Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: clean energy

Giant water battery cuts university’s energy costs by $100 million over...

“Universities have a very large energy footprint and we wanted to tackle that and reduce that expense.”

Offshore wind power has the potential to generate 18 times more...

“Offshore wind currently provides just 0.3% of global power generation, but its potential is vast.”

Renewables generate more electricity than fossil fuels in UK for first...

During the three months of July, August and September, renewables generated an estimated total of 29.5 terawatt-hours (TWh), compared with just 29.1TWh...

Can we reach 100 percent renewable energy in time to avert...

To prevent the worst climate scenarios, carbon emissions must be slashed to net-zero by 2050.

Berkeley makes a giant leap and becomes the first US city...

"This is what acting on it looks like."

Indonesian ban on clearing new swaths of forest to be made...

A temporary moratorium that prohibits the issuance of new permits to clear primary and peat forests is set to be made permanent...

Fake news about energy, clean and dirty

I used to listen to Freakonomics, an interesting podcast, until it called nuclear energy clean and nonpolluting. I haven’t listened to any...

Illinois introduces Clean Energy Jobs Act – could make the state...

“We need the benefits of clean energy to reach all 102 counties in Illinois as we put Illinois on a path to 100% clean energy by 2050.”

Budweiser’s commitment to go green is this year’s Super Bowl message

"Those who wait for the best commercials all year expect Budweiser to show up big, and we felt there was no better way to show up this year than to talk about our commitment to Renewable Electricity."

Ireland to become world’s first country to divest from fossil fuels

"While we are a small nation, we have a huge impact on the most vulnerable citizens in the world."

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

America’s arms sales addiction

The 50-year history of U.S. dominance of the Middle Eastern arms trade.