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US Climate Politics History Lesson — CleanTech Talk with Nathaniel Rich

September 1st, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Nathaniel Rich, novelist, essayist, and writer at large for the New York Times Magazine. Together, they discuss Nathaniel’s new book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, detailing the history of public climate change understanding and the larger, unaddressed issues and moral questions arising from the climate crisis


Ukraine’s Power Sector Is Set For A Major Transition

July 10th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Ukraine’s power sector has seen few changes during the two decades after the dissolution of the USSR, as it continued to operate as part of an energy system inherited by the newly independent states.  For 20 years, it was rolling down the hill without a clear vision for the future. Now everything is about to change. Multiple pressures and opportunities have merged to open up a new pathway for the country: Ukraine can get on board of Europe’s grand energy transition by starting a profound transformation of its power sector


EADS Astrium to Measure London Carbon Emissions in Real-Time During Summer Olympics

July 24th, 2012 | by Andrew

EADS Astrium will use the latest instruments from Picarro in a pilot test that aims to realize big improvements in carbon emissions measurements at the mega-city, national, and worldwide scales. Picarro's CRDS technology is being deployed in stationary, mobile, and airborne platforms to analyze carbon emissions city-wide during the 2012 Olympic Games.


First-ever Terawatt-Hours Tally of Renewable Energy Released

January 18th, 2012 | by Susan Kraemer

Renewable energy generated between 665 and 673 terawatt-hours of electricity in the EU in 2010. With total energy consumption of between 3,115 and 3,175 terawatt-hours, this means that clean energy supplied about 21% of all the EU electricity used in 2010. In an effective rebuttal to those who constantly pooh-pooh renewable energy capacity as "just nameplate capacity", the figures were released in terawatt-hours



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