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The Northeast's Electricity Bills Have Dropped $460 Million Since They Started Paying For Carbon | ThinkProgress
Business  (tags: consumers, business, americans, news, energy, GoodNews, goodnews, investments, politics, society )

- 85 days ago -
In addition to stimulating the economy and reducing carbon, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has also reduced the cost of electricity for consumers, in the 9 US states. Studies show a price on carbon helps, not hurts, the economy.
Move Out Formula One, Hello Formula E: UK Race First to Use Solar-Charged Cars | Environment | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: environment, goodnews, interesting, off-beat, performance, news, world, unusual )

- 104 days ago -
Proponents of electric cars hope that Formula E could help bring them into the mainstream both through technological innovation and, crucially, by tackling what AA president Edmund King calls their "milkfloat" image problem.
From Multi-Year Drought To Flash Flooding: "Weather Whiplash" Explained
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, globalwarming, humans, nature, climate, water, globalwarming, healthconditions, climate-change, destruction, environment, globalwarming, humans, climate, climatechange )

- 127 days ago -
Deluges have jumped because warmer air holds more moisture that gets sucked into storm systems. Also Climate change is altering the jet stream. Storms can slow or get stuck and give them more time to dump rain or prevent rain from reaching areas at all.
The EPA's Power Plant Rule Would Prevent Thousands Of Deaths And Hospitalizations | ThinkProgress
Environment  (tags: climate-change, energy, climatechange, healthconditions, humans, research, science, GoodNews, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, protection )

- 157 days ago -
up to 3 million premature deaths could be avoided each year globally by 2100 if the world aggressively cuts emissions, again because these carbon cuts will also reduce co-pollutants. The US rule could become a model for the world.
Heatwaves' Impact on Workplaces Costing Australia $7.92bn a Year | Business | The Guardian
Business  (tags: business, economy, politics )

- 157 days ago -
A study of 1,726 working adults across Australia found 70% had worked less efficiently at some point over the past year owing to heat.heatwaves are already the most deadly natural hazard, responsible for 55% of all deaths caused due to natural disasters.
The Massive New Online Course That Every Climate Science Denier Should Be Very Afraid Of | ThinkProgress
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, globalwarming, climate-change, GoodNews, climatechange, world, Sustainabililty )

- 161 days ago -
This free online course will equip people with the tools necessary to identify what's wrong "with all the arguments presented in climate science misinformation" and "move past the manufactured 'debate' about climate change."
Organisation Funds Solar Power Projects for Charities, Crowd Funded By the Community - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corpora
Environment  (tags: climate-change, globalwarming, humans, GoodNews, green, Sustainabililty, climatechange )

- 162 days ago -
CORENA (Citizens Own Renewable Energy Network Australia) crowd funds solar panels for charity who then pays the money back from energy savings. After 20 projects the funding cycle would become autonomous.
How To Tell If The Article About Climate You Are Reading Is B.S-In Four Easy Steps | ThinkProgress
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, french, globalwarming, humans, climatechange, climate, environment, CO2emissions )

- 173 days ago -
In the run-up to Paris, we may be bombarded with articles about climate change. Here is a way to tell is they are a waste of your time or not.
Endangered Animal Bracket: The Final Four | ThinkProgress
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, interesting, wildlife, photos, pictures, protection )

- 183 days ago -
This is it VOTE for your favorite animal. For whichever animal wins, ClimateProgress will write a feature-length article exploring the story behind what's ailing your chosen critter, and who is working to save them.
Report: Canada's Government Has Removed Regulations That Protect Its Rivers And Lakes | ThinkProgress
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water )

- 195 days ago -
Canada's Prime Minister is systematically removing environmental regulations and putting the countryâEUR(TM)s water at risk. Harper has allowed mining companies to dump toxic waste into lakes,and exempted oil and gas pipelines from environmental review.
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