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We are all complicit in climate change — so we should all pay to fix it

Waste land: a lorry dumps rubbish in a landfill in Brazil’s Pará state, where rampant deforestation is contributing to climate change © Bloomberg The author is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and author of Net Zero One definition of madness is said to be persisting with Plan A in the face of all the…
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19 January 2022 0

Carmakers criticise French plan for health warning on adverts

The car industry has turned on France’s plan to force manufacturers to attach the equivalent of a public health warning to their advertising, claiming it reflects the jaundiced view of politicians in Paris where other means of transport are readily available. The measures, which comes into effect in March, will require carmakers to pick from…
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19 January 2022 0

Wind turbine with advanced controls used in grid-forming test by NREL and GE

Wind turbine with advanced controls used in grid-forming test by NREL and GE – Renewable Energy World Home News Wind turbine with advanced controls used in grid-forming test by NREL and… No posts to display


18 January 2022 0

New utility-scale solar needs far less land than a decade ago, LBNL says

New utility-scale solar needs far less land than a decade ago, LBNL says – Renewable Energy World Home News New utility-scale solar needs far less land than a decade ago, LBNL… No posts to display We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue to use…
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18 January 2022 0

A move to renewable energy could grow Africa’s economy by 6.4%

A move to renewable energy could grow Africa’s economy by 6.4% – Renewable Energy World Home News A move to renewable energy could grow Africa’s economy by 6.4% No posts to display


18 January 2022 0

Chief executives have a climate crisis blind spot

The writer is the author of ‘Uncharted: How to navigate the Future’ A survey of 4,446 global chief executives, published on Monday by PwC, may give reason for cheer. The group is very optimistic, as 77 per cent expect economic growth to improve over the coming year. They care about their people and are focused…
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18 January 2022 0

ExxonMobil aims to cut oil and gas emissions to net zero by 2050

ExxonMobil has announced a goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions at its oil and gas operations to net zero by 2050 as it responds to investor pressure to clean up its business in the face of climate change. The Texas-based supermajor said it would publish a series of “road maps” by the end of 2022…
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18 January 2022 0

Industry steels itself for challenge of ‘net zero’ manufacturing

In October last year, Volvo Group unveiled the world’s first vehicle made using “green” steel. The autonomous electric truck weighed eight tonnes and was designed for use in quarries and mines. It was the result of an industrial partnership between Swedish steelmaker SSAB, the state-owned electricity generator Vattenfall, and iron-ore miner LKAB. Their aim was…
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18 January 2022 0

Ceramic makers face up to dangers of EU carbon challenge

Bricks, plates, roof tiles, bathroom sinks, aircraft components, artificial joints, and steel furnace linings . . . they are all variants of an essential ingredient of the modern world: ceramics. But the need for ceramics manufacturers in Europe to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions is often overlooked when compared with other polluting heavy industries, such as steel and…
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18 January 2022 0

The best new writing about climate change

Now that the headlines from last year’s COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow have faded, you might think attention to planetary havoc has drifted. Not so in the publishing world, where 2022 has begun with an absorbing crop of environmental books on everything from the polar vortex to veganism and, of course, global warming. Humans…
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