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100% Clean: How Do We Actually Get There? 22.10.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
For the U.S. to do its part to help avoid the worst impacts of climate change, we must achieve a 100% clean economy by 2050 at the latest – removing at least as much climate pollution from the atmosphere as we put into it each year. (Read this for more on what we mean by […]
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International Efforts to Increase Energy Efficiency and Opportunities to Advance Energy in the United States 21.10.2019 WRI Stories
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Ohio Supreme Court paves the way for future expansion of energy efficiency 15.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Ohio Supreme Court paves the way for future expansion of energy efficiency
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RELEASE: WRI Joins Zero Carbon Buildings for All Initiative Launched at UN Climate Action Summit 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: WRI Joins Zero Carbon Buildings for All Initiative Launched at UN Climate Action Summit Developing and industrialized countries commit to decarbonize their building sector to achieve massive CO2 reductions. NEW YORK (September 23, 2019) — All buildings must be net zero carbon by 2050 to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, but fewer than 1% of buildings are today. Zero Carbon Buildings for All, a multi-partner global initiative endorsed by the UN Secretary General, was announced at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: New global effort on climate change targets 3% increase in energy efficiency per year 23.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: New global effort on climate change targets 3% increase in energy efficiency per year NEW YORK (23 September 2019)– A new coalition of countries, businesses and international organizations today committed to driving a three percent global increase in energy efficiency each year – a move that can help limit climate change and increase global prosperity. Launched at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, the Three Percent Club builds on International Energy Agency (IEA) research... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
China is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? 17.9.2019 THE CITY FIX
China is in the midst of a construction mega-boom. The country has the largest buildings market in the world, making up 20% oconstruction investment$13 trillion on buildings by 2030 This unprecedented level of construction has tremendous implications ‒ not just ...
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China Is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? 17.9.2019 WRI Stories
China Is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? Comments|Add Comment|PrintGuangzhou’s Pearl River Tower, the first zero carbon building in China. Photo by Brad Wilkins/Creative Commons. */ China is in the midst of a construction mega-boom. The country has the largest buildings market in the world, making up 20% of all construction investment globally. And it’s only set to grow: China is expected to spend nearly $13 trillion on buildings by 2030. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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As the world warms, the call for climate-friendly cooling heats up 17.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The next phase of The Climate Group’s EP100 initiative stresses need for more energy-efficient air conditioners, especially in emerging economies.
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Accelerating Building Decarbonization: Eight Attainable Policy Pathways to Net Zero Carbon Buildings For All 17.9.2019 WRI Stories
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RELEASE: New Research Shows Zero Carbon Buildings Are Possible Where You Might Least Expect Them 17.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: New Research Shows Zero Carbon Buildings Are Possible Where You Might Least Expect Them WRI analysis finds that across locations and regulatory environments, there are many achievable policy pathways to zero carbon buildings WASHINGTON (September 17, 2019) — While zero carbon buildings have previously been assumed to be attainable only by technologically advanced or wealthy countries, new WRI research finds there are policy pathways to reach zero carbon buildings regardless of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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China is positioned to lead on climate change as the US rolls back its policies 16.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reducing China’s reliance on coal energy is an enormous long-term shift. But it looks like that might change.
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Here are the winners and losers on climate policy in 2019 13.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
State lawmakers this year made it easier to get renewables in some parts of the country, but others gutted clean energy expansion.
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Viral Tweet About Keeping Your House at 82 Degrees When You Sleep For 'Energy Efficiency' Gets Destroyed 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"How many bath sheets do you need to own if you keep the temp at 82 degrees while you sleep?" one Twitter user jokingly asked.
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5 things to watch for when Xcel Energy files plans with Minnesota regulators 1.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Xcel Energy will file its resource plan for the next 15 years with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Environmentalists, consumer advocates and others will be scrutinizing the details.
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Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings 28.6.2019 WRI Stories
Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings Comments|Add Comment|PrintEskişehir, Turkey. Photo by Kyle Laferriere A city without buildings is simply not a city. And yet when it comes to climate action, buildings tend to take a back seat to transport, energy production and industry. Making buildings more energy-efficient is the cheapest way to reduce emissions known to humankind and provides some of the greatest co-benefits for urban resilience, development and quality of life. Yet... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Eskişehir, Turkey, Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings 28.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
A city without buildings is simply not a city. And yet when it comes to climate action, buildings tend to take a back seat to transport, energy production and industry. Making buildings more energy-efficient is the cheapest way to reduce ...
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Illinois’ Clean Energy Jobs Act taps power of energy efficiency 30.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Illinois’ Clean Energy Jobs Act taps power of energy efficiency
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Pennsylvania has cost-effective opportunities to reduce carbon pollution – new report 30.5.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
Six states could see significant opportunity and low costs if they put in place protections against carbon pollution from the electricity sector, according to a new report. The report, by Resources for the Future, looked at Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan. It found that taking two steps – setting a binding, declining […]
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The unsung reliability hero of New England: Energy efficiency 20.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The unsung reliability hero of New England: Energy efficiency
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5 deep decarbonization trends in China’s industrial sector 16.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Electrification, carbon capture and hydrogen — oh my!
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