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Tags results for 'fossil fuels'

Gates to invest $2bn in breakthrough renewable energy projects

Posted in Business on 30th Jun, 2015 01:29 AM
by AlexMuller
Gates said that he would double his current investments in renewables over the next five years in a bid to tackle climate change.

If we burned all of the fossil fuels, would any of Antarctica's ice survive?

Posted in Science on 14th Sep, 2015 09:28 AM
by AlexMuller
Oceans would rise by over 50m changing the face of planet Earth, say scientists, but over a long time.

Fossil fuel divestment movement reaches $2.6 trillion

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2015 03:16 PM
by AlexMuller
A campaign to abandon fossil fuels to boost the fight against climate change has rapidly picked up steam, with institutions worth $2.6 trillion pledging to divest, a study said Tuesday.

Fossil fuels could be phased out worldwide in a decade, says new study

Posted in Business on 16th Apr, 2016 07:07 AM
by AlexMuller
The next great energy revolution might take place in a fraction of the time of major changes in the past.

Tesla's chief Elon Musk: 'We need a revolt against the fossil fuel industry'

Posted in Business on 7th May, 2016 05:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Musk claimed that traditional energy sources will continue to hold a competitive edge due to the vast subsidies they receive.

Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world

Posted in Business on 1st Jun, 2016 11:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Investments in renewables during the year were more than double the amount spent on new coal and gas-fired power plants.

Solar generation grew 33% in 2015 as coal records largest fall

Posted in Business on 10th Jun, 2016 08:21 PM
by AlexMuller
Solar generation increased by 33% in 2015, officially becoming the world’s fastest growing source of energy.

We may be reaching the end stage of the fossil fuel era as we know it

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jun, 2016 12:49 AM
by AlexMuller
A report says we'll reach a tipping point in 2027, when new wind and solar power actually become cheaper than running existing coal and gas generators in much of the world.

North America Is Set to Announce Its Most Ambitious Clean Energy Target Yet

Posted in Business on 29th Jun, 2016 04:07 PM
by AlexMuller
US, Canada, and Mexico poised to announce an ambitious energy pledge; 50% of North American electricity drawn from clean sources by 2025.

Climate change: UK to set new emissions target

Posted in Business on 30th Jun, 2016 05:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Ministers are expected to announce that the UK will cut carbon emissions by 57% by 2032, from 1990 levels.

Renewable energy: UK expected to miss 2020 targets

Posted in Science on 6th Jul, 2016 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The Climate Change Act mandates emissions cuts of 80% by 2050.

Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

Posted in Science on 20th Nov, 2017 12:42 AM
by Alex Muller
UN climate talks in Bonn have concluded with progress on technical issues, but with bigger questions about cutting carbon unresolved.

4 Significant Things We Can Do to Combat Climate Change Now

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2017 01:59 PM
by Alex Muller
Earlier this month, 13 US government agencies (NOAA, NASA, DOE, etc.) concluded that climate change is real and caused mainly by human activity.

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