Sat.Mar 30, 2024

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Illegal Fishing: A Global Threat to Marine Ecosystems

Green Living Guy

Illegal fishing has become a devastating global issue. It’s endangering marine ecosystems and livelihoods that rely on the health of our oceans. However, there is hope on the horizon. Especially as international law takes a stand against this destructive practice. In an effort to protect foreign waters, governments and organizations are implementing measures to put […] The post Illegal Fishing: A Global Threat to Marine Ecosystems appeared first on green living, electric vehicle cons

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ExxonMobil accused of ‘greenwashing’ over carbon capture plan it failed to invest in

The Guardian: Energy

Investigation reveals project oil giant promoted may never leave drawing board and has received no licence or government support Motorists concerned about the impact on the planet of petrol and diesel cars may be comforted by Esso’s marketing campaign on “thoughtful driving”. One of its most eye-catching initiatives is a proposal to trap carbon dioxide at a vast oil refinery and petrochemical complex on the south coast and store it under the seabed of the English Channel.

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MIT tool shows climate change could cost Texans a month and a half of outdoor time by 2080

TechCrunch: Climate

Finally, something that makes climate change relatable. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

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Why smart grids are essential to meeting the UK’s housing needs

Smart Energy International

While the Future Homes Standard (FHS) is a welcome roadmap for the future of decarbonised homes, explains Dan Nicholls of SNRG Group, it will not be realised without accompanying policy measures, which encourage the uptake of enablers like smart grids. At the end of 2023, the UK government released the long-awaited Future Homes and Buildings Standards consultation, which aims to introduce measures ensuring all new-build housing is ‘net zero ready’ by 2025.

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Manufacturing Sustainability Surge: Your Guide to Data-Driven Energy Optimization & Decarbonization

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets.

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Unlocking Orange Hydrogen Secrets

Hydrogen Fuel News

Orange hydrogen is a fascinating discovery in the realm of sustainable energy, offering a new perspective on how we can harness the natural processes of our planet for clean power. This innovative form of hydrogen, produced through the interaction between iron and water under specific conditions, not only provides a potential source of renewable energy but also presents an opportunity to address environmental challenges.

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Britain’s quiet green business success story

Financial Times: Energy

UK climate tech has boomed despite Rishi Sunak’s decision to weaken net zero policies

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Papers Directory, First-Quarter 2024 Update

Energy Central

This document contains links to all of the major / educational papers I have written and posted to Energy Central. I originally posted this document at the end of 2018. This quarterly update is at the end of the fourth quarter (March) of 2024.

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Will climate change swing India's election?

Eco-Business

As the world's largest democracy heads for the polls, India's political parties have been concerningly quiet about climate change.

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Constellation Saves Millions Using Blue Wave AI Tools

Energy Central

Constellation Saves Millions Using Blue Wave AI Tools TerraPower Submits Its Natrium Construction Permit Application the NRC South Korea Gears Up For Advanced Reactor Development Urenco Signs New Nuclear Fuel Contract With South Korea Eagle Rock Enrichment Plant May Fly Again South Africa’s PBMR May Get a Restart Thailand, Philippines Exploring Nuclear Power.

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33% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China — February 2024 Sales Report

CleanTechnica

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market, even in the slowest month of the year — due to the Chinese New Year celebrations. Due to the fact that festivities occurred this year in February, and last year they were in January, the market had an apparently. [continued] The post 33% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China — February 2024 Sales Report appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Electrofuels Are the Future: The Driving Force to Decarbonizing Heavy Transport

Speaker: Ayesha Choudhury - Senior Vice President, Head of Capital Markets at Infinium

With the first wave of the energy transition, renewable energy sources (such as solar and wind) have begun replacing coal power generation. However, some sectors are lagging behind and struggling to decarbonize more than others, including large-scale transportation like commercial aviation, shipping, and rail transit. Electrofuels (aka eFuels) are the next generation of solutions to help the hardest-to-abate sectors pivot from their reliance on fossil fuels.

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Ammonia Ports | UK

Energy Central

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The Great Basin (Including Its Only National Park) Is Going To Get Better EV Charging

CleanTechnica

“This region can be approached only from the south, and after entering it there is nothing to do but to leave. Ours has been the first, and will doubtless be the last party of whites to visit this profitless locality.” — Lt. Joseph C. Ives, referring to the Grand Canyon, [continued] The post The Great Basin (Including Its Only National Park) Is Going To Get Better EV Charging appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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10+ Hilarious EV Vanity License Plates

CleanTechnica

Humor is good for us. Self expression is good. Promoting EVs and renewable energy helps to address the climate emergency. This article combines all of these! Have you ever received less-than-thoughtful memes from people who know you own an EV and/or support renewable energy? Recently, the founder of CleanTechnica, Scott. [continued] The post 10+ Hilarious EV Vanity License Plates appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Will Dacia Spring’s Competitors In China Come To Europe? (Part 2)

CleanTechnica

In part one of this series, we noted that the Dacia Spring is by far the most affordable battery-electric vehicle on sale in Europe, typically starting under €20,000. But, where are the Dacia Spring’s competitors? Since legacy auto brands are not offering any affordable BEVs to compete with the Spring, [continued] The post Will Dacia Spring’s Competitors In China Come To Europe?

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

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

With 191 country signatories to the Paris Climate Agreement now hard at work in the race to zero carbon by 2050, much of the heavy lifting in ecosystem sustainability falls on the shoulders of the world's densely populated urban centers. This conversation considers how today's AI-enabled simulation media, such as AR/VR, can be effectively applied to accelerate learning, understanding, training, and solutions-modeling to sustainability planning and design.

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Fairly Comparing Autonomous Vehicle Systems Isn’t Really Possible

CleanTechnica

If you’ve been following autonomous vehicle development, you’ve probably come across this chart that tries to compare the systems (which the poster on X/Twitter was re-using as a joke, so don’t go heckle him!). It was seriously posted by the people mentioned in this article, though. Using vague descriptions like. [continued] The post Fairly Comparing Autonomous Vehicle Systems Isn’t Really Possible appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Clean Energy, One Community At A Time

CleanTechnica

PNNL helps communities transition to clean energy and boost their energy resilience Heating and cooling a home. Lighting for reading or studying. Cooking and storing food. Refrigerating medications. Traveling to a job or school. Energy unlocks access to nearly everything, so communities without reliable energy can experience not only daily. [continued] The post Clean Energy, One Community At A Time appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Navajo & Hopi Country Deserve More EV Charging

CleanTechnica

Recently, I’ve been writing stories about the EV dead zones in the United States. Some of them have light at the end of the tunnel, often in the form of upcoming Tesla Superchargers with NACS compatibility. Other dead zones have no plans in sight to improve the situation. In this. [continued] The post Navajo & Hopi Country Deserve More EV Charging appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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The Real Value Of Electrifying Non-Powered Dams

CleanTechnica

New methodological approach demonstrates how to assess the economic value, including non-traditional value streams, of converting non-powered dams to hydroelectric facilities Hydropower is a key source of renewable energy, but only about 3 percent of the existing dams in the United States generate electricity—the rest are non-powered dams (NPDs). While.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Climate 4.0 Economy. Climate change is here. We see it in many ways already. Weather catastrophes: Texas freezing over, the wildfires of California, the increasingly unpredictable violence and frequency of hurricanes, the rapid melting and disappearance of polar ice caps. Much more evidence all around us. What can we do in our corporate organizations, in our homes and communities, to change the current course?

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The US Federal Gov’t Attempts To Tackle Cement & Concrete Decarbonization

CleanTechnica

Cement and concrete decarbonization are elements of $6 billion in grants that the US Department of Energy announced this week. In total, 33 projects across more than 20 states will help accelerate the commercial scale demonstration of emerging industrial decarbonization technologies. Portland Cement describes the process for creating cement as. [continued] The post The US Federal Gov’t Attempts To Tackle Cement & Concrete Decarbonization appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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You Might Be Surprised At Who Took The #1 Spot In Auto Brand Loyalty

CleanTechnica

A recent article at Consumer Reports reveals what some of the top car brands are for loyalty, and what some of the bottom cars are. I plan to go through some of the more interesting finds, but based on this graphic from Car Dealership Guy on X/Twitter, you can probably. [continued] The post You Might Be Surprised At Who Took The #1 Spot In Auto Brand Loyalty appeared first on CleanTechnica.

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Tesla Cybertruck Doesn’t Solve EV Towing, But The Silverado EV Is Headed In That Direction

CleanTechnica

Before anybody tries to roast me, let me be clear right up front: the Cybertruck can tow. It obviously can tow pretty well, too. It has not only been tested to see what its limits are, but it has been tested in ways that most owners wanting to tow would. [continued] The post Tesla Cybertruck Doesn’t Solve EV Towing, But The Silverado EV Is Headed In That Direction appeared first on CleanTechnica.