US Nuclear Site Cleanup Underfunded By Up To $70 Billion

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 18:03:17 +0000

Wind and solar decommissioning costs are trivial. That’s yet another reason why nuclear is dead, but pretending it’s not

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THE BIG PICTURE: EPA Regulatory Roundup

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:00:00 +0000

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Over its 50-year history, several rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have reshaped the power sector. But for at least a few modern rules, the road has been full of turns. Notes: CAA = Clean Air Act; BSER = best system of emission reduction; CO2 = carbon dioxide; GHG = greenhouse gases; […]

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Heat Pumps Are Amazing On Modern Grids, Not So Much In Coal Country

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 02:45:40 +0000

Electrifying everything at the same time as all electrical generation shifts to renewables are two of the key points in my Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work. Heat pumps are only part of the answer, but at about 1% of Canada’s total GHG emissions reduction target, they are a surprisingly big one. Too bad about Alberta though

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Five Emerging Risks That Could Hamper Energy Transitions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:12:00 +0000

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At the virtual 2nd Global Ministerial Conference on System Integration of Renewables on Oct. 27, several high-ranking policymakers pointed to a number of localized challenges affecting their countries’

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South Korea Joins Japan and China with Carbon-Neutral Pledge

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:10:00 +0000

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South Korea, Japan, and China, countries that rely heavily on coal power generation to fuel their economies, separately announced ambitious goals to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the

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South Korea Joins Japan and China with Carbon-Neutral Pledge

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 05:10:00 +0000

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South Korea, Japan, and China, countries that rely heavily on coal power generation to fuel their economies, separately announced ambitious goals to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within the

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Replacing A Coal Plant Takes An Infinite Number Of Wind Turbines

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 22:35:12 +0000

It’s amazing that anyone can consider replacing coal with wind energy when you look at how many wind turbines it takes to replace the things we get for free from coal

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Averting Climate Change Is Up To Us

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 18:25:11 +0000

Right now, we have the technologies to make big leaps in the fight for a future based on the principle of climate justice which puts the interest of its people first. What we need are decision makers who are willing to commit themselves to ambitious climate action and not postpone inconvenient processes to their successors

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