TOP THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW FOR NOVEMBER 26
Doha Talks Start. The United Nations Climate Change negotiations in Doha are kicking off. A number of news organizations offered their take on the proceedings including the Associated Press, Politico and the International Herald Tribune.
“Boom to Bust.” While attention is turning to the international climate talks, coverage of the Production Tax Credit for wind energy continues. In South Dakota, wind development has “pretty much shut down” while the industry waits to hear about the PTC. Other coverage of the PTC includes items in theDuluth News Tribune (MN), Morning Call (PA), and Portland Press Herald (ME).
National and International Blue-Green
Sierra Club President Michael Brune shared what he saw when he returned to his hometown on the New Jersey shore after Hurricane Sandy with the TIME Econcentric blog.
The Hill takes a look at The Alliance to Save Energy’s efforts.
To the States
The Daily Climate takes a look at how farmers in the west are preparing for a drier climate.
The Washington Post examines efforts to roll back the Renewable Energy Standards in some states.
According to the Star Tribune, people in Minneapolis, Minnesota are considering an ordinance requiring commercial buildings to report their energy use.
The Toledo Blade says a map is being done of companies involved in the solar industry supply chain in Ohio.
mLive.com says the Lake Winds Energy Park in Michigan began operations.
Los Angeles Times (CA): Solar power plants burden the counties that host them
Indianapolis Star (IN): Republican environmentalist will speak at forum to appeal to conservative lawmakers
BusinessGreen (IL): First large-scale US CCS plant reaches capture milestone
NJToday.Net (NJ): We Can Slow Near-Term Climate Change
Toledo Blade (OH): Climate and security