Power Over Energy
yesterday at 18:15. Facebook
TURN UP THE DARK: WWF's Earth Hour 2017 is this Saturday! Learn how each of us can be heroes for the planet by taking action today and changing our tomorrow. #ChangeClimateChange.

MORE: [ Earthhour.org Link ]

Earth Hour 2017 - March 25, 8:30 your local time

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Power Over Energy
yesterday at 12:15. Facebook
MEIN GOODNESS! A German coal mine is about to be turned into a massive battery for storing electricity from renewable #energy sources.

German coal mine set to become "giant battery" for storing renewable energy

inhabitat.com
Power Over Energy
yesterday at 00:06. Facebook
HOPE FLOATS: If successful, these #wind farms could be a major step forward for offshore wind #energy elsewhere, including U.S. deployment. #WeCanDoBetter

Scotland approves another floating wind farm project

treehugger.com
Power Over Energy
03/21/2017 at 11:49. Facebook
LIQUID SUN: Researchers in Sweden have devised a system for efficient #solar #energy storage in a chemical liquid that can be transported and later released as heat whenever it's needed. #innovation

Liquid storage of solar energy – more effective than ever before

phys.org
Power Over Energy
03/20/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
SPRING into SAVINGS with these simple warmer weather #EnergySaving #tips to help you conserve power & save money.

[ Poweroverenergy.org Link ]
Power Over Energy
03/20/2017 at 11:16. Facebook
FLATLINE: Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions remained flat for the third year in a row, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), due in large part to growth in renewable energy and the switch from gas to coal. #WeCanDoBetter

Energy carbon emissions in 2016 flat for third year: IEA

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Power Over Energy
03/18/2017 at 12:45. Facebook
DOWNER UNDER: “We didn’t expect to see this level of destruction to the Great Barrier Reef for another 30 years.” #ActOnClimate

Think you’ve had it rough this past year? You should hear what the Great Barrier Reef is dealing with.

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Power Over Energy
03/17/2017 at 22:17. Facebook
CASH FOR ASH: Does burning wood for energy release more CO2 than coal? Scientists on both sides of the Atlantic have become embroiled in a war of words over the biomass debate.

Burning wood for energy ignites fierce academic row - BBC News

bbc.com
Power Over Energy
03/17/2017 at 11:20. Facebook
Over 17 percent of #energy in Italy comes from renewable sources, according to data published this week, putting the country ahead of its target for 2020 five years early. #WeCanDoBetter

Italy has already surpassed its renewable energy target for 2020

thelocal.it
Power Over Energy
03/16/2017 at 22:48. Facebook
GREEN LINE: A new proposal calls for electrifying railroads, running them on renewable #energy, and using them as clean-power superhighways to carry power from remote #solar and wind installations to city centers. #ActOnClimate

How we can turn railroads into a climate solution

grist.org
Power Over Energy
03/16/2017 at 12:34. Facebook
BRIGHT FUTURE: It's a huge leap in installed #solar power, with a the largest growth occurring in the U.S. and China. But we still have a long way to go. #WeCanDoBetter

Worldwide solar power growth increased by 50 percent in 2016

treehugger.com
"Because carbon dioxide hangs around for so long, we'll be feeling the warming effects of this year's jump in concentration years in the future -- even if we stopped all our greenhouse gas emissions today." #WeCanDoBetter
MORE: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is rising at the fastest rate ever recorded

poweroverenergy.org
WIND WIN: According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), #wind power could spur 248,000 US jobs and $85 billion in economic activity by 2020. #WeCanDoBetter

As wind energy grows, 248,000 related jobs by 2020 possible

aweablog.org
ENERGY SHARING ECONOMY: Dozens of Brooklyn homes and businesses have been wired into a #solar microgrid, which allows members to trade excess-electricity credits. #WeCanDoBetter

Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves

nytimes.com
SUN SALUTATION: #India has crossed the 10GW #solar PV installation milestone, having tripled its capacity in less than three years, according to #energy minister Piyush Goyal.

India crosses 10GW solar deployment

pv-tech.org
Rising global temperatures are pushing us to the brink, scientists warn. But there’s still time to slow run-away climate change. #ActOnClimate

6 climate tipping points: How worried should we be?

edf.org
In the Netherlands, where space is scarce, SolaRoad is expanding its solar bike path program, which is successfully reducing carbon emissions and generating #solar electricity.

Dutch Solar Bike Path SolaRoad Successful & Expanding

cleantechnica.com
SPRING FORWARD: Does daylight saving time actually save #energy?

Daylight saving time begins Sunday: 6 things to know about "springing forward"

vox.com
#ICYMI Tesla built a huge #solar #energy plant on the island of Kauai and is selling clean electricity to the island's power plant.

Tesla unveils massive solar battery plant to power the island of Kauai

inhabitat.com
SPRUNG: Spring weather arrived more than three weeks earlier than usual in some places, and new research released Wednesday shows a strong link to climate change. #ActOnClimate

Spring Came Early. Scientists Say Climate Change Is a Culprit.

nytimes.com