Decarbonization News

  • Aclima: Pollution data shows how much San Diego’s skies have cleared 28 May 2020 15:30 VentureBeat Air pollution has fallen dramatically in San Diego, California in recent weeks, according to data collected by Aclima‘s fleet of fixed and mobile pollution monitors. Precise measurements show the dramatic effect of work-from-home policies enforced during …
  • Why ESG Is Outperforming The S&P 500 28 May 2020 13:41 Benzinga Over the past year, the S&P 500 ESG Index exhibited returns nearly 3% above the benchmark S&P 500. This is impressive given the objective of the ESG Index is not to outperform the benchmark. Instead, it can offer a sustainable alternative to the …
  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Confronting pandemic's racial disparities; Dems align on climate fight 28 May 2020 12:47 Daily Kos Because policy development did not begin within a legislative process, it was not bound from the outset by compromise. Thanks in part to the Green New Deal, it began in imagination and aspiration. And it uncovered more and deeper agreement on climate …
  • Survey Tracks Health of Energy Transition Amid COVID-19 28 May 2020 12:16 Rigzone Despite the upheaval from COVID-19, energy and industrial leaders will likely continue to commit their companies to decarbonization programs, according to Deloitte.  The consultancy reported Wednesday that it has surveyed 600 C-suite executives and other …
  • KBR wins study for Gladstone LNG 28 May 2020 11:05 Gasworld Building on KBR’s strong and successful portfolio within the LNG sector, the study seeks to explore opportunities to improve the overall energy efficiency of the plant and reduce CO2 emissions associated with the GLNG liquefaction facility. KBR will assist …
  • World's Largest Green Hydrogen Power Plant to Be Operational by 2023 28 May 2020 01:46 NatureWorldNews May 27, 2020 10:00 AM EDT A plan to create a waste converting plant is now underway to produce green hydrogen and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In Lancaster in California, SGH2 Energy Global will be employing technology to double or triple carbon …
  • Poland: First EIB support for solar energy project 27 May 2020 13:00 EIB ©Angie Warren PLN 82m loan (around EUR 18m) is EIB’s first ever financing for photovoltaic plants in northern Poland With a combined capacity of up to 66MW, serving the equivalent of 19.000 households, the plants will help reduce 47,000 tons of carbon …
  • Enagás: COVID-Resistant Regulated Utility But Spanish Exposure Is Sub-Optimal 27 May 2020 04:41 Seeking Alpha In light of our recent deep-dive into the European regulated utilities sector, we decided to initiate the coverage of Enagás, S.A. (OTCPK:ENGGF) (OTCPK:ENGGY), a company that engages in the development and maintenance of gas infrastructures and in the …
  • Gridium deploys nation-wide data integrations to help... 26 May 2020 20:45 SF Gate Alongside the Grid’s shift from expensive gas-fired power to low-cost clean energy portfolios powered by DERs, operational complexity is flowing down to the building–integrating energy and billing data from utilities and on-site resources is key in …
  • Big Companies Drive Clean Energy Development. Can Small Businesses Do The Same? 26 May 2020 18:47 Forbes Large companies are a major driver of renewable energy growth in the U.S., with Google GOOGL , Amazon AMZN and 100 or so other big energy users collectively signing a fifth of new clean energy power purchase agreements in 2018, second only to electric …
  • World: COVID-19: Four Sustainable Development Goals that help future-proof global recovery 26 May 2020 18:46 Relief Web “The global coronavirus pandemic, which has already caused unimaginable devastation and hardship, has brought our way of life to an almost complete halt. The outbreak will have profound and lasting economic and social consequences in every corner of the …
  • Why “Irresponsible” Governments Are Failing To Protect Citizens From COVID-19, Climate Change 26 May 2020 13:25 Forbes Christiana Figueres has lambasted the governments of the U.S., U.K. and Brazil for their weak ... [+] responses to the threat of coronavirus, saying their approaches boded poorly for collaborative action on climate change. Sportsfile for Web Summit via …
  • Amazon Funds Urban Greening Program to Increase Climate-Resilience of German Cities 26 May 2020 10:16 Odessa American BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 26, 2020-- Amazon today announced a €3.75 million commitment to The Nature Conservancy in an effort to reduce climate change risks and increase species biodiversity in three German cities. The initial project is in Berlin’s …
  • Volkswagen ID.3 Wins Design Awards & Volkswagen Battery Plans Slowly Progress 26 May 2020 08:27 CleanTechnica Batteries Published on May 25th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan 0 May 25th, 2020 by Zachary Shahan  I think it’s fair to say the Volkswagen ID lineup and the Ford Mustang Mach-E are the non-Tesla electric vehicles I’m most excited about these days. I have no …
  • Enel: Utility Stalwart With Substantial Resilience To Defend Dividend 26 May 2020 07:43 Seeking Alpha Recently, we have been focusing our research on finding income opportunities in southern European countries, mainly within the regulated utilities sector. We have analysed a few targets with higher yields and attractive valuations, such as Enagas (OTCPK: …
  • NYK Gives Grim Prediction of COVID-19 Impact on Profits 25 May 2020 23:18 Investing.com Consolidated Financial Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2020 During the current consolidated fiscal year, the global economy continued to grow, but the pace slowed due to increased uncertainty in relation to heightened trade problems and geopolitical …
  • Peak Fossil Fuels Is Next Big Test for Russia’s Battered Economy 25 May 2020 06:04 Investing.com (Bloomberg) -- The economy of the world’s biggest energy exporter is heading for its deepest slump in more than 10 years due to the fallout from the coronavirus. A bigger crisis may be just around the corner. Analysts at the Kremlin-funded Skolkovo Energy …
  • Dimensions of global change and COVID-19 22 May 2020 19:36 Pakistan Today Governments and the older generation must be careful By: Dr Rajkumar Singh With the global humanitarian system already on its knees due to unprecedented demand, an injection of resources will be urgently needed. Development organizations and institutions …
  • Black & Veatch, ENACT Systems Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Commercial Solar in Southeast Asia 22 May 2020 13:43 AltEnergyMag Combining deep expertise in global distributed energy and renewables with cloud-based platform will strengthen commercial solar capabilities Black & Veatch, a global provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, and ENACT …
  • My Old Refrigerator Used More Electricity Than 3.3 Billion People 22 May 2020 12:18 Forbes Energy inequality starts in the kitchen. My old refrigerator used about 1,000 kilowatt-hours per ... [+] year. There are 3.3 billion people in the world today living in places where per-capita electricity use is less than that. Juice The Movie LLC Looking …

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doing less

By jenyu Recipe: homemade bulk italian sausage Summer was exhausting. I don’t know if it was the puppy, the heat, the countless smokey days (and nights), or a whole host of other …read more

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Review: Gabee Coffee wows with brewed artistry

By By Clay Fong

Camera Dining Critic

Gabee Coffee, which coincidentally or not shares a name with one of Taipei’s most famed cafes, brings Asian coffee culture to Boulder with smashing results. This 28th Street venue, formerly …read more

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trying to be zen

By jenyu Recipe: fried brussels sprouts with fish sauce vinaigrette I don’t do well with hot weather, and it has been stupidly hot here this last week. Thankfully the smoke from Western …read more

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