Tagged Climate

Companies Showing Disconnect Between Climate Risk Awareness & Action

By Joshua S Hill A new report published this week by CDP and CDSB shows the existence of a clear gap between many companies’ awareness of climate risks and opportunities and their preparations for actually tackling them, revealing a disconnect between awareness and action. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

HSBC: India Is The Country Most Vulnerable To Climate Change

By James Ayre A new report from HSBC has categorized India as being the country most vulnerable to climate change — that is, the country most vulnerable to climatic changes, future extreme weather events, response options, and energy transition risks. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Does a new government in South Australia spell doom for renewables?

By Max Opray Premier Steven Marshall has vowed to end Labor’s energy ‘experiments’, but a sector full of momentum is just one obstacle he facesThe new Liberal government in South Australia has pledged to end Labor’s taxpayer-funded “experiments” in energy, but faces a renewables sector full of momentum and a potentially difficult upper house.Under 16…

Vattenfall Wins Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender

By OffshoreWind The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winning bidder in the country’s first non-subsidized offshore wind tender – the 700MW to 750MW Hollandse Kust… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here…

How Exactly Does Wind Energy Work?

By Guest Contributor Wind energy is both a clean alternative to the fossil fuels driving the climate crisis and an engine for job creation across the US – it’s a virtual smorgasbord of sustainable awesomeness. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

The End of Building Energy Modeling: Part 3 of 3

By Matt Conway A Glimpse into the Future: Energy Efficiency Improvements Quantified at the Micro-Interval A common refrain in college engineering programs is the importance of utilizing accepted standards and developing best practices to avoid making—and repeating—errors. After completing 50 audits for a Department of Energy-sponsored building asset rating (BAR) program in 2014, I turned…

Shortage of Electric Cars in Norway Puts Climate Strategy at Risk

By Energy Post Thousands of Norwegians are currently waiting for their new electric car as car sellers cannot keep up with the surge in demand. This highlights both the success and the risks of the rapid electrification of Norway’s car fleet, write Steffen Kallbekken, Håkon Sælen, Erlend Hermansen and Elisabeth Lannoo of the CICERO Center…

Venezuela’s Crude Oil Production Declines Amid Economic Instability

By U.S. EIA: Today in Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook Venezuela’s crude oil production has been on a downward trend for two decades, but it has experienced significant decreases over the past two years. Crude oil production in Venezuela decreased from 2.3 million barrels per day (b/d) in January 2016 to…

U.S. Utilities Want Carbon Pricing And Think Coal Is Dead. That’s A Reality Check For Trump’s Energy Agenda

By Energy Innovation The definitive annual survey of North American utilities reveals widespread acceptance of clean energy, overwhelming support for carbon pricing, a nearly unanimous rejection of coal, and clear desire for stable policy – unfortunate news for the Trump Administration’s energy agenda. Utility Dive’s 2018 State of the Electric Utility (SEU) survey shows that…

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