User: newstrust Topic: Green Technology
Category: Green Power
Last updated: Jul 09 2020 23:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Clean energy future 'is vital' - UN chief 9.7.2020 BBC: Science
The UN Secretary-General tells a meeting that it is "vital" the world moves towards clean energy.
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Letters to the Editor: Solar on all local warehouses makes more sense than long transmission lines 9.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cities need solar energy, but they don't need to import all that power via long-distance transmission lines.

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Vouchers of up to £5,000 for home insulation 7.7.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
The chancellor will announce £2bn of grants to fund energy-saving projects for homeowners in England.
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Coronavirus Is Creating a Crisis of Energy Insecurity 5.7.2020 Truthout.com
With unpaid bills and energy shutoffs rising during the pandemic, we need to act now to avoid another health emergency.
With unpaid bills and energy shutoffs rising during the pandemic, we need to act now to avoid another health emergency.
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BBC Proms 2020: Line-up will be 'flexible' to adapt to the pandemic 3.7.2020 BBC: Front Page
Organisers are creating multiple programmes for each show, as uncertainty over live music continues.
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Want jobs and clean energy? This overlooked technology could deliver both 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

"You could have all the renewable energy in the world. But if you don't have the transmission lines, you have nothing," then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said in 2010.

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Is the hydrogen tech 'revolution' hope or hype? 1.7.2020 BBC: Science
Can hydrogen - a relatively clean source of fuel - help power the economy of the future?
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House Democrats’ climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental contamination that disproportionately harms low-income and minority communities.
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Remember the Aliso Canyon disaster? SoCalGas just tried to delay safety tests 1.7.2020 LA Times: Environment

The company cited the COVID-19 pandemic, but state officials denied the request. Aliso was the site of the largest gas leak in U.S. history.

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Facebook to build $800 million data center in DeKalb 30.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Facebook announced Tuesday it is building an $800 million data center in DeKalb that would rely on renewable energy and bringing about 100 operational jobs to the northwest region of the state.
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Shell takes $22bn hit over low oil prices 30.6.2020 BBC: Business
The oil giant says cheaper crude prices mean its assets are not worth as much as they used to be.
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BP sells petrochemicals business to Ineos in $5bn deal 29.6.2020 BBC: Business
The oil giant said the move would help its transition to being a lower carbon firm.
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Some homeowners struggled to pay PACE improvement loans. The coronavirus made it harder 29.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Consumer groups are raising concern over a potential foreclosure wave tied to PACE home improvement loans.

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Extinction events: The man helping protect earth 28.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Asteroids and comets pose "one of the most significant risks to human civilisation", it is claimed.
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It’s Time to Nationalize the Fossil Fuel Industry 26.6.2020 Truthout.com
We must institute public ownership of the fossil fuel industry to avert catastrophe, says economist Robert ...
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California mandates big increase in zero-emission trucks 26.6.2020 LA Times: Business

A new state mandate would require 4,000 new zero emission truck sales by 2024 and 300,000 by 2035.

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Big homes for $750,000 in San Bernardino County 25.6.2020 LA Times: Business

Take a look at homes with over 4,000 square feet on the market for roughly $750,000 in Lake Arrowhead, Oak Hills and Fontana in San Bernardino County.

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Arctic Circle sees 'hottest-ever' recorded temperatures 22.6.2020 BBC: Science
Temperatures are believed to have hit 38C (100F) in one Siberian town after a persistent heatwave.
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British Gas owner plans to launch cheaper energy rival 22.6.2020 BBC: Business
The firm, which has been shedding customers and plans to cut jobs, is trying to boost profits.
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Greta Thunberg: Climate change 'as urgent' as coronavirus 20.6.2020 BBC News - Science & Environment
Greta Thunberg says the world needs to treat climate change with similar urgency to Covid-19.
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