Japanese Prime Minister promised that the government will be aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero over the next 30 years. He said that it is possible to achieve carbon-neutrality without jeopardizing the economy.
A new analysis of numerous climate models predicts the Arctic Ocean will become ice-free in the summer before the mid-point of this century – a startling forecast that persists even if we cut down atmospheric CO2 emissions.
Microsoft CEO announced recently that not only does the company plan to be carbon negative by 2030, but if it succeeds, the move will effectively cancel out its lifetime CO2 emissions by 2050.
Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Lithuanian, Spain and Finland have joined in a call to a 100% renewable energy system, which includes heating, cooling, transport and other drains on power.
Bringing together mega-economies, green city infrastructure, and e-services that decimate inefficiency, future transportation and web-based urban services will shape how and where we live, on unthinkable dimensions.
The research has found that even if the world were to cut emissions in line with the Paris agreement, winter temperatures in the Arctic would rise above 3.5 degrees Celsius by 2050 and 5.9 degrees Celsius by 2080.
We can no longer feed our population a healthy diet while balancing planetary resources. For the first time in 200,000 years of human history, we are severely out of sync with the planet and Nature.
Spain proposes new laws banning petrol vehicles, fracking, scraps fossil fuel subsidies and sets 2050 goal for 100% renewable power.
Unless we make some changes, the environmental impacts of the food system could increase by 50 to 90 percent in the next 20 years and the planet will not be able to support our skyrocketing population.
The new report, released late Sunday night by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicates that nations need to collectively bring carbon emissions down to zero within the next 30 years.
Mayors from 19 American cities have formed a coalition to push green energy initiatives in their cities and make all buildings net-zero by 2050.
Japanese IT giant Fujitsu announced last week that it has committed to sourcing 100% of its needed electricity from renewable energy sources by 2050, coupled with its decision to join the RE100 initiative.
The analysis is bases on two factors: one, that solar and wind power will get dramatically cheaper over the next few decades, and two, that cheap battery storage will allow more wind and solar plants to be built.