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September 29, 2016

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In an article written for the Wall Street Journal, global energy policy expert Amy Myers Jaffe argues that the US may soon put a price on pollution. Though it seems that pollution valuation and quantification are indubitably important in our collective battle against climate change, the idea of putting a number and price on carbon, the largest culprit, has been met with protest. The propelling factors, Jaffe writes, are preexistent valuation of carbon, technological advancements in viable alternatives, and international developments such as Chinas own development of a carbon-pricing plan and the UNs recent COP 21 in Paris. Unlike former iterations of the policy, she believes that upcoming carbon valuation plans will have the perfect storm of conditions to bolster their chances of getting passed-- the right policy, at the right time.
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September 23, 2016

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The future of American solar power production looks bright-- in the second quarter of 2016 alone, 2 gigawatts worth of panels were installed. Put relatively, the solar capacity introduced between April and June of this year is roughly equal to the peak power generation of the Hoover Dam.
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September 6, 2016

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The large flat rooftops found on school buildings across the U.S. are prime real estate for solar energy systems. Combined with the solar canopies over the large parking lots and ground mounted solar array's across the acres of vacant land, school systems in the U.S. could be saving millions of dollars by going solar.
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September 2, 2016

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When a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket went up in a blaze of flames Thursday, one casualty was Facebook. The rocket contained the AMOS-6 Satellite. Facebook was hoping to use it to deliver the Internet to millions of people in remote parts of the world as part of their Internet.org initiative.
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August 31, 2016

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Per an article written by the Miami Herald yesterday, in Tuesday's primary election more than 70% of Florida voters approved solar tax breaks to incentivize Florida businesses to go solar.
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