28 Nov '13, 2pm

Ontario races toward a clean power economy

Ontario races toward a clean power economy

A year after Hurricane Sandy, the costs and risks of inaction on the climate are becoming clearer. Among the costs are those revealed in a new Ceres report about the growing taxpayer burden from climate inaction. The escalating risks to coastlines from climate-driven sea-level rise are highlighted in granular detail in a major new expansion of Surging Seas, Climate Central's online tool to analyze the impacts of sea-level rise . Happily, despite the increasingly frantic efforts of the Koch brothers and other fossil fuel fat cats to force Congress to throttle the rising clean energy industry, the renewable energy gospel is spreading. Even the wing-nuts of the right are getting on the bandwagon, as Glenn Beck shills solar generators to his fans . With solar and wind power costs coming down -- and parity with fossil fuel electricity (including natural gas) in sight -- the car...

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