The Coronavirus Should Signal The End Of Fossil Fuels

CleanTechnica

Two recent surveys show Americans are concerned about climate change even in the midst of a pandemic, and prefer economic assistance for clean energy rather than fossil fuels.

The Fossil Fuel/Renewable Energy Inflection Point: 3 Perspectives

CleanTechnica

The coronavirus may become the inflection point when renewable energy begins to surpass fossil fuels. Clean Power Fossil Fuels coronavirus fossil fuels global heating Pollution Renewable Energy solar Wind

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Takoma Park, Maryland Debates Fossil Fuel Ban

CleanTechnica

The city of Takoma Park, Maryland is debating a ban on fossil fuels as part of its sustainability plan. Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics fossil fuel ban maryland sustainability plan Takoma Park

Fossil Fuel Drilling Is Making Texans Sick (Video)

CleanTechnica

Locals have reported headaches, nosebleeds, and respiratory problems, and they are calling on fossil fuel companies to clean up their act. In Texas, methane leaking from fracking sites is not only heating the planet. It’s also making people ill.

Size Matters: Energy Storage Scales Up To Beat Down Fossil Fuels

CleanTechnica

Batteries Energy Storage Fossil Fuels Green Economy Natural Gas BNEF energy storageNatural gas cleaned coal's clock but turnabout is fair play as low-cost energy storage, wind, and solar vie for a piece of the power generation pie.

BP Withdraws From Three Fossil Fuel Industry Trade Groups

CleanTechnica

Climate Change Fossil Fuels American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers biomethane BP Carbon pricing Western Energy Alliance Western States Petroleum AssociationBP says it is ending its association with three oil trade groups over disagreements about climate change policies.

Will A Watershed Event Turn The Tide Against Fossil Fuels?

CleanTechnica

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BlackRock Has A New Attitude About Fossil Fuel Investing

CleanTechnica

Is this a watershed moment in the campaign to rid the world of the scourge of fossil fuels? Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment BlackRock Sustainability sustainable investing

Fighting Floods & Fossil Fuels In Texas (Video)

CleanTechnica

Air Quality Climate Change Fossil Fuels Health Oil Policy & Politics Water climate gentrification Diaster Preparedness floods Hurricane Harvey hurricanes natural disasters Pollution Port Arthur Texas“Can you imagine a world without environmental activists pushing for change?”.

#Sludge Report — Who Is Funding The Fossil Fuel Industry?

CleanTechnica

Banks have provided trillions of dollars in financing for fossil fuel projects in recent years. Fossil Fuels Bank of America Bank of England European Investments Bank fossil fuel investment Greenpeace Jamie Dimon JP Morgan Chase Mark Carney wells fargo

Bill McKibben Organizing Protests Against Banks That Fund Fossil Fuel Industry

CleanTechnica

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#Sludge Report: End Of Fossil Fuel Era Closer Than We Know

CleanTechnica

Clean Power BNEF fossil fuels Michael Liebreich Renewable EnergyMichael Liebreich, founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, believes we are the verge of renewable energy transition that will drive oil companies out of business decades sooner than expected.

Investing In Fossil Fuels = Burying Your Money — 20th Century Fuel Is Staying In The Ground

CleanTechnica

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350.org On Challenging Facebook’s Fossil Fuel Advertising Profits

CleanTechnica

Despite Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announcing his support for the Paris Climate Agreement, Facebook continues to take money from many fossil fuel companies via advertising. Fossil Fuels Interviews Media 350.org Facebook

FERC Sides With Fossil Fuels In Forcing Renewables To Match Prices

CleanTechnica

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) announced a directive just a few days before Christmas which will require PJM Interconnection to raise prices of wind and solar power to be in line with the cost of fossil fuels.

Top Banker For Fossil Fuel Companies Has Low Price Target On Tesla [TSLA]

CleanTechnica

According to a report in The Guardian, the top banker for fossil fuel companies is JPMorgan Chase. In fact, in the past few years it has provided $22.8 billion more in financing than #2 Citi for oil, gas, and coal companies — $75.6 billion versus $53.8 billion.

Sweden Takes Another Step Toward Freedom From Fossil Fuels

CleanTechnica

One country after another announced plans or potential plans to stop selling fossil fuel vehicles by a certain year — 2030, 2040, Cars Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Policy & Politics gas car bans Sweden Sweden gas car ban

Renewable Hydrogen Will Drink The Fossil Fuel Milkshake

CleanTechnica

Renewable hydrogen from water is the end game, and fossil fuel stakeholders better hold on to their milkshakes as wind and solar power rise up. Clean Power Wind Energy Denmark Electricity Energy Hydrogen Ørsted Renewable Energy

Fossil Fuel Vehicles Plummet 40% In Sweden As EVs Triple To Over 30% Market Share

CleanTechnica

January saw fossil fuel passenger vehicle sales plummet in Sweden by almost 40% year on year, with diesels more than halved, as plug-in vehicle market share climbed to over 30%.

#EC2019 Part 1: Fossil Fuel Greenwashing Invaded A Climate Solutions Conference

CleanTechnica

And we can't let the fossil fuel industry continue to get in the way of progress, as they clearly did on Friday at the Vancouver, BC climate solutions conference. We have to do better.

The Guardian bans fossil fuel advertising

GreenBiz

The media group will no longer accept advertising from oil and gas companies, despite acknowledging decision will have implications for its revenues. Corporate Strategy media oil Oil & Gas

Dow embraces circularity. and fossil fuels

GreenBiz

Dow is looking to lead on the circular economy — not so much on moving away from fossil fuels. Circular Economy chemical recycling Dow GreenBiz 20 Natural Gas Renewable Energy Solar Wind Power

3 Banks Funding Fossil Fuels The Most Keep Telling You To Sell Tesla Stock [TSLA]

CleanTechnica

The update this week: despite a surprise profit in quarter 3 and much of the market swinging in the other direction, the Tesla analysts at these top 3 fossil fuel funders are holding steady on their bearish stance and recommendation to sell.

So You Think We're Reducing Fossil Fuel Use? Think Again.

Jim Conca

If you think we’re doing a good job of curbing fossil fuel use, you're mistaken. Oil production is exploding in America. Growth in coal in the developing world shows no sign of slowing, and gas has kicked into high gear most everywhere. Renewables are increasing slower.

Why Are We Subsidizing Fossil Fuels? Seriously

CleanTechnica

Yet the Trump Administration continues propping up the fossil fuel industry — despite the sector facing real financial problems that began long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporting renewables can cut emissions and boost the economy, all while providing cost-competitive energy.

Hydrogen In, Fossil Fuel Out For Leading Steelmaker, Eventually

CleanTechnica

A new "green" hydrogen pilot plant in Austria aims at decarbonizing industrial processes, beginning with steel, with an assist from renewable. Clean Power Electricity Energy H2FUTURE Hydrogen Renewable Energy voestalpine

Green Tech vs. Fossil Fuel Jobs: Which Are You More Likely to Land?

U.S. Green Technology

Green tech jobs happen to be more plentiful than fossil fuel jobs today. Image from [link] Question for you: Are you more likely to find a job in fossil fuels or in green technology? The post Green Tech vs. Fossil Fuel Jobs: Which Are You More Likely to Land?

Fossil fuels demonstrating their unreliability

Eco-Business

As oil markets fluctuate wildly, how can the world economy still be running on a commodity that not only wreaks havoc on the planet when extracted and burned, but is unpredictable and volatile

The fossil fuel industry’s $100 trillion blindspot

Impact Alpha

The signposts are clear: the fossil fuel industry is in long-term decline as demand shifts to clean energy. Fossil fuel producers, however, continue to invest $5 trillion a year in new production despite falling demand and calls to limit emissions and planetary warming.

Global fossil fuel demand’s ‘staggering’ fall

Eco-Business

The world’s energy markets are in upheaval, as experts report an historic fall in global fossil fuel demand

Here’s Another Argument For Renewable Energy: No More Wars For Oil

CleanTechnica

Critics of renewable energy claim transitioning away from fossil fuels will be too expensive. Fossil Fuels Oil fossil fuel oil Renewable EnergyBut what about the cost of continuing to base the global economy on oil?

Fight or switch? How the low-carbon transition is disrupting fossil fuel politics

GreenBiz

Global fossil fuel and overall energy consumption are still rising. But the new focus on them shows that the end is near. Energy & Climate oil

3 Banks Funding Fossil Fuels The Most Are Tesla [TSLA] Bears

CleanTechnica

Thanks to some work by Rainforest Action Network and The Guardian, as well as a post from a member of a Tesla forum, I recently wrote an article highlighting that the #1 fossil fuel development financier happens to also be an extreme Tesla [TSLA] bear.

Fossil fuel wind-down

Impact Alpha

The post Fossil fuel wind-down appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Mar. 24 – You know the ground has shifted when nationalization of the oil industry is considered “a moderate proposal” as The New Republic put it. The market has already written down the oil majors as growth stocks and values them mostly as cash cows. The government could snap up the four biggest U.S. paywall Climate Finance Signals

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

Equinor Says Thanks But No Thanks To Deep Water Drilling Plan In Australia

CleanTechnica

Equinor becomes the latest fossil fuel company to cancel a proposed energy plan that would have added millions of tons of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. Fossil Fuels Australia deep water drilling Equinor fossil fuels Great Australian Bight Marine Park

A Life Without Fossil Fuel Consumption, + Tesla Shuttle Trip From Lethbridge To Calgary Airport

CleanTechnica

I recently drove some Tesla Shuttle passengers, Kathryn and her parents, on a trip from Calgary to Lethbridge. She has agreed to share some of her story with us.

Renewable energy surpasses fossil fuels in the UK

Inhabitat - Innovation

In a first for the United Kingdom, wind turbines, solar panels and other renewable energy sources have generated more electricity than their fossil fuel counterparts of coal and natural gas

No-Gold Perovskite Solar Cells Aim A Dagger At The Heart Of Fossil Fuels

CleanTechnica

The research activity around perovskite solar cells tells a story with quite an unhappy ending for coal, oil, and natural gas. Clean Power Solar Energy Energy perovskite research perovskite solar cells

Fossil fuels add to world’s marine dead zones

Eco-Business

Air pollution from burning fossil fuels is adding to fertiliser run-off and sewage to kill marine life in global dead zones