The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030

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The race to mainstream electric vehicles by 2030. The world's leading companies and policymakers are coalescing around setting targets for adopting zero-emission vehicles around a 2030 time frame. Why is 2030 the year for EVs to become the "new normal"?

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Etsy takes aim at shipping and packaging in setting 2030 net-zero goal

GreenBiz

Etsy takes aim at shipping and packaging in setting 2030 net-zero goal. The ambition is part of the company's net-zero carbon emissions by 2030 goal, which it set in February. . “I And that, for the next few years, will be very important as we head towards 2030.”.

Lyft plans to electrify all of its cars by 2030

GreenBiz

Lyft plans to electrify all of its cars by 2030. In an unprecedented move, the ride-hailing company Lyft revealed Wednesday it plans to electrify every car on its platform — those owned by Lyft and rented to drivers as well as cars owned by drivers — by 2030.

Volvo is going fully electric by 2030

Inhabitat - Innovation

This was a big week for Volvo, which made two bold and forward-looking announcements and debuted the C40 Recharge

Gillette plans to shave use of virgin plastics by 50% by 2030

GreenBiz

Gillette plans to shave use of virgin plastics by 50% by 2030. On Monday, Gillette announced its 2030 goals to uplevel its sustainability ambitions. One of Gillette's 2030 goals is to maintain zero-waste-to-landfill status.

Biden announces plan to reduce emissions 50% by 2030

Inhabitat - Innovation

Biden made the announcement while opening the global climate summit on Thursday, April 22

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How Tetra Pak plans to reach net zero by 2030

GreenBiz

How Tetra Pak plans to reach net zero by 2030. Now the company is working to further improve its sustainability efforts by committing to reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its operations by 2030 and across its entire value chain by 2050.

Let?s get together: Intel?s 2030 commitments include ?shared? climate and social goals

GreenBiz

Let’s get together: Intel’s 2030 commitments include ‘shared’ climate and social goals. By 2030, it has pledged to partner with 30 governments (it doesn't specify at what level) and 30,000 institutions to achieve this.

2030 Vision

Business Green

The implications that flow from the upgrading of the UK's 2030 carbon target are hard to underestimate - the economy is about to change for the better. A 68 per cent cut in carbon emissions by 2030 is a genuinely world-leading target.

Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030

CleanTech Alliance

Source: Brad Smith, Microsoft, Jan 16, 2020 he scientific consensus is clear. The world confronts an urgent carbon problem. The carbon in our atmosphere has created a blanket of gas that traps heat and is changing the world’s climate. Already, the planet’s temperature has risen by 1 degree centigrade. If we don’t curb emissions, and […]. Industry News Public Policy

2030 goals: Mattel aims for 100% recycled and recyclable toys

GreenBiz

Firm behind Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price plans to launch first toy made from and packaged in green materials in early 2020. Circular Economy Biomaterials Commitments & Goals Recycling

Getting to zero deforestation in the Amazon by 2030

Eco-Business

Amazon deforestation in Brazil reached a 12-year high in 2020, and over 95 per cent of it is illegal. Governments and markets must radically revalue the rainforest’s natural services and stimulate a green economy

Washington state bill to phase out ICEs by 2030 ready for governor’s signature

Charged

In March, the state of Washington one-upped EV trendsetter California with a proposal to phase out gas-burning cars by 2030—five years earlier than the Golden State’s proposed ban. Apparently, Clean Cars 2030 does not by itself ban ICE vehicles.

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Consultancies develop net zero 2030 routemap for UK water

Envirotec Magazine

Water industry experts from Ricardo and Mott MacDonald have collaborated to create what they describe as “a pioneering strategy that will guide the UK water industry to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.” Net zero by 2030 will be a huge team effort.”.

UK plans to be powered entirely by offshore wind turbines by 2030

Inhabitat - Innovation

prime minister Boris Johnson has affirmed government plans to ensure that the entire country is powered by offshore wind energy by 2030

Iberdrola Targets 90 GW Of Renewables By 2030

GreenTechMedia

Of the €68 billion of organic investment, half will be allocated to renewables, catapulting the firm’s installed renewable capacity to 60 gigawatts by 2025 and 95 GW by 2030. Up to 2030, the massive need for renewables confirms that our business model is the most appropriate way for us to deliver growth,” Galán told investors on Thursday.

ACORE Applauds the Biden Administration's 2030 Emissions Reduction Target

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The Biden administration announced today a new Paris Climate Agreement target that would cut greenhouse gas emissions in the United States 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE

Swedish EV maker declares intent to develop “a truly climate neutral car by 2030”

Envirotec Magazine

Swedish performance EV firm Polestar has declared a “moonshot goal” to create “the first truly climate neutral car by 2030.”. In 2030 we want to present a car that does not.”

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Washington raises the stakes with California, proposing to phase out gas cars by 2030

Charged

The state House Transportation Committee has voted 17-12 to advance a bill that would require all light-duty vehicles of model year 2030 and later registered in the state to be electric. Washington may soon become the third US state to fix a date for the end of the Oil Age.

Rhode Island aims for 100% renewables by 2030

Solar Power World

Gina Raimondo signed an executive order today establishing the goal of meeting all of the state’s electricity needs with renewable energy by 2030. The state’s Office of Energy Resources is now… The post Rhode Island aims for 100% renewables by 2030 appeared first on Solar Power World.

How Europe Can Build 100GW of Offshore Wind by 2030

GreenTechMedia

It was joined by a 5 GW clean hydrogen goal, a doubling of support for carbon-capture projects and a 10-year advance on the ban of new fossil-fueled cars, the date for which is now 2030.

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Duke Energy Pledges to Eliminate Methane Emissions From Natural Gas Business by 2030

GreenTechMedia

Further, a new 10-year capital plan calls for tripling renewable capacity for its regulated utilities to 24 GW by 2030 in a push to halve its carbon emission by then, and bringing that total to 40 GW by 2050.

Net zero target will create up to 1.7 million new jobs by 2030, says research

Envirotec Magazine

million additional green jobs by 2030. In total, it could generate over £330 billion in additional economic value by 2030. million new jobs by 2030, says research first appeared on Envirotec.

WoodMac: A New Battery Chemistry Will Lead the Stationary Energy Storage Market by 2030

GreenTechMedia

Now, it looks like LFP has enough momentum to overtake NMC as the leading stationary storage chemistry by 2030.

Global wind industry to deploy 1 TW of new capacity through 2030

Renewable Energy World

Research firm Wood Mackenzie says it anticipates the global wind power industry will install 1 TW of new capacity between 2021 and 2030. Lewandowski, added: “Another key region that will spur wind power growth through 2030 is Europe.

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EU’s New 2030 Climate Target Signals Accelerated Renewable Deployment

GreenTechMedia

The EU will increase its 2030 emission reduction target to “at least 55 percent” up from 40 percent, Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission confirmed Wednesday.

Google Pledges 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy by 2030

GreenTechMedia

Google on Monday pledged that by 2030 it will run its entire business on carbon-free energy — every hour of every day of the year.

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2030 is the new 2050 as countries and companies compete on climate ambitions

Impact Alpha

The post 2030 is the new 2050 as countries and companies compete on climate ambitions appeared first on Impact Alpha. ImpactAlpha, April 22 – Call it The Great Acceleration. Goals for cutting carbon emissions that seemed ambitious when the Paris Agreement was forged.

Volvo to go fully electric by 2030, announces new C40 Recharge EV, online sales

Charged

No “aspirations,” no plug-in hybrids, no exceptions for profitable models, and no geographic carve-outs: “Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030.”.

Three billion tons less CO2 emissions by 2030 possible with photonics, says study

Envirotec Magazine

Photonics technologies can contribute to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by three billion tons per year by 2030, according to a new study by German industry association SPECTARIS, the Fraunhofer Institute, TEMATYS and Messe Munchen appears.

IoT will save 8x the energy it consumes by 2030, says report

Envirotec Magazine

By 2030 IoT deployment and its disruption of various industries is expected to save more than eight times the energy it consumes, resulting in net savings of 230 billion cubic meters of water, and eliminating one gigaton of CO2 emissions, according to the authors of a report released on 20 April. Key findings from the report appear to reveal that by 2030: IoT solutions will reduce electricity consumption by more than 1.6

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KPMG announces 2030 net zero goal

Business Green

KPMG has joined rivals PwC and Boston Consultancy Group in committing to reach net-zero emissions by 2030. KPMG pledged today to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2030, committing to a series of climate actions in support of a new 1.5C

South Asia could see 40 million climate migrants by 2030

Eco-Business

Tens of millions of people are migrating in South Asia due to disasters brought on by climate change, and the number could rise three-fold in 30 years unless countries take strong measures to mitigate the worst effects of global warming

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The World in 2030: Nine Megatrends to Watch

Andrew Winston

Where will we be in 2030? But a client asked me to paint a picture of what the big trends tell us about 2030. Here are my predictions of how nine important trends will evolve by 2030 — listed in order roughly from nearly certain to very likely to hard to say. (We We probably won’t have the flying cars by 2030. billion people by 2030 , up from 7.3 By 2030, we are very likely to already be at or approaching the 1.5 [Hi all, Happy summer.

The World in 2030: Nine Megatrends to Watch

Andrew Winston

Where will we be in 2030? But a client asked me to paint a picture of what the big trends tell us about 2030. Here are my predictions of how nine important trends will evolve by 2030 — listed in order roughly from nearly certain to very likely to hard to say. (We We probably won't have the flying cars by 2030. billion people by 2030 , up from 7.3 By 2030, we are very likely to already be at or approaching the 1.5 [Hi all, Happy summer.

20 Utah communities commit to 100% renewable energy by 2030

Solar Power World

A total of 20 Utah communities have committed to 100% renewable energy by 2030, taking advantage of the Community Renewable Energy Act (HB 411).

UN report shows global warming could pass 1.5C limit before 2030

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global warming could exceed the 1.5°C C limit set in the Paris Agreement in the next decade

WRI scores grant from Bezos Earth Fund, hopes to electrify all US school buses by 2030

Charged

There are over 450,000 school buses in the US, and WRI’s goal is to electrify them all by 2030.

Are China’s new 2030 climate targets ambitious enough?

Eco-Business

Five years after the Paris Agreement, and China has updated its climate targets for 2030 as scheduled. These goals will have a huge impact on the country’s carbon emissions over the coming decade

California governor issues executive order to conserve 30% of state land by 2030

Inhabitat - Innovation

The governor said the move will help preserve biodiversity and prevent ecosystem destruction

Lyft Pledges Shift to 100% Electric Vehicles by 2030

GreenTechMedia

The rideshare company announced Wednesday that it is committing to have 100 percent electric vehicles on its platform by 2030, a move that seeks to get out ahead of new emissions regulations under development in California. "We Lyft is hailing a ride to an all-electric future.

Solar Industry Sets Records in 2020, On Track to Quadruple by 2030

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For the second year in a row, solar led all technologies in new electric-generating capacity added, accounting for 43%. According to Wood Mackenzie’s 10-year forecast, the U.S. solar industry will install a cumulative 324 GWdc of new capacity to reach a total of 419 GWdc over the next decade