Kenya: Solar motorcycles take on Nairobi smog

From The Mail & Guardian Sophie Mbuguah , Deutsche Welle06 Jan 2019 11:45 No comment.  But they did win prize money ~ctm Nairobi’s reliance on motorcycles is hindering efforts to reduce carbon emissions, as manufacturers struggle to adapt to clean energy technology. But a new solar-powered three-wheeler could help clean up the city’s act. Kenya…

Racial Inequality in the Deployment Of Rooftop Solar Energy in the US

From EurekAlert! Fewer rooftop solar photovoltaics installations exist in African-American and Hispanic-dominant neighborhoods than in white-dominant neighborhoods, even when controlling for household income and home ownership Tufts University MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. and BERKELEY, Ca. (Jan. 10, 2019)–Although the popularity of rooftop solar panels has skyrocketed because of their benefits to consumers and the environment, the deployment…

Funding the Climate-Industrial Complex

Why Big Green energy investors rely on the man-made global warming myth Tom D. Tamarkin Supposedly “green” or “renewable” energy has become a trillion-dollar-plus annual industry that has spawned tens of thousands of new businesses worldwide. The total Climate-Industrial Complex is a $2-trillion-per-year business. Major fossil fuel companies like Shell Energy now have green energy…

Climate Change Claim: Existentialism Will Help Silence Objections to Restricting Individual Choice

Guest essay by Eric Worrall By emphasising the collective conscience implicit in the philosophy of Existentialism, policy planners might win more support for climate action. Existentialism: A guiding philosophy for tackling climate change in cities? January 8, 2019 8.56am AEDT Markus Moos Associate professor, University of Waterloo The evidence of human-induced climate change is clear.…