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How this 1960s Sydney home became carbon negative and now displaces other people’s fossil fuels

Renew Economy

The post How this 1960s Sydney home became carbon negative and now displaces other people’s fossil fuels appeared first on RenewEconomy. Motivated by a determination to do the right thing by the planet, Kenrick's house now generates clean energy for the grid, and makes money for his family.

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2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun

GreenBiz

2020: Fossil fuels are dead, long live the sun. In this strangest of all years, as the death toll mounts from a disease caused by human incursions into once intact ecosystems, we’re observing another death — the demise of fossil fuels. Fracking was not a viable industry even before oil went negative. .

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Pressure on creatives: PR, advertising firms targeted by fossil fuel divestment movement

GreenBiz

Pressure on creatives: PR, advertising firms targeted by fossil fuel divestment movement. As fossil fuel companies' social license to operate becomes increasingly frayed, more industries in their orbit are getting entangled in the reputational quagmire that is now part and parcel of any activity that exacerbates the climate crisis.

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Fossil fuel drilling scheme faces High Court challenge

Envirotec Magazine

For that project, greenhouse gas emissions were cited as the most significant factor for refusing permission in Ellesmere Port, with the Secretary of State stating that ‘every tonne of carbon contributes to climate change’. UKOG’s plans would have a considerable negative impact on the natural environment around Dunsfold and beyond.

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Public Pension Funds Have Lost Billions on Their Fossil Fuel Investments: New Analysis

DeSmogBlog

public pension funds would have been about 13 percent higher had they divested from fossil fuel holdings ten years ago – equivalent to around $21 million in earnings. without the fossil fuel holdings. The analysis found that while the total actual value of the six funds was $402.8

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Heard of “Net-Zero Oil” or “Carbon Negative” Bioenergy? In 2023 You Will

DeSmogBlog

Salmon might seem like a good alternative to meat, in a world that needs to shift away from carbon-intensive cattle — at least the fish farming industry would have you see it that way. Last year, we mapped Canada’s hydrogen lobby and revealed how fossil fuel interests are pushing for blue hydrogen in Canada. Aquaculture.

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Revealed: Fossil Fuel Giants Are Using British Influencers to go Viral

DeSmogBlog

DeSmog analysed examples of more than 100 influencers being paid to promote fossil fuel firms worldwide since 2017, from the US to Malaysia, in campaigns that have reached billions of people. While there’s more knowledge in general around climate change and the harms of fossil fuels, I think that people have a lot of trust in creators.