Thoughts on climate change
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Thoughts on climate change

Even though only 63% of Americans believe that the planet is warming, and even fewer Americans (41%) believe that there is a consensus among scientists that climate change is happening, 77% support funding of research into renewable energy. Thankfully we can all agree on something! http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/articles/2015/04/what-americans-think-about-climate-change-in-seven-maps.html
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$5.3 Trillion A Year In Fossil Fuel Subsidies Is Idiotic
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$5.3 Trillion A Year In Fossil Fuel Subsidies Is Idiotic

According to the IMF, the US dumps a ridiculous $700 billion a year on the dirty subsidies for the dirty piles of coal, gas, and oil. That’s $2,180 per American per year. Yep, aside from your electricity and gas bills, you are essentially sending $2,000+ to oil, gas, and coal companies because… because… well, they need our help, no? Source
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What Solar Modules are the Most Effiecient? The SunPower we use are pretty nice.
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What Solar Modules are the Most Effiecient? The SunPower we use are pretty nice.

21.5% SunPower solar modules hold the commercial solar module efficiency record. SunPower’s SPR-327NE-WHT-D modules are also the leading solar modules in solar module yield field tests, and other SunPower solar modules come in #2 and #3 in those tests. (For those of you to who this matters or is interesting, SunPower is a US-based solar panel company.) Source
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Why Are Americans Switching to Renewable Energy? Because It’s Actually Cheaper

“Gone are the days when solar panels were an exotic plaything of Earth-loving rich people,” Tom Randall writes for Bloomberg Business. “Solar is becoming mainstream.” Currently, the federal government allows a 30 percent investment tax credit for solar, but it is set to expire at the end of 2016, at which point it will decline to 10 percent. A report from Deutsche Bank says that even without additional subsidies, solar is already cost competitive in 14 states. If the credit is renewed and costs for solar continue to fall as predicted, then we could see solar electricity as cheap as…
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