Fossil Fuels

Kansas City to Install 1000 Charging Stations!!!

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 install: $20 million Cost to consumers to charge vehicles: Free for the first 2 years. Nissan will cover electricity costs at…

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Paradigm Shift: Renewable Energy Investment Set to Experience Exponential Growth

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 some time now.  It finally appears to be happening.  We may actually be reaching the tipping point.  …

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Beyond Coal: Great News

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 Fleet & Transition the Nation Towards Clean Energy Sources Efforts aim to improve public health, slash carbon emissions and allow U.S. to take action as leader in fighting climate…

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

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 I have been informing you of China’s moves to clear their air…

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Battery Costs Drop Faster Than Predicted

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 report. While industry analysts predicted battery pack costs would decline from $1,000 per kilowatt-hour to…

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

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 of history.   What baffles me is why some very smart people continue…

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FINALLY!  A Milestone 40 Years in the Making

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 problem that impacts public concern and public health. Furthermore, they are not oblivious to climate change and the impact it will have…

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