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We are in the Midst of an Energy Revolution

As the future for renewable energy continues to get brighter, the prospects for fossil fuel are looking increasingly grim. Financial markets are reflecting the growing value of renewables and coming to terms with the declining value of fossil fuels. Almost a dozen stock exchanges around the world now require sustainability risk disclosure from listed companies. A total of 2.6 trillion has been diverted from fossil fuels to date. Cities, investors…

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Enviro News Wrap: Syria and the Price of Oil; Solar in the Move in the U.S.; Global Warming Splits the GOP

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Oil, Oil, Oil – the Syrian conflict is pushing up the price of oil, the recovering American economy is pushing up the price of oil, the price of oil will always be high and trending upwards. Producing oil at home is the purported escape…

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IRENA Taking Applications for Initial $50 MM Renewable Energy Project funding from UAE

Bonn-based IRENA is accepting online applications for an initial $50 mm of a total $350 mm in project loans for qualified renewable energy projects in developing countries.

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Enviro News Wrap: Energy and Climate in Obama’s Second Term; Natural Gas – A Bridge Too Far; Flirting With a Carbon Tax, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: What is Obama’s plan to push renewable energy forward? He did some great things in his first term, like opening up military land for development and giving money to the military to spend on renewable energy projects. But, he needs to introduce a new idea…

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The US military leads in its efforts of sustainability and adoption of renewable energy

The US Military’s Investment in Sustainability

In an effort to enhance American security and address climate change, the U.S. military is diminishing its footprint. The military is producing cleaner power, reducing energy consumption, managing water and minimizing waste. Their efforts encompass vast numbers of vehicles, ships, planes, buildings, lands, and other facilities. A major impetus for these efforts is Executive Order 13514, “Federal Leadership in Environmental,…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Solar Energy Zones; NatGas-bridge fuel or Clean Energy Blockade; Disney Adopts Sustainable Paper, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Obama and Romney have very different approaches to energy and our environment. Obama is a pragmatist and realizes that we have to use all energy sources, especially in the immediate future, Romney literally said he does not care about our environment and…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Ryan’s Environmental Record; Chevron Sends Plums of Toxic Smoke into Bay Area Skies; Military’s Gung-Ho Stance for Clean Energy, more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Paul Ryan Mitt Romney’s recently announced running mate, has a poor environmental record. Not Surprisingly, Ryan has received a lot of money from the anti-Environment Koch Brothers. Chevron has a large, century-old oil refinery in Richmond, CA just north of Berkeley and across the bay…

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