Posts Tagged ‘change’’

UK climate change masterplan – the grownups have finally won

Government’s clean growth strategy unequivocally states that tackling climate change and a prosperous economy go hand in hand The grownups have finally won and everyone in the UK, from those in cold homes to those on polluted streets and in flooded towns, will benefit. The most important aspect of the UK government’s new clean growth […]

Draughty homes targeted in UK climate change masterplan

Ministers publish long-delayed blueprint for hitting target of cutting emissions by 57% in next 15 years Millions of draughty homes in England and Wales will be insulated and overhauled by 2035 to save families as much as £300 a year on their energy bills, under the government’s climate change plans. The long-delayed blueprint for how […]

How M&M’S is taking a stand against climate change with wind power

The threat of climate change looms large these days. From changing rainfall patterns to super storms and extreme temperatures, climate change puts communities everywhere at risk – and it has the potential to get even worse. View full post on Wind Power News

Hurricanes wreak the havoc of climate change – but is a green energy solution in sight? | Jonathan Watts

In the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the market has finally bought into the business case for renewable energy. The price of change is getting cheaper Like the debate over gun control, the public discussion in the US about whether to take action on the climate has often been characterised as a struggle between […]

VRET change a wind win

The state government wants to see 40 per cent renewable energy by 2025, presenting a big opportunity for wind farms in the Central Highlands. Central Highlands renewable energy providers stand to be among the biggest winners from the state government's plans to boost the renewable energy target. View full post on Wind Power News

Hearing postponed on Savoy wind power bylaw change

A planned public hearing Thursday on changes to Savoy's wind-power bylaw will be rescheduled. John Tynan, chairman of the Select Board, said he learned many residents who wanted to attend the hearing were unable to do so because of the date. View full post on Wind Power News

Al Gore is back in theaters, with a powerful, anti-Trump message on climate change

The saddest, most frustrating moment in Al Gore's new climate change movie, An Inconvenient Sequel , involves the lonely former vice president walking into Trump Tower and boarding a golden elevator to meet with the then-president-elect. That scene encapsulates both how far we've come in the climate policy arena, and how far we've fallen backwards […]

Wind of change is blowing through energy sector in China

Coal mining has become a way of life for Inner Mongolia but a new wave of green energy is about to change that. Bu Xiaolin, chairman of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, talked with pride about the new wind farms that are dotted around the region as he outlined a vision of a sustainable […]

Winds of change: gusts across Europe help set renewable power record

Nuclear, wind and solar power in UK generate more electricity than gas and coal combined for first time ever The windy weather across Europe in the past 24 hours may have been a curse for summer picnics, but it has set records for renewable power. Related: ‘Spectacular’ drop in renewable energy costs leads to record […]

Trump’s carbon rules change won’t end battle over air quality

“President Trump's executive order rolls back one of the most draconian overreaches in the history of big government”. “Texas is once again experiencing an energy boom – this time, with wind power”. View full post on Wind Power News