As China realises the unpriced costs of coal power, such as air pollution, coal production is starting to fall.
Tag: "fossil fuels"
The ravages of climate change could severely hurt the ability of utilities in the 11 Western states to generate power unless they “climate proof” their power grid.
A “massive” global expansion of solar power — possibly enough to supply about a third or more of the world’s electricity — may be necessary by 2050.
Tesla says if customers can look after their own energy requirements, that will help wean the world off fossil fuels. Its new offerings include a 10kWh home battery storage for $US3,500. It will be offered in Australia early next year, and Tesla has teamed up with Reposit Power to allow households to use batteries to trade in NEM.
It may be possible for China to shake most of its reliance on fossil fuels by 2050, with renewables providing 80% of electricity needs.
BP Energy Outlook calls into question role BP and other international fossil fuel companies are playing in adapting to a carbon-constrained future.
The issue of universities divesting assets that pose climate risks can be a contentious one – even, it seems, among those of us who agree that it is an important goal.
Under the Dome, a documentary on pollution in China that has been viewed by more than 200 million people, could turn the tables against fossil fuels in the world’s biggest polluter. Merrill Lynch says the video could have as big an impact Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth”. Bad news for coal and oil; good news for solar, wind.