10 Countries Promoting the use of EVs

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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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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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 countries further addressing the plethora of climate-related issues. The annual UNFCCC...

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Regenerative agriculture; going vegan to help fight climate change

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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 the fight against climate change? Well, actually...the UN says that land-use practices that favor plant growth...

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The fight against climate change: national carbon reduction pledges

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At COP21, better known as the Paris Climate Accord, world nations pledged greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. Based on the latest scientific guidance from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), many nations' NDCs have evolved, becoming more ambitious; and now many nations have...

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Permanent ban on new coal mines and other sustainability priorities

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What are the ♥best♥ strategies for mitigating global warming? 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 catastrophic consequences of anthropogenic climate change: READ MORE

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How Safe & Clean is Nuclear ☢️ Energy?

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When looking at climate solutions for clean energy generation, it is reasonable and prudent to look at both renewable energy (the obvious choice); as well as nuclear energy (which is non-renewable, and a not-so-obvious choice). Nuclear Energy - A Potential Bipartisan Climate Solution For the...

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Carbon tax – a levy on pollution whose time has come

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Defining effective carbon taxes A carbon tax is a levy in countries and regions on: fossil fuel power plants, oil refineries, and/or industries, and/or companies; that use fossil fuels (tax applies directly), or on those that consume energy-intensive goods and services that depend on fossil...

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