Posts Tagged Coal

What is Sustainable Transportation…

Sustainable or Green transportation uses renewable energy sources rather than fossil fuels. It has a very low impact on the environment. Conserve-energy-future.com takes a brief look at green transportation here: https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/sustainable-transportation.php Advertisements

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Clean power is not enough: More climate action in industry, transport and building sectors needed to meet Paris climate targets…

Coal power versus wind and solar energy – debates about the Paris climate targets often centre around electricity supply. Yet, even in a world of stringent climate policies and a clean power generation, the remaining use of fossil fuels in industry, transport and heating in buildings could still cause enough CO2 emissions to endanger the […]

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‘FMD’ blog history… “Concerns regarding increased global coal consumption”… 

An article on coal consumption concerns published in April 2013: https://formuchdeliberation.wordpress.com/2013/04/18/concerns-regarding-increased-global-coal-consumption/

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How Far Can Technology Go To Stave Off Climate Change?…

With carbon dioxide emission continuing to rise, an increasing number of experts believe major technological breakthroughs —such as CO2 air capture — will be necessary to slow global warming. But without the societal will to decarbonize, even the best technologies won’t be enough… Read the article by David Bello for Yale Environment 360 here: How Far […]

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Can We Reduce CO2 Emissions And Grow the Global Economy? by Fred Pearce: Yale Environment 360…

Summary: Surprising new statistics show that the world economy is expanding while global carbon emissions remain at the same level. Is it possible that the elusive “decoupling” of emissions and economic growth could be happening? Source Yale Environment 360 (e360.yale.edu) : Can We Reduce CO2 Emissions And Grow the Global Economy? by Fred Pearce: Yale Environment […]

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Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground…

This is a re-post from Yes! Magazine by Bill McKibben posted on skepticalscience.com Source: Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground

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Coal can be part of a cleaner energy system, study says…

“Coal plants could fit into a cleaner energy system by becoming more flexible and efficient, according to a new report…” See the article here at blueandgreentomorrow.com: Coal can be part of a cleaner energy system, study says.

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Plug up the COAL…

From the Environmental News Network – ENN… “Coal was at the heart of the developed world’s Industrial Revolution and brought affordable energy to parts of the developing world. However, while society has benefitted from coal-fuelled development, we now know there is an unacceptably high cost to human and environmental health.” Wildlife and Habitat Conservation News: […]

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Europes biggest renewable energy plant completes switch from coal to biomass…

From the Environmental News Network – ENN… “Britain’s largest coal-fired power station is set to become one of Europe’s biggest renewable electricity generators… the £700 million planned conversion project will burn wood pellets rather than coal. Its operators calculate that this will reduce carbon emissions by 80 per cent compared to coal…” Global Pollution and Prevention […]

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Carbon Budget and explanations…

From theenergycollective.com “This year’s Global Carbon Budget is out, and it is a treasure trove of charts for anyone who really wants to understand human carbon emissions…” Read more at http://theenergycollective.com/lindsay-wilson/310066/9-simple-charts-explain-global-carbon-budget Related articles CO2 Emissions Still Shooting Up (voiceofrussia.com) Sustainable investors demand action as data maps 2013 carbon emissions record (blueandgreentomorrow.com) Surprise? Global carbon emissions […]

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Understanding the Continued Dominance of Fossil Fuels…

“We live in a time where rapid change is pretty much the only certainty, but one thing that continues to rather stubbornly maintain the status quo is our energy mix… fossil fuels still completely dominate global energy consumption and, since the nuclear boom ended a little more than two decades ago, those dirty old fossils have […]

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Concerns regarding increased global coal consumption…

Recently, concerns regarding global coal consumption have increased, according to this article, at least 80 times more coal is being burned than in 1850 at the height of the Industrial Revolution. This represents billions of tons of coal per year, and all at a time when globally attempts are being made to reduce emissions of […]

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