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Climate Science

14 09, 2016

The Economic Argument for Climate Action

By | 2016-09-26T11:18:04-07:00 September 14th, 2016|Climate Science, Environmental Blog|

Author: Jenna Bieller assists Renewable Choice in providing market-based insights, analysis, and sustainability communications. The largest companies in the world, including Walmart, Apple, and Google, are bringing sustainable business strategies to the forefront of corporate agendas. These strategies unfold in a variety of ways, including rooftop solar installations, energy efficiency upgrades, and green power procurement. Financial [...]

30 03, 2016

For Health and Environment, Renewables Still Beat Natural Gas

By | 2016-03-30T15:55:45-07:00 March 30th, 2016|Climate Science, Corporate Renewables|

Author: Amy Haddon has extensive experience in renewable energy communications and providing business insights based on market trends.  Corporate purchasing of renewable energy is on the upswing, thanks in no small part to historic low prices in both wind and solar.  However, the price of renewable energy is only one variable impacting an organization’s choice to [...]

27 08, 2015

World Water Week: The Interconnection of Climate, Energy, and Water

By | 2017-03-22T08:47:12-07:00 August 27th, 2015|Climate Science, Environmental Blog|

The incentives for commercial and institutional (C&I) organizations to move toward greater adoption of renewable energy through power purchase agreements (PPAs) and other carbon-reducing technologies are stronger than ever. Likewise, the consequences of ignoring this opportunity continue to deepen. There is an inherent connection between water, energy, and climate. An as it turns out, renewable [...]

24 08, 2015

The Energy-Water Nexus: How Excess CO2 is Killing Our Oceans

By | 2017-04-25T17:09:32-07:00 August 24th, 2015|Climate Science|

{This is the third blog in our series on the interconnection between energy generation and water} While most attention surrounding climate change is the effect global warming is having on Earth’s atmosphere, recent research is revealing the devastating effects fossil fuel-based energy generation has on marine environments. An abundance of CO2 in our atmosphere is [...]

20 07, 2015

The Energy-Water Nexus: The Linkage of Big Ag, Water Use, and Carbon Emissions

By | 2016-03-03T10:55:37-07:00 July 20th, 2015|Climate Science|

{This is the Second blog in a series on the intersection and interdependence of energy and water} In our first post on the intersection of water and energy, we introduced how renewable energy generation not only reduces carbon emissions, but how it can also be used as a tool to save water. In recent years, [...]

29 06, 2015

The Energy-Water Nexus: Renewables May be the Answer to Widespread Drought

By | 2016-09-21T13:42:32-07:00 June 29th, 2015|Climate Science, Environmental Blog|

{This is the first blog in a series on the intersection and interdependence of energy and water} As global warming heats up, water scarcity is the latest hot topic in climate and energy conversations (no puns intended).  The first five months of the year saw record high temperatures and widespread drought affecting large swathes of [...]