Tagged Climate

Climate Grief = Love

By Ryan Hagen Hi all,I’m mixing it up a bit today with a quick 5-minute podcast episode called “Climate Grief = Love”.I talk about:- Why it’s not only natural but rational to experience these feelings.- Where they may ultimately be coming from (love).- A key takeaway and new lens through which to view them.To be…

Power price trends in Brazil

By Rafael Herzberg Power price trends in BrazilMedium and long term prices are converging, according to the charts.The medium term prices are rising and the long ones are still falling but at a pace pointing to the achievement of a plateau.When medium and long term prices “meet” decision making is facilitated as there is a…

Heading for Hydrogen

By Mark Silverstone Hydrogen central to oil and gas industry decarbonization as…”Blue hydrogen” is produced from fossil fuels (typically natural gas, but also coal). But it depends on CCS. So: Without CCS, there is no Blue Hydrogen. It is always difficult to tell if the Oil&Gas industries are serious about using their capital and their…

Why clean hydrogen can be part of the just transition

By FORESIGHT Contributor In an EU that aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, production of green hydrogen can be a new job creating industry, argues Tjisse Stelpstra, Member of the Council of the Province of Drenthe in the Northern Netherlands, providing an economic boost for regions like his and Europe as a whole. The…

CCS: Carbon Capture and Storage

By Charley Rattan CCS: Carbon Capture and StorageLike another topic we’ve discussed before, hydrogen, CCS is not new to the world. But, like hydrogen, it has had false dawns in the past, is back in the minds of industry now – and is on the hunt for policy support in order to progress. So it…

Energy Innovation Brief | Issue 04 | Canada West Foundation

By Marla Orenstein In this month’s Brief, we’ve got stories about how geothermal tech is working with Canada’s oil sector in new and sustainable ways, “Frankenstein” cement that “eats” CO2, rooftop windpower, and renewable energy pushing out coal in the US for the longest stretch in history. Read below. Click headline for full article Read…

Climate Politics–Trendspotting

By Joel Stronberg You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. Although one of the more cynical phrases ever uttered by a politician, the pilfered phrase[i] of the former mayor of Chicago and Obama adviser are also among the most honest. The COVID-19 contagion is proving no exception to the Emanuel rubric. Over…

Energy: chicken or pig?

By Rafael Herzberg There is a popular saying about the bacon omelet served at your breakfast. The chicken was involved but the pig was committed.When I am called to discover opportunities to reduce energy costs, I face two typical customer behaviors. Those who “declare intentions” and those who “make it happen”.For a pharmaceutical industry I…

The Australian government has officially given up on climate action

By Ketan Joshi Technology roadmap shows us that Australia’s climate plan is to tread water for eternity, while its fossil fuel industries continue their work unabated and unregulated. The post The Australian government has officially given up on climate action appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Electrification Backers, the Refrigerant Revolution Needs Your Support

By Jay Stein Building electrification—the idea that global warming emissions can be effectively mitigated by either forcing or encouraging builders to install electric heat pumps instead of fossil fuel burning furnaces and water heaters—is catching on. Already, 30 cities in California have adopted codes that either restrict natural gas usage or outright require heat pumps…

© 2014 RenewaNews