Nevada clean energy and climate change news briefs

Carson City, March 28, 2014: Western Resource Advocates hires new Executive Director NCARE partner organization Western Resource Advocates announced this week that Jon Goldin-Dubois will be its new President, beginning June 2014.  Goldin-Dubois will lead the organization in meeting  its mission of protecting the West’s land, air, and water with an emphasis on addressing climate change. “Western Resource […]

Get Ready for Crescent Dunes

Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) project in Tonopah slated to open this year Concentrating solar power uses fields of mirrors to reflect sunlight onto a structure in which the solar heat is  collected to generate electricity. Unlike the more common photovoltiac (PV) solar energy technology – the kind found on rooftops – CSP has the capacity […]

New readings in climate change

Paleoclimate of the American West, and what we know right now I just finished reading two very good new readings in climate change. One tells you  what you might want to know about the past, present and future – and it turns out, very wild –  climate of the American West. The other is the […]