31
MAY
2015

Kansas City to Install 1000 Charging Stations!!!

In case you’ve missed this great news…   Kansas City bids to become EV mecca Who’s doing it: Kansas City Power & Light Partners: Nissan and ChargePoint Charging stations planned: 1,001 240-volt stations; 15 Nissan-branded fast-charging stations Cost to...
18
APR
2015

Paradigm Shift: Renewable Energy Investment Set to Experience Exponential Growth

This past week, something amazing has happened.  Several sources have reported that major financing institutions are embracing renewable energy and seeing it as the way of the future.  When the big money moves watch how fast things change.   I’ve been predicting this for...
08
APR
2015

Beyond Coal: Great News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Contacts: Bloomberg Philanthropies, Meghan Womack, meghan@bloomberg.org, 212-205-0176 Sierra Club, Maggie Kao, maggie.kao@sierraclub.org, 202-675-2384 Bloomberg Philanthropies Boosts Investment in Sierra Club to Retire U.S. Coal...
02
APR
2015

Now It’s Peak Oil in China in the News: And Sooner Than Anyone Imagined

Information continues to come out of China that the leadership there is engineering an about face when it comes to fossil fuels AND transportation.  China is beginning to head in a new direction… and relatively fast.  And the rest of the world had better take heed.   While...
24
MAR
2015

Battery Costs Drop Faster Than Predicted

I hate say I told ya so (not really) but…..     Battery costs for electric vehicles are falling faster than industry estimates — study Umair Irfan, E&E reporter Costs of battery packs in electric vehicles are declining faster than expected, according to a new...
21
MAR
2015

More and More Scientific Proof of a Warming Planet Caused by Human Activity

And the hits just keep on coming…  Every bit of data continues to confirm that humans are warming the planet by burning fossil fuels.  The theory and computer models work.  Even though there are still skeptics that refuse to accept this they are getting left in the dustpan...
18
MAR
2015

Hey Skeptics: China Really Has Turned Against Coal

Using China as an excuse for not taking action on Climate Change is no longer a valid reason (as if it ever was).  As I have been writing about for a couple of years now, they get it and have been taking steps to reign in their particulate and CO2 emissions.  And now the facts...
16
MAR
2015

FINALLY! A Milestone 40 Years in the Making

For those of you who have been following my posts for some time, you will recall that I have been occasionally sending you information that indicates that China “gets it”.  Those posts have indicated that China’s leaders realize that they have a pollution...
06
MAR
2015

More Encouraging Battery and Energy Storage Development News

This article presents more information on how quickly we are adding energy storage capacity in the U.S.  This development will help accelerate the exponential growth of renewable energy by making it more reliable.  The economic opportunity of this growing industry is enormous...
02
MAR
2015

China IS Serious About Air Pollution…and CO2 Emissions Too

I often hear people say that it is useless for us in the United States to do anything about climate disruption since the Chinese are opening a new coal fired power plant at the rate of one a week.  This, they say, makes anything we do irrelevant.  My response is that they do not...