Oxford data study: 90% of electricity companies are blocking investment in renewables

Green Prophet

We all want renewables, but the companies controlling our power, many of them government-owned are in fact maintaining and investing in polluting energy like coal. Want to switch over to solar energy and renewables, like Australia and Germany ?

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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. 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.

5 companies that are using nature to redefine good design

AGreenLiving

5 companies that are using nature to redefine good design Lauren Phipps Mon, 05/24/2021 – 01:40 When most people think about good design, they might think of an Eames lounge chair, an iPhone or Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture. When most people think about good design, they do not think about the speed of a sailfish, the strategy of serotinous pine cones or the resilience of a Joshua tree in the desert.

5 companies that are using nature to redefine good design

AGreenLiving

5 companies that are using nature to redefine good design Lauren Phipps Mon, 05/24/2021 – 01:40 When most people think about good design, they might think of an Eames lounge chair, an iPhone or Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture. When most people think about good design, they do not think about the speed of a sailfish, the strategy of serotinous pine cones or the resilience of a Joshua tree in the desert.

Building a Low Carbon World

The Green Changemakers

This vision of the hopeful, positive, and inspiring possibilities of an environmentally and economically intelligent future by design draws inspiration from the astonishing effectiveness of natural systems. Cradle to Cradle Design as opposed to ³cradle-to-grave² offers a new paradigm for human activity that creates a sustaining relationship with the natural world by emulating living systems are effective, cyclical, synergetic, and regenerative.

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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.