In this article RY4C-IE AIR-FR A sign for arrivals at Rotterdam The Hague Airport in the Netherlands. GAPS | iStock | Getty Images Plans to operate commercial hydrogen-electric flights between London and Rotterdam have been announced, with those behind the project hoping it will take to the skies in 2024. In a statement Wednesday, aviation
The ocean was calm when the Peregrine Falcon ship left the harbor in Homer, Alaska, last month with three moorings resting on its deck, all loaded with scientific instruments. Eighteen hours later, these moorings were lowered into the silty waves where they collected data for two months. Two of the moorings were 12-foot submarine-shaped buoys
The future of Formula One lies in synthetic fuels, according to Nico Rosberg, with the former world champion telling CNBC that they could potentially act as a bridge to electric mobility. In an interview with CNBC’s Tania Bryer during the Sustainable Future Forum last week, Rosberg also threw his weight behind e-mobility, describing it as
Not long ago, 100% renewable energy was a distinction reserved for remote communities avoiding costly energy imports. But now, some U.S. states are reaching very high levels of renewable energy, and the largest urban areas on the planet are targeting 100% renewable operations, basing their futures around variable power from wind and solar tied to energy storage.
In this article INFO Solar Farm at Death Valley Gary Weathers | Brand X Pictures | Getty Images Surging solar costs, driven my raw material price increases and supply chain constraints, could delay or even cancel more than half of 2022’s expected utility-scale solar buildout, according to a new report from energy consultancy Rystad Energy.
Xponent Power is a renewable energy company that is enabling widespread solar adoption in markets that cannot be served by traditional solar solutions. Addressing the power needs of the RV industry, the company has just introduced Xpanse, a stylish, compact, and retractable solar awning for RVs. Camping is all about being off the grid. In
As gas prices climb to seven-year highs in America, drivers in some states are hit much harder than those in others. The average gas price in the U.S. was $3.378 per gallon as of Oct. 21, according to data from GasBuddy. But that average conceals a pretty wide spread among the 50 states. Oklahoma has
Hydropower projects around the globe can now apply for financing to support the cost of assessment for certification against the newly launched Hydropower Sustainability Standard. A fund of up to US$1 million provided by the Swiss government and managed by the International Hydropower Association’s non-profit sustainability division is available to around 40 hydropower projects over
In this article TSLA CAR Jeff Greenberg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images The economics of the rental car industry give companies including Avis Budget Group and Enterprise Holdings multiple reasons to go slow on the adoption of electric vehicles. Just think of how much money they make every time a renter forgets to
Right now, the FAA is taking public comments for SpaceX’s environmental review of the upcoming Starship Orbital launch. While I generally support space exploration and hope SpaceX succeeds, it’s important to consider the environmental impacts of space activities and find ways to reasonably minimize the environmental impacts. Your support makes a big difference! Please let
A runner passes a sign advertising the expansion of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone, or ULEZ. Mike Kemp | In Pictures | Getty Images London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone expanded on Monday, with the U.K. capital’s mayor describing the move as “a landmark day for our city.” The new ULEZ — covering a quarter of
Courtesy of RMI.By Heather House & Shelby Kuenzli On October 13, 2021, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed into law the first major piece of climate legislation in the Tar Heel state in recent years. North Carolina House Bill 951 — Energy Solutions for North Carolina — was passed by both chambers of the North Carolina state legislature
This is the third article in a three-part series based around my recent interview with Bill McKibben, a legend in the world of climate activism and climate communication. In the first part, McKibben talked about climate grief, the climate crisis, climate activism, and US climate policy. In the beginning of the second episode, we talked
Guest blog by Nitish Arora and Jessica Korsh India needs to exponentially increase the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to power the potential 102 million EVs on the road in 2030. Reaching this target is essential to prevent a climate catastrophe and improve the unhealthy air quality for millions of Indians. A robust public charging network is essential for
For the marine shipping industry to cut its carbon footprint in half by 2050, promising technology will need to become reality, and efficiency gains will need to increase as well. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Amazon and IKEA are among the major companies pushing the ocean shipping industry to adopt zero-carbon fuel sources for vessels by 2040.
Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation.By Julie McNamara, senior energy analyst with the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists In April 2021, President Biden committed the United States to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 50 to 52 percent below 2005 levels by 2030, in line with science-informed targets, in line with