Tagged Emissions

Our enemies are gasoline and the internal combustion engine

From 1982 to 2016, Green Energy Consumers Alliance focused our attention on building energy fo r homes and businesses. But in 2016, alarmed at the rise in greenhouse gas emissions from cars, we became aware of the potential of vehicle electrification as a measure to reduce those emissions.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full…

Landfills: A Potent Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Diane Cherry When you toss out your trash each day, you probably don’t give it much thought. The furthest consideration Americans give their garbage is ensuring that it gets picked up on garbage day.But the truth is, America has a trash problem. The average American produces 1,704 pounds of garbage per year, which is…

California approves EV mandate for Uber and Lyft

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) California has approved ambitious emissions-reductions goals for ride-hailing services, effectively requiring companies like Uber and Lyft to go all-electric by the end of the decade. Drafted by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the new rules require ride-hailing companies to start ramping up electrification in 2023, reduce greenhouse-gas… Read Full Article…

Colorado Is Falling Short Of Its Climate Targets – New Policies To Hit Them Could Add $7.5 Billion Annually To State GDP

By Energy Innovation Colorado has some of the United States’ most ambitious climate goals, targeting 50% remissions reductions in 2030 and 90% emissions reductions by 2050. These goals are bolstered by sector-specific policies enacted in 2019 including legislation requiring the state’s dominant utility Xcel to cut emissions 80% by 2030, along with tax credits and…

Fisker intends to make first all-electric Popemobile

By [email protected] (Bengt Halvorson) Fisker founder Henrik Fisker reportedly presented his vision of tailpipe-emissions-free transport to Pope Francis in a private meeting on Thursday, during a visit to Vatican City. And it’s one based on Fisker’s upcoming Ocean electric SUV. “I got inspired reading that Pope Francis is very considerate about the environment and the……

Don’t bet on Ampol pulling off a zero carbon switch

By James Fernyhough Ampol wants us to believe it can transform itself into a low emissions fuel company – a big ask for a company that does nothing much other than sell oil. The post Don’t bet on Ampol pulling off a zero carbon switch appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more…

Burns & McDonnell completes 50-MW solar project for Indiana’s CenterPoint Energy

By Kelsey Misbrener Burns & McDonnell recently completed the construction of CenterPoint Energy’s utility-scale solar project. Located near Troy, Indiana, the 50-MWAC project will mark another step toward the utility’s goal of reducing operational emissions by 70% by 2035 based on its emissions in 2005. The solar field is constructed of approximately 150,000 solar modules,…

ClearVue tests different glazing options for solar-powered transparent glass The triple-glazed product can produce 40 W per square meter

By Kelly Pickerel Australian smart building materials company ClearVue Technologies Limited has developed new product designs for its solar-integrated glass. The ability for ClearVue to now be able to offer a power-producing single-glazed laminated glass product and double-glazed low-emissions insulated glass (IGU) product in addition to its existing triple-glazed design is significant, says the company….

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