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

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.

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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.

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."

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.

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

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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Inside Hewlett Foundation’s plan to electrify all road transportation by 2050

GreenBiz

Inside Hewlett Foundation’s plan to electrify all road transportation by 2050. The goal: eliminate the use of the combustion engine in personal vehicles and the trucking industry by 2050. Liz Morrison. Wed, 06/30/2021 - 02:00.

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

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.

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.

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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Project Coordinator at 2050 Partners

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Project Coordinator | 2050 Partners | Remote. 2050 Partners is seeking to add a bright and highly organized project management professional to assist the 2050 Partners practice area directors and project leads with a variety of project management and contract administration functions. 2050 Partners’ project management process documents. Assist project leads with 2050 Partners internal team coordination. 2050 Partners?is

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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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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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.

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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

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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Senior Consultant: New Programs and Markets at 2050 Partners

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Senior Consultant: New Programs and Markets | 2050 Partners | Remote. 2050 Partners is seeking to add a bright and highly organized Senior Consultant primarily to provide program management support for our role in a large, new energy efficiency program in California. In addition, your responsibilities may extend to assisting with project coordination and technical and analytical support for other 2050 Partners projects.

Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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.

Key World Heritage sites will lose their glaciers by 2050

Inhabitant

One-third of World Heritage sites possessing glaciers will lose their ice by mid-century, according to a U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report. In addition, even if global warming is curbed below 1.5 degrees this would still happen

LG PLEDGES TRANSITION TO 100 PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY BY 2050

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Commitment Expands on Zero Carbon 2030 Initiative

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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.

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

Associate Director at 2050 Partners

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.

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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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

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.

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.

Senior Consultant: Building Energy Research at 2050 Partners

Women in Cleantech and Sustainability

Senior Consultant: Building Energy Research | 2050 Partners | Remote, California. 2050 Partners is seeking a bright and highly capable Senior Consultant to design and implement building decarbonization and energy efficiency research projects throughout California. The post Senior Consultant: Building Energy Research at 2050 Partners appeared first on Women in Cleantech & Sustainability.

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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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

Poll: Pessimistic Britons believe government will not deliver on net zero goals by 2050

Business Green

There is widespread public support for the UK's net zero emissions targets, but few people are confident the government will slash emissions sufficiently to reach the goal by 2050, a major survey of over 4,000 UK adults carried out by pollster Public First has found.

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.

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.

Samsung commits to use only renewables by 2050 as Korea cools clean energy ambition

Eco-Business

Samsung Electronics, one of Asia's most powerful corporations, has committed to use only renewable energy by 2050, but has admitted that sourcing clean energy in its home market of Korea will be "challenging

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