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Monthly report: December 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 126 influencers like CleanTechnica and The Climate Group, discussing hashtags such as #RE100 , #ReadyFor100 and #RenewableEnergy.
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The Shell Sky Scenario: Our Need To Critically Assess Sponsored Corporate Content

On Nov 30, 2018
@cleantechnica shared
The Shell Sky Scenario: Our Need to Critically Assess Sponsored Corporate Content https://t.co/PgpvT7JGy2 https://t.co/UMRFLvc82j
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Is the Shell Sky scenario visionary or subterfuge

cleantechnica.com
On Nov 30, 2018
@cleantechnica shared
The Shell Sky Scenario: Our Need to Critically Assess Sponsored Corporate Content https://t.co/PgpvT7JGy2 https://t.co/UMRFLvc82j
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After a Long Boom, An Uncertain Future for Big Dam Projects

On Dec 13, 2018
@YaleE360 shared
"Dam financing is not based on the science or economics of building the dam — it’s a political choice.” https://t.co/1IUOXXH5HD
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The rise of wind and solar power, coupled with the increasing social, environmental and financial costs of hydropower projects, could spell the end of an era of big dams. But even anti-dam activists say it’s too early to declare the demise of large-scale hydro.

e360.yale.edu
On Dec 13, 2018
@YaleE360 shared
"Dam financing is not based on the science or economics of building the dam — it’s a political choice.” https://t.co/1IUOXXH5HD
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After a Long Boom, An Uncertain Future for Big Dam Projects

The rise of wind and solar power, coupled with the increasing social, environmental and financial costs of hydropower projects, could spell the end of an era of big dams. But even anti-dam ...

The Dark Side Of Blockchain: Electricity Consumption (Blockchain Report Excerpt)

On Dec 8, 2018
@cleantechnica shared
The Dark Side Of Blockchain: Electricity Consumption (Blockchain Report Excerpt) https://t.co/JqOvAkkT96 https://t.co/ZZOm7VVahG
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The high electricity consumption of bitcoin has been widely reported, with one widely reported (and disputed) estimate having it consume at peak more electricity than 159 countries. However, this is a temporary problem with cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, not an immutable feature

cleantechnica.com
On Dec 8, 2018
@cleantechnica shared
The Dark Side Of Blockchain: Electricity Consumption (Blockchain Report Excerpt) https://t.co/JqOvAkkT96 https://t.co/ZZOm7VVahG
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The Dark Side Of Blockchain: Electricity Consumption (Blockchain Report Excerpt)

The high electricity consumption of bitcoin has been widely reported, with one widely reported (and disputed) estimate having it consume at peak more electricity than 159 countries. ...

How to lead: going further and faster on renewable electricity

On Dec 4, 2018
@ClimateGroup shared
@TriplePundit A3c They’re also going beyond just sourcing clean energy for their own operations, working with their supply chain and influencing policymakers and peers to scale up action #GenerationForChange https://t.co/8L0pLx53M8
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What constitutes leadership on corporate sourcing of renewables? As businesses around the world are asked to ‘step up’ their efforts to lower climate change emissions, Sam Kimmins, Head of RE100, The Climate Group, and Alberto Carrillo Pineda, Director, Science Based Targets & Renewable ...

www.theclimategroup.org
On Dec 4, 2018
@ClimateGroup shared
@TriplePundit A3c They’re also going beyond just sourcing clean energy for their own operations, working with their supply chain and influencing policymakers and peers to scale up action #GenerationForChange https://t.co/8L0pLx53M8
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How to lead: going further and faster on renewable electricity

What constitutes leadership on corporate sourcing of renewables? As businesses around the world are asked to ‘step up’ their efforts to lower climate change emissions, Sam Kimmins, Head of ...

Carbon Crossroads: Can Germany Revive Its Stalled Energy Transition?

On Dec 15, 2018
@Revkin shared
@jeffgoodell This goes way beyond US shores. Even Germany stalling. https://t.co/2zfisf7H7Y
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Although Germany has been a global leader in moving to decarbonize its massive economy, the country's ambitious clean-energy transformation is faltering. Now, a broad spectrum of energy experts are working to revitalize the effort to make Germany nearly carbon-free by mid-century.

e360.yale.edu
On Dec 15, 2018
@Revkin shared
@jeffgoodell This goes way beyond US shores. Even Germany stalling. https://t.co/2zfisf7H7Y
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Carbon Crossroads: Can Germany Revive Its Stalled Energy Transition?

Although Germany has been a global leader in moving to decarbonize its massive economy, the country's ambitious clean-energy transformation is faltering. Now, a broad spectrum of energy ...

Can Dubai Become The World Leader In Clean, Smart Mobility?

On Dec 19, 2018
@cleantechnica shared
Can Dubai Become The World Leader In Clean, Smart Mobility? https://t.co/J8xmOrp76W https://t.co/mTCiosiF6N
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This is the question that Global EVRT’s groundbreaking eMobility Forum Dubai seeks to consider on January 24 as it brings together key leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from business, industry, and government to accelerate the transition to electric mobility

cleantechnica.com
On Dec 19, 2018
@cleantechnica shared
Can Dubai Become The World Leader In Clean, Smart Mobility? https://t.co/J8xmOrp76W https://t.co/mTCiosiF6N
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Can Dubai Become The World Leader In Clean, Smart Mobility?

This is the question that Global EVRT’s groundbreaking eMobility Forum Dubai seeks to consider on January 24 as it brings together key leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from ...

New Congress will bring a green wave on climate change

On Dec 17, 2018
@NRDC shared
"We cannot afford to allow the Trump administration to waste any more time. We need bold, revolutionary action on climate. And we need it now." @SenMarkey https://t.co/BlBTvppzXd
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We now have more members of Congress who want serious action on climate than ever before in history.

www.bostonglobe.com
On Dec 17, 2018
@NRDC shared
"We cannot afford to allow the Trump administration to waste any more time. We need bold, revolutionary action on climate. And we need it now." @SenMarkey https://t.co/BlBTvppzXd
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New Congress will bring a green wave on climate change

We now have more members of Congress who want serious action on climate than ever before in history.

REPORT: 83,000 Washingtonians Work in Clean Energy

On Dec 10, 2018
@SierraClub shared
RT @SierraClubWASt: Nearly 83,000 Washingtonians now work in clean energy industries (via https://t.co/eNWqrvsi0R). #waleg and @GovInslee can continue to grow our economy by passing a 100 percent clean energy bill in 2019. Tune in: https://t.co/gx1dZdqeCX #BeyondCoal #ReadyFor100 #100forWA https://t.co/u9LqP4lW6o
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 Clean energy industry now bigger employer than Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon SEATTLE– (October 11, 2018) – Nearly 83,000 Washington state residents now work in clean energy, putting the state in the Top 10 in the country for renewable energy employment and making it one of the biggest in the ...

www.e2.org
On Dec 10, 2018
@SierraClub shared
RT @SierraClubWASt: Nearly 83,000 Washingtonians now work in clean energy industries (via https://t.co/eNWqrvsi0R). #waleg and @GovInslee can continue to grow our economy by passing a 100 percent clean energy bill in 2019. Tune in: https://t.co/gx1dZdqeCX #BeyondCoal #ReadyFor100 #100forWA https://t.co/u9LqP4lW6o
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REPORT: 83,000 Washingtonians Work in Clean Energy

 Clean energy industry now bigger employer than Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon SEATTLE– (October 11, 2018) – Nearly 83,000 Washington state residents now work in clean energy, putting the state ...

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) provides energy statistics and analyses for sound policy making, efficient markets, and public education.

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Sustainable energy research and education--from basic science to policy, technology to finance. Precourt Institute for Energy. https://t.co/Q0RmDcDnBt

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Trina Solar has been a leading solar module manufacturer and system provider since 1997. Follow us for solar installer tips, tricks and U.S. industry news!

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A scientist researching issues related to climate, carbon, and energy. Carnegie Institution for Science (Global Ecology), Stanford, CA, USA

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