Utopia? Imagining the food system of 2050

GreenBiz

What’s implausible in 2020 may be plausible by mid-century. Agriculture Food Systems Foodstuff Urban Agriculture

How banks can achieve net-zero pledge by 2050

GreenBiz

Banks can influence corporate behavior by offering loans and investments that factor in climate-related risks

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Maritime shipping projected to triple by 2050. How will the industry decarbonize?

GreenBiz

But maritime trade volumes are projected to triple by 2050 Ships carry around 90 percent of goods transported globally, and the shipping sector accounts for about 3 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions today.

Maritime shipping could triple by 2050. How will the industry decarbonize?

GreenBiz

But maritime trade volumes are projected to triple by 2050 Ships carry around 90 percent of goods transported globally, and the shipping sector accounts for about 3 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions today.

AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Mars targets net zero for value chain by 2050

GreenBiz

Mars CEO calls for corporate net-zero goals that are 'fit for purpose' as multinational ramps up science-based targets to cover entire business and value chain

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5 radical visions for a 2050 food system

GreenBiz

5 radical visions for a 2050 food system. But the Wageningen team ups the ante with a rallying cry for circular agriculture, circular cooking and circular chefs: "By 2050," they write, "we have replaced the wasteful, linear model of our current food system with a circular one."

2 big ideas for counting down emissions by 2050 (or sooner)

GreenBiz

Al Gore, Tzeporah Berman and Susan Ruffo offer solutions for addressing the impacts of climate change

BP announces net zero by 2050 ambition

GreenBiz

New CEO at the global oil giant plans to step up its investment in non-oil and gas activities. Campaigners argue much more detail is required on how the company will pivot towards net zero emissions. Investing Net Zero oil Oil & Gas

Top mining and metal companies commit to net zero by 2050 goal

GreenBiz

In an open letter, the CEOs of the companies also outline plans to set targets for Scope 3 value chain emissions

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93% of industry without skills to meet 2050 climate targets

Envirotec Magazine

Only half (53%) of UK engineering firms think net zero by 2050 is achievable for them. The survey, which looks at the skills engineering employers need to meet 2050 net-zero targets, uncovers that only half (53%) of UK engineering firms think net zero by 2050 is achievable for them.

Virginia Mandates 100% Clean Power by 2050

GreenTechMedia

Virginia has become the latest state to pass a law that sets it on a path to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2050, as well as setting targets for massive investments in energy efficiency, energy storage and in-state solar and wind power.

Can Canada actually produce enough clean electricity to power a net-zero grid by 2050?

Clean Energy Canada

While this model has worked to date, given our low consumer rates and high power reliability, collaborative action and a cohesive vision will be needed – not just for a 100-per-cent clean grid by 2035, but for a net-zero-enabling one by 2050. times between today and 2050.

Wisconsin plans to go carbon-free by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

If all goes according to plan, Wisconsin residents will be using 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2050

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The Leaders of 2050 Have a Message for You

GreenBiz

The leaders of the companies and cities of 2050 are in elementary school today. We asked them how they feel about the future. This session was held at GreenBiz Group’s VERGE Net Zero, July 27-28, 2021. Learn more about the event here: [link

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Green hydrogen could curb one-third of fossil fuel and industry emissions by 2050

GreenBiz

That's according to a BloombergNEF report that calls policy support for the hydrogen economy "insufficient.". decarbonization hydrogen Hydropower Renewable Energy

Australia Invests in New Policies to Achieve Zero-Emissions by 2050

Green Living Guy

In a bid to meet its target of zero emissions by 2050, Australia has come up with decarbonizing actions ranging from adopting electric vehicles to developing ethanol facilities to support the chemical industry, encouraging renewable refineries for the growth of biofuels.

UK calls for zero global shipping emissions by 2050

Envirotec Magazine

The UK is backing an “absolute zero” target for international shipping emissions by 2050, as an announcement from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps set out on 13 September.

Singapore hikes carbon price, announces 2050 net-zero target

Eco-Business

Emitters could be paying as much as US$60 per tonne by 2030, though the increase will be staggered. International carbon credits can be used to offset a small part of fees, and the government has promised allowances to help firms adapt

CARBON OFFSET PRICES COULD INCREASE FIFTY-FOLD BY 2050

altenergymag

Surging demand and unanswered questions on supply could push offset prices to unsustainable highs or ill-fated lows

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Arizona Utility APS Commits to Carbon-Free Power By 2050

GreenTechMedia

Arizona Public Service, the largest utility in the sunny southwestern state, committed itself Wednesday to 100 percent carbon-free power by 2050.

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LG PLEDGES TRANSITION TO 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2050

altenergymag

Commitment Expands on Zero Carbon 2030 Initiative

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Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

Japan hopes to rely solely on renewable energy in the next 30 years

Xcel unveils plan for net-zero natural gas by 2050

Renewable Energy World

Xcel Energy, provider of electricity and natural gas services to nearly 6 million customers in eight Western and Midwestern states, has committed to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions from its natural gas business by 2050. Follow @EngelsAngle.

Net zero by 2050 is “too little too late”: Scientists make a case for net negative strategies

Envirotec Magazine

A report published on 26 August by an independent group of experts warns that reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is now “too little too late”, and will not achieve the long-term temperature goals identified in the Paris Agreement to limit global warming to 1.5°C

Transport and logistics sector plan to reach net zero by 2050

Envirotec Magazine

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) believes its sector “can achieve net-zero by 2050” through a range of measures recommended to government and others in its latest report, Routes to Net-Zero 2050: 2020 Year End Summary.

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Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Associate Director – Standards & Test Procedure Advocacy Strategic Lead | 2050 Partners | Oakland, CA. 2050 Partners is seeking a bright and mission-driven Associate Director to join our team. 2050 Partners is a professional services consulting firm committed to providing strategy, innovation, execution, and?knowledge 2050 Partners is a California Benefits Corporation and operates in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Ayala Corp sets net zero target by 2050

Eco-Business

Science-based targets will be established in 12 months but the retirement of a coal plant and use of solar energy for its commercial spaces are some significant moves towards its climate ambition, said the Philippines’ oldest conglomerate

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South Korea to plant 3 billion trees by 2050

Inhabitant

This is part of the country's larger plan to attain net-zero emissions by 2050

“Global warming won’t wait until 2050,” says European science advisory group

Envirotec Magazine

We cannot rely on linear developments and a steady energy transition over the next 30 years to 2050,” according to William Gillett, Energy Programme Director of the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC). Cooling towers of a coal-fired power plant in Saxony, Germany. “We

Singapore announces ambition to go net zero beyond 2050

Eco-Business

Singapore will peak its emissions by 2030 and halve the amount to 33 million tonnes CO2-equivalent by 2050. But with scientists warning that the world should reach net zero by 2050 to limit warming to 1.5°C,

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The 5 Biggest US Utilities Committing to Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

GreenTechMedia

Over the past three years, some of the country’s biggest utilities have been committing to a goal that few may have predicted they’d undertake on their own: weaning themselves off carbon-emitting generation by 2050.

Singapore real estate firm Frasers Property commits to net zero emissions by 2050

Eco-Business

It is the first Singapore company to set a carbon neutral target for 2050

European Commission Proposes 300 GW Offshore Wind Target For 2050

GreenTechMedia

A longer-term 300 GW by 2050 target will also be established in support of the EU's net-zero carbon by the midcentury goal. “Floating offshore will be up to a third of all offshore capacity by 2050.

LACI Report Lays Out Path to Create 600,000 Green Jobs Countywide by 2050

LA CleanTech Incubator

Wisconsin Utility Alliant Energy Pledges Net-Zero Carbon by 2050

GreenTechMedia

The company set an “aspiration” to reach net-zero carbon by 2050 and eliminate all coal power plants from its fleet by 2040. Wisconsin-based utility Alliant Energy has joined the ranks of U.S. utilities pledging to zero out their net carbon emissions by mid-century.

Alexandra Cousteau Wants To Restore The Oceans By 2050

Forbes Green Tech

Through her organization Oceans 2050, Alexandra Cousteau wants to shift our history of ocean loss into a tale of restoration - and she's starting with kelp.

Arizona Regulators Pass Rule for 100% Clean Energy by 2050

GreenTechMedia

The new rules will require the state's investor-owned utilities to phase out fossil fuels from the grid by 2050, a goal already promised by the state's largest utility, Arizona Public Service.

EIA: Global renewable energy consumption nearly reaches that of liquid fuels by 2050

Renewable Energy World

Energy Information Administration modeling forecasts increasing global energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions through 2050. Renewable energy consumption more than doubles from 2020 to 2050, according to the report, due to government policies. Follow @EngelsAngle.

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Technical Project Manager at 2050 Partners

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Technical Project Manager – Building Energy Research | 2050 Partners | Oakland, CA. If you are dedicated to delivering exceptional client services and enthusiastic about growing with our dynamic consulting firm, 2050 Partners may be the place for you. 2050 Partners is a professional services consulting firm committed to providing strategy, innovation, execution, and knowledge sharing for our clients and partners.

How 117-year-old Ford plans to curb carbon emissions by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

Any pathway to reduced greenhouse gases must involve stakeholders from the transportation sector — thankfully America's best-selling automotive brand is stepping up

Biden blueprint calls for wind and solar to power 90% of U.S. grid by 2050

Renewable Energy World

electricity by 2050. energy storage capacity to grow from 30 GW to 1,700 GW by 2050 to provide flexibility and resilience for renewable energy sources. Follow @EngelsAngle. The Biden administration on Wednesday outlined an ambitious plan for wind and solar energy to provide 90% of U.S.

A Model Policy Pathway to Net Zero Emissions by 2050

GreenTechMedia

Net Zero Emissions By 2050. Joe Biden had a super, Super Tuesday. On this episode of Political Climate , we discuss the results and what they mean for climate in the 2020 Democratic Primary. We also touch on the sweeping Senate energy bill that could come to a vote any day now.

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