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The planet faces a climate emergency – but activists need to strap in for the long haul | Alice Bell

Here we go. A nip in the air, the Christmas lights are up, Black Friday deals are still hanging around, and it is time once again for another international climate conference. The COP, or conference of the parties to give…

WWZ: John Kerry Unveils Star-Studded Climate League Of Doom

If the left’s ongoing conniptions on climate change haven’t proven hysterical enough, former Secretary of State John Kerry (D) decided to launch a bipartisan “World War Zero” coalition on climate change. Some of the big names headlining “World War Zero”…

US Still in Fight Against Global Warming, Pelosi Declares – VOA News

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the United States “is still in” the fight against climate change despite U.S. President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris agreement. Pelosi is leading a delegation of congressional Democrats to…

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Indonesia ‘must stop building new coal plants by 2020’ to meet climate goals – Mongabay.com

Indonesia must stop building coal-fired power plants by next year if it’s to keep up its commitments to the Paris climate agreement, according to a new analysis. The country would also have to stop burning coal by 2048 in order…

New study analyzes viability of sustainable fuels developed through ORNL process

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) A technology developed at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and scaled up by Vertimass LLC to convert ethanol into fuels suitable for aviation, shipping and other heavy-duty applications can be price-competitive with conventional fuels while retaining the sustainability benefits of bio-based ethanol, according to a new analysis.

Can America’s First Floating Wind Farm Help Open Deeper Water to Clean Energy?

The floating turbines off Maine’s coast could be operational b y 2022.  The technology could be a model for other states with deep waters, and deep local opposition. The state with perhaps the greatest untapped potential for harnessing its ocean…