Five-point plan identifies ‘low hanging fruit’ to save energy costs and reduce pollution

Five-point plan identifies ‘low hanging fruit’ to save energy costs and reduce pollution

Insulating 100,000 homes before winter, and compelling energy firms to put existing customers onto the lowest tariff, are some of the measures needed to cut bills, save energy, and reduce pollution. That is according to environmental organization Friends of the Earth (FoE) Ireland, which has released a five-point plan to address the burgeoning energy crisis … Read more

Business News | Stock and Share Market News | Financial News

Business News |  Stock and Share Market News |  Financial News

Search Quotes, News, Mutual Fund NAVs LIC India INE0J1Y01017, LICI, 543526 Adani Wilmar INE699H01024, AWL, 543458 ITC INE154A01025, ITC, 500875 Adani Power INE814H01011, ADANIPOWER, 533096 Infosys INE009A01021, INFY, 500209 Search Quotes, News, Mutual Fund NAVs LIC India INE0J1Y01017, LICI, 543526 Adani Wilmar INE699H01024, AWL, 543458 ITC INE154A01025, ITC, 500875 Adani Power INE814H01011, ADANIPOWER, 533096 Infosys … Read more

We need optimism – but Disneyfied climate predictions are just dangerous | George Monbiot

In seeking to prevent environmental breakdown, what counts above all is not the new things we do, but the old things we stop doing. Renewable power, for instance, is useful in preventing climate chaos only to the extent that it displaces fossil fuels. Unfortunately, new technologies do not always lead automatically to the destruction of … Read more

Solar and Wind Power by Country

Solar and Wind Power by Country

Mapping US Wind Energy by State This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up to the free mailing list to get beautiful visualizations on natural resource megatrends in your email every week. Wind power is the most productive renewable energy source in the US, generating nearly half of America’s renewable energy. But wind doesn’t blow … Read more

Climate skeptic thinktank received funding from fossil fuel interests | Climate crisis

An influential thinktank that has led the backlash against the government’s net zero policy has received funding from groups with oil and gas interests, according to tax documents seen by the Guardian and OpenDemocracy. Though the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) has always said it is independent of the fossil fuel industry, the revelations about … Read more

Watchdog has concerns with projects at US nuclear repository

Watchdog has concerns with projects at US nuclear repository

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — There’s no way of knowing if cost increases and missed construction deadlines will continue at the only US underground nuclear waste repository, according to independent federal investigators, according to results of a federal watchdog report made public Tuesday. The Government Accountability Office outlined the concerns in its reportnoting that the US … Read more

Woodside contradicts CSIRO report debunking key climate claims

Woodside contradicts CSIRO report debunking key climate claims

“Once the transition to renewables is complete, by around 2040, there is no additional emissions reduction benefit from increased gas supply,” the report found. “In the context of the scenarios examined in this report, gas remains a transitional fuel but perhaps not precisely in the way it was initially envisaged. “Gas can assist GHG [greenhouse … Read more

Edwardsville oil spill is among the largest here in recent years | Local Business

Edwardsville oil spill is among the largest here in recent years |  Local Business

EDWARDSVILLE — A crude oil spill from a broken pipeline has triggered a cleanup in and along a Madison County waterway for more than a week, with thousands of barrels of oil discharged next to a Mississippi River tributary. Because of the spill is still under investigation. Recent history, though, shows pipeline incidents in Missouri … Read more

7 things to know before buying solar panels

7 things to know before buying solar panels

As energy becomes all the more expensive, solar panels continue to grow in popularity. Thinking about it: why wouldn’t you want to take advantage of free renewable energy from the Sun? However, installing solar panels is never as easy or straightforward as one might think. There’s the initial expense to consider as well as selecting … Read more