Biden Sets New Paris Agreement GHG Target: 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:05:03 +0000

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President Biden has set a new nationally determined contribution (NDC) for the U.S. to achieve a 50% to 52% reduction in economy-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2030 compared to 2005 levels.  The White House said on Thursday the NDC, which was determined after a “a whole-of-government process”  organized through the Biden administration’s National Climate […]

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Report Touts Huge Potential of Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:33:55 +0000

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Researchers who study the U.S. offshore wind industry have issued a new report that says the sector could potentially meet 90% of the nation’s electricity demand by 2050. The key is for offshore wind to be fully developed along the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts, as well as in the Great Lakes, all areas the […]

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Report Touts Huge Potential of Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 12:33:55 +0000

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Researchers who study the U.S. offshore wind industry have issued a new report that says the sector could potentially meet 90% of the nation’s electricity demand by 2050. The key is for offshore wind to be fully developed along the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts, as well as in the Great Lakes, all areas the […]

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The POWER Interview: USNC Making Headway on Advanced Nuclear Fuel

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 14:24:06 +0000

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In a brief interview this February, Francesco Venneri, Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. CEO, explained to POWER why the company’s development of its proprietary fully ceramic microencapsulated (FCM) fuel is significant for the future of advanced nuclear, and how the company plans to roll it out.  Seattle-based Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. (USNC), developer of the 5-MWe […]

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South Korea Has Plan for $43 Billion Offshore Wind Farm

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 16:24:19 +0000

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The South Korean government has announced a major part of the country’s effort to reduce reliance on fossil fuels. President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 5 attended a ceremony in which contracts were signed for a 48.5 trillion won ($43.2 billion) plan to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm by 2030, an installation that would […]

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Canada extends international travel restrictions into February

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 19:42:14 +0000

Canada is extending restrictions on non-US international travel until February 21, 2021. The month-long travel restrictions extension was announced by federal Public Safety Minister Bill Blair today. “Our Government will never hesitate to take the strong action needed to keep Canadians safe from COVID-19 while maintaining essential trade with our international partners,” Blair wrote in […]

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Trump extends freeze on some work visas

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 21:56:18 +0000

U.S. President Donald Trump is extending a moratorium on temporary work visas for tech and other occupations. With just weeks left in his presidency, Trump extended the previous immigration freeze until March 31, 2021. This means hundreds of thousands of foreigners workers will not be able to get visas to enter the U.S. The proclamation […]

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How to sponsor your partner from the U.S. for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 09:00:16 +0000

So, your partner is living in the U.S. and you want to sponsor them for Canadian immigration. The first step for Canadians who want to sponsor their spouse or common-law partner is to make sure you are eligible. You have to be a Canadian citizen, First Nation, or permanent resident over the age of 18. […]

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Canada extends restrictions on U.S. travellers until January 21

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 18:53:10 +0000

The Canada-U.S. border will be closed to non-essential travel for another 30 days. U.S. travellers coming to Canada will be subject to the renewed travel restrictions until January 21, according to the new Order in Council. U.S. restrictions are now valid up until the same date as Canada’s travel restrictions on travellers from all other […]

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