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Michigan study shows 'modest' costs to expand renewables - Midwest Energy News

Michigan study shows 'modest' costs to expand renewables - Midwest Energy News | renewable energies | Scoop.it
Michigan could expand its renewable energy portfolio standard to 25 percent over the next 10 years at a cost of $2.60 a month for the average household,
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13 Renewable Energy Breakthroughs of 2013 | EcoWatch

13 Renewable Energy Breakthroughs of 2013 | EcoWatch | renewable energies | Scoop.it
By Kiley Kroh and Jeff Spross. While the news about climate change seems to get worse every day, the rapidly improving technology, declining costs, and increasing accessibility of clean energy is the true bright spot in the march toward a zero-...
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A Rare Bipartisan Clean Energy Bill Is Ready for Passage - Kitsap Sun

A Rare Bipartisan Clean Energy Bill Is Ready for Passage
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But renewables have been shut out of the benefit, because the tax code prevents companies involved in "inexhaustible" natural resources like solar and wind from forming MLPs.
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Global warming pragmatism - Washington Post

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Global warming pragmatism
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The best course, he says, would be to adopt a modest carbon tax — because there are certainly some ill effects of global warming — and adjust it as we learn more.
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No to green tax: Brits vote against levies as parliament environment battle ... - RT

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No to green tax: Brits vote against levies as parliament environment battle ...
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60 percent of British taxpayers are saying no green taxes, and the prime minister pledges to do away with them.
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European Economic Stability Threatened By Renewable Energy Subsidies - Chicago Tribune

European Economic Stability Threatened By Renewable Energy Subsidies - Chicago Tribune | renewable energies | Scoop.it
European Economic Stability Threatened By Renewable Energy Subsidies Chicago Tribune This group joined voices calling for an end to subsidies for wind and solar power, saying the subsidies have led to unacceptably high utility bills for residences...
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Gore Says US Likely to Beat 'Inadequate' Greenhouse-Gas Target - Businessweek

Gore Says US Likely to Beat 'Inadequate' Greenhouse-Gas Target - Businessweek | renewable energies | Scoop.it
Gore Says US Likely to Beat 'Inadequate' Greenhouse-Gas Target
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Germany's energy policy is expensive, harmful and short-sighted - Financial Times

Germany's energy policy is expensive, harmful and short-sighted - Financial Times | renewable energies | Scoop.it
Germany's energy policy is expensive, harmful and short-sighted Financial Times Germany's energiewende, the country's move away from nuclear and fossil fuels towards renewable energies has been regarded by some commentators as an example for the...
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Defending RPSs and driving demand for a new wind vision - Windpower Engineering (press release)

Defending RPSs and driving demand for a new wind vision - Windpower Engineering (press release) | renewable energies | Scoop.it
Defending RPSs and driving demand for a new wind vision Windpower Engineering (press release) The first session dealt with ides for driving demand for wind power, such as lower generation costs, wind power as a natural hedge against rising...
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The Future of Energy Won't Be Led By Big Oil - DailyFinance

The Future of Energy Won't Be Led By Big Oil - DailyFinance | renewable energies | Scoop.it
The Future of Energy Won't Be Led By Big Oil
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For example Microsoft has been implementing an internal carbon tax in the hopes of becoming more carbon neutral. Plus, the tech ...
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Unavoidable Answer for the Problem of Climate Change - New York Times

Unavoidable Answer for the Problem of Climate Change - New York Times | renewable energies | Scoop.it
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Unavoidable Answer for the Problem of Climate Change
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Plants using natural gas could produce electricity for as little as $65.60 per MWh, even after paying the carbon tax.
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Climate Change Risks Are Hiding in Investment Portfolios, Gore Says - Bloomberg

Climate Change Risks Are Hiding in Investment Portfolios, Gore Says - Bloomberg | renewable energies | Scoop.it
Bloomberg Climate Change Risks Are Hiding in Investment Portfolios, Gore Says Bloomberg The cost-down curves for solar and wind has now pushed the price of renewable electricity to parity with the grid average price in many countries and within...
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Pres Obama Declares War On Climate Change -Join Him

In his inauguration speech, President Barack Obama devoted the biggest single section of his second inaugural address to the problem of climate change. He ha...
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Renewable Energy Study Shows That Benefits Outweigh Costs In US - Huffington Post

Renewable Energy Study Shows That Benefits Outweigh Costs In US - Huffington Post | renewable energies | Scoop.it
Renewable Energy Study Shows That Benefits Outweigh Costs In US Huffington Post "Our high wind and solar scenarios, in which one-fourth of the energy in the entire western grid would come from these sources, reduced the carbon footprint of the...
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