COP21 – good news for the planet

Paris Climate Accord

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). At the annual Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC),...

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

Block Island offshore wind farm

The Block Island Wind Farm | The first of many offshore wind farms in the U.S. 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...

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Kamuthi Solar Project; and the largest solar PV farms in India, China, other countries globally

Kamuthi Solar Power Project

Kamuthi Solar Power Project in Tamil Nadu, India>>> Featuring over 2.5 million individual solar PV modules, and on 2,500 acres in the town of Kamuthi in the Ramanathapuram district; the Kamuthi Solar Power Project supplies energy to ~300,000 homes. The Kamuthi Solar Power Project is...

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Renewable Energy – Breakthroughs in Wind Energy

wind farm ABV texas

Latest trends in global wind turbine technology 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...

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10 Countries Promoting the use of EVs

electric vehicles

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....

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Recycling – how we are doing as a global community; waste-to-energy

recycling

Effective waste management strategies for cities include efficient citywide recycling programs, as well as waste-to-energy programs (discussed below). Globally, the scientific community and most governments agree that citizens worldwide must make a vigilant, concerted effort NOW on actionable climate priorities as simple as recycling. One...

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - Conference of the Parties World leaders, dignitaries, and diplomats, assemble every year for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to assess progress in mitigating global anthropogenic climate change; and to negotiate protocols and treaties between...

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Regenerative agriculture; going vegan to help fight climate change

sustainable agriculture

The United Nations (UN) has advised that a global shift towards plant-based food will counteract the worst effects of climate change. Is going vegan really going to help in global climate action, and help the world meet net zero emissions targets? Well, actually...the UN says...

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