About Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, and I believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket! I also write for Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk), and can be found writing articles for a variety of other sites. Check me out at about.me for more.

Author Archives: Joshua S Hill

Australian Comedian Tom Gleeson Skewers “Ridiculous” Electricity Business Model

April 28th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Australian comedian stalwart Tom Gleeson took to the stage earlier this month at the 2017 Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow, the highlight of the annual Melbourne Comedy Festival, and promptly skewered Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's renewable energy policy, Australia's "ridiculous" electricity business model, and threw in a stab at taxi drivers just for the fun of it.

RE100 Heads To Japan With First Japanese Member Announcement

April 26th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Global 100% renewable energy initiative RE100 has signed its first Japanese member company, Ricoh Company Ltd., alongside an announcement that The Climate Group will work with the Japan Climate Leaders Partnership to raise awareness of the RE100, EP100, and EV100 campaigns.

Rick Perry Wants America To Remain In Paris Accords, But To Renegotiate

April 26th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has added his voice to the growing number of Trump advisers recommending the new President keep the country in the Paris Agreement, but has called on the President to renegotiate the deal in an attempt to push European nations to assume a larger share of emissions reductions.

UK Wind, Wave, & Tidal Companies Are Exporting Goods & Services Worldwide

April 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

A new report published this week by UK trade body RenewableUK shows that the country's wind, wave, and tidal energy sectors are exporting their goods and services to the world on a massive scale, highlighting the growing importance of these technologies and the potential windfalls for the UK if the Government bets heavily on these industries.

World’s First International Standard For Sustainable Purchasing

April 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The International Organization for Standardization has published the world's first international standard for sustainable procurement in an effort to provide companies with a way to ensure their supply chains adhere to the same level of ethics as their shareholders have called for them to behave.

US Coal Plant Closures Likely To Eliminate 30 Million Tons Of Annual Coal Demand

April 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States is closing 46 coal-fired generating units at 25 electricity plants across 16 states over the next few years, transitioning to natural gas or intentionally closing them, and a new report shows that this will likely result in eliminating about 30 million tons of annual coal demand by the end of 2018.

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