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Matt Wasson: Extreme Misinformation in the Washington Post: Actually, Wind Power has Reduced Denmark’s CO2 Emissions a Lot | The Huffington Post

by Matt Wasson, Director of Programs for Appalachian Voices Readers of the Washington Post were served up some jaw-dropping whoppers yesterday about why renewable energy – and wind in particular – supposedly doesn’t reduce CO2 emissions, increase our national security, or create jobs in the US. The author of the op-ed is climate change denier and long time fossil fuel ...

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Energy debate must consider demand – not just supply | Rebecca Willis, guardian.co.uk

Debates about energy focus overwhelmingly on energy supply. Should we go for renewables, nuclear or both? Will carbon capture and storage work? What happens if Russia cuts off supplies of gas? These questions are generally asked, and answered, by a small group of technical specialists in business and government – the kinds of people who can talk with enthusiasm about ...

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Nuclear plans threaten UK’s part in renewables revolution, expert warns | guardian.co.uk

The UK’s “eccentric” determination to build new nuclear power means it is not fit to take part in the “third industrial revolution” of switching to clean renewable energy, according to one of the world’s most influential climate scientists. Prof John Schellnhuber, the current adviser to the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and previous adviser the president of the European commission and ...

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Official Trailer: Revenge of the Electric Car

Chris Paine’s 2006 documentary, Who Killed the Electric Car, arrived with perfect timing, capturing the country’s collective frustration with sky-high energy prices as well as our growing disenchantment with the automotive alternatives on offer. Let’s hope his sequel, Revenge of the Electric Car, previewed last week in New York and set for wide release this October, proves equally as prescient. ...

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