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August 19 Energy News



¶ “Staying below 2 degrees is ‘possible and practical’ says RMI” • The latest UN Emissions Gap report showed that the world would still be heading for a temperature rise between 2.9 and 3.4 °C by 2100. A report from the Rocky Mountain Institute argues that staying below 2° C is both practical and possible given trends in renewable energy. [pv magazine]

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¶ “Pushing us to the brink of climate disaster” • President Trump’s repulsive behavior drew well-deserved media attention this week, but his antics drowned out some truly troubling warnings from the scientific community on climate change. A spate of recent reports indicate we are in new territory thanks to human-driven carbon emissions. [HuffPost]

¶ “Wind and solar power are saving Americans an astounding amount of money” • The main rationale for renewable energy subsidies…

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