Oxford says Africa’s not going green this decade

Green Prophet

New research from the University of Oxford predicts that total electricity generation across the African continent will double by 2030, with fossil fuels continuing to dominate the energy mix – posing potential risk to global climate change commitments. . Energy Afirca Solar Energy

Solar Flare Super Storm Could Put Middle East in Darkness

Green Prophet

The sun, our most important source of natural energy, light, and even nutrition could one day also become our worst enemy if intense solar magnetic ‘super storms’ cause massive power blackouts. This must be followed by an assessment of their awareness of this threat, readiness, prioritization of their mitigation strategies and action plans. Scary. :: National Geographic. Energy Lifestyle & Culture Burj electricity grid power plants solar storm

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Geothermal Energy Pros and Cons

Greentumble

They used this naturally available source of warm water for cooking, bathing and to keep warm [1]. Heat that is a great source of thermal energy. Geothermal energy is energy contained beneath Earth’s crust. A connection of the words ‘geo’ and ‘thermal’ simply refer to the origin of this energy, where ‘geo’ stands for earth and ‘thermal’ for heat. What is geothermal energy? Geothermal energy comes in the form of heat produced within the Earth.

Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable energy future My presentation for the ERM Alumni Conference on Energy and Natural Resources Policy, Brandenburg Technical University of Cottbus, Germany, 6-10.10.2008 Abstract: The world of fossil fuel – based economy is eventually coming into crisis as these fuels go exhausted. Introduction Every living-thing needs energy to maintain their lives on Earth. Everything needs energy to do their works. Energy conservation brings many benefits.

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Eco-Model Cities for a Low-Carbon Society

The Green Changemakers

Yokohama participates in environmental programs on a national and local level, and aims to achieve a city-wide zero-carbon lifestyle by sharing knowledge, increasing renewable energy use, and utilizing the strength of its residents. The city has focused its efforts on the efficient and effective use of natural energy, including centralized heat supply systems for whole city blocks and solar power installation.