More energy from the sun falls on the earth in one hour than is used by everyone in the world in one year. And yet, solar energy myths continue to plague the public at large. The following post is...
As we move beyond the Paris Agreement, the climate credibility of the 195 countries which are signatories to the agreement will soon be tested. In December countries submitted their emissions reduction targets known as NDCs -- Nationally Determined Contributions. Now...
This post is sourced from the Climate Reality E-Book, Top Wind Energy Myths. I'm a Climate Reality leader from the Chicago2013 Leadership training and pleased to feature this resource material. The goal of the article is to dispel the myths...
Following the release of the Mandate Letters in November 2013, Celine Bak of Analytica Advisors forwarded the following summary message to clean energy entrepreneurs. The document has been shared by Cheryl McNamara of Citizens Climate Lobby Toronto and I'm...
As the Paris climate summit moves along, signs of the world’s unstoppable shift from fossil fuels to renewables are coming thicker and faster than ever. While fossil fuels fizzle out, renewables are skyrocketing. Following India’s newly launched solar alliance, African nations committed...
At dusk on Sunday, November 22, Ottawa youth will gather with solar lights to form an image of the sun and call for 100% renewable energy in Canada during their lifetime. Please join my four grandkids and I on...
President Barack Obama has taken bold action with his recent announcement of the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The plan sets new stringent standards to reduce CO2 emissions by 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. Obama is demonstrating decisive leadership and America's...
The clean energy revolution is underway. From Germany to China and countries all around the globe, governments, cities, towns, public institutions, and progressive companies are leading the way to reduce their dependency on fossil-fuel energy. The shift is clearly on to increasingly...
Jeremy Rifkin's book, The Third Industrial Revolution, has provided the inspiration for this post. The premise of Rifkin's book is that fundamental economic change occurs when new communication technologies converge with new energy regimes. "The industrial revolution powered by oil and other fossil...
Carbon pollution is being dumped into our atmosphere at unprecedented and unregulated rates, and it’s costing us. We’re paying in dollars, in lives, in jobs, in lifestyles -- truly in every way imaginable. If carbon pollution continues unchecked, my...