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THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY, September 15:

  • TTTA Wednesday-ORIGINAL REPORTING: California Focuses On Rising Electricity Rates
  • TTTA Wednesday- Transition – Coal To Molten Salt New Energy Storage
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • Monday Study – The Biden Solar Future Blueprint
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: This Is NOT How To Fight The Climate Crisis
  • Weekend Video: The Biden Solar Plan
  • Weekend Video: California’s Rooftop Solar Fight
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Thinking About Having Kids In A Climate Crisis
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Offers Big Opportunity For Women
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT WEDNESDAY, September 8:

  • TTTA Wednesday-ORIGINAL REPORTING: Distributed Energy Resources Need A Whole New System
  • TTTA Wednesday-Hollywoodland Targets 100% New Energy By 2035
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  • FRIDAY WORLD, September 17:
  • The Climate Crisis Will Move People
  • Global New Energy Ready To Boom

    Friday, August 27, 2021

    The New Energy Boom Goes On

    How Renewable Energy Surged In 2020, Despite The Pandemic

    Robert Rapier, August 22, 2021 (Forbes)

    Renewable energy was the one category that bucked the global trend of declining energy consumption in 2020. Despite the 4.5% decline of primary global energy consumption — the largest since World War II — global renewable energy consumption grew by 9.7% in 2020. That was a slight decline from its 12.2% pace the year before, but it’s remarkable given how significantly the pandemic impacted total energy demand…

    Over the past decade, renewable energy consumption has grown at an average annual rate of 13.4%...[It was] the only category of energy that grew globally at double digits…[In] 2010 the world consumed 9.6 exajoules of [wind power, solar power, biofuels, geothermal energy, and power produced from biomass]…In 2020, that had tripled to 31.7 exajoules….[Power production without biofuels] accounts for 88% of all renewable energy consumption…[Wind (50.6%) and solar (27.2%) accounted for most of the consumption…[Solar power is likely to overtake wind power] as the leading source of renewable power this decade…

    …[In 2018,] China overtook the U.S. as the world’s top consumer of renewable energy…[and] its growth rate over the past decade vastly exceeds all other members of the Top 10. Cumulatively, the Top 10 consumers accounted for 75.9% of the world’s renewable energy consumption in 2020…[W]hile renewables have helped reduce the growth of carbon dioxide emissions, global carbon emissions have grown due to the overall growth rate of fossil energy consumption…” click here for more

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