Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: clean energy

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."

Millions of unwitting Americans paying $1 billion more for dirty coal...

"Customers are being ripped off while cleaner and cheaper sources of energy are being crowded out because utilities are forcing customers to subsidize coal plants."

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