10 Significant Water Power Accomplishments From 2021

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 00:50:54 +0000

NREL Experts Are Advancing Marine Energy and Hydropower To Help Build a 100% Clean Energy Future Over the last year, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers worked hard to advance water power, a clean, carbon-pollution-free energy source. From surging oceans to rushing rivers, flowing waters are a constant and bountiful source of renewable energy. Today, […]

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The Gap Is Widening Between Tesla’s Sales & Its German EV Competition’s Sales

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 23:07:57 +0000

There was a time when traditional automakers could have stymied Tesla’s growth story. Is it possible they missed their window? Christiaan Hetzner at Fortune reports, “Try as they might, some of Tesla’s closest rivals are falling further and further behind Elon Musk’s pace even as they double sales of their electric-vehicle[s].” Fortune focuses on Tesla’s German rivals […]

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Meet the Environmental Scientist Who Wants to Decolonize Conservation

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 21:00:35 +0000

Indigenous communities “are seen as research subjects rather than researchers.” Originally published on Nexus Media. By Kate Wheeling Jessica Hernandez found her way to conservation science and environmental justice through her grandmother — and her knowledge about the natural world, accumulated over generations. Maria de Jesus, a member of southern Mexico’s Zapotec community, showed her granddaughter […]

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Cut Carbon & Toxic Pollution, Make Cement Clean & Green

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:21:57 +0000

By Veena Singla & Sasha Stashwick  Decarbonizing cement plants is a critical part of reaching our climate goals. Cement is a key ingredient in concrete, which is the most widely used manmade material on the planet, and has few, if any, viable alternatives. Cement is incredibly dirty to produce: while it only constitutes 10-15% of concrete’s […]

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New Renewable Power Plants Are Reducing U.S. Electricity Generation From Natural Gas

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:01:19 +0000

In our January Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we forecast that rising electricity generation from renewable energy resources such as solar and wind will reduce generation from fossil fuel-fired power plants over the next two years. The forecast share of generation for U.S. non-hydropower renewable sources, including solar and wind, grows from 13% in 2021 to 17% in […]

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Europeans Support Stronger EU Car Emissions Rules

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:57:26 +0000

Public says it wants the cleanest cars possible as EU Commission weighs up proposals for new rules on vehicle emissions

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32% Plugin Vehicle Share In France! Tesla Model 3 = #8 In Overall Market.

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 04:50:06 +0000

While the overall French auto market had a horrible 2020 (-26% YoY), it was followed by a not much better 2021 (only up 1% compared to the previous year). The ~1.7 million units of these two years were the lowest results since 1975. Nonetheless, plugin sales continued to grow, with December sales (+6% YoY) signaling […]

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Outlook for Fossil Gas is “Bumpy”

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 00:00:48 +0000

Germany green hydrogen green ammoniaWood Mackenzie’s recent press release highlights the difficulties that may lie ahead for the gas industry. As the preeminent global research and consultancy business powering the natural resources industry, Wood Mackenzie’s voice is a voice that should be heard. Issues like high prices, constant government and societal pressure, and even the weather will have significant […]

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6 Questions To Help You Understand The 6th Warmest Year On Record

Credit to Author: NASA| Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 23:15:53 +0000

2021 was tied for the sixth warmest year on NASA’s record, stretching more than a century. Because the record is global, not every place on Earth experienced the sixth warmest year on record. Some places had record-high temperatures, and we saw record droughts, floods and fires around the globe. Credits: NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio/Katie Jepson, […]

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Sunshine, My Frenemy

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 15:37:29 +0000

Neoen Hornsdale battery excls100% renewable energy in South Australia … plus record heat. The sun sustains all life on our fragile planet. It also has the capacity to destroy it. As residents of the coastal town of Onslow (Western Australia) sweltered in 50+ degree heat on Thursday, 13th January, South Australia recorded almost a week of total reliance […]

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