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Open Source software helps the energy industry go green

Meeting the ambitious goals to reduce carbon emissions set by governments and the Paris Agreement will require more energy from sustainable sources like wind and solar power. This shift is creating problems for utilities due to the unpredictable nature of these renewable energy sources. The energy sector is turning to open source software to meet these technological challenges. …

The politics of climate change

The New York Times Magazine recently published its Climate Issue titled The Problem with Putting a Price on the End of The World. The Time’s op-ed columnist, David Leonhardt, makes the case that economists have workable policy ideas for addressing climate change. A United Nations panel of scientists recently concluded that avoiding horrific damage will require…