Solar Costs & Wind Costs So Low They’re Cheaper Than *Existing* Coal & Nuclear — Lazard LCOE Report

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2019 03:00:32 +0000

A brief decade held considerable cost-efficiency gains in wind and solar. These sustainable technologies are now more cost-effective than any other power generation technologies in general, according to Lazard. Solar and wind technologies simply make more sense

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Meeting Europe’s 2030 Energy Climate Goals: Renewables To Command 53% Of Electricity In 2030

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:55:33 +0000

https://www.woodmac.com/press-releases/renewable-electricity-to-deliver-on-europes-2030-climate-energy-goals/Wood Mackenzie projects that renewable energy will meet 53% of Europe’s power supply in 2030. If Europeans deliver their individual National Energy and Climate Plans, sustainable energy will command the electricity market

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Metamorphosis In Fukushima — Installing 11 Solar Power Plants & 10 Wind Power Plants

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 20:55:37 +0000

Official U.S. Navy Page Follow Aerial of Sukuiso, Japan.How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Kirusowa’s film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident. Indeed, in real life, there are farmlands in Japan that are ruined, land that cannot be cultivated anymore. The Nikkei Asian Review reports mountainous areas where population outflows continue

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Some Of Vox’s 9 Experts On Billionaire Climate Spending Are Off Base

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:20:44 +0000

This article will look at some of the suggested solutions, and look at a few billionaires and how they are actually spending their money, and make some judgments about the experts and their opinions

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Some of Vox’ 9 Experts On Billionaire Climate Spending Are Off Base

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:20:44 +0000

This article will look at some of the suggested solutions, and look at a few billionaires and how they are actually spending their money, and make some judgments about the experts and their opinions

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UPDATE: Democratic Candidates’ Climate Plans Comparison, Now With Mayor Pete

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:37:32 +0000

With Buttigieg surging, and CleanTechnica’s deep dives into the front runners (and Yang’s) plans completed, it’s time for the overview comparison, now with Mayor Pete added

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Why Thorium Nuclear Isn’t Featured on CleanTechnica Redux

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 00:32:57 +0000

Seven years ago, CleanTechnica published its policy position to not cover thorium nuclear reactors. Today, the United States has a Democratic Presidential candidate in the top 10 who loves thorium, yet CleanTechnica still ignores it. Why is that

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Did The US Navy Solve Clean Energy With A Compact Fusion Reactor?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 17:15:03 +0000

Salvatore Pais, of the US Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), claims to have invented a compact fusion reactor. With a size of between 0.3 and 2 meters (1 foot to 6.5 feet), the patent claims that the device could generate between a gigawatt and a terawatt, while needing far less energy input than it produces

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Universal Basic Income, Andrew Yang, the Green New Deal, & Tesla — CleanTech Talk with Mike Barnard

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:49:57 +0000

Mike has been a global technology strategist and architect for major global technology companies, and is considered an expert on many topics within the clean technology field. He has worked in almost every sector, including health care, automation, freight transportation and finance. Mike attributes this breadth of expertise to being a bit of a nerd, or “just a generally interested guy.” In the one-hour podcast, Zach and Mike covered universal basic income, Andrew Yang, the Green New Deal, Tesla, and more

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Democratic Candidates’ Climate Plans Are All Flawed, But Together They Add Up To A Great Plan

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 00:30:08 +0000

Of the DNC Presidential candidates, Harris and Warren have robust, salable climate plans. Biden’s is worst, Yang’s is interesting and Sanders’ is unsalable. With a couple of additions, Warren’s plan will be very supportable in 2020. If Biden is the candidate, major surgery will be required

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