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Hawaii’s Biggest Electricity Supplier Explains How The State Will Be First To Rely On 100 Percent Renewables |

What’s been called the most aggressive clean energy goal in the nation, legislation was enacted last year with the goal that the state of Hawaii will use 100 percent renewable sources by 2045. Connie Lau, president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., and GE Ecomagination Advisory Board member, explains why the state’s largest electricity supplier supports the goal and what they are learning as they work to get there.....

JILA Team Spots Elusive Intermediate Compound in Atmospheric Chemistry | NIST

BOULDER, Colo.-- JILA physicists and colleagues have identified a long-missing piece in the puzzle of exactly how fossil fuel combustion contributes to air pollution and a warming climate. Performing chemistry experiments in a new way, they observed a key molecule that appears briefly during a common chemical reaction in the atmosphere. The reaction combines the hydroxyl..