New York Must Keep Up Climate & Environmental Wins in 2021

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2021 15:48:33 +0000

In 2021, New York State must keep up the fight for a cleaner, healthier and more equitable future for all

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For CO2 Reduction From Existing Buildings, Heat Pumps Are Better Than Efficiency

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 18:24:01 +0000

Heat pumps and decarbonization of grids are the clear climate change winners. For building owners, the annual cost savings are greater, sometimes much greater, for efficiency measures

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2020: Watt a Year for Building Electrification!

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 21:29:01 +0000

While 2020 brought a host of challenges to the country, many states and cities still forged ahead with actions to address the climate impacts of a stubborn sector: buildings. Across the United States, local leaders are acknowledging the climate, economic, and health impacts of burning fossil fuels in buildings and accelerating the transition to modern, clean electric appliances

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Top 11 Clean Energy Developments of 2020

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 17:53:47 +0000

Plenty of exciting and positive things happened in the energy space throughout the year. Here we list our top eleven (in no particular order)

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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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Maritime Legislation To Cut Ship Emissions

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 04:40:35 +0000

Draft amendments to the MARPOL convention would require ships to combine a technical and an operational approach to reduce their carbon intensity

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Whole-System Zero-Emissions Demonstration

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 18:45:15 +0000

As cities in China go through economic transformation, they also face the challenges of carbon emissions, waste management, and pollution control. Many global cities face similar challenges

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Batteries For Dummies Like Me — Part 3: The Battery Anode & Cathode

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 16:58:40 +0000

What the heck is an anode and cathode in a battery, and why is that important

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NRDC Sues US Department Of Energy Over Efficiency Standards Process Changes

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2020 00:07:38 +0000

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. by Joe Vukovich NRDC sued the U.S. Department of Energy yesterday for once again altering its energy efficiency standards-setting process to make it more difficult to set rigorous energy-saving levels for America’s appliances and equipment. We believe this change will harm consumers — especially low-income households — and create [&hellip

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