Category Archives: Green Energy

The Paris Climate Accord, Unravelling | It Depended on The USA Paying the Bills

Developing countries rounded on the United States and its allies at emergency climate talks Sunday, accusing the world’s richest nations of stalling on a deal aimed at preventing runaway global warming.  Experts from around the world wrapped up discussions in … Continue reading

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Swiss startup Energy Vault is stacking concrete blocks to store energy — Quartz

  About 96% of the world’s energy-storage capacity comes in the form of one technology: pumped hydro. Whenever generation exceeds demand, the excess electricity is used to pump water up a dam. When demand exceeds generation, that water is allowed … Continue reading

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Did Climate Change Happen Once Before In Earth’s History? – No, It Happened Many Times. It’s What Climate Does.

But the most striking feature of this early age of mammals is that it was almost unbelievably hot, so hot that around 50 million years ago there were crocodiles, palm trees, and sand tiger sharks in the Arctic Circle. On … Continue reading

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A ‘Mini Ice Age’ Is Coming in The Next 15 Years | It’s The Sun 

A new model that predicts the solar cycles more accurately than ever before has suggested that solar magnetic activity will drop by 60 percent between 2030 and 2040, which means in just 15 years’ time, Earth could sink into what … Continue reading

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Trudeau’s tough climate polices face a mounting backlash – SFGate

Two years ago, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a set of aggressive policies to reduce his country’s greenhouse gas emissions, centered on a nationwide price on carbon. As that price is about to take effect, growing opposition has put … Continue reading

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Doug Ford scraps carbon tax plan and sets up climate fight with Trudeau

Ontario’s new rightwing government has ended a carbon pricing policy aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada’s most populous province. The move to scrap the cap-and-trade program puts the provincial Conservative government – led by Doug Ford – directly … Continue reading

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Climate Change: California’s ‘Bold’ Efforts Have Left State Poor, But Done Little To Cut CO2 Emissions | Choking on Virtue

Climate Change: For more than a decade, California has won high praise from environmentalists for its stringent greenhouse gas restrictions. But a new report shows that despite the enormous costs of this effort, the state is doing a worse job … Continue reading

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