New Report: Pathways to Net-Zero for New Mexico’s Economy

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 16:28:09 +0000

In a set of briefs released today, modeling gives a new, in-depth look into pathways for New Mexico to cut climate-warming pollution while improving health and quality of life for its communities, particularly rural and tribal communities historically overburdened by fossil fuel development. Achieving the state’s near and long-term climate goals will depend on New […]

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China-Baiting, Greenwashed

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 09:00:49 +0000

As the world marked another flopped climate conference last year — with precious chances for action racing past — many eyes drifted toward the People’s Republic of China (PRC). News sites decried Xi’s absence. Commentators suggest that if emerging East Asian economies don’t do their part, climate efforts cannot succeed. As he did in 2009 […]

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There’s A New Kind Of Gold In Them There Pits

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 09:00:31 +0000

An abandoned gold mine in far north Queensland is set to become the world’s first co-located solar and pumped storage hydropower plant. The 250 MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project, 270 km northwest of Townsville, is the first pumped hydro power station to be built in Australia in almost 40 years. Genex has commenced its […]

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6 Sustainability Stories to Watch in 2022 — From Promises to Action

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 22:39:07 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Resource Institute. By Sadof Alexander  During these unprecedented times, there’s a great deal of uncertainty about the future. The COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the effects of climate change are already being felt worldwide, and people across the planet continue to face inequity. And that’s just what’s happening on the global stage, not to […]

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New Paper Shows: “A Win on Climate is a Win for Health”

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 02:05:33 +0000

From ramping up clean electricity to eliminating food waste. From designing cities for walking and biking to preserving ecosystems. Projects that lead to a low-carbon society and limit climate change will have more and greater benefits for health than previously realized. Courtesy of University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI). By Ann Grauvogl Those are […]

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Reliance Buys Sodium-Ion Battery Tech Company

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 04:40:20 +0000

Reliance New Energy Solar Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, recently purchased Faradion Limited. Reliance is the largest private sector company in India. It’s also an energy company that focuses primarily on fossil fuels. The fact that its solar business has purchased Faradion shows that it’s making moves into battery development. Faradion, […]

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Local Solar & Storage Present Opportunities: Solar Inventions CEO Bill Nussey (CleanTech Talk)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 21:07:51 +0000

Bill Nussey CleanTech Talk featured imageMichael Barnard spoke with serial successful entrepreneur Bill Nussey. He just published a book, Freeing Energy, about solar and storage behind the meter.

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Renewable Energy Wildlife Institute Launches — Solar + Wildlife

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:25:01 +0000

By John Rogers The American Wind Wildlife Institute (AWWI) has just become the Renewable Energy Wildlife Institute (REWI). That’s a good thing, and a sign of even better things to come. AWWI, now REWI (pronounced “ree-why”), is a unique organization that brings together key stakeholders committed to expanding the scale and role of renewable energy in our […]

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Solar Power Bridges The Political Divide In New & Different Ways

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:00:04 +0000

solar power farms rural NREL agrivoltaicsSolar panels are sprouting up in farms and rural communities all over the countryside, winning hearts and minds, if not votes.

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