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Responsible Agriculture a Must to Meet Climate Change Goals

More resources need to be dedicated to sustainable agriculture if the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement are to be met, according to sector leaders and experts speaking at the UN Climate Change Conference. During a session on...Show More Summary

Industrial Water Treatment Technology Market to Boom through 2020

The market for industrial water treatment technologies geared to managing wastewater is expected to grow 50% by 2020 as water resources become increasingly strained, according to The post Industrial Water Treatment Technology Market to Boom through 2020 appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Humans Do It – Federal Study

A just-released U.S. government study affirms – again – the scientific consensus that the climate is changing rapidly and human-generated greenhouse gas emissions are driving the change. From Washington Post via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var...Show More Summary

Why Bait Wind Turbines?

Somebody set out dead rabbits at the base of Iowa wind turbines. The apparent explanation is opponents’ intent to lure hawks and eagles into the spinning blades to discredit wind power. From greenmanbucket via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var...Show More Summary

India’s Climate Fight Is Everybody’s Climate Fight

How India’s battle with climate change could determine all of our fates India’s population and emissions are rising fast, and its ability to tackle poverty without massive fossil fuel use will decide the fate of the planet Damian Carrington...Show More Summary

The World’s Path To 100% New Energy

Report: Global switch to 100 per cent renewable electricity both feasible and cheaper than current system Michael Holder, 8 November 2017 (BusinessGreen) “Renewables combined with energy storage technologies could generate enough secure...Show More Summary

Environmental Leader Awards Early Bird Deadline Extended to Nov. 13

Environmental Leader and Energy Manager Today have extended the Early Bird deadline for product and project award submissions through the end of the weekend. The deadline for the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards – as well as for the EMT Awards – is now Monday, November 13. Show More Summary

How S&P Credit Ratings Change by Environmental & Climate Factors

S&P Global’s corporate credit ratings - the organization’s predictions about a company’s capacity and willingness to meet its financial commitments as they come due - are affected by environmental and climate (E&C) factors for more than The post How S&P Credit Ratings Change by Environmental & Climate Factors appeared first on Environmental Leader.

New Energy As A Power Market Player

Wind Energy Feels the Force of World Markets; Vestas shares plunge and another question mark is raised over the profitability of green energy. Anna Hirtenstein, November 9, 2017 (Bloomberg News) “Vestas Wind Systems A/S lost about aShow More Summary

Great Expectations For UK’s Biggest Solar Build

UK's biggest solar farm planned for Kent coast; Subsidy-free plant would cover 900 acres of farmland near Great Expectations marshes at Faversham, dwarfing output of UK’s current largest solar site Adam Vaughan, 9 November 2017 (UK Guardian) “…[The...Show More Summary

Managing the Energy Information Grid: Digital Strategies for Utilities

Over the past ten years utilities globally have been using new technologies across the value chain to extract value, defer investments and improve customer satisfaction. In this piece we highlight the digital imperative for the industry and how utilities can optimize their digital strategies. Indeed, digitization is at an inflection point in the sector, where […]

Small businesses buy into wind and solar power benefits

Large-scale wind and solar power is now providing low-cost, long-term fixed-price electricity for major corporations like Amazon and Google. But far smaller companies are also buying, creating a potential surge in renewable energy use. ...Show More Summary

Here’s How Solar Panels Work

Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to offer his help to rebuild Puerto Rico’s power grid, damaged by Hurricane Maria. True to his word, the company provided a solar panel and battery storage array to Hospital del Niño, a children’s hospital in San Juan. While solar panel tech has gotten cheaper […]

Wind and Solar Power Advance, but Carbon Refuses to Retreat 

Two decades have passed since diplomats from around the world emerged from a conference hall in Kyoto, Japan, with what was billed as the first deal ever to limit emissions of carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping greenhouse gases that are relentlessly warming the earth’s atmosphere. Climate diplomacy has made a lot of progress since then. […]

Tesla battery keeps lights on

The windstorm that swept through Vermont last week left many homes powerless. Solar panels connected to homes couldn’t be used — except by a lucky few who had already taken advantage of Green Mountain Power’s Tesla Powerwall battery lease program.Andy McMahan, owner of Ripanco Kennel in Duxbury, signed up for the lease program as soon […]

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