Environmental News Wrap: White House Nixes Solar Panels, a Recovering Ozone Layer, the Top Climate Foes, and more…

The latest environmental news headlinesGlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week:

  • With electric cars coming to the market manufacturers will need to figure out how to recycle the expensive batteries that accompany them. GM and Nissan are making their plans. Technology Review reports.
  • Environmentalism is about how we extract and use resources, and getting clean water to poor populations is a must. At Stanford University they are developing a cheap way to filter bacteria out of contaminated water.
  • The environmental organization 350.org tried to get the solar panels put back on that where installed in the 70’s by the Carter administration. They found a panel from Carter’s original installation and brought it to the White House and were surprised to find that the White House was unwelcoming.  It just goes to show how conservative the US government is, whether it is run by Democrats or Republicans. Bill McKibben provides the report.

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  1. Solar energy development has really come to a spot of its development where it power quite a lot of equipments, from powering your whole home right down to compact consumer electronics gizmos. It is usually remarkable to find out that people have other limitless resource of electrical energy and it’s clean compare to the typical means of generating electricity. Expect more on this in the future years and also count on a lot countries to compliment people involved utilizing the solar power innovation. I’m one of those folks who are grateful to use the free energy turned into functional electricty for home which power the home devices, water heating and right down to battery chargers for laptops, ipods, mp3 players and a lot more.


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