EU Cities Can Offer New Opportunities For Prosumers Of Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 03:26:12 +0000

In a briefing published a few days ago by the European Environment Agency (EEA), it was promoted that European cities can assist in Europe’s shift to a low-carbon future by utilizing urban centers to facilitate urban prosumption. This would offer opportunities for citizens to produce renewable energy as prosumers and accelerate the shift to a […]

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Innovative Analysis Tool Opens Path To Better Mobility For All

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 03:00:40 +0000

Mobility Energy Productivity Tool Is Helping Decision-Makers Visualize Equity Gaps in Transportation and Find Solutions How long does it take you to get to work or school? The answer varies widely for many Americans, depending on factors like where they live and whether they own a car. Even in densely populated cities like New York, […]

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Cities Are Tapping Residents to Study Climate Change Impacts

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 22:51:15 +0000

By Sarah Amandolare an independent journalist covering science, health and travel. This article is co-published with Next City and made possible by a grant from the Open Society Foundations. Nexus Media News is an editorially independent, nonprofit news service covering climate change. Follow us @NexusMediaNews.

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Nearly 150 Spanish Cities Rolling Out Low-Emission Zones In 2023

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2022 03:10:49 +0000

Spain is getting serious about cleaning up its air, and that’s the case in cities across the country. Due to the Climate Change and Energy Transition Law, most Spanish cities will be implementing low-emission zones within their borders in 2023. Spanish municipalities with 50,000 residents or more have to implement such zones. According to one […]

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Chinese Province of 9 Million+ to Ban Fossil Fuel Car Sales by 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2022 06:59:14 +0000

It’s easy to pass over new policies on the city level or province level since cities and provinces are “small” relative to states and countries. That said, some are huge. The province of Hainan may not be a household name in the United States or Europe, but it is indeed a jurisdiction of more than […]

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New Report Details 2 Major Air Pollutants & Related Health Impacts In More Than 7,000 Cities

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 02:23:05 +0000

The world’s biggest cities and urban areas face some of the worst air quality on the planet, according to a new report published by HEI. The report, Air Quality and Health in Cities, released by HEI’s State of Global Air Initiative, provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of air pollution and global health impacts for […]

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How Local Governments & Communities Are Taking Action to Get Fossil Fuels Out of Buildings

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 03:44:57 +0000

Across the United States, 80 cities and counties have adopted policies that require or encourage the move off fossil fuels to all-electric homes and buildings. As of August 2022, nearly 28 million people across 11 states live in a jurisdiction where local policies favor fossil fuel-free, healthy buildings. And the momentum behind these policies keeps […]

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A Watershed Moment: Key Findings About Potential Drinking Water Contamination

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2022 03:36:00 +0000

Human activities in distant watersheds influence the potential for contamination of urban drinking water supplies Every day, people across the United States turn on their faucets for a glass of drinking water, but few ever think about where their water originates. For the millions who dwell in urban areas, that water often comes from far […]

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