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Living Off the Grid: The New Normal

More and more people worldwide are living off the grid. That’s grid as in power grid, as in getting electricity from public utilities that draw on regional transmission systems. As consumers, extricating ourselves from utility companies and getting electricity from sustainable sources has always been the stuff of self-reliant rogues. But that trend is changing

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Josh Fox film on Climate Change

If you are in or near the New York City suburb of Westchester, you can see Josh Fox’s new film, How to Let Go of the World and Love All the Things Climate Can’t Change. The film is about the worldwide impact of the fossil fuel industry on climate change. The film will be shown

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Divesting in Fossil Fuels Shapes the Financial Market

We posted back in January about the first major event on climate change for investors and business at a meeting called “The 2016 Investor Summit on Climate Risk” held at the United Nations in NYC. The summit hosted some 500 global investors who, in total, represented an estimated $22tn in assets and represented a new direction

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They did it! Historic Paris Agreement reached on Climate Change

After two weeks of contentious debate, delegates from almost 200 countries agreed to make climate change a priority in their countries. Today, December 12, 2015, several thunderous minutes of applause and cheers followed the historic vote on the agreement. From this point on in time, climate change will be given priority by countries all over

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Alaska seeks clean energy on eve of Obama’s arctic visit 

A new and experimental river energy turbine could provide clean power to remote villages in Alaska. Testing “hydrokinetic” turbine is the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, a research institute at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. They are seeing how the turbine works on the Tanana River  near Nenana, an Alaskan village of about 600

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