Green News For The Weekend Volume 336

November 8, 2013

Happy Friday! You know what time it is, right? It’s green news time!

Three of four Colorado communities vote to ban, suspend fracking File this one under FANTASTIC. Boulder, Lafayette and Fort Collins passed measures to suspend or ban an oil and gas production process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Solar storage below $100/kWh – with the help of a steam engine The past comes back to help save the future. Terrajoule, a California-based start-up, proposes using steam engine technology to help deliver cheap solar storage at a cost of less than $100/kWh, way cheaper than batteries.

Concentrations of warming gases break record Uh oh. According to the World Meteorological Organization, the levels of global warming gases in our planet’s atmosphere hit a record high in 2012, growing faster in just the last year than its average over the last 10 years.

How long until Monsanto proposes genetic engineering of the human race? Monsanto, Monsanto, Monsanto. How much I can’t stand you. (Even though The Nature Conservancy loves Monsanto and takes their money.) This article is about a satirical novel about environmental destruction… but how far away from the truth is it?

Build it and they will come: I-5 corridor EV fast charge stations getting lots of use This past September, Washington state’s 14 fast-charging stations along interstate I-5 were used 1,155 times, up from just 528 sessions a year earlier. Since last year when they were installed, the stations have been used more than 10,000 times. Electric vehicle adoption is picking up steam.

Have a good weekend everyone.

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