Decarbonization News

  • Extinction Rebellion and the Birth of a New Climate Politics 16 Oct 2019 01:27 New York Photo: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images Not that long ago, you could count on the world’s Establishment institutions to give you a comforting if mistaken assessment of the risk of climate change. You could choose to see those demanding radical action …
  • Hydrogen from renewable energy could play key role in global power transformation 15 Oct 2019 10:20 Hydrogen Fuel News Hydrogen from renewable energy, more commonly referred to as green hydrogen, could play an integral role in the transformation of global energy. This is according to the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), called “Hydrogen …
  • Brazilian official: Flex fuel hybrid vehicles are the future 14 Oct 2019 19:38 Ethanol Producer Magazine Miguel Ivan Lacerda Oliveira, director of biofuels for the Brazil Ministry of Mines and Energy, said during the Global Ethanol Summit in Washington, D.C., that the future of transportation is electric vehicles, but ethanol will still have a role as a …
  • Steve Censky to speak at Global Ethanol Summit 13 Oct 2019 11:16 Southeast Farm Press Deputy Agriculture Secretary Steve Censky will speak at the Global Ethanol Summit in Washington, D.C. The Summit, which is Oct. 14-15, is planned to engage a broad array of global ethanol leaders about the benefits of expanding ethanol use. Censky’s …
  • Big Oil’s Direct Responsibility For The Climate Emergency 13 Oct 2019 10:00 Forbes Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Refinery view of La Coruña, Spain. GettyThe upcoming IPO of around 2% of Aramco, Saudi Arabia’s state oil producer, is expected to raise about $40 billion and value the entire company at about $2 …
  • European auto industry calls for investments in hydrogen infrastructure amid Hyundai's hydrogen push 12 Oct 2019 17:31 Iran Daily The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) has recently called on European policymakers to ramp up investments in hydrogen charging infrastructure and subsidies for fuel-cell electric cars, Yonhap reported. Fuel cell vehicles can …
  • Reforming The Carolinas' Power Markets: Producing A Panacea Or A Pandora's Box? 11 Oct 2019 17:32 Forbes The traditional vertically integrated electric power monopoly model has held sway in North and South Carolina for decades. That may be about to change. Late last month, South Carolina state senator Tom Davis called for the establishment of a regional …
  • Europe’s airports applaud IAG’s Net Zero CO2 commitment 11 Oct 2019 07:49 Travel Daily News Aviation Vicky Karantzavelou / 11 Oct 2019 08:48 13 IAG’s bold move complements the commitment of the European airport industry to achieve Net Zero for carbon emissions under their control by 2050. This airport industry pledge has so far been …
  • Young Generation Discusses Atoms4Climate 11 Oct 2019 02:07 Africa News Nuclear energy is an integral part of the world's clean energy future and will require committed and highly skilled young professionals to reach its full potential. That was a key message heard at an event held on the margins of the International …
  • PepsiCo Borrows to Go Green 10 Oct 2019 19:12 The Motley Fool On Wednesday, PepsiCo (NASDAQ:PEP) issued a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that at first blush could be mistaken for a quite routine notification. The company announced its pricing on Monday, Oct. 7, of $1 billion in senior notes due in …
  • Disruptive diplomacy: New era of informal bilateralism 10 Oct 2019 18:52 India Tribune By Rajendra Shende Disagreements do not degenerate into disputes. Differences are the signs of mutual understanding and mature relationship. The meaningful and informal dialogues are the means to engage in path-finding. That is the mantra which seems to …
  • Do lithium-ion batteries really deserve a Nobel Prize? 10 Oct 2019 17:33 euronews When the Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry to the three scientists who invented lithium-ion batteries this week, they paid tribute to the role their creation had in the “foundation of a wireless, fossil-fuel-free society.” …
  • Nordion and SNN pursue potential cobalt-60 production at Romanian power plant 10 Oct 2019 16:09 DOTmed.com OTTAWA and BUCHAREST, Romania, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Nordion (Canada) Inc., a Sotera Health Company, and Societatea Nationala Nuclearelectrica SA (SNN) of Romania jointly announce an agreement to evaluate the potential commercial production …
  • Chile could resume Indonesian coal imports after mine closure - S&P Global Platts 10 Oct 2019 13:05 Jakarta News Highlights Coal fuels roughly 40% of Chile's power generation Country has pledged to phase out coal by 2040 Santiago, Chile — Chile could soon resume imports of subbituminous coal from Indonesia, the world's largest exporter of the fuel, following …
  • Brussels, we have a problem: Transport is the number one GHG emitting sector in Europe 09 Oct 2019 16:49 EurActiv The issue of climate change has topped the past weeks’ political agenda from protests intensifying around the world ahead of the UN climate action summit, to the IPCC releasing yet another alarming report on the impact of climate change on oceans. The ART …
  • Business Coalition for a Clean Economy submits its wish list to federal party leaders 09 Oct 2019 05:29 Straight.com The Business Coalition for a Clean Economy sent the following open letter to federal party leaders: October 8, 2019 Mr. Yves-François Blanchet Leader, Bloc Québécois 402–3750 Crémazie Boulevard East Montréal, QC  H2A 1B6 Mr. Andrew Scheer Leader, …
  • The decarbonization delusion 09 Oct 2019 02:17 Today's Advantage I have no problem whatsoever with Mr. (Don) Dieckmann’s business model. He offers a service that, if it pleases his customers, I say good for him. My argument is his insistence that fossil fuels and their CO2 emissions are destroying the world. I suggest …
  • Japan holds summit to accelerate climate-related corporate disclosures 08 Oct 2019 15:43 Japan Times The government on Tuesday held the first global summit to encourage corporate disclosures on climate change, and called on investors to forge a virtuous cycle between the environment and growth. The 2015 Paris agreement, a global pact agreed on by nearly …
  • The U.S. Southeast: A Hotspot For Uneconomic Fossil Power, Already Costs Consumers Millions 08 Oct 2019 11:25 Forbes Several major utilities in the U.S. Southeast have recently announced goals to reach low- or zero -carbon status. But you won't exactly get whiplash trying to keep up with a wave of immediate fossil fuel shutdowns following these commitments. The …
  • New energy future for Alberta? 08 Oct 2019 08:32 Lethbridge Herald By Lethbridge Herald Opinon on October 8, 2019. Is province prepared for disruptive change to energy sector? Shelley Wilson CONTRIBUTOR, TROY MEDIA Recently we saw further waves buffeting the oil industry. Millions of people around the world marched on …
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