RE100 Adds Even More Members At Climate Week NYC

RE100, the world’s leading 100% renewable energy target campaign, has once again made big news at Climate Week NYC 2017, announcing four more companies joining to commit to sourcing 100% renewable energy, including Citi and JPMorgan Chase & Co

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Epic — Battery Electric Car Sales vs Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Sales #RevolutionRising

Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s London Future of Energy Summit just wrapped up. As usual, the highlight of the show was the presentation from Michael Liebreich, Founder* and Chairman of the Advisory Board. This article and the next one were kicked off by a couple of tweets Karl Graves sent my way that featured two of Michael’s brilliant slides

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Mount Rushmore Before it Was Desecrated and Other Captivating Images

See some captivating historical images including Mount Rushmore before it was carved and San Francisco at the beginning of the Gold Rush.

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EU Citizens Increasingly Concerned About Climate Change

European citizens are becoming increasingly concerned with climate change and further believe that taking action to tackle climate change would be good for jobs and the economy, according to a new survey. 

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China’s Longi Plans 500 Megawatt Solar Fab In India

Identifying the huge opportunity available in the Indian solar power market, Chinese cell and module manufacturer Longi Green Energy Technology has announced plans to set up a fabrication unit in India. Construction on the facility will likely begin by the year’s end.

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Record $56 Billion Green Bonds Issuance Witnessed In H1 2017

The global green bonds market has scored yet another record issuance during the first half of 2017. A record $56 billion was issued during the first six months of the year while the second quarter saw issuance of $30 billion, the Climate Bonds Initiative reported.

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India’s Largest Bank To Raise $3 Billion Through Green Bonds

India’s largest bank — State Bank of India — is reportedly planning to launch several green bond issues to raise a total of $3 billion.

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Proposal From Lyft Would Slash Traffic Congestion In Los Angeles

Lyft is working on a plan to slash traffic congestion in Los Angeles. It emphasizes more autonomous cars and ride hailing technology.

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Germany’s Biggest Union Calls On Government To Help With Shift To EVs, But Also To Not Force Gas/Petrol Or Diesel Car Phaseout

The largest union in Germany, IG Metall, has along with the car industry association VDA now called on Germany’s politicians and government to aid in the shift to electric vehicles — but also to not “force” the phaseout of internal combustion engine vehicles — according to recent reports

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World’s 6th Mass Extinction Grows — Ash Trees & 5 African Antelopes Near Extinction (With Climate Change Playing A Part)

The eradication of the world’s remaining wildlife seems to be continuing at pace, going by the most recent IUCN Endangered Species List — with numerous species that were until recently common now “disappearing faster than they can be counted.”

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Unplugged Performance Amps Up Tesla Model 3 With New Body Kit Offerings

Unplugged Performance has brought its Model 3 body kit offerings out from hiding and the months of effort the team has poured into them have clearly paid off. The body kids transform the tame looks of Model 3 into an aggressive, race-ready stance that leaves no doubt what its intentions are

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Over $2 Billion In US Fire Suppression Costs From This Year’s Wildfire Season

There has been more than $2 billion spent on fire suppression efforts so far this budget year in the US (the budget year runs from October 1 through September 30), according to the US Forest Service

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More Good News About Solar Energy: Scientists Create Real Fuel With “Fake” Photosynthesis

Solar-to-Fuel System SchematicA new artificial photosynthesis system captures carbon dioxide and converts it directly into ethanol and ethylene with the help of solar energy

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More Than 300 Companies Have Set Ambitious Science-Based Climate Targets

renewables grid resilience energy electricityMore than 300 companies worldwide have now committed to setting ambitious Science Based Targets to reduce emissions, with more than 90 new companies joining this year alone, and also now includes 50 US businesses. 

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Bank Of America Environmental Financing Efforts Reaped 40,000 Jobs & $30 Billion Economic Output

A new analysis of the Bank of America’s environmental financing has found that over a four-year period said financing supported an annual average of 40,000 jobs, realized a cumulative $30 billion in economic output, and contributed a cumulative $14.8 billion to GDP. 

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Dubai Awards 700 Megawatt Solar CSP Contract For Mammoth Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

The Gulf emirate of Dubai announced on Saturday the contract for the mammoth Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, a 700 MW solar CSP extension awarded to a consortium made up of Chinese-based Shanghai Electric and Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power. 

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Siemens Gamesa Awarded Mammoth 300 Megawatt Wind Turbine Order In China

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it had received one of its largest ever Chinese wind turbine order, for 300 MW set to be delivered to Inner Mongolia. 

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Higher Carbon Dioxide Levels May Result In Less Nutritious Food

We know there is more carbon dioxide it the air today than 100 years ago. What we don’t know is what effect all that CO2 has on the food we eat. Researchers are just starting to explore that issue.

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