Building Decarbonization Movement Leads Stealth Attack On Fossil Fuels

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2023 18:15:33 +0000

Knowledge is power: New building decarbonization technologies are mainstreaming, with an assist from new financial instruments.

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CBP Agrees To Limit US Border Light Pollution

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2023 14:21:08 +0000

Environmental controversies over the border wall are nothing new. The construction of the border wall between the United States and Mexico has raised numerous environmental concerns that have largely been overlooked by the federal government. One of the primary environmental concerns associated with the border wall is its impact on wildlife. The wall fragments habitats […]

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NASA Spacewalkers Finish Installing Roll-Out Solar Array

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2023 07:53:43 +0000

Expedition 69 flight engineers Woody Hoburg and Steve Bowen of NASA concluded their spacewalk at 2:17 p.m. EDT after 5 hours and 35 minutes. Hoburg and Bowen completed their major objective to install an IROSA (International Space Station Roll-Out Solar Array) to augment power generation for the 1B power channel on the station’s starboard truss […]

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Space Heating #1 Cause Of End-Use Home Energy Consumption In USA

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 23:08:15 +0000

Space heating continued to be the top energy-consuming end use in U.S. homes in 2020 according to the Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS). Heating homes accounted for 42% of energy consumption in the residential sector. Space heating in U.S. households cost $519 on average. Energy consumption and expenditures varied across the country, depending on the climate and […]

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Ready To Buy An Induction Stove? Here’s What You Need To Know

Credit to Author: Naomi Cole & Joe Wachunas| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 00:25:40 +0000

There are lots of reasons why induction cooking is better than gas: control, speed, safety, health, and the environment. In our last post, we sang the praises of induction and dug into all the reasons it is crucial for decarbonizing our lives. In this post, we assume you’re sold and share the things to consider […]

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How Do We Help The Grid Survive El Niño In Australia?

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2023 20:57:12 +0000

Australians watching the news about Canada’s current spate of wildfires will remember our own horrifying bushfires a couple of years ago. The fear is compounded by news stories of the coming El Niño, the current dry winter (in the Southern Hemisphere), and predictions that the grid is not ready. How do we help the grid […]

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One Million LED Lightbulbs Saves South Africa’s Shoprite Group $17.5 Million In Electricity Costs

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2023 16:35:47 +0000

South Africa’s Shoprite Group is expanding its key environmental programs as part of its sustainability strategy. One of the major components of this strategy is the accelerated rollout of solar PV at its supermarkets and distribution centers, as well as the replacement of old lighting infrastructure with new LED lightbulbs. Shoprite operates in 11 African […]

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Putting Two Ford Announcements Together Shows Us How It Thinks About EV Range

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 29 May 2023 21:35:05 +0000

Ford F-150 Lightning and Mustang Mach-EA few days before Ford announced it was going to use Tesla’s plug for future vehicles, the company had a range of other announcements. The big news stuffed those bits of news into the memory hole somewhat rapidly, before many of us had a chance to unpack them further. In this article, I want to […]

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