News

Solar photovoltaics is ready to power a sustainable future

Solar photovoltaics is ready to power a sustainable future The Summer 2021 issue of Solar Today contains an article by Boulder’s Tim Schoechle: “Hidden in Plain Sight”, a Review and Commentary of the Joule technical paper (May 19, 2021), that concludes “Solar photovoltaics is ready to power a sustainable future” (pp 24-28).   The Joule paper can …

Solar photovoltaics is ready to power a sustainable future Read More »

Colorado allows an Eastern Plains power plant to emit toxic sulfur dioxide emissions far above safe levels, groups claim

Xcel’s Brush Coal Plant (Pawnee) SO2 Violations? Published in the 6.11.21 Colorado Sun   Xcel Energy’s coal-fired Pawnee Generating Station near Fort Morgan is endangering local residents’ health by violating EPA sulfur dioxide emissions standards for hundreds of hours a year, a conservation coalition asking the state to sharply curtail plant air pollution permits said Friday. …

Colorado allows an Eastern Plains power plant to emit toxic sulfur dioxide emissions far above safe levels, groups claim Read More »

Offshore Wind Farms Show What Biden’s Climate Plan Is Up Against

Offshore Wind Farms Show What Biden’s Climate Plan Is Up Against By Ivan Penn Published June 7, 2021, Updated June 9, 2021, New York Times A constellation of 5,400 offshore wind turbines meet a growing portion of Europe’s energy needs. The United States has exactly seven. With more than 90,000 miles of coastline, the country has plenty of places to …

Offshore Wind Farms Show What Biden’s Climate Plan Is Up Against Read More »

Carbon dioxide levels reach dangerous milestone

Carbon dioxide levels hit another dangerous milestone Published on June 7, 2021, CBS News The annual peak of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began. Scientists said Monday that the average rate of increase is faster than ever.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

Carbon dioxide levels reach dangerous milestone Read More »