Are Big Batteries A Threat to Burning Gas for Energy?

Positive Future #605 (Feature photo – An Old Gas Peaker Plant – Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication, Jim Henderson) PV Magazine reports that New York regulators just approved the Ravenwood Development to build out 2.5 gigawatts of battery storage. Equally important is that this new project will be built were there are…

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Sustainable Project Financing – $1 Trillion

Positive Future #603 (Feature photo – Topaz Solar Park in California Cost $2.5 Billion – By Pacific Southwest Region from Sacramento, US – Solar Panels at Topaz Solar 7, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36895370) Global financing for sustainable projects to include green, social and energy related projects has surpassed $1 trillion. That would be equivalent to $3,000…

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Benban -World’s Largest Solar Farm in Egypt

Positive Future #602 (Feature photo – Egyptian Coat of Arms – By Flag of Egypt (variant).svg: F l a n k e r from original Flag of Egypt.svgderivative work: Fry1989 (talk) – Flag of Egypt (variant).svg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11907624) Renewable Energy World brings us the story of how Benban, the world’s largest solar park, is…

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Girl Scouts Build Wild Bee Hotels

Positive Future #600 (Feature photo – Wild Bee – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported Beatriz Moisset) Inhabitat journalist Mariecor Agravante brings us the story of Girl Scouts from Denver, Colorado who took up a project to build wild bee hotels and be part of positive change. You can read the full story here: https://inhabitat.com/girl-scouts-build-bee-hotels-to-help-save-wild-bees/…

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Cambridge – Climate Warnings on Gasoline Pumps?

Positive Future #599 (Feature photo – Gasoline Pump – Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International Anthony Inswasty) The City of Cambridge, Massachusetts is considering requiring climate warnings on gasoline pumps to increase awareness of the climate problem. While Cambridge is a small city of 110,000 people, it is part of the larger Boston metro area…

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Why Are People Leaving Coastal Cities?

Positive Future #598 (Feature photo – Boise – CCA SA 4.0 International, Patrick Rodriguez) The problem with big populations living in congested coastal cities is that big populations precipitate big problems unanticipated just a few years ago. Almost 70 percent of Americans live within 100 miles from the coast. If the migration from coastal cities…

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