Category Archives: Climate News

EV Pickup Trucks: Amazing, Powerful

Lawrence Ulrich of the New York Times gives a raving, Rivian review for the company’s new electric pickup. First paragraph reads: The redoubtable Rivian R1T, the first crusher in a coming wave of electric pickup trucks, can soar unscathed over gnarly … Continue reading

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Rural Solar, Pros and Cons Discussion

The Sandwich Climate Action Coalition (SCAC) in October 2021 held two rural solar community discussions lead by Sandwich, N.H. residents. The first was with residents who live off the grid with solar. It’s not for everyone, learn the pros and … Continue reading

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Australian Billionaire, Mine Owner Might Save the Planet

The New York Times, in a wonderful story, asks: Can a Carbon-Emitting Iron Ore Tycoon Save the Planet? Then adds: Andrew Forrest made a mining fortune. Now he wants to lead a climate change revolution — and beat the fossil fuel … Continue reading

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Hanover Debuts NH’s Largest Municipal Solar Array

The New Hampshire Bulletin reports: Hanover debuted a new solar array on Thursday that will produce enough energy to power almost all of the municipality’s electrical needs. The array, which is on 8 acres, is made up of 4,560 solar … Continue reading

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Town of Sandwich Revives Energy Committee

The Town of Sandwich, N.H., recently revived its Energy Committee as an outgrowth of a warrant article passed in 2019 “to commit to a goal of 100% reliance on renewable sources of electricity by 2030 and for all other energy … Continue reading

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220 Medical Journals Demand Climate Action Now

The Huffington Post reports: A coalition of more than 220 of the planet’s leading medical and public health journals issued an urgent rallying cry to address climate change …, saying the greatest threat to global health was the planet’s ongoing … Continue reading

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We Must Apply Political Heat Demanding Climate Action

The New York Times The Daily podcast has an excellent piece: Putting a Price on Pollution Towards the end of the podcast The Times reporter says in November she will be covering a crucial international climate summit in Glasgow. The … Continue reading

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The Electrification of Everything

The Wall Street Journal gives an excellent overview of how most everything we use from the vehicles we drive to the homes and businesses we heat will be powered by electricity as the era of fossil fuels ends. A main … Continue reading

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National Report: All Renewable Transition Possible by 2050

Inside Climate News, summarizing the final report of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Electrification Futures Study, concludes that by 2050: a transition to mostly renewable energy is possible, but will require households and businesses to be flexible in how they consume … Continue reading

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Steps to Ensure Truly Green Electric Vehicles

The New York Times asks: How Green Are Electric Vehicles? Its short answer is: Very green. But plug-in cars still have environmental effects.  Here are some of the Times suggestions to ensure fully green EVs: “Electric grids still need to get … Continue reading

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