NewEnergyNews: QUICK NEWS, August 14: Talkin’ Climate Change; By 2030, New Energy Could Be Free


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.


  • TODAY’S STUDY: The U.S. Power Sector Right Now
  • QUICK NEWS, January 14: Cliches Changed By Global Weirding; Coal Country Facing The Change

  • Weekend Video: What Is A Green New Deal?
  • Weekend Video: Climate Change In The Heartlands
  • Weekend Video: Elon Musk Offers A New Energy Answer

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-The State Of The Global Climate Fight
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Signs Of New Energy’s Triumph
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Germany Reaches 40% New Energy


  • TTTA Thursday-Seeing Climate Change Coming
  • TTTA Thursday-Floatovoltaics Can Serve
  • TTTA Thursday-Texas As A New Energy Paradigm

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: As California customer choice expands, are reliability and affordability at risk?
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: New investor-backed campaign targets a trillion dollars for US renewables
  • --------------------------


    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




      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, January 15:

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Compelling Case For Transportation Electrification
  • QUICK NEWS, January 15: A Plan To Attack Climate Change; New Energy Is Reshaping The Power System

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    QUICK NEWS, August 14: Talkin’ Climate Change; By 2030, New Energy Could Be Free

    Talkin’ Climate Change The Best Ways to Communicate Climate Change

    Heather Goldstone and Elsa Partan, August 13, 2018 (WCAI/National Public Radio)

    “…[Fear is an avoidance emotion, and doesn’t necessarily lead to motivation becausepeople tend to become overwhelmed and shut-down.] Often it can lead to increased skepticism…[According to the University of Utah’s Meaghan McKasy, who won the International Association for Media and Communication Research’s 2018 Climate Communication Award,] facts are the most important part of disseminating climate information…[But it must be presented in a way that increases] people’s understanding and motivation…[It is important to] leave people with the notion that they can do something…[and] present people with tangible actions…[Emotions can inhibit or increase] motivation…[While fear can cause shut down, anger] is trickier…[It can lead to impulsive decisions, but it] can also lead people to more buy-in…[The whole strategy is engage] but be respectful. Stick to facts. And don’t overload the facts…” click here for more

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

    By 2030, New Energy Could Be Free Analyst: Renewable energy will be ‘effectively free’ by 2030

    Bryan Clark, August 13, 2018 (TNW)

    “Analysts at Swiss investment bank UBS believe that by 2030, we could all be living without much of a carbon footprint — at least at home…[because by 2030, [New Energy] costs will be so low they will [‘effectively be free…’ With the increased popularity of New Energy among consumers and energy providers and the economics of scale of bigger and more efficient solar and wind projects, the prices are becoming too low] to ignore…[Approximately a dozen major European utility companies] have announced significant changes to their previous business models — most of which relied on coal or natural gas during the past century — that could usher in a new era of clean, renewable energy. As demand increases and prices continue to fall, it’s hard to imagine a trend reversal in the near future…[Places] with plentiful sun like California and Florida have seen precipitous drops in the cost of installing solar panels. In some areas, the hardware and installation are now free, with the companies providing the materials profiting from selling excess energy back to the grid. In these places, the bulk of new construction features renewable energy sources, and solar in particular…” click here for more

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


    Post a Comment

    << Home