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Coronavirus, the stay-at-home workstyle, and cloud energy consumption 8.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Between video calls, collaboration applications and streaming services, data centers are working overdrive. Here’s some perspective on how much power that requires and why efficiency matters more than ever.
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Could artificial photosynthesis be the holy grail of renewables? 8.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Emulating the natural process plants use to convert sunlight into energy could bring benefits in efficiency not just for power generation, but for energy storage.
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Opinion: Renewable energy must be the future, if we are to have one at all 7.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The world relies too much on fossil fuels, but nearly 75% of new electricity generation capacity last year used renewable energy. Great. Let's do better.

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Green hydrogen could curb one-third of fossil fuel and industry emissions by 2050 7.4.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
That's according to a BloombergNEF report that calls policy support for the hydrogen economy "insufficient."
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Coronavirus, cheap natural gas and building electrification 3.4.2020 GreenBiz.com
Will the spectacular drop in natural gas prices throttle the movement to electrify buildings? What's driving the coming collision.
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Orchestrating the energy transition: Tuning into buildings 2.4.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
For the sector to play its part means adopting aggressive energy efficiency, zero-carbon and grid-interactive strategies, especially for existing structures.
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This is exactly the time to be talking about climate change 31.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
If we have the chance to start anew, why would we want to rescue and lock in unsustainable systems and industries for another generation or more?
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Japan’s New Climate Commitment Falls Woefully Short. Here’s How to Improve It. 31.3.2020 WRI Stories
Japan’s New Climate Commitment Falls Woefully Short. Here’s How to Improve It. Comments|Add Comment|PrintTokyo skyline. Photo by Adventurerob/Flickr Today Japan announced the national climate plan — its nationally determined contribution (NDC) — that it will submit to the United Nations. Unfortunately, it is no stronger than the one submitted five years ago, keeping in place a top-line target to reduce emissions 26% by 2030 from 2013 levels. Japan is doing so despite its status as a major... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Asia's central banks must rise to the challenge of climate change 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Most central banks in Asia already believe they should help to promote green bonds and other low-carbon initiatives.
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GreenBiz analysts take stock of the clean economy 30.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
How, and how much, is the coronavirus pandemic impacting the clean economy? Our analysts share what they're seeing.
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Corporate renewable energy in the age of COVID-19 27.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Corporations have been driving the uptake of renewables across the United States for years. Hundreds of companies have made voluntary commitments to transition to 100 percent clean energy, and companies of all sizes have spearheaded renewable procurement deals, adding clean energy capacity to the grid. 
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California approves climate change target that critics say is far too weak 27.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The slower pace to reduce emissions comes as construction of solar and wind farms could be slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Falling power demand is impacting clean energy 26.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
With the pandemic spurring a dramatic drop in economic activity across Europe, electricity, renewables and carbon prices have also plummeted
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US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus 20.3.2020 WRI Stories
US Coronavirus Response: 3 Principles for Sustainable Economic Stimulus Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew York City transit personnel sanitize a subway car to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo by Marc A. Hermann/MTA New York City Transit As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States continues to rise and more and more Americans are told to stay home, the true extent of this crisis is becoming more apparent daily. Our immediate focus is on the health and safety of our... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Does this tiny island of the coast of Maine hold the answer to the future of electricity? 19.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Integrating time-tested technology with emerging innovations, remote Isle au Haut could be a renewable energy model for the rest of the world.
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How to make solar power work for all 19.3.2020 GreenBiz.com
Three stories and three approaches to equitable clean energy, and we're just getting started. The first in a series.
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California is a climate leader. But here's why it needs to move even faster 18.3.2020 LA Times: Business

Critics say the Public Utilities Commission is poised to keep emissions reductions chugging along at an unacceptably slow pace.

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Coronavirus dampens 2020 outlook for clean energy and electric vehicles 17.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The immediate crisis could undermine long-term strategy.
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Why feminine leadership is essential for the clean energy transition 13.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
It's time to embrace traits like collaboration, empathy and flexibility, no matter your gender.
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After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover 13.3.2020 WRI Stories
After Coronavirus, Low-carbon Investments Can Help Economies Recover Comments|Add Comment|PrintTaking bold climate action, such as increasing renewable energy capacity, can stimulate economic growth while reducing air pollution. Photo by Hahaheditor12667/Wikimedia Commons The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a human tragedy, infecting more than 120,000 and killing more than 4,200 people as of March 12, 2020. The loss of human life is heart-breaking and set to continue ticking... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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