Posts Tagged ‘emissions’

Germany’s carbon emissions decline due to more wind power

Officials say Germany's emissions of carbon dioxide, a key greenhouse gas, declined in 2017 due to the country's growing use of wind power. The Federal Office for the Environment says CO2 emissions in Germany dipped by 0.5 percent, or 4.7 million tons, to 904.7 million tons last year. View full post on Wind Power News

How to Get Wyoming Wind to California, and Cut 80% of U.S. Carbon Emissions

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Beware nuclear industry’s fake news on being emissions free | Letters

David Blackburn says we need decentralised energy sources; David Lowry on nuclear not being zero-carbon technology; plus letters from David Hayes and Fred Starr I wholeheartedly agree with much of your editorial (14 September), as the economics of new nuclear is weaker than ever at a time when renewables are coming in cheaper year on […]

Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA

European Environment Agency report solar and and wind is reducing fossil fuel dependency but clean energy capacity still not growing fast enough A surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10% in 2015, an authoritative new report has found. […]

Australia should invest in coal power to reduce emissions, minister says

Economists and energy analysts question environmental and economic case for Matt Canavan’s coal push Research touted by the resources minister that reportedly suggests Australia can rely on coal to meet emissions reduction has been attacked by experts and appears to have been misreported. The Australian reported on Tuesday that research conducted by the Department of […]

Wind power key to curbing greenhouse emissions, study finds

Edinburgh University researchers say windfarm energy prevented 36m tonnes of harmful coal and gas emissions in six years Wind power plays a key role in curbing greenhouse emissions from other energy sources such as coal and gas, a new study has shown. Energy from windfarms in the UK prevented almost 36m tonnes of harmful carbon […]

BASF Solutions for Wind Energy Comply with Tightened Emissions Guidelines in China

The threshold limit values for industrial coatings expected to come into effect by 2022 in Beijing/China are already satisfied by the comprehensive wind energy-industry portfolio offered by BASF's Coatings division. To curb air pollution in China's capital, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Environmental Protection has adopted a policy paper that provides for the two-stage reduction […]

Million new jobs in prospect by 2040 even as emissions dive, study finds

Cutting carbon emissions in line with the Paris climate goals could generate more than 1 million extra jobs by 2040 as Australia transforms its energy and other sectors provided policy settings are right, a new study has found. The Jobs in a Clean Energy Future report, using modelling by the National Institute of Economic and […]

Nova Scotia wants recognition of its emissions reductions in carbon…

Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil is shying away from a verbal joust with Ottawa over potential carbon pricing, even though his province would like to avoid the measure. McNeil says in talks with federal officials, Nova Scotia is looking for recognition of steps it's already taken to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. View full post on […]

World carbon emissions stopped growing in 2015, says BP

Move towards renewable energy and away from coal power helped stall emissions growth last year but slowdown may be temporary, says oil giant Carbon emissions stopped growing in 2015 for the first time in 10 years as the world turned its back on coal and embraced energy efficiency and renewable power with increased vigour, according […]