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Browsing the "Decarbonization" Tag

Ashden Award Winners Show A Green Recovery Is Possible

July 24th, 2020 | by Andrea Bertoli

Ashden hosts annual awards, established in 2001, that identify 'the most exciting climate action around the world,' and this year's winners demonstrate their commitment to expanding approaches to climate action across sectors and regions. They build partnerships between existing organizations and startups, and work around the world to influence policy. And they have some big names on their side: their Patron is His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales


6 Lessons on Energy Decarbonization from Countries Leading the Way

January 23rd, 2020 | by World Resources Institute

Getting to a net-zero-carbon energy system is essential. It will be a major effort, one that requires significant investment in new low-carbon infrastructure, from renewable power plants to electric vehicles, efficient appliances and better constructed buildings. While very few countries are on track, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ethiopia and the United Kingdom are further along than many others


7 Challenges for Global Energy Transformation — Rocky Mountain Institute Report

December 19th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

"Seven Challenges for Energy Transformation 2019," a report by Rocky Mountain Institute, was launched during three connected international events in Delhi, Beijing, and New York that convened the world’s leading energy stakeholders and catalysts to kickstart a global effort to accelerate the energy transition and mitigate the climate crisis


Greta Sails Home, + Common “Net-Zero Emissions” Questions & Answers

November 16th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

This week, Greta Thunberg, the well known empowered climate activist from Northern Europe, continued her net-zero-emissions journey by returning home. Greta is working to educate the world. She spreads hope and addresses concerns. Avoiding the use of fossil fuels, she once again took to the seas rather than flying in order to reach Europe with her father


Does Toyota Prius History Foreshadow Tesla’s Future?

April 28th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

For those interested in Tesla, there are valuable lessons to be learned from Toyota's history. Whitelaw Reid (via UVA Today) turns his attention to the Toyota Prius case study. Why? The history of Toyota's Prius may uncover tell-tale clues about the electric vehicle future and, in particular, Tesla. He notes, "Two decades ago, Toyota's Prius sedan rolled out of factories and into Japanese showrooms, becoming the first mass-produced gasoline/electric hybrid in an automotive landscape dominated by internal-combustion fuel engines."



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