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IEA: global carbon dioxide emissions have rebounded strongly

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In March 2020, the IEA urged governments to put clean energy at the heart of their economic stimulus plans to ensure a sustainable recovery. Climate Change COVID-19 Emissions Market Background

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IRENA, IEA study concludes meeting 2?C scenario possible with net positive economics

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Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA). The Paris Agreement reflected an unprecedented international determination to act on climate. Coal use would decline most rapidly.

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

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We haven’t really changed our lifestyle at all unless you count turning off a few powerstrips and all the computers before we go to bed. But I will admit that one thing has changed even more than the size of our electric bill and that’s the size of the solar PV system we now need to generate 100% of our electricity – because the same moves that cut our electric bill also cut the number of solar panels we need by 50% too. FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE.

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Chipping away at the ICE

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Most folks don’t care about air quality, and roll their eyes if you even hint at climate change. In two of the counties, I am often asked if I’m part of “that climate group.” Climate groups focus on overall sustainability.

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Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

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He identified three major themes in 2009 for renewable energy: “ Energy markets are undergoing their most fundamental changes since the 1930s; cap and trade is the most complex issue outside of health care; and schisms exist within the energy community that will grow stronger over time. Energy Markets in a State of Change. Dr. Paul addressed a positive change—the days of increasing US oil consumption may be over. “ Post-Stimulus. by Bill Cooke.

Renewable Energy Generation: Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy, a lesson exported from Detroit

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Fifty years later, the USA is faced with a similar challenge, energy independency and climatic change. These three leading international energy markets illustrate how progress is being made in other major energy-intensive nations, but they are not alone. The automotive industry is living proof that private companies will rarely change their behaviors without a significant stimulus to that change, and furthermore one that needs to be mandated.

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Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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The vision is fuelled by the fear of climate change and the need to find green alternatives to dirty coal, unpopular nuclear power and unreliable gas imports from Russia. “In 25 years from now, millions of buildings … will be constructed to serve as both ‘power plants’ and habitats,&# says writer and economist Jeremy Rifkin, who has advised governments and corporations on tackling climate change and energy security.

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Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Bob Lutz’s Latest Volt Test Drive Sprinting for Green Stimulus Dollars New Subsidies for Electric Cars in Britain Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You G.M. Also maintenance on these (no oil changes to speak of) etc will cost much less than an internal combution propelled car. And if the cap-and-trade legislation ever gets passed and we have to internalize the costs associated with GHG emission, then the all-electric capability of the Volt might be even more beneficial.

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Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

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GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact. His people at MidAmerican have studied clean technologies like batteries and wind power for years because of the threat of climate change.

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