In Iowa, solar is fighting back against utilities and winning. The first utilities that figure out how to do business with solar providers, instead of suing them, could be doing pretty well for themselves in the future.
Animated map of what Earth would look like if all the ice melted
Secretary Mabus pointed out that the Navy has always led in pioneering new sources of fuel, whether it was from moving from sail to coal in the 1850s, to oil in the 20th century, and nuclear energy in the 1950s. “Every time, there were doubters and naysayers,” he said forcefully. “Every time. And every single time, they were wrong and they will be wrong again this time.” - source: thinkprogress.org
Alaska on the edge: Newtok's residents race to stop village falling into sea