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Al Gore on his hopes for the planet: “Job number one is to stop using the sky as an open sewer” – CBS News

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, which are helping warm the planet, increased by 6.2% last year as the economy rebounded after pandemic lockdowns—fueled by a rise in coal-generated power and pollution from trucking.  Former Vice President Al Gore has been warning about…

Deadly extreme weather year for US as carbon emissions soar – ABC News

The United States staggered through a steady onslaught of deadly billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in an extra hot 2021, while the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions last year jumped 6% because of surges in coal and long-haul trucking, putting America…

Trane Technologies’ Thermo King to Reduce Global Warming Potential of Transport Refrigeration by Nearly Fifty Percent – WDRB

SWORDS, Ireland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 10, 2022– Thermo King®, the transport refrigeration brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), announced it will be first in the industry to transition to a lower global warming potential (GWP) refrigerant as standard in…

Energy Sec. Under Fire For Favoring EV Co. She Owned Stock In, Was Board Member

President Joe Biden’s Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is the subject of an ethics complaint about promoting, in her role as a member of the executive branch, an electric bus company she sat on the board of and held over a…

To Flip the Switch on Global Warming, Embrace Competitive Energy Markets – RealClearMarkets

X Story Stream recent articles If Willie Phillips, President Biden’s nominee to serve on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Democrats will take a 3-2 majority on this important body that oversees the delivery…

Making Clean Hydrogen Energy Is Hard, But Researchers Just Solved a Major Hurdle

For decades, researchers around the world have searched for ways to use solar power to generate the key reaction for producing hydrogen as a clean energy source—splitting water molecules to form hydrogen and oxygen. However, such efforts have mostly failed because doing it well was too costly, and trying to do it at a low […]

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Agricultural profits in Australia threatened by global warming – Big News Network

The findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggest Australia may have to jettison tracts of the bush unless there is a massive investment in climate-change adaptation and planning. The potential impacts of climate change on employment and the…

‘Massive renewables growth not enough to prevent global warming’, DNV warns – Windpower Monthly

The world would still fall short of meeting the Paris Agreement climate targets even if all electricity was green from this day forward, according to a new report. DNV’s new Energy Transition Outlook found that the percentage of energy demand met…

IPCC’s Push To End Fossil Fuels Would Be ‘Death Knell’ For Humanity

The AR6 Climate Change 2021 Report just released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an intergovernmental body of the United Nations, has called out a “code red for humanity“ that “must sound a death knell for…fossil fuels before they…

Making clean hydrogen is hard, but researchers just solved a major hurdle

(University of Texas at Austin) Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin have found a low-cost way to solve one half of the water-splitting equation to produce hydrogen as clean energy — using sunlight to efficiently split off oxygen molecules from water. The finding represents a step forward toward greater adoption of hydrogen as a key part of our energy infrastructure.

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