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Entries from April 2014

The sun is shining on and at the White House: Honoring Solar #WHChamps

April 17th, 2014 · Comments Off on The sun is shining on and at the White House: Honoring Solar #WHChamps

Today, there is an all day event at the White House on solar power, both announcing a series of initiatives and honoring “solar champions” from around the nation (full press release after the fold). ┬áThese champions are representative of leaders in technological change, drivers for policy change, and people working ‘in the grassroots’ to get […]

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Tags: Obama Administration · solar

Whiplashed by weather?

April 16th, 2014 · Comments Off on Whiplashed by weather?

Drastic shifts in weather (from beautiful sunny skies to dark menacing ones, from t-shirt frisbee temperatures to parka-wearing cold, from …) are natural. Humanity, however, has been putting its figures on the scales of “natural”. As Bill McKibben so eloquently discussed 25 years ago in The End of Nature, due to fossil fuel emissions, humanity’s […]

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Tags: climate change · Global Warming · science