Energy

Energy consumption and distribution is a big part of our Changing Climate. In this section you’ll get update on Energy issue. It includes both Green Energy of the future and Dark Energy of the past.

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Los Angeles to have emission-free buses by 2030

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Known for its episodes of overwhelming exhaust cloud, the city of Los Angeles on Thursday declared plans to have a fleet of fully electric, zero-emissions buses by 2030. Authorities in the US metropolis said the venture, which includes the buy of 2,200 vehicles, would cost some $1 billion throughout the following ten years. “The present vote speaks to a huge ...

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Petronas pulls out from its massive natural gas project in Canada

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Petronas said Tuesday it was hauling out of its Can$36 billion ($28.8 billion US) melted flammable gas trading venture on Canada’s west coast since quite a while ago opposed by local rights activists and environmentalists. The Pacific NorthWest LNG project was greenlighted in September to fabricate a pipeline and two melted petroleum gas terminals on Lelu Island, British Columbia, a ...

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EU must shut coal plants by 2030 to meet climate pledge: study

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | Thursday 2/9/2017 – 20:22 UTC+6 The European Union must close all 315 of its coal-fired power plants by 2030 in order to meet its commitments under the Paris climate agreement, a research institute said Thursday. The goal set at the December 2015 Paris conference to maintain average temperature increases to less than two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-industrial levels requires ...

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British village gets solar battery boost in green energy trial

Villagers in northern England may soon see their electricity bills slashed by as much as 50 percent in a pilot project allowing them to use solar power around the clock. In a 250,000 pound ($307,000) trial, 40 houses in the village of Oxspring, 12 miles (19 km) north of Sheffield, will be linked in a “virtual power plant” using home ...

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