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Carbon Emissions Drop to Multi-year Lows

2020 carbon emissions may be 11 percent lower than 2019 according to the Energy Information Agency (EIA). One-word reason: COVID. “EIA expects CO2 emissions in 2020 to fall by 19percent for coal, by 13 percent for petroleum, and by 2 percent…

Get Ready for a Hot Summer

“Temperatures are forecast to be hotter than average in the East this summer,” says the National Weather Service. This map shows the forecast for the nation. Yes, the Carolinas are in the hot part of the map. While the Summer Solstice…

Do Light Bulbs Really Make a Difference? Yes!

Light bulbs, small as they are, make for big energy savings. New light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs use some 80 percent less electricity than old incandescent bulbs. LEDs are more efficient to the point that they helped US electric usage flatten…