NewEnergyNews: The Planet Has A Fever And It’s Contagious

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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

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Globalization 4.0 And Climate Change
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Big Money Keeps Going To New Energy
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-China Could Be The New Energy Superpower
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, January 17:

  • TTTA Thursday-U.S. Emissions Went The Wrong Way In 2018
  • TTTA Thursday-Wind Gets Bigger, Better, Cheaper
  • TTTA Thursday-Solar Plus Storage Bests NatGas Peakers
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Does transmission planning make transmission building too hard?
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Net zero energy homes and solar communities
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • 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
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The U.S. Power Sector Right Now
  • QUICK NEWS, January 14: Cliches Changed By Global Weirding; Coal Country Facing The Change
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  • WEEKEND VIDEOS, January 19-20:

  • A TV Western That Predicted The Future
  • Getting To Higher Levels Of New Energy
  • Climate Changing Real Estate Values In Miami

    Friday, December 21, 2018

    The Planet Has A Fever And It’s Contagious

    Climate Change Is The Greatest Threat To Human Health In History

    David Introcaso, December 19, 2018 (Health Affairs)

    “…Over 90 scientists from 40 countries reviewing 6,000 studies prepared the IPCC report that joined the many] publications by leading national and international science bodies that conclude all life on this planet is under existential threat…Per all of these reports, the earth has warmed by 1°C since the pre-industrial era and two-thirds of this rise has occurred since 1986. The twenty warmest years on record have occurred over the past 22 years…[There is a] nearly linear relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and atmospheric warming…and the amount is again increasing…[This is] a significant threat to human health…[A]bsent dramatic and near term changes in political will, temperatures are expected to increase by 4°C by the end of this century…

    …[Resulting hurricanes and flooding compromise] drinking water, human waste water treatment and storm water disposal that, in turn, results in increased risk of waterborne diseases caused by pathogens such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa…[Stagnant heat, drought, and wildfires worsen] asthma, acute bronchitis and pneumonia…[and] lead to hundreds of thousands of premature deaths, hospital admissions and causes of acute respiratory illnesses…Higher temperatures cause heat exhaustion, heatstroke, hyperthermia and dehydration…[All this leads to] mental and behavioral health conditions ranging from anxiety, depression and alcohol and substance abuse to post-traumatic stress and suicide…We have been robbing the planet. It's only a question of how harsh or definitive the penalty will be…” click here for more

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