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Environmental Energy: Hillary Clinton’s Ambitious Climate Change Plan Avoids Carbon Tax; Coal Baron Promises Huge Layoffs, Then Tells Workers To Vote Trump. Standard

Summary  Dear readers, this is it! This is the last edition of Environmental Energy in this format. You will now find info on this topic in other John Lothian’s products. We, at John Lothian’s, want to thank you for your support. Environmental energy is a great beat and a clean and livable planet a worthy goal. In today’s edition, find out about Hillary Clinton’s ambitious climate change plan – that avoids a carbon tax. Also, to be fair in this crazy presidential campaign, find out, in the Natural gas / coal section, how a coal baron promises huge layoffs, then tells workers…

Environmental Energy: Business To Be Key Driver Of Global Climate Action, Reports CDP; India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar mission; Americans’ taste for Mexican beer sucking up water supply, mayor says. Standard

Summary  In this last edition of Environmental Energy in this format, a new report has concluded that business will be in a position by 2030 to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 3.7 billion metric tons, and be a key driver of global climate action. Also, in the Power section, India gets $1 billion loan from World Bank for solar mission. Finally, in the Water section,  a brewery satisfying Americans’ thirst for Mexican beers such as Corona is sucking so much water from wells in an arid region near the US border that it has left one municipality bone dry, according to a local mayor. …

Environmental Energy: US, Canada, Mexico detail continent-wide clean energy plan; Cameron urged to ratify climate deal before quitting as PM; Elon Musk’s dream of a post-carbon solar-powered future. Standard

Summary  In today’s edition, one of our last in this format, find out the details of the US, Canada, Mexico continent-wide clean energy plan. Also, Brexit or no Brexit, UK prime minister Cameron is urged to ratify climate deal before quitting. Finally, in the Power section, find out about Elon Musk’s dream of a post-carbon solar-powered future.  Quote of the day “This is what can happen when countries come together in pursuit of a common goal, when we have a big idea and the political will to make it happen. Today’s climate agreement stands as proof that cooperation pays off and that…

Environmental Energy: US, Canada, Mexico detail continent-wide clean energy plan; Cameron urged to ratify climate deal before quitting as PM; Elon Musk’s dream of a post-carbon solar-powered future. Standard

Summary  In today’s edition, one of our last in this format, find out the details of the US, Canada, Mexico continent-wide clean energy plan. Also, Brexit or no Brexit, UK prime minister Cameron is urged to ratify climate deal before quitting. Finally, in the Power section, find out about Elon Musk’s dream of a post-carbon solar-powered future.  Quote of the day “This is what can happen when countries come together in pursuit of a common goal, when we have a big idea and the political will to make it happen. Today’s climate agreement stands as proof that cooperation pays off and that…

Environmental Energy: Obama’s New Clean Energy Goal For North America: 50 Percent By 2025; UK ministers to approve world-leading carbon emissions target. Standard

Summary In today’s edition, Obama’s new clean energy goal for north America is 50 percent by 2025. Also, though fears had been raised by green groups and industry that the EU referendum would cause the UK government to miss a deadline on Thursday for accepting carbon targets from its statutory climate advisers,  UK ministers are set to approve world-leading carbon emissions target.  Quote of the day “Shifting half of America’s electricity to clean energy sources is not only achievable — it’s essential.” Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, in the NPR’s story Obama’s New Clean Energy Goal For North…

Environmental Energy: Obama’s New Clean Energy Goal For North America: 50 Percent By 2025; UK ministers to approve world-leading carbon emissions target. Standard

Summary In today’s edition, Obama’s new clean energy goal for north America is 50 percent by 2025. Also, though fears had been raised by green groups and industry that the EU referendum would cause the UK government to miss a deadline on Thursday for accepting carbon targets from its statutory climate advisers,  UK ministers are set to approve world-leading carbon emissions target.  Quote of the day “Shifting half of America’s electricity to clean energy sources is not only achievable — it’s essential.” Rhea Suh, president of the Natural Resources Defense Council, in the NPR’s story Obama’s New Clean Energy Goal For North…

Environmental Energy: EU out vote puts UK commitment to Paris climate agreement in doubt; Democrats adopt climate change science investigation in platform; Rt. 66 gets test run of solar road. Standard

Summary In today’s edition, more on the potential fall out of the Brexit yes vote: EU out vote puts UK commitment to Paris climate agreement in doubt. Also, Democrats adopt climate change science investigation in their platform. Finally, Rt. 66 gets test run of solar road, in the Power section.   Quote of the day  “There is a risk that this could kick EU ratification of the Paris agreement into the long grass.”   Jonathan Grant, director of sustainability at PwC, in the Guardian’s story EU out vote puts UK commitment to Paris climate agreement in doubt  Lead stories Climate Innovation: Imagine How…

Environmental Energy: Why an E.U. without Britain is bad news for the fight against climate change; Solar Power to Grow Sixfold as Sun Becoming Cheapest Resource; China Signals Coal-Capacity Cut Equal to 7.5% of Output in 2015. Standard

Summary In today’s edition, learn why an E.U. without Britain is bad news for the fight against climate change, and also, how solar power is to grow sixfold as sun is becoming the cheapest resource. Finally, in the Natural gas / coal section, learn  why China says it’s reining in coal production (the country tries to curb the pollution choking the nation’s cities and eliminate so-called “zombie” companies in the struggling industry.)  Quote of the day “The UK has generally argued for stronger action on emissions within the EU, so its absence will make it more difficult to counter the…

Environmental Energy: Why the GOP is trying to stop the Pentagon’s climate plan; Business & Climate Summit Will Accelerate The Change Companies Helped Shape in Paris; Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer. Standard

Summary In today’s edition, find out why the GOP is trying to stop the Pentagon’s climate plan. Also, find out how the business community played a crucial role in securing the historic Paris Agreement, by convincing negotiators and governments that if they were ambitious, business could “fill the gap” on climate action. Finally, find out how a Dutch prototype brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer (in the Water section).  Quote of the day “There’s a huge opportunity that comes from changing the energy mix, and an enormous opportunity that comes from embracing distributed power alongside centralized power, in order to…

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