Sustainability | Renewable Energy

Sustainable city: CHICAGO

Chicago, Illinois

Is Chicago a GREEN City? Chicago, Illinois might not be widely 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...

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Sustainable Energy Infrastructure

Clean Energy Transition - GREEN Infrastructure Updating Infrastructure for Developing Renewable Energy in Cities |  People-centered smart cities are cropping up worldwide. They only account for 2% of the world's landmass but are home to most of its population, energy use, and economic activity.  Cities...

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Climate Solution- Sustainable Ag.

Modern Farming Sustainable agriculture turns farms into thriving ecological lands that produce food crops, as well as plants that increase farms' biodiversity while sequestering atmospheric carbon. The health of ecosystems, including soil nutrition, on the farm is a top priority when agriculture is managed sustainably. ...

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The future generation of batteries

electric car

What are future generation of batteries going to be? Advanced li-ion batteries |  Next-generation lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries are being developed, and varieties are already currently in the marketplace. These next-gen li-ion batteries have 2-7X the efficiency of current batteries, often while reducing costs. New varieties...

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

Block Island Wind | US Offshore 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...

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

GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION | Nationally Determined Contributions As part of the ongoing global battle against climate change, almost 200 countries have set greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) reductions targets, or nationally determined contributions (NDCs). They're fairly self-explanatory; by a specified year, a nation aims to reduce...

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Clean Hydrogen Power

Clean and GREEN H2 | Hydrogen and the Clean Energy Transition |  Hydrogen is one of the most promising emerging energy technologies to fill the rising global demand for clean low carbon and emission-free energy sources. The recent global societal shift towards environmental sustainability, and...

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10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Reduce Food Waste: 10 Tips | As the climate changes, global ecosystems experience debilitating effects. Resource depletion degrades the security of the global food supply. Society can adopt eco-conscious consumption strategies such as limiting waste and supporting agricultural stability. A significant portion of food waste...

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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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How Safe & Clean is Nuclear ☢️ Energy?

CLEAN Energy: NUCLEAR When looking at climate solutions for clean energy generation, it is prudent to look at all clean energy sources. This includes both renewable energy (the obvious choice); as well as nuclear energy (which is non-renewable, and a not-so-obvious choice). Nuclear Energy -...

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