Carbon emissions from energy use by Americans fell 1.7 percent last year, part of a decade-long slide in the carbon footprint of energy in the U.S.
Tag: "fossil fuels"
Wastewater treatment plants are energy hogs. But a number of new technologies are promising to change this.
Hazelwood closure is most potent symbol of an energy market that has failed consumers. The future is localised generation, and faster, cleaner, cheaper power. The incumbents need to learn to adapt, and so do the politicians.
Because of the lack of competition that could have been introduced if RET policy was held steady, fossil fuel generators can use their market power to artificially inflate prices, and somehow convince media and politicians that it is all the fault of wind and solar.
Coal generator proposal asking CEFC for finance would provide power to Galilee Basin coal projects owned by Clive Palmer, Gina Rinehart, and Adani, and bury Co2 in “un-mineable” part of same coal province. Meanwhile, emissions rise and Coalition links with fossil fuel lobby deepen.
How can a Trump Presidency be positive? Surely this is a major setback for action on climate change, inequality, human rights and global security?
Trump breathes new life into projects that were halted by Obama and vehemently opposed by environmental and Native American groups.
Not a single fossil fuel company in the world discloses potential emissions from their reserves – and that is a big problem.
Regulator says re-bidding by major gas players caused major South Australia power price spikes in August and September.
Australia’s debate about energy costs has been framed around reports that are either ignorant or deliberately pessimistic about the cost of renewable energy alternatives. But a whole series of events is now causing industry to think differently.