Oil Peaks by 2025, Renewables Become ‘New Baseload’ by 2030 in Latest McKinsey Analysis

  Lydia Jacobs/Public Domain Pictures This article first appeared on the https://climatenewsnet@theenergymix.com website By the Energy Mix Staff Oil demand could peak by 2025 as the global energy transition gains momentum, and renewable energy is on track to become “the new baseload” by 2030, according to this year’s edition of the Global Energy Perspective report [...]

By |2022-04-29T18:18:00+00:00April 27th, 2022|Articles, External|Comments Off on Oil Peaks by 2025, Renewables Become ‘New Baseload’ by 2030 in Latest McKinsey Analysis

Scientists Alarmed as East Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapses

      Photo by ARID-Arendal/flick This article first appeared on the https://climatenewsnet@theenergymiix.com website Primary Author: Compiled by The Energy Mix staff A New-York-City-sized ice shelf has collapsed in East Antarctica, much to the alarm of scientists who thought the region was substantially protected from the impacts of climate change, unlike the more vulnerable western reaches [...]

By |2022-03-28T19:15:16+00:00March 28th, 2022|Articles, External|Comments Off on Scientists Alarmed as East Antarctic Ice Shelf Collapses

Energy Efficiency ‘Could Swing Electoral Success’ in 40 UK Constituencies

British homes face fuel poverty because of government blunders This article first appeared on the https://climatenewsnet@theenergymix.com website Primary author :The Energy Mix Staff With the war in Ukraine triggering a secondary crisis in gas heating costs across Europe, “tackling poor quality homes in marginal constituencies could swing election success,” the United Kingdom’s Energy [...]

By |2022-03-15T19:43:55+00:00March 15th, 2022|Articles, External|Comments Off on Energy Efficiency ‘Could Swing Electoral Success’ in 40 UK Constituencies

Why do mad autocrats seem to become preoccupied with energy security?

By Stewart Dalby Vladimir Putin is not the only deranged dictator in history to have become preoccupied with his energy situation. Back in the period of 23 August 1942 to 2 February 1943 Hitler’s German army and its allies fought against the Soviet Union for the control of the City of Stalingrad. The battle was [...]

By |2022-03-03T19:59:33+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Articles, Features|Comments Off on Why do mad autocrats seem to become preoccupied with energy security?

Catastrophic Wildfires On Track to Increase 1/3 by 2050

This article first appeared on the https://climatenewsnet@theenergymix.com website  Primary Author: Matthew Brown @MatthewBrownAP  This story includes details on the impacts of climate change that may be difficult for some readers. If you are feeling overwhelmed by this crisis situation here is a list of resources on how to cope with fears and feelings about the scope and pace [...]

By |2022-02-27T18:52:53+00:00February 24th, 2022|Articles, External|Comments Off on Catastrophic Wildfires On Track to Increase 1/3 by 2050

Climate Change ‘Rearranges Geography’ of Winter Olympics as Host Cities Warm

 Tim Hipps/wikipedia This article first appeared on the https://climatenewsnet@theenergymix.com Primary author Tim Radford Climate change could be about to rearrange the geography of the Winter Olympics. A new study has found that—if the world goes on as it ha-s, burning ever-greater quantities of fossil fuels—of the 21 cities that have already hosted the Winter Games, [...]

By |2022-02-02T21:39:58+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Articles, External|Comments Off on Climate Change ‘Rearranges Geography’ of Winter Olympics as Host Cities Warm

India and China blight the COP26 deal by refusing to phase out coal

By Barney Smith The second week of COP 26 and its conclusion were no worse than we had expected, though that hardly commends the outcome. It seems that no country, (not even the host nation) was prepared to go the extra mile “for the planet”. But one might ask how important the future of the [...]

By |2021-11-18T11:23:01+00:00November 17th, 2021|Articles, Features|Comments Off on India and China blight the COP26 deal by refusing to phase out coal

iSeabed Carbon, Bottom Trawling Emerge as Next Climate Challenges

i Tkliles/Wikimedia Commons This article first appeared on the https://climatenewsnet@theenergymix.com website  Primary Author:Alex Kirby As the UN’s annual climate jamboree, COP 26, ploughs steadily onwards in Glasgow, Scotland, news comes of something else to worry about: seabed carbon.The carbon dioxide we’re all intent on removing before it heats the planet to intolerable levels is all [...]

By |2021-11-05T21:35:26+00:00November 5th, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on iSeabed Carbon, Bottom Trawling Emerge as Next Climate Challenges

New Reports Trace Global Boom in Renewable Energy Storage

                                      UniEnergy Technologies/Wikimedia Common This article first appeared on the www.climatenewsnet@theenergy After several years of global energy storage expanding at breakneck pace, two new forecasts point to the trend continuing this year with a near tripling of [...]

By |2021-10-22T17:09:23+00:00October 22nd, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on New Reports Trace Global Boom in Renewable Energy Storage

Offshore wind farms could become more efficient because of new technology that is emergin

By Barney Smith In September 2021 the Global Wind Energy Council produced a report on off-shore wind for 2020 which showed an increase of 6.1 GW, year on year. This was the second largest increase on record and constituted a 15 per cent increase on existing estimates. The cumulative total is now 35 GW. The [...]

By |2021-10-22T15:55:59+00:00October 21st, 2021|Articles|Comments Off on Offshore wind farms could become more efficient because of new technology that is emergin
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