Net Zero | Sustainability | Renewable Energy

Climate Solution- Sustainable Ag.

Modern Farming ♥Sustainable Ag.♥ Sustainable agriculture turns farms into thriving ecological lands that sequester atmospheric carbon while producing food crops, and plants that increase farms' biodiversity. Sustainable agriculture works to ensure farming is done in ways that protect the quality of ecosystems.  In most traditional...

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COP21 – good news for the planet

Paris Climate Accord

Paris Climate Accord, and New Net Zero Targets | NDCs and Net Zero Pledges |  At COP21, commonly referred to as the Paris Climate Accord, nations sent representatives to pledge greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) reduction targets (also known as Nationally Determined Contributions, or NDCs). At...

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Offshore wind farms in the United States | Block Island leads the way

Block Island Wind | First of many US offshore wind farms  The United States' 1st operational offshore wind farm is the Block Island Wind Farm, developed by the company Deepwater Wind (acquired by Ørsted in 2018). The 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm is 4 miles off the...

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Austin, Texas: a sustainable city

Bright GREEN City in Texas | Eco-friendly Capital |  Austin is widely recognized as a top eco-friendly city, especially in the United States. In Austin, through non-profit organizations, sustainability groups, and local government; there are continuous efforts in environmental justice. [see below for a few...

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Oslo, Norway – Europe’s Eco-capital

Eco-capital of Europe Oslo: Net Zero Future |  Oslo is actively pursuing a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of 95% by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels). Norway is striving to become a carbon neutral nation (net zero emissions). 2030 is the target year that the Norwegian...

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Sustainable city: CHICAGO

Chicago, Illinois

Is Chicago a GREEN City? Chicago, Illinois might not be known as a green city, but Chicago has a citywide Sustainable Action Agenda, a vast network of sustainable mass public transit options, a high share of energy efficient buildings, and is home to a host...

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Profiles in Sustainable Cities – San Diego, California

San Diego, California - America's Cleanest City | Sustainable cities, like San Diego, have eco-city designs that prioritize consideration of social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate mitigation policies, and implementation of sustainability policies. Green cities also prioritize resilient, thriving ecological and urban habitats for existing...

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The fight against climate change: NDCs

GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION As part of the ongoing battle against climate change, almost 200 countries have set GHG emission reduction targets, or nationally determined contributions (NDCs). They're fairly self-explanatory; by a specified year, a nation aims to have reduced its carbon emissions by a certain...

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Renewable Energy Jobs are UP, and RE cost is down

The Shining Future of the GREEN Economy ♥♥  Employment in clean and renewable energy features, most substantially, jobs in energy efficiency; including jobs in EnergyStar, in producing LED and CFL lighting, and manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs). Jobs in smart grid, maintaining smart meters, and in...

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