Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Where Do We Go From Here?

First, take a deep breath and repeat when needed, "To be truly radical is to make hope possible, not despair convincing". Now, let's take a virtual tour of the landscape for climate hope.

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Charles KomanoffSnapshot

Almost Unnoticed, Flat Electricity Demand Is Crushing U.S. Carbon Emissions

In a stark change from the last century, U.S. electricity usage has barely budged since 2005. The flattening of power production is a big but unheralded reason that carbon emissions from the U.S. electricity sector have nosedived.

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In the Media

Cities: The Change Agents We Need Now

The Center For an Urban Future asks "With a change of leadership in Washington, will cities be able to maintain — or even accelerate — the pace of innovation and progress when tackling inequality, sustainability and infrastructure investment?" Here are some answers

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Subway Reading

St Louis Benchmarks

Large commercial + residential buildings in St. Louis now required to measure + report on energy use, with substantial energy cost savings anticipated

Energy Efficiency - Carpe Diem

Energy efficiency could be a main player in closing the energy supply gap that will open when NY's Indian Point nuclear power plant shuts

Subway Ridership Slips

Dear reader, what could explain slipping subway use?

Worldwide

Antarctica: Watch It Break Up

Bankers Plug Into Battery Storage

Investors interest grows in backing large-scale energy storage battery tech

Africa: Solar Revolution Coming

“Never more possible and less expensive" says head of the International Renewable Energy Agency

In The Carbon Age

Knitted Light Installation

See solar power's power at an upcoming MoMA PS1 installation by Jenny Sabin

Denial, Depressison And Melancholia

A reading list on the psychology of climate disruption experience

How Administration Could Off The Clean Power Plan

The current President says he will dismantle Obama's Clean Power Plan, here, how

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