Why isn’t solar thermal discussed way, way more?

Why isn’t solar thermal discussed way, way more? I’d never even heard of CSP (concentrated solar plant) with molten salt storage until I watched “Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution”. I’d heard of pumped hydro, compressed air, batteries, and hydrogen, but not this. ​ It turns out that this seems like the perfect solution to the storage problem of renewable energy. It’s non-toxic/environmentally safe and cost-effective. The biggest issue is molten salt freezing in the pipes — which they are working to address with simple solutions like better insulation. ​ https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16012018/csp-concentrated-solar-molten-salt-storage-24-hour-renewable-energy-crescent-dunes-nevada…

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White House tells agencies they no longer have to weigh a project’s long-term climate impacts: The reversal may not be enough to satisfy the courts, which have repeatedly faulted agencies for not calculating their actions’ carbon footprint.

White House tells agencies they no longer have to weigh a project’s long-term climate impacts: The reversal may not be enough to satisfy the courts, which have repeatedly faulted agencies for not calculating their actions’ carbon footprint. submitted by /u/mvea [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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#Marijuana Growth Chart: According to Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics the U.S. #Marijuana market will hit $40.6 billion by 2024:

Marijuana Growth Chart: According to Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics the U.S. marijuana market will hit $40.6 billion by 2024: submitted by /u/1Dab2Dabs3DabsFloor to r/Marijuana [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Oregon was on the verge of passing a massive cap-and-trade bill to cut carbon emissions when republican legislators fled the state to prevent the bill’s passage. Today, the capitol was closed due to a credible threat from militia.

Oregon was on the verge of passing a massive cap-and-trade bill to cut carbon emissions when republican legislators fled the state to prevent the bill’s passage. Today, the capitol was closed due to a credible threat from militia. submitted by /u/SignalToNoiseRatio [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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