Episode 35.  What are the Best Clean Energy Alternatives?

Rose and Christine discuss the top renewal energy sources, based on the book DRAWDOWN: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming, edited by Paul Hawken. The discussion touches on the three different types of solar energy and wind energy options in the top drawdown solutions.

Recurring segments include:

  • Good news stories
  • Unfreeze Yourself Action Tips
  • Sanity Tip to keep you Calm(er) in the face of Climate Overwhelm

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Website: Earth System Research Laboratory at Mauna Loa  Mauna Loa Observatory (MLO) is a premier atmospheric research facility that has been continuously monitoring and collecting data related to atmospheric change since the 1950’s.

Instagram: Follow CO2.earth on instagram for up-to-date readings of the Earth’s CO2 levels.

Articles:

Video Game: The Climate Trail

Definitions :

Solar Farms- area which a large number of PV solar panels are set up in order to harvest solar energy

Concentrated Solar-  the use of mirrors to concentrate the sun’s energy to drive traditional steam turbines or engines that create electricity.

Articles:

Good News : 

  • Video: Mad Money’s Jim Cramer says he is done with fossil fuel stocks
  • Finance industry groggily awakens to climate change

Combined Action Step and Sanity Tip: