COVID19 as Shabbat

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Arts Resilience Solutions covid19 Lynn Ungar perspective poetry renewal sabbath* A wise friend of mine, Lynn Ungar, wrote this magnificent poem about the current COVID-19 situation. * I love her perspective and thought you might enjoy it too.

2020 134

Energy UN group: we need 31% more renewables by 2020

Green Prophet

If you don’t want to read the whole article, here is the sum up: We need 31% more renewable energy to play it climate safe by 2030. It’s called IRENA, or the International Renewable Energy Agency. We need $750 billion in investment please for renewables, for the planet.

2020 63

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Arab Nations De-Vesting in Oil to Invest in Renewables

Green Prophet

Countries with fossil fuel-dependent economies are making a marked shift towards renewable energy. See Arab loan to fund renewables. Despite the recent move to renewable energy, the Arab nations currently invest very little in comparison to the rest of the world.

2020 60

Post Apocalyptic Steampunk Birding

10,000 Birds

On this particular morning, I wasn’t on any specific mission other than to renew my membership to a local non-profit stationed there.

2020 141

Arab loan offers $105 million USD to fund renewables globally

Green Prophet

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development ( likened to USAID and the UK and German’s foreign aid ) announced last week that it will provide renewable energy loans to 8 projects around the world. The 8 renewable projects in solar, wind and biogas.

2020 83

“Valley of the Wild Geese”: Glengoyne 15 Year Old Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

10,000 Birds

Whisky Month at Birds and Booze: This January, Birds and Booze at 10,000 Birds is setting its sights on whiskies all month long.

2020 141

Why the renewable industry needs to invest in graphite, and turn to local sources

Green Prophet

Before a diamond, you need graphite –– and the renewable energy industry is rushing to mine it, as it’s a key material in solar panels and electric car batteries. Graphite, exposed on outcrops of the Canadian Shield, is a key resource for renewable and clean energy generation and batteries.

2020 69

Renewable Energy Options for an Eco-Friendly House

Greentumble

Using renewable energy sources for home living is simpler and less expensive than you might think. Maybe you are considering purchasing a renewable energy system to generate electricity at your home. Renewables allow us to develop locally sourced power for our own communities.

2020 57

Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?

Greentumble

But the reality is that the majority of our energy needs are met by forms of non-renewable energy , in particular fossil fuels. This is because it is unlikely that a fully renewable energy future will rely on the same centralized distribution of energy like we have right now.

2020 63

Mecca’s Hajj cancelled this year

Green Prophet

Travel to Mecca and Medina is simply cancelled this year by Saudi Arabia over fears that the coronavirus will spread. Millions of Muslims make the pilgrimage every year.

2020 80

5 Steps To Implement A Containerization Strategy Successfully

Green Prophet

How do we make it better for renewables? Everything in energy – from optimizing charging stations at EV networks to optimizing the grid – works by software. There are several steps for backend developers to implement a reliable containerization strategy.

2020 52

Corona expected to benefit ESG investments

Green Prophet

E’ is for ‘environment’ and includes issues such as climate change policies, carbon footprint, and use of renewable energies. ‘S’ Artificial Intelligence is used in this biodome to grow bio-organic food with zero waste using the Eddy robot by flux.

2020 61

How much does the Internet contribute to global warming and can we switch to carbon neutral servers?

Green Prophet

According to Quartz and their report on a Greenpeace study, media consumption from sites like Hulu, Netflix or Amazon prime do not get the green grade, while Youtube does outperform everyone with more than 50% use of renewable energy. Energy Finland renewable energy

2020 56

Getting Job Counseling for the Green Career You Deserve

Green Prophet

Do you want to find the next renewable injury breakthrough? No doubt this planetary shut-down has got you thinking. How can I make my contributions to this one great life count? . To say the very least, it’s an interesting time in the job market.

2020 60

Global leaders make plans at world’s biggest energy shindig – IRENA in Abu Dhabi

Green Prophet

It’s like the United Nations of Renewable Energy and anyone who is a serious stakeholder in renewables from government to news to suppliers goes to this annual event. Solar energy and renewable energy stakeholders should be there. “As

2020 63

The World Urban Forum, 10 years on Abu Dhabi shows off

Green Prophet

Moreover, the UAE showed strong commitment to developing and implementing renewable energy during the World Energy Council Congress, the IRENA Assembly and the World Future Energy Summit which took place in Abu Dhabi in the last few months. .

2020 61

What are the Health Costs of Israeli Energy Security?

Green Prophet

Is commerce subjugating exploration of renewable energy alternatives and protection of environmental rights?

2020 73

Eco-anxiety affects nearly 70% of all Americans, new survey

Green Prophet

using renewable energy sources, such as solar panels or purchasing electricity from a renewable energy supplier (78%). As the effects of climate change become more evident, and more awareness to it is felt, more than half of U.S.

2020 61

A Sustainable Towel That Cleans You AND The World!

Green Prophet

A couple of Harvard students enlisted the world’s most popular sport as a generator of portable power with SOCCKET ball , the brainchild of Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman, a toy that can produce renewable energy anywhere. .

2020 67

Traveling Slow Benefits You, Local Communities and the Environment 

Green Prophet

During this time something incredible happened: I made amazing connections to other people, got a renewed appreciation for nature, and learned an awful lot about myself. Spot me in the photo?

2020 61

Why Do We Need National Parks & Why Are They Important?

Greentumble

Conservation of natural areas for sustainable use of renewable resources. Conservationism at its core is driven by the use, allocation and protection of the natural world to allow man to harvest these renewable resources in a sustainable way.

2020 52

Colorado College is now carbon neutral – and they didn’t buy their way out

Green Prophet

Colorado College has achieved carbon neutrality, a goal it set in 2009 when it committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2020. It also means our renewable energy generation and use have bigger impacts on global emissions than in other regions.”.

2020 56

Sustainable commodities | A new trend in global finance

Green Prophet

New movements are in store to reduce pollution and increase renewable energy uptake. Act Economy cacao coconut Gold mining palm oil renewable energy timberCommodities, or how most people would like to call them “goods” have been around forever.

2020 52

New Yorkers go hard against fossil fuels, divest $215.5 billion pension funds from fossil fuels

Green Prophet

building on the mounting global movement for a just transition off fossil fuels to a renewable-energy economy that works for all. Use available resources from selling oil and gas and invest in renewables. New York, home of solar dreamers? You got to love New Yorkers.

2020 56

Ethiopia builds Nile dam, half of Egyptian farmland might disappear

Green Prophet

And this is a serious time and the world needs to get involved, especially those funding renewable energy projects: Ethiopia is about to finish the largest hydro-electric dam in Africa and the 7th largest in the world. When you think of the Nile, what comes to mind?

2020 56

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Entertainment Establishments

Green Prophet

This European venue uses a Ground Source Heat Pump to make underfloor heating and water heating efficient, and it sources its other utilities from a renewable energy company.

2020 56

Geothermal Heat Pump: How Does It Work

Greentumble

Today, geothermal energy is probably one of the least talked about forms of renewable energy. Apart from it being a tried and tested technology, it is much more efficient compared to other forms of renewable energy.

2020 52

Is Sustainability Good for Business?

Eco Friendly Daily

Simply replacing obsolete machines and installing energy-efficient light bulbs can save businesses millions of pounds annually, and some of the biggest brands in the world have found that a renewable investment gives them an advantage in product innovation and brand image.

2020 52

Solar Generators – Clean Energy At Home

Green Prophet

Technological advancements in the energy sector have made it easier for consumers to access renewable and green energy like solar. Green energy has proven to be reliable and cleaner compared to other power sources. It is friendly to the environment and can help consumers to save money. Homeowners are wary of using gas-powered generators because of the risks they pose and their cost.

2020 43

This is How 1000 Dollar Loan Cash Advance Work

Eco Friendly Daily

In some states, a rollover or renewal of the lending is enabled. This is not your first time to check out cash advance online. Yet, do you understand just how it actually works?

2020 52

Palm oil biofuels push up global food prices

Green Prophet

Scientists like Helmut were against the efficiency claims … While we love the idea of renewable energy crops for palm oil and sugarcane used in ethanol and biofuels have pushed out food producers, causing an alarming shift to rising costs for food. Palm tree seeds Adjamé Market, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Remember ten and 15 years ago when everyone was talking about investing in biofuels?

2020 40

Can Lebanon Reach 12% Renewable Energy By 2020 ?

Green Prophet

In 2009, Lebanon pledged to produce 12% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020- is this target optimistic today? Renewables are becoming an important source of discussion in the Middle East, as it should.

Israeli Cabinet Moves Ahead With 10% Renewables by 2020

Green Prophet

Despite a potentially thriving renewable sector, Israel’s government selects a relatively modest and unenforced goal. The Israeli cabinet has just approved the 10% renewable energy target by 2020 initially proposed by Finance Minister Roni Bar-On three years ago.

2020 79

California Strives For 33 Percent Energy From Renewables By 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

Currently, the state is attempting to meet their goal of twenty percent of their energy requirements through renewable energy by 2011. The state at this point has fourteen percent of their energy met through renewables.

2020 74

Egypt to begin building nuclear reactor in 2020

Green Prophet

By 2020, Jordan’s Energy Ministry expects total energy demand to grow by more than 50 percent and electricity demand to grow by 74 percent. It is time the government takes seriously our proposition for an energy policy based on renewables.”

2020 73

UK waste can supply half renewables energy target by 2020

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) A study finds UK energy-from-waste can contribute up to 50 percent of the UK renewable energy target by 2020 An award-winning study concludes that energy-from-waste (EfW) technologies can contribute up to 50 percent of the UK renewable energy target by 2020. His study concludes that, depending on the pace of investment and availability of suitable feedstock, EfW technologies can contribute up to 50 percent of UK renewables target by 2020.

2010 114

EU Likely To Exceed Twenty Percent Renewable Goal Of 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

Countries around the globe have set forth various goals for renewable energy and reducing overall energy demands. The expected renewable energy generation for the year of 2020 was recently analyzed by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

2020 65

UN: Renewable Energy Ambition in NDCs must Double by 2030

Green Prophet

The report will show that renewable energy ambition within NDCs would have to more than double by 2030 to put the world in line with the Paris Agreement goals, cost-effectively reaching 7.7 Today’s renewable energy pledges under the NDCs are falling short of this, targeting only 3.2

Canberra Targets 90% Renewables By 2020

Celsias

The Australian Capital Territory government has outlined a bold plan to source 90 per cent of its energy requirements from renewable energy by 2020, with major emphasis on solar and wind power and on energy efficiency.

2020 52

California Utilities To Attain 33 Percent Of Energy From Renewables By 2020

Eco Friendly Daily

California utility companies will now be required to attain thirty-three percent of their energy from renewable energy sources by the year 2020. This is an increase from the twenty percent by 2020 that a previous law called for.

2020 100

Renewables better investment than oil and gas, says Gulf body

Green Prophet

News that Saudi Arabia wouldn’t like to hear: Renewable energy is the most competitive form of power generation in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, according to a new report published today by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

2019 94

UK Government Introduces New Policy for Renewable Energy Producers

Green Prophet

It is to replace FIT, which is designed to encourage uptake of a range of small-scale renewable and low-carbon electricity generation technologies. The decision was widely criticized by the renewables industry, which has said that it will cost jobs and investment opportunities.

Morocco’s Hydroelectric, Wind and Solar on Track for 2020?s 42% Green Goal

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabia gives Morocco a sunny boost, but Joseph looks at Morocco’s bigger renewable energy picture: an aim to use 42% renewables by 2020. Increasing renewable energy use looks a smart move for Morocco.