13: Utility Giant’s CEO Talks Fires And Climate Change; A Buyer’s Market For New Energy

    Monday, May 21, 2018

    QUICK NEWS, May 21: Stop Climate Change To Save “Tens Of Thousands” Species; Willing To Pay For New Energy; Lawmakers, Regulators Working To Grow EVs

    Stop Climate Change To Save “Tens Of Thousands” Species Limiting climate change to 1.5°C increase would save thousands of species: report

    Jessica Vomiero, May 20, 2018 (Global News)

    “Just half-a-degree Celsius difference in temperature could make the difference between saving the majority of the world’s species from climate change, or increasing the extinction risks for plants, animals and insects…[K]eeping global warming under a 1.5 C increase in temperatures would preserve tens of thousands of land-based species, plants, vertebrates and insects on Earth, even in comparison to a rise in temperatures by 2 degrees Celsius…[T]he upper temperature limit set during the Paris Agreement is 2 C…[but the] impacts on biodiversity multiply significantly with a 2 C increase in global warming levels compared to 1.5 C [according to a new study from the University of East Anglia]…An additional study published by NASA’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reveals that not only is the Earth getting warmer every year, temperatures are increasing by greater amounts year after year…” click here for more

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    Poll On New Energy Americans want more clean energy. Here's what they're actually willing to do to get it

    Tom DiChristopher, 16 May 2018 (CNBC)

    “Americans have long supported the idea of clean power. The question has always been how much effort they're willing to expend to make a green energy future a reality…[A new Deloitte survey] suggests the gap between environmental concern and consumer action may be shrinking…[because of] falling prices for solar power, higher awareness of clean energy options, growing concern about climate change and the inclinations of millennials…68 percent of electric power buyers said they are very concerned about climate change and their carbon footprint. That's the highest percentage ever recorded in the study…74 percent of respondents believe climate change is caused by human actions, up 5 points from 2017. Just 37 percent said environmental concerns are overblown, down 8 points from last year…7 in 10 companies reported that customers were demanding that they draw at least some of their power from renewable sources...Building out more solar and wind farms was widely seen as the main answer to climate change…” click here for more

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    Lawmakers, Regulators Working To Grow EVs The 50 States of Electric Vehicles Report Released by NCCETC; 42 States and DC Took Action on Electric Vehicles During Q1 2018

    May 15, 2018 (North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center [NCCETC])

    “…[NCCETC’s Q1 2018 The 50 States of Electric Vehicles] finds that 42 states and the District of Columbia took actions related to electric vehicles and charging infrastructure during Q1 2018 (see figure below), with the greatest number of actions relating to electric vehicle fees, fast charging deployment, and electric vehicle studies…[Four trends are apparent or emerging… (1) states considering multi-faceted electric vehicle plans, (2) contention around utility ownership of electric vehicle charging infrastructure, (3) examining the role of demand charges in vehicle charging rates, and (4) piloting the co-location of energy storage systems with electric vehicle charging infrastructure…A total of 275 electric vehicle actions were taken during Q1 2018 – more than were taken in the entirety of 2017 (227 actions)…” click here for more

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