Decarbonization News

  • The Secret Weapon in the Fight Against Climate Change: Worker Power 20 Nov 2019 12:47 The Nation Students demonstrate during a worldwide protest demanding action on climate change in Milan, Italy, 2019. (Photo by Antonio Calanni / AP) We have a powerful enemy in the form of fossil capital. To defeat it, we need a powerful low-carbon labor movement …
  • Renewable power could boost our health: study 20 Nov 2019 12:46 Shanghai Daily Switching to renewables could cut the health impact of air pollution from power generation as much as 80 percent by mid-century, experts said yesterday. Scientists and environmental groups have long advocated a switch to low-carbon power to cap the rise in …
  • Global Market of Underground Coal Gasification is Expected to Expand at a CAGR of 20% from 2019 to 2027 20 Nov 2019 07:56 Tradingcharts.com Nov 20, 2019 (AmericaNewsHour) -- According a recently published report by Research Nester on "Underground Coal Gasification Market: Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027" delivers detailed overview of the global underground coal …
  • British Labour Party threatens to delist companies for failing to pull their weight in response to climate crisis 20 Nov 2019 07:43 Straight.com Business executives in the U.K. have been warned that their companies will face a serious penalty for failing to help tackle the climate crisis. John McDonnell, shadow chancellor for the British Labour Party, threatened to delist publicly traded …
  • World’s largest “green” hydrogen pilot commences operation 19 Nov 2019 22:59 RenewEconomy The world’s largest “green” hydrogen production facility has commenced operation at a steel mill in Austria, where it will seek to demonstrate that fossil fuels can be replaced for industrial uses such as steel production. The 6MW “CO2-neutral” hydrogen …
  • MIT Energy Initiative Report Offers Pathways to Achieving Sustainable Personal Mobility 19 Nov 2019 15:04 AZoCleantech Written by AZoCleantechNov 19 2019 In our daily lives, we all make choices about how we travel and what type of vehicle we own or use. We consider these choices within the constraints of our current transportation system and weigh concerns including costs, …
  • Paris climate pledges 'far too little, too late' 19 Nov 2019 10:49 DW.DE Scientists are warning that climate change could soon reach a point of no return. And while the timing of this tipping point remains a source of disagreement in the scientific community, there is a consensus about the best way to prevent it: Rapidly cut …
  • Cuomo: $4 million to support green & clean energy solutions in New York schools 18 Nov 2019 19:34 Island Dispatch Mon, Nov 18th 2019 01:50 pm Program helps lower energy costs and increase energy efficiency Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced $4 million is available under the “P-12 Schools: Green and Clean Energy Solutions” program to reduce energy use and assist with the …
  • Near-Term Bright Prospects For Alternative Energy Stocks 18 Nov 2019 17:53 Investing.com The Zacks Alternative Energy industry can be fundamentally segregated into two sets of companies. While one group is involved in the generation and distribution of alternative energy and electricity from sources like wind, natural gas, biofuel, hydro and …
  • Does Nuclear Power Slow Or Speed Climate Change? 18 Nov 2019 16:29 Forbes Most U.S. nuclear power plants cost more to run than they earn. Globally, the World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2019 documents the nuclear enterprise’s slow-motion commercial collapse—dying of an incurable attack of market forces. Yet in America, strong …
  • Preparing For A Net-Zero Future: What Are The Options? 18 Nov 2019 13:53 Forbes Photo: Jens Kalaene/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB (Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images)picture alliance via Getty ImagesThe year 2019 might well go into the history books as the moment that the world finally woke up to the threats of …
  • Markus Duesmann to Be New Audi CEO 17 Nov 2019 12:42 Al Bawaba Markus Duesmann will become the new CEO of Audi on April 1, 2020. The 50-year-old mechanical engineer will succeed Bram Schot, who has held the position since June 2018. Duesmann has been active in the automotive industry for almost three decades, most …
  • Fuel for Rockets and Zeppelins Points Toward Green Heat Solution 17 Nov 2019 07:39 Calgary Herald (Bloomberg) —   It’s the most nettlesome problem in the quest to ditch fossil fuels: how can you get thousand-degree heat used in factory furnaces without pumping billions of tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere? Heat-intensive processes like …
  • Greta Sails Home, + Common “Net-Zero Emissions” Questions & Answers 17 Nov 2019 05:38 CleanTechnica November 16th, 2019 by Cynthia Shahan  This week, Greta Thunberg, the well known empowered climate activist from Northern Europe, continued her net-zero-emissions journey by returning home. Greta is working to educate the world. She spreads hope and …
  • Toft move a dawning of new era at MSC 16 Nov 2019 05:43 Journal of Commerce All signs point to an announcement coming soon about ex-Maersk COO Søren Toft joining rival Mediterrean Shipping Co. as CEO. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Søren Toft joining Mediterranean Shipping Co. as CEO would be the biggest change at a company that …
  • Letter to the Editor: What if the NECEC project doesn’t happen? 15 Nov 2019 19:32 Daily Bulldog Much of the opposition to this project appears to be based on the fact that it is proposed by Central Maine Power. What if this was proposed by the Natural Resources Council or the Audubon Society or the Independent System Operator of New England (ISO-NE)? …
  • Climate change solutions can’t wait for the politics to catch up 15 Nov 2019 12:29 Roll Call OPINION — In the Pacific Northwest, we have a sense of urgency about addressing climate change. That urgency is driven, in part, by the fact that we are already seeing its impacts. Where I’m from, we have four coastal tribes that are trying to move to …
  • Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez drum up support for Green New Deal public housing plan 15 Nov 2019 01:54 Hill Sen. Bernie SandersBernie Sanders2020 Democrats make play for veterans' votes 2020 Dems put focus on stemming veteran suicides The Memo: Democrats confront prospect of long primary MORE (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio- …
  • Burlingame, CA Inaugurates Unique Dual-Axis Solar Carport 14 Nov 2019 22:44 CleanTechnica Buildings Published on November 14th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston 0 November 14th, 2019 by Charles W. Thurston  Burlingame, California Mayor Donna Colson inaugurated a unique six-unit dual axis solar tracker car canopy at the Kahala Tower near the San …
  • Only China Has Scaled Manufacturing & Leading Practices For Rapid Low-Carbon Transformation – Part 4 14 Nov 2019 21:01 CleanTechnica Clean Power Published on November 14th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard 0 November 14th, 2019 by Michael Barnard  Originally published on Medium. This is the last in a series of articles detailing the challenges facing rapid transformation to substantial …
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