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.

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

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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.

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.

Is Earth Livable In 2050?

U.S. Green Technology

The post Is Earth Livable In 2050? Green Politics, Political News Is Earth Livable In 2050 Incoming US President Joe Biden will have a large and long agenda of things he has to reform, reset and restart in his first 100 days in office.

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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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.

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.

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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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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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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

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

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.

Ohio bill emphasizes jobs and justice on path to 100% clean energy by 2050

Renewable Energy World

Ohio Democratic lawmakers plan to emphasize potential economic benefits as they try to persuade Republican colleagues to support an ambitious new bill aimed at pushing the state to 100% clean energy by 2050. That target would increase to 100% by 2050. By Kathiann M.

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.

Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

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

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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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“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 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

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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Green trade: UK Export Finance pleges to align its financing with net zero by 2050

Business Green

The UK's export agency has pledged to achieve net zero emissions across its financing portfolio by 2050, setting out its plans to increase support for 'green' projects and improve its understanding of climate-related risks.

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

Global Zero Carbon Buildings Accelerator wants to remove carbon emissions from buildings by 2050

Renewable Energy World

Planning: Developing and initiating short- and medium-term action plans and long-term national roadmaps linked to nationally determined contributions and other national strategies to achieve zero-carbon buildings by 2050.

United Nations staff pension fund sets 2050 net zero target

Business Green

The £61.5bn United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF) has outlined a range of climate targets it will look to meet as it transitions its investment portfolio to net zero emissions by 2050.

Japan vows to become carbon neutral by 2050

Eco-Business

Japan has pledged to go carbon neutral by mid-century, bringing it in line with the European Union and a handful of other nations. Achieving this goal will require a major overhaul of the world's third-biggest economy

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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US calls for shipping to have zero emissions by 2050

Mr. Sustainability

The US commitment to absolute zero, not net zero, can be a political game changer for the shipping industry Summary - The US wants the global shipping industry to reduce its CO2 emissions to zero by 2050, announces the country's special presidential envoy for climate, John Kerry.

US calls for shipping to have zero emissions by 2050

Mr. Sustainability

The US commitment to absolute zero, not net zero, can be a political game changer for the shipping industry Summary - The US wants the global shipping industry to reduce its CO2 emissions to zero by 2050, announces the country's special presidential envoy for climate, John Kerry.

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.

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

LA CleanTech Incubator

London Pensions Fund Authority targets net zero by 2050

Business Green

The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) has become the latest in the retirement savings sector to set its sights on net zero emissions by 2050, in addition to setting interim 2030 goals towards decarbonising its £6.8bn investment portfolio, it announced yesterday.

Reports: India mulling net zero emissions target for 2050

Business Green

Bloomberg reported that officials were debating whether to set a formal net zero emissions goal for 2050. Potentially huge climate news via @AkshatRathi this morning, that India is looking at a net-zero emissions target for 2050.

Petronas announces net zero by 2050 'aspiration'

Business Green

Petronas today announced an "aspiration to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050", asserting its intention to operate as "progressive energy and solutions partner enriching lives for a sustainable future". "As

Renewable energy could power the world by 2050

Eco-Business

Wind, water and solar sources ? the renewable energy trio ? could meet almost all the needs of our power-hungry society in 30 years

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