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Permanent ban on new coal mines and other sustainability priorities

Strategies for mitigating climate change |  What are the best strategies for mitigating global warming? How is the United States going to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions? Carbon pricing? The Green New Deal? Here's a brief list of sustainability priorities that the United States should implement in order to avoid contributing to the most […]

10 Sustainable Technologies Improving Air Quality in Cities

GREEN Tech for Healthy Air | Article by Jane Marsh | Cities are the heart of every global region. They are headquarters for the world’s biggest companies, and provide universities that produce the most innovative minds. It’s no wonder why so many people across the world want to live in a city. However, an increase in residents also creates additional air pollution that harms everyone’s health. These are some of the technologies improving air quality in cities to make them better places to live and work. [Please click on the thumbnail image to read more…]

Shortfall in International GHG Reduction Pledges

Is the World Going to Meet its Climate Targets? There is a substantial shortfall between GHG emission reduction pledges that almost 200 countries have made, and global climate reality. Worldwide, almost 200 countries have set climate targets - independently, and internationally all member-nations of the UNFCCC* have recommended targets. The international pledges are known as […]

The Global Fight Against Climate Change; NDCs and Net Zero Targets Worldwide

Nationally Determined Contributions |  As part of the ongoing global battle against climate change, almost 200 countries have set greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) reduction targets, or nationally determined contributions (NDCs). They're fairly self-explanatory; by a specified year, a nation aims to reduce its carbon emissions by a certain amount (compared to a previous, specific year).  […]

Breakthroughs in Solar Photovoltaic (PV) and Solar Thermal Technology

Solar - the most abundant renewable energy on the planet | Recently there have been dramatic breakthroughs in solar energy that will help advance the mainstream use of photovoltaic (PV) technology. Here is a guide on top solar companies as well as in-depth explanations of various solar projects. This guide offers different recommendations depending on […]

Renewable Energy – Breakthroughs in Wind Energy

wind turbines Onshore Wind Farms - Cheap and Clean Energy | Onshore wind farms now provide the least expensive form of energy, renewable or non-renewable, once the wind farm is fully constructed and operational. Among energy sources used to power a municipal grid, wind farms also have the lowest greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and the lowest carbon […]

Economy vs. the Environment

Economic growth does not have to come at the expense of the environment. Sustainable technologies (such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable mass transit, electric vehicles) are also extremely beneficial to the economy. For example, the renewable energy industry employs over 500,000 people in the United States. The coal industry is responsible for under 90,000 […]

Desalination- Clean Water for a Thirsty World

Carlsbad Desalination plant The two desalination plants featured below; one in Carlsbad (San Diego county, California - featured photo), and one in Tel Aviv, Israel, represent two of the pioneering large-scale desalination plants in the world using reverse osmosis. Desalination represents a significant strategy among the various solutions to the world water crisis; along with wastewater treatment/ treated […]

10 Countries Promoting the use of Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Why Is There A Need For EVs Globally? In its World Energy Outlook, the International Energy Agency identifies pathways for clean energy technological solutions needed to reach global carbon neutrality (i.e. net zero GHG emissions) by 2050. It also details interim goals that will ensure the world is on the path to carbon neutrality. In order […]