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Could every country have a Green New Deal? Report charts paths for 143 countries

Researchers offer an updated vision of the steps that 143 countries around the world can take to attain 100% clean, renewable energy by the year 2050. The new roadmaps project that transitioning to clean, renewable energy could reduce worldwide energy needs by 57%, create 28.6 million more jobs than are lost, and reduce energy, health, and climate costs by 91% compared with a business-as-usual analysis.

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Could every country have a Green New Deal? Report charts paths for 143 countries

Researchers offer an updated vision of the steps that 143 countries around the world can take to attain 100% clean, renewable energy by the year 2050. The new roadmaps project that transitioning to clean, renewable energy could reduce worldwide energy needs by 57%, create 28.6 million more jobs than are lost, and reduce energy, health, and climate costs by 91% compared with a business-as-usual analysis.

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ENERGY TRANSITIONS: U.S. ignores climate benefits of heat pumps — study

A new study says the wider use of heat pumps for heating and cooling homes and buildings could sharply reduce global fossil fuel emissions, but the solution has received relatively little policy support from governments, and its advantages are poorly understood by consumers.

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The cities of the future used to feature flying cars. A warming world demands new dreams. – The Washington Post

A self-sufficient solar-powered house on display last week at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2019 competition in Szentendre, Hungary. (Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images) By Ned Cramer July 31 at 2:26 PM Ned Cramer is the editor in chief of Architect magazine. Last…