Daily Archives: June 25, 2019

G20 Nations still spending $63.9 billion – annually – on coal

By Joshua S Hill G20 nations continue to double-down on coal, spending at least $US63.9 billion on the fossil fuel annually, according to a new report published this month. The post G20 Nations still spending $63.9 billion – annually – on coal appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Driving (on) Clean Energy: Touring the Midwest in an EV

By Pat Remick The Great American Road Trip has assumed many forms: desert voyages inspired by the writings of Edward Abbey, courageous Jim Crow-era journeys by Black drivers like Victor Hugo Green, expeditions along the Pan American highway… Today, as states gear up to respond to the climate crisis, the Great American Road Trip will…

BLM seeking public input on California’s Walker Ridge Wind

By Michelle Froese The public meeting will take place on July 9. Written comments may also be submitted at the public meeting, through the project website here. The U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) Ukiah Field Office in California will hold a public meeting to provide information and to seek input…

Energy Insiders Podcast: An audience with the Rottnest wind turbine

By Giles Parkinson Rottnest wind turbine stands alone but it’s influence goes far beyond Perth’s holiday playground. It turned Tony Abbott against wind energy. We find out why. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: An audience with the Rottnest wind turbine appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Nissan unveils zero-emission ice cream van concept

Nissan partnered with Mackie’s of Scotland, an ice cream producer powering its family-owned dairy farm by renewable wind and solar energy. The project demonstrates how a ‘Sky to Scoop’ approach can remove carbon dependence at every stage of the ice cream journey. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

IATA research shows air passenger demand for sustainable aviation fuels

By Marta Ady Research commissioned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has shown that air passengers support the development of new technologies and sustainable aviation fuels to reduce aviation carbon emissions.These two proposals were preferred over the implementation of ‘environmental’ taxes, such as a Dutch proposal for a European Union-wide tax on air tickets.According…

Drax’s great biomass carbon capture experiment

By Marta Ady Drax power station in North Yorkshire, UK, has started capturing carbon dioxide (CO₂) through its new bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot project, the first anywhere in the world. To find out more about the technology and the plant’s journey towards eventual carbon-neutrality, Heidi Vella spoke with Drax’s research and innovation…

How to decarbonize California’s economy without breaking the bank

By EDF Energy Exchange By Michael ColvinAs temperatures rise and the impacts of climate change become more prevalent, California is aggressively implementing solutions that will take more greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere. California has one of the most ambitious climate goals of any state in the country, pledging to get to 100% clean electric…

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