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The International Energy Agency’s Double Game with Climate Change

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March 30th, 2017 by The BeamBy Hans-Josef Fell, President of the Energy Watch Group. “Any credible path to achieving the world’s climate objectives must have renewable energy at its core,” ...

5 Sustainable Cities & What They Are Doing To Fight The Climate Crisis

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. Find out what these five cities are doing to fight the climate crisis and improve the lives of ...

Ikea Introduces New Smart Lighting System

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March 29th, 2017 by Joshua S HillSwedish furniture (and everything else) giant Ikea has announced the introduction of its own new smart lighting system which it hopes will compete with ...

2˚C Scenario Possible With Renewable Energy

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March 27th, 2017 by Steve HanleyAt the request of the German government, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the International Energy Agency (IEA) conducted a study to determine whether ...

Connie Hedegaard: “I wish that European institutions would focus more on climate and environmental questions to show the value of the EU to EU citizens.”

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March 26th, 2017 by The BeamThe Beam interview series, edition 30: Connie Hedegaard CleanTechnica keeps on publishing some of The Beam interviews and opinion pieces twice a week. The Beam ...

Tesla Says Australia’s Energy Market Rules Are Outdated & Don’t Encourage Battery Storage

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March 28th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Tesla has joined the growing chorus calling for a complete rethink of Australia’s energy market rules, saying they have been designed ...

SEIA Launches US Consumer Solar Education Campaign

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March 30th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe US Solar Energy Industries Association has launched a nationwide consumer education campaign in an effort to inform and protect solar consumers with the ...

New North Sea Wind Power Hub Could Supply 70-100 Million People With Renewable Energy By 2050

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March 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThree European transmission system operators have signed a trilateral agreement this week that intends to develop a large renewable European electricity system in the ...

We Can’t Wait To Take Climate Action. Here’s Why

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. When it comes to our changing climate, if we fail to reduce the fossil fuel emissions that are ...

“Professor X” Aims To Disrupt Autonomous Vehicle Tech With Silicon Valley Startup AutoX

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March 25th, 2017 by Kyle FieldSome people just aren’t satisfied with the safe route in life and can’t help but to unleash their passions on the world in the form ...

This Planned Community Could Become The Most Sustainable Town In America

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March 29th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Nexus Media. By Marlene Cimons It was love at first sight for Richard and Robin Kinley. But it took a sunset to ...

Los Angeles International Airport Now Has Zero-Emissions Utility Shuttle (ZEUS) Buses From WallyPark’s Lots

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March 26th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanWhen I notice a large city vehicle that is fully electric or a utility truck that is electric or even a hybrid, I breathe a ...

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Vehicle Testing Following Accident In Arizona (Other Vehicle’s Driver At Fault)

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March 26th, 2017 by James AyreUber has temporarily suspended its self-driving vehicle testing following an accident in Tempe, Arizona, according to recent reports. To be clear, though, Uber’s self-driving Volvo ...

Kia & Hyundai Collaborating On Fully Electric Car Chassis

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March 30th, 2017 by Steve HanleyOriginally published on Gas2. Speaking to reporters prior to an upcoming auto show in Korea, Lee Ki-sang, head of green car operations for Hyundai and ...

The “Sun King” Returns To Solar Market With Lightweight Ultra-Thin Flexible PV Panel

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March 27th, 2017 by Giles ParkinsonOriginally published on RenewEconomy. Dr Zhengrong Shi, the founder of Suntech and the former UNSW PhD graduate known as the “Sun King,” is returning to ...

SSE & Statoil Buyout Statkraft Stake In 4.8 Gigawatt Dogger Bank

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNorway’s Statoil and Britain’s SSE have both acquired an additional stake in the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind development site, in the North Sea off ...

Guangzhou, New York, & Vancouver Are Making Climate Solutions A Reality

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March 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. The climate crisis is a problem caused by humans that can be solved by humans. These three cities ...

Berkeley Researchers Map Out Renewable Energy Future For Africa

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillResearchers from the University of California Berkeley have mapped out what they believe to be a viable strategy for Africa to steadily increase its ...

Japan’s Post-Fukushima Economy Can Rely On Renewables, Claims IEEFA

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March 24th, 2017 by Joshua S HillA new report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has outlined how Japan, in a post-Fukushima economy, can rebuild its ...

Sunrun Expands Into Wisconson

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March 30th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe United States’ largest dedicated residential solar company announced this week that it is expanding its home solar service into the state of Wisconson,

More Than Ever, We Need A Strong EPA

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March 26th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. With the EPA’s essential work under serious threat, we thought the time was right to revisit the landmark ...

Another Milestone For Renault: 100,000th Leased Electric Vehicle Battery

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March 28th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanRenault’s customers are partial to leasing their batteries, an option that very few electric car producers have offered. There are certainly pros and cons to ...

Baidu Led Recent NextEV Funding Round

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreThe China-based tech giant Baidu led the most recent NextEV funding round, with an undisclosed figure, according to recent reports. The overall funding round was ...

BMW i3 Gets Dirty As Professional Rally Racer Runs It Through The Paces

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March 25th, 2017 by Kyle FieldProfessional rally driver Rauno Aaltonen of Aaltonen Motor Sport took his BMW i3 away from the safety of asphalt roads and onto an off-road rally ...

How To Make Attending A Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training A Reality

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March 25th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. A recently trained Climate Reality Leader offers tips on fundraising, networking, and taking action to get the most ...

US Broadcast Network Coverage Of Climate Change Drops Dramatically By 66% In 2016

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March 27th, 2017 by Joshua S HillAccording to American media watchdog Media Matters, the level of climate change coverage on evening newscasts and Sunday shows across broadcast networks in 2016 ...

Another Tipping Point For Coal: Big Oil Eyeballs Big Wind

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March 26th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThe cost of wind power has been sinking like a stone, and it looks like you ain’t seen nothing yet. Several major oil companies have ...

What If They Killed The Clean Power Plan & Nobody Cared?

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March 27th, 2017 by Tina CaseyThis Tuesday, President Trump will follow through two campaign promises with one stroke of the pen: rolling back the Clean Power Plan and bringing back ...

South Australia Unveils New Energy Plan In Bid To End Blackouts

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March 24th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Conversation. By Hugh Saddler, Honorary Associate Professor, Centre for Climate Economics and Policy, Australian National University South Australia’s government has unveiled ...

6 Tips For Effective Climate Activism

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March 24th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on The Climate Reality Project. Confronting the climate crisis is quite a challenge. So when you’re taking action, follow these tips from successful ...

China-Based Chery Files Trademark Complaint Over Mercedes “EQ” Name

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March 30th, 2017 by James AyreThe China-based auto manufacturer Chery Automobile Company has filed a complaint with the local trademark regulator pertaining to the use of the “EQ” name by ...

World Meteorological Organization: World Is In “Truly Uncharted Territory” Following 2016’s Record-Breaking Heat (+ 2017’s Strange Weather)

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March 24th, 2017 by James AyreFollowing 2016’s record-breaking heat (the year marked a new record as regards global average temperature), and 2017’s already quite strange weather, we are now in ...

Resilient Power & Mobile Emergency Backup

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March 26th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanI like the breeze off the Gulf of Mexico, but it’s sometimes too strong — the summer hurricane season is upon us, and who knows ...

UK Government Finally Publishes Year-Old Frontier Economics Renewables System Costs Report

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March 27th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe UK’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy has finally consented to publish a now-year-old report written by European economics consultancy Frontier Economics ...

Global Renewable Energy Capacity Increased 161 GW In Record 2016, Says IRENA

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March 30th, 2017 by Joshua S HillNew data published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency shows that global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 gigawatts in 2016, a ...

Red Cross Develops Innovative Mechanism To Predict & Prepare For Flood Risks

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March 28th, 2017 by Joshua S HillThe Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre has revealed a new and innovative mechanism which will help at-risk communities predict and prepare for flood ...