Reasons for Hope
It's NOT all gloom and doom out there. People are pushing back, individually and in their communities. Shift Happens.
Global solar dominance in sight as science trumps fossil fuels. Solar power will slowly squeeze the revenues of petro-rentier regimes in Russia, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia. They will have to find a new business model, or fade into decline | Telegraph
Boston Doctors Can Now Prescribe Bike Share Membership to Patients | Co.Exist | ideas + impact
The Resilient Rhode Island Act of 2014 — developed by Brown students working with a faculty member and outside consultants — was introduced to the Rhode Island General Assembly by Rep. Arthur Handy, D-Cranston, in March 2014. The University provided funding to support the legislation, which outlines a strategy to lower Rhode Island’s carbon emissions and prepare the state’s infrastructure for impending climate change .
30 Senators stay up for climate change – a turning point for US policy? The all night, 15-hour event was a display of climate science awareness and a shift in political strategy -- by Dana Nuccitelli
Eco shocker: Turbine Light concept uses wind to light highways Ingenious, eco-friendly concepts are all around us, there's no denying that. This one caught our eye because it's pretty innovative, seemingly well thought out, and good looking to boot. The Turbine Light concept harnesses the power of the wind from cars rushing past to light up the ever-darkening roadways.