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

Energy UK Outlines Country’s Pathway To Low-Carbon Transition

April 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Energy UK, the country's energy trade association, has published a report in which it outlines the necessary steps the industry believes the Government must take to transition to a low-carbon economy, including the need for energy efficiency to become a national priority for policy makers.

A Small Group Of Countries Can Trigger Global Energy System Decarbonization

April 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

In examining the trends behind the initial transformation and decarbonization of the global energy system, the Climate Action Tracker has concluded that not only are the current changes driven by a small coalition of countries and sub-national actors, but that all that is needed to accelerate global decarbonization is for these smaller coalitions to continue driving rapid transitions.

Just How Wealthy Are Residential Solar Customers?

April 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Approximately 70% of households with a solar installation are middle-income earners, according to new figures published this week by Power Scout and GTM Research, which are based off of machine learning and marketing databases.

US Wind Power Added Jobs More Than 9 Times Faster Than Overall US Economy

April 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

New figures published by the American Wind Energy Association show that the US wind energy industry added jobs at over 9 times faster than the overall US economy in 2016, reaching 102,500 jobs in all, helping to install more than 8 GW of new wind power and help investment reach more than $14 billion.

11 Organizations Urge UK Government Not To “Scale Down” Environmental Policies

April 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, WWF, and Friends of the Earth have signed a joint letter to the UK Prime Minister warning the UK government against watering down its climate change and environmental policy commitments, following the release of photographed documents suggesting the Government would "scale down" environmental measures in an effort to smooth post-Brexit trade deals.

UK PM Calls Surprise Election, Puts Green Economy On Further Hold

April 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's shock announcement to call a General Election for June 8 in an attempt to solidify her grip on power amidst the turmoil of upcoming Brexit negotiations has only served to further hinder the country's green economy and policy moves, an unintended consequence which will create policy and investment uncertainty for months to come.

Opposition Increases To US Withdrawal From Paris Agreement; JIvanka, Exxon, Shell

April 18th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

With insiders predicting Donald Trump's senior advisers will aim to decide whether the United States will stay a part of the Paris climate agreement or not by Tuesday, a growing number of unlikely climate allies have arisen, including Washington's new power-couple, JIvanka, as well as officials from fossil fuel companies such as Exxon and Shell.

Yingli Green Reports $293.6 Million Net Loss On Uncertain Future

April 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The news just keeps getting worse for struggling Chinese solar PV manufacturer Yingli Green Energy, as it finally published its long-awaited fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results this week, reporting a net loss of $293.6 million and an uncertain 2017.

Nest Expands Into Mexico

April 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Everyone's favorite smart thermostat company is expanding its business into Mexico -- though, unfortunately, it looks as if only the Nest Cam will be immediately available.

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