NC League of Conservation Voters’ (NCLCV) Conservation PAC (CPAC) announced its endorsement of 10 pro-conservation legislators facing opposition in the May 8 primary voting. These legislators have made protecting North Carolina’s natural heritage a high priority even in the face of strong opposition.
Monday, April 23, 2012
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Many of us have thought that natural gas could serve as a bridge between coal and "clean" energy (solar and wind) because combustion of natural gas produces far less CO2 than combustion of coal. Therefore, from a climate change perspective, natural gas was better than coal.
The following is a press release from the Sierra Club:
Agency Takes Important First Step to Protect Air Quality and Public Health
Monday, April 9, 2012
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Most articles (here and elsewhere) about solar energy is about the production of electricity from solar cells, typically photovoltaic cells.
Another use way of using sunlight is heating water directly, a process generally referred to as “solar thermal”. Solar water heaters have been available in smaller sizes for residential water heating, but the use of industrial scale solar thermal plants is more unusual, at least not as well reported.