An Epidemic Of Wildfires

The Union of Concerned Scientists writes: “Temperatures are increasing much faster in the Western U.S. than for the planet as a whole. Since 1970, average annual temperatures in the Western U.S. have increased by 1.9° F, about twice the pace of the global average warming.” As climatic zones move north and south from the equator,…

Chile’s solar market is leading the way

Via The Guardian: “In Latin America, Chile has grown into the region’s leading solar market. It has 400 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation under construction – more than any other nation in the region. For comparison 400MW is nearly half the capacity of an average nuclear reactor. Unlike wealthier nations, Chile is building…

Putting Faith In Energy Efficiency

By Evonne Marzouk, from the EPA Blog page: I came to work at EPA because of my deep commitment to sustaining our environment and natural resources for ourselves and future generations. As an observant Jew, I’ve also expressed that commitment in another way: by creating and directing a national Jewish-environmental organization, Canfei Nesharim: Sustainable Living…