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First Quarter was Slow for All US Energy Sectors

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThough more than 50% of the new electrical installations during the first quarter of 2014 were solar, it is nothing to brag about. The numbers are down across the Board. Even the number of solar projects is down, compared to last year.
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Preparing for the Carbon Bubble

by Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMBusiness as usual is no longer a viable option for the fossil fuel industry. At the present rate of consumption, the World is heading towards a 6°C rise in global temperatures. Fossil fuel companies are exposing their investors to financial and climate risk. These were among the many topics discussed at the BC Sustainable Energy Association Webinar “The Carbon Bubble – Unburnable Fossil FuelS,” with Mark Campanale of the London based Carbon Tracker Initiative.
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