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Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.30.15

June 30, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

CLIMATE 

China works for “win-win” climate plan, poised for UN pledge (via Reuters)

Warming above 1.5C will overwhelm islands, says Maldives minister (via RTCC)

OIL 

OPEC oil output hits three-year high in June on Iraq (via Reuters)

Sea ice could keep Shell away from the Arctic until mid-July (via Houston Chronicle)

California oil train risks worse in minority areas (via Reuters)

California oil spill cleanup continues as state may allow expanded production (via The Guardian)

RENEWABLES 

Per capita ranking of countries for wind and solar (via Renewables International)

India poised to introduce dollar bidding for… Continue reading >

Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.29.15

June 29, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

COP 21 

Rich countries’ $100 billion promise to fight climate change “not delivered’ (via The Guardian)

EU ministers seek binding climate deal at Paris climate talks (via Climate Central)

China “likely to announce climate change pledges” during premier’s trip to Europe (via South China Morning Post)

Brazil, China, India, South Africa in push for climate financing (via Agence France-Presse)

EMISSIONS 

Pakistan setting up carbon markets to cut emissions, lure investment (via RTCC)

U.S. Supreme Court invalidates Obama administration mercury air pollution rule (via Reuters) 

Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.26.15

June 26, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

CLIMATE 

EU ministers seek legally-binding and ambitious Paris climate deal (via The Guardian)

G7 report says climate change can fuel political upheaval like civil wars (via Vice News)

Alaska’s glaciers seen as major source of sea level rise (via Climate Central)

Obama and Brazilian President set to talk climate change next week (via Washington Post)

Pakistan heat wave eases after more than 1,150 die (via Reuters)

RENEWABLES 

Half of Europe’s electricity set to be from renewables by 2030 (via The Guardian)

Belize commits to 100% clean energy with Carbon War Room (via BusinessGreen)

Will there be a… Continue reading >

Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.25.15

June 25, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

CLIMATE 

Extreme temperatures linked to changing air patterns (via Climate Central)

ADB: Climate change offsets Asian anti-poverty work (via Christian Science Monitor)

Retailers’ climate change efforts lower costs, operational risks (via Environmental Leader)

NATURAL GAS 

New report estimates enough natural gas is leaking to negate climate benefits (via The Guardian)

GRID 

California plans to integrate distributed resources into its ISO market (via Utility Dive)

New York regulators order utilities to bring demand response to all retail customers (via Utility Dive)

RENEWABLES 

After decade of decline, solar panel prices are rising in world’s biggest solar market (via… Continue reading >

Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.24.15

June 24, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement.

CLIMATE

China puts $6 trillion price tag on its climate plan (via Reuters)

Study suggests key role for warming in extreme weather (via Climate Central)

Sunspot slump won’t halt warming trend – Met Office (via RTCC)

Dutch government loses world’s first climate liability lawsuit (via New Scientist)

EPA report puts a staggering price tag on climate inaction (via Mother Jones)

The hidden mental impacts of climate change (via Climate Progress)

Linking disasters to climate makes skeptics less likely to donate (via Yale e360)

RENEWABLES

BNEF: Solar likely largest energy investment target 2015-2040 (via PV Magazine)

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Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.23.15

June 23, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

CLIMATE 

European countries urged to prepare for 1.5 meters sea level rise (via RTCC)

Tackling climate change will reap benefits for human health (via Carbon Brief)

U.S. summers bringing more and more heat (via Climate Central)

Study sees “new normal” for how climate change affects weather extremes (via Washington Post)

Climate catastrophe predicted by U.S. as Obama urges UN action (via Bloomberg)

EPA warns of high cost of climate change (via New York Times)

RENEWABLES 

Indian government gives go-ahead for 2GW solar power tender (via CleanTechnica)

Wind and solar will soon become the “least-cost option almost universally”Continue reading >

Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.22.15

June 22, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

CLIMATE 

Australia military “unprepared” for climate impacts (via RTCC)

Few echo Pope’s environment plea in Sunday sermons (via New York Times)

Ghana destroys hundreds of homes in capital in bid to prevent floods (via Reuters)

RENEWABLES 

European grid operators see 80% renewables as energy revolution marches (via Renew Economy)

India achieves 4GW installed solar power capacity (via CleanTechnica)

UK installed more than 2.5GW new solar in Q1 2015 (via PV Tech)

Clean energy “creates more jobs than fossil fuels” claims report (via BusinessGreen) 

Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.19.15

June 19, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

CLIMATE 

Earth has warmest May, warmest year-to-date period on record (via Weather Underground)

Climate change adaptation projects in poorest nations lose out in battle for funds (via Reuters)

EMISSIONS 

Papal Encyclical heartens proponents of fossil fuel divestment (via New York Times)

NUCLEAR 

Saudi Arabia, Russia sign nuclear power cooperation deal (via Reuters)

RENEWABLES 

Renewable energy accounted for majority of new power capacity worldwide in 2014 (via NRDC Switchboard)

Green energy targets drive renewables capacity to new high (via Reuters)

More than 230GW new wind power capacity in China by 2024 (via CleanTechnica) 

Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.18.15

June 18, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

CLIMATE 

Pope’s climate change encyclical tells rich nations: Pay your debt to the poor (via The Guardian)

Pope urges drastic cut in fossil fuels to protect climate (via Bloomberg)

Pope Francis aligns himself with mainstream science on climate (via New York Times)

Multilateral development banks provided $28 billion in climate finance during 2014 (via Business Standard)

IEA: China should shoulder greatest burden in raising climate ambition (via Carbon Brief)

Alaska’s glaciers are now losing 75 billion tons of ice every year (via Washington Post)

Google just created a stunning visualization of how the world searches for “global warming” (via Washington Post) 

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Energy and Environment News Roundup – 6.17.15

June 17, 2015

Marcacci Communications publishes a daily roundup of energy and climate news and opinion. Inclusion of articles does not mean endorsement. 

EMISSIONS 

China’s national CO2 market seen starting late 2016, early 2017 (via Reuters)

Airline industry backs global emissions trading scheme (via Reuters)

COAL 

Ditching China’s coal addiction will take decades, warns experts (via RTCC)

Virginia, coal country for centuries, now embraces carbon regulations (via InsideClimate News)

Where coal was king, Pope’s climate warning faces a tricky sell (via Bloomberg)

RENEWABLES 

55GW of solar PV will be installed globally in 2015, up 36% over 2014 (via Greentech Media)

Solar power passes 1% global threshold (via Energy Post)

Renewables could dominate world electricity by 2030 (via Christian… Continue reading >

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