Climate Goals: Is Oslo Leading the Way?

Oslo, Norway

Oslo, Norway - Europe's eco-capital Oslo is actively pursuing a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of 95% by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels); on the entire nation of Norway's path to becoming a carbon neutral nation. 2030 is the target year that the Norwegian parliament has...

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

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Permanent ban on new coal mines and other sustainability priorities

Climate Change

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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Putting a price on carbon

carbon tax

Carbon cap and trade/ ETS Carbon cap and trade systems are regulations in which countries, provinces, states, and even cities, set a limit (a cap) on the amount of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions industries/ power plants can emit. (Carbon pricing plans incorporating...

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The United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference

World leaders gather every year for the United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) to assess progress in dealing with anthropogenic climate change and negotiate protocols and treaties between countries to further address the plethora of issues. These meetings include the following discussions: plans for global...

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Carbon tax – a levy on pollution whose time has come

carbon tax

What EXACTLY IS a carbon tax? A carbon tax is a levy on industries, companies, and ultimately end-use consumers, that use fossil fuels, consume energy-intensive goods and services that depend on fossil fuel energy generation, and emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in...

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