Tagged Environment

Chasing the sun: the World Solar Challenge 2019 – in pictures

The World Solar Challenge, celebrated biennially since 1987, saw teams from around the world set off from Darwin on a 3,000km race to Adelaide by solar-powered car. Belgian team Agoria took first place this year after Dutch rivals Vattenfall caught fire 250km from the finish line Continue reading… Read Full Article Here For more great…

EU ETS revenues can help unlock the clean energy transition

By FORESIGHT Contributor A recent World Bank study reveals global carbon revenues are rising sharply, but only around 42% are used for environmental projects. It shows European and American citizens prefer their governments to spend carbon revenues on low-carbon initiatives, so why is political will lagging behind asks Susanne Dyrbøl from Rockwool GroupIncreased attention to…

Leading car in World Solar Challenge bursts into flames

By Australian Associated Press NunaX car of Dutch team catches fire 250km before finish of 3,000km Darwin to Adelaide raceThe leading car in the World Solar Challenge has caught fire and withdrawn from the race a little more than 250km from the Adelaide finish.The NunaX car of Dutch team Vattenfall caught fire just before Mambray…

Permian methane measurements will aid New Mexico regulators

By EDF Energy Exchange By Jon GoldsteinThe Permian Basin has grown to become the most productive oil field in the country and one of the largest in the world, but too little is known about what this drilling boom means for methane waste and pollution. A new science effort led by Environmental Defense Fund with…

Climate Politics Capitol Light (32)

By Joel Stronberg Climate, Politics/Capitol Light©, is a service of The JBS Group and Civil NotionOctober 10, 2019 Trump’s Ego Is Getting in the Way of America’s Environmental ProgressImpeachment has been the big dog on the political porch this week. It promises to be there for quite some time–possibly through the end of the year….

US energy reliability gone with the wind #TX #USA

By National Wind Watch It is too often assumed that making maximum use of renewables is the answer to addressing environmental goals. So easy is it to buy into this assumption that intermittent wind power is pulling ahead of coal in Texas. Energy analysts forecast that wind turbines in Texas will generate about 87,000 megawatt-hours…

PepsiCo’s Modesto Frito Lay Facility to Use BYD Electric Trucks

By Blagojce Krivevski BYD announced that three of its 8Y electric yard trucks will be deployed by PepsiCo’s Modesto Frito Lay facility as part of a state project designed to showcase economically and environmentally sustainable warehousing and distribution technology. The BYD 8Y electric yard trucks are part of what the California Air Resources Board (CARB)…

How Renewables Can Help Agriculture Navigate Environmental Compliance

By Emily Folk Farms of all sizes must stay abreast of environmental compliance requirements to continue operating. Although no single solution can help them do that, renewable energy plays a key role.Renewables Help the Agriculture Industry Prepare for State RequirementsMany places around the world are setting goals to transition to renewable energy gradually. California is…

Our vision for a net zero carbon construction sector

By FORESIGHT Climate & Energy The global building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 if it makes changes along the whole of the production and supply chain, says Cristina Gamboa, CEO at the World Green Building Council, the global network leading the transformation of the built environment towards sustainability across…

Driverless cars operate safely in London

The DRIVEN consortium celebrated a key milestone in a 30-month government-supported project by demonstrating the capabilities of a fleet of self-driving vehicles in London’s challenging and complex urban environment. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

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