Heat Pumps — States & Others Can’t Pass Up The Chance To Electrify Buildings

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:51:19 +0000

heat pumpNew building codes in Washington state heavily incentivize electric heat pumps — and they’re good for even the coldest climate there. It’s a trend towards efficient electric heating in new home construction.

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Puerto Rico & The Quest For Sustainability, Part 1

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 18:45:29 +0000

Puerto RicoFood security threatens many regions around the world. Puerto Rico’s decades of dependence on outside food imports has impacted the health and resilience of this island commonwealth.

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Reality vs Hype In Commercial Aviation: Miquel Ros Interviews Michael Barnard

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 16:00:54 +0000

Southern white rhinoceros courtesy of the US Fish and Wildlife ServiceEngineers working on hydrogen, evtols, UAM, vertiports, hypersonic passenger planes, and synthetic fuels, I’m sorry your babies are ugly.

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Decarbonizing Industrial Heat Faces Cognitive, Capex, Opex, & Disruptive Technology Challenges

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 19:00:30 +0000

Sexy / Unsexy, Practical / Impractical quadrant chart for residential, commercial and industrial heat sources by Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist, TFIE Strategy Inc.There is insufficient attention paid to industrial heat decarbonization due to discontinuous technologies, contextual problems, and current economics.

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Queensland Australia Has A Fossil Fuel Revenue Problem & Wants Hydrogen To Solve It

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2022 16:15:33 +0000

ANU GIS map of Queensland pumped hydro resource locationsGreen hydrogen for energy is an economic dead end, not a replacement for fossil fuel revenues, and the sooner Queensland policy makers internalize that, the sooner Queensland will be able to address its economic realities.

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Car-Dominated Urban Sprawl Will Become Irrelevant Urban Blight

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2022 15:10:18 +0000

Don’t get fussed about electric cars not being a solution. They are part of the kit bag. If you sensibly want urban densification, transit, walkability and a lot more biking, move to a city that has them and enjoy it.

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