Support for Renewable Energy Grows
Battery Storage Gets a Boost
The utility Southern California Edison to build seven lithium-ion battery storage projects that add up to an eye-popping 770 megawatts,
enough to power a small city.
(Details on "News and Links")
Temple's Renewable Energy Task Force
is evaluating options for converting our municipal sector's energy usage to
100% Renewable Energy by 2030.
(Details plus slide show on "Renewables Task Force" page )
Students March for Climate Protection
Inspired by Greta Thunberg, student activist -
students around the world are
taking a stand for climate action.
Video of worldwide marches at "News and Links"
2019 Was the Hottest Year
and Hottest Summer on Record.....
"Alaska had NO ice out to
from the shoreline. None!"
See "News and Links"
"The Arctic has Entered an Unprecedented State that Threatens
the Entire Planet"
Report from a 50 year long study- 4/9/19
The Oceans' Absorption Rate of CO2
is at a Precipice -
a rate"faster than the worst case in the
impacting mass extinctions
July, 2019 MIT Study
See News and Links
CO2 in the Atmosphere
has breached the safe limit of
350 parts per million.
It has climbed to
"a level not found in 3 million years."
Details - see "News & Links"
The "Military Could Collapse Within 20
Years Due to Climate Change "
From a 2019 report commissioned by
US National Climate Assessment:
"Climate change is here,
it's expensive, and it's deadly".
With - "Dire Effects on Northeast
Fishing and Infrastructure"
NH Senators Shaheen and Hassan respond to the climate assessment and list of NH's specific impacts.
See "News & Links" or the link below.
"Urgent and Unprecedented Changes
"We Only Have 10 More Years to Significantly
Mitigate Catastrophic Climate Change"
12 Yr. Warning from UN (IPCC) - 2018
"Methane Drives Sea Level Rise for Centuries"
Washington Post, 2017
"Climate Disruptions are Public Health Threats"
Physicians for Social Responsibility - See News and Links-
"The Public Engagement at FERC Act"
A US Congressional bill initiated by NH's Senator Shaheen and Congresswoman Kuster
to bring the voice of the public
into the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
More at "News and Links"
"Let's Make the World a Better Place!"
A book created by the 2017 class of 4th graders at the Temple Elementary School.
(See the Kids Corner page)
"WHEN RISING SEAS HIT HOME"
- a downloadable book
And "NH Faces Chronic Inundation"
From Union of Concerned Scientists
The Paris Accord
The Single Most Significant Step
by World Leaders to Tamp Down Escalating
The Climate Could Hit a State Unseen in
50 Million Years!
(See "News and links")
MAP SHOWING EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON HEALTH IN US
THE PRICE OF SOLAR ENERGY
WILL LIKELY BE THE LOWEST-COST OPTION FOR ELECTRICITY ACROSS THE GLOBE WITHIN THE NEXT DECADE!
Job Growth and the US Economy Boosted by Green Energy Industries and Practices
Jobs in Solar Industry Outnumber Jobs in Coal and Oil Industries Combined!
Climate Change Poses an Immediate Threat to National Security....
....with increased risks from terrorism, infectious disease, global poverty and food shortages."
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stressed these warnings in 2014.
Link to Military Powerpoint in "News and Links"
"The people cannot be safe without information.”
- Thomas Jefferson