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Two Thousand Fifteen


The last important email I got for the year is about the climate and
how man-made greenhouse gases are changing the world's weather to
extremes. After several days into the new year, climate change is the
most important item in the news and this is a political year in the
United States with the Presidential elections coming. It caps the
Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the United Nations' report on
the carbon emissions of countries around the world.

We are doing something about climate change and fossil fuel emissions
but it may not be enough. Is it too late and too little?

Twenty Fifteen is also the year of the renewables. I am talking about
the renewable sources of power- solar, wind and hydroelectric. Major
investments in these electricity sources surged this year with
commitments from China and the United States to increase the role of
renewables in the production of power.
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Donato Roque
Blogger since August 2007
Linux user since 2004
Fedora 23 kernel 4.2 Gnu/Linux
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