“Wind power briefly sets record as source for electricity in U.S.”

We need a modernized electrical grid to expand renewable to their true potential. http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN15T269

“Texas General Motors factory commits to wind energy”

Within 33 years we should have all clean energy factories making all clean energy vehicles.  It could happen even faster. http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/02/texas-general-motors-factory-commits-to-wind-energy/

“U.S. Solar Industry Clamors for Workers as Jobs Climb by 25%”

“One out of every 50 new American jobs last year was in the solar industry, which now employs more than 260,000 workers, according to an annual report Tuesday from The Solar Foundation, a Washington-based nonprofit. That’s up 25… Read More

“Rollout Of Chevy Bolt May Mark Turning Point For Electric Car Market”

The Bolt is less expensive and goes farther than most electric vehicles out there – with the lowered cost and higher range, the car is more appealing to a wider audience. Changes to renewably sourced transportation are vital… Read More

“Sea Ice Hits Record Lows at Both Poles”

“Sea ice at both poles has been expected to decline as the planet heats up from the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. That trend is clear in the Arctic, where summer sea ice now covers half… Read More

“Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass”

“Tesla Motors Inc. is making a huge bet that millions of small batteries can be strung together to help kick fossil fuels off the grid. The idea is a powerful one—one that’s been used to help justify the… Read More

“Don’t Call It Wheat: An Environmentally Friendly Grain Takes Root”

“Curwen-McAdams, a PhD student at Washington State University, and WSU professor Steven Jones have developed a new species: a cross between wheat and its wild cousin, wheat grass. They call it Salish Blue. Their goal was to make… Read More

“E.U. Plans to Boost Electric Cars”

Electric cars are a good step in transitioning to a sustainable future – but make sure that the electricity that is being used comes from renewable sources! http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/02/e-u-plans-to-boost-electric-cars/

“Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016”

We need 100% of new energy to come from renewable sources in the very near future and we need to transition our other power sources to those that are renewable. But this is a good start on our… Read More

“Temperatures in the Arctic are skyrocketing — for the third time this winter”

“A powerful low-pressure storm system in the northern Atlantic has helped carry warm air up to the frozen north this week, sending temperatures in the Arctic soaring. Data from the Danish Meteorological Institute suggests that, as of Thursday,… Read More