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Fish Populations Collapsing

But there is hope. Conflict between hydropower and wildlife. As more dams are removed, populations can rebound. This is why the credible plans for decarbonizing do not include more new hydro. AFP via Courthouse News: PARIS (AFP) — Populations of…

Tropical Storm Bearing Down on Caribbean

Buckle up. Early predictions of an active storm season are bearing out in the Atlantic. Tropical wave has now become Tropical Storm 9, and is expected to become Named storm Isaias later today or tomorrow.Pronunciation guide here. Common Dreams: “Hate…

Powering the US with No Wildlife Impacts

In just 17 states, there is a theoretical 1000 Gigawatts potential, enough to power the entire US solely from wind, available with minimal wildlife impacts, according to new Nature Conservancy study. The study focuses on Prairie and Great Plains areas,…

Dan Kammen on Energy Subsidies

As I’ve mentioned before, Dan Kammen is an important person to listen to in the renewable energy world.While discriminating readers of this blog totally get it, it’s always good to hear a new summary of the comparison between fossil fuel…

Bailing out Big Oil

Bailout Watch: Fossil fuel companies participated in the government’s Paycheck Protection Program to bail out small businesses at far higher rates than companies in other key sectors, a new BailoutWatch analysis has found. It’s another sign that coal, oil, and…

Dan Kammen on Energy in Covid-Time

Dan Kammen of the University of California, Berkeley, is on anybody’s short list for Secretary of Energy should Joe Biden win the White House. I interviewed him this week on the state of energy in Covid-time, and beyond. Working now…

Study: Siberian Heat Human Caused

Washington Post: In a stark new finding, a study shows that six straight months of anomalously mild conditions in large parts of northern Siberia so far this year, along with an Arctic temperature record of 100.4 degrees (38 Celsius) that…

Burger King Responds to Cow Fart Question

2 million views of the above video. On the plus side, reinforcing awareness of greenhouse gases, particularly methane, and animal agriculture’s role. The video is getting mixed reviews from all sides, including deniers who just don’t want to hear it.…