In the 100 days since President Donald Trump took office, his administration has embarked on an all-out assault on the environment. Here’s a timeline.
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Pitching Tasmania as a ‘renewable energy engine’ for the nation is probably clever politics , but the main problem is that it’s simply fanciful.
UK goes without coal power for 24 hours; a first since start of industrial revolution, but set to become “more and more common.”
Just how long can the Australian government and gas industry continue the charade that there might be a solution to surging domestic gas prices? It beggars belief that business is not following lead of households and smaller commercial users and investing in cheap and cleaner alternatives for power and heat.
Rocky Mountain Institute’s Amory Lovins says attempts to reboot coal and nuclear power like defibrillating a corpse: “it will jump but won’t revive.”
First-quarter decline in investment reflects partly falling cost of capital for renewables, allowing investors to install same capacity for less cash.
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.
Wastewater treatment plants are energy hogs. But a number of new technologies are promising to change this.
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.