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Cloud Mother
This weekend, an art installation at Seattle’s Arts in Nature Festival takes a loving and optimistic look at the natural basis for our climate stability: clouds, rain, and the water cycle.
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ClimateCast logo over flow from Oroville spillway

Wind power rises in South; Pruitt takes over at EPA

Oroville Dam survives critical week, US solar installations nearly double in 2016, Toshiba chairman resigns over $6 billion in nuclear construction losses, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

ClimateCast logo over Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

Clean power outpaces coal, Exxon writes down reserves

Half a million solar panels were installed daily in 2015, India gets $8,100 four-seat electric car, feds auction geothermal rights on 16,000 acres in five western states, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

Thousand-year dreaming: floods tell a climate story

Even as drought and wildfire threaten agriculture, wildlife and air quality, other regions across North America are suffering the effects and aftereffects of intense flooding. As with wildfire, extreme flooding is also a story we must tell in the context of human-caused climate damage.

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Cloud Mother

This weekend, an art installation at Seattle’s Arts in Nature Festival takes a loving and optimistic look at the natural basis for our climate stability: clouds, rain, and the water cycle.

ClimateCast logo above twilight view of California wildfire

Solar power rates rattled, China’s coal use has peaked

New York passes 50% RPS and billion-dollar nuclear subsidy, Ford to test self-driving vehicles on MIT campus, Sierra Club to retire 53-million-ton coal deposit, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

ClimateCast logo over citizens at Millennium coal export hearing

Coal power continues slide, solar loans replace leases

Coal supplies under a quarter of US electricity in March, electric bus company boasts a $100 million order book, Germany diverts excess power to district heating, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

ClimateCast logo about photo of cows and person

Portugal’s grid goes four days without fossil fuels

Bernie Sanders names Bill McKibben to Democratic platform committee, cows treated to belch less methane, climate refugees leave California for the Northwest, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

Wildfire in the tar sands region—More than a humanitarian crisis

Last year, we biked to Fort McMurray from Seattle. Now, what's left of it is in flames.

ClimateCast logo over Rajasthani villager with solar panel

PVs on track to be cheaper than fuel costs of gas power

India pledges 40% renewable power by 2030, GOP voters are ahead of candidates on climate, CEO says divestment is scaring investors away from Canadian energy sector, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

Crude Oil terminals are wrong for Grays Harbor

The dangers of oil trains are dominating headlines about proposed oil terminals in Washington. As a long-time crab fisherman out of Grays Harbor, I’m very concerned about another risk: the potential consequences of a major oil spill.

Thousand-year dreaming: floods tell a climate story

Even as drought and wildfire threaten agriculture, wildlife and air quality, other regions across North America are suffering the effects and aftereffects of intense flooding. As with wildfire, extreme flooding is also a story we must tell in the context of human-caused climate damage.

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clouds

Cloud Mother

This weekend, an art installation at Seattle’s Arts in Nature Festival takes a loving and optimistic look at the natural basis for our climate stability: clouds, rain, and the water cycle.

Read More