The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is out with the sixth edition of its annual Global Wind Energy Outlook, "looking at the future of our industry out to 2020, 2030 and ultimately to 2050." The full report is available for download at GWEC's website, but for now, here are a few highlights (bolding added for emphasis) and graphs.
It looks like the most dire potential impacts of Hurricane Matthew have been largely avoided, at least in Florida, but check out this post by Climate Central for a reminder of what type of storm surge potential a climate-change-fueled superstorm brings with it.
Sounds pretty good, right? So let's ditch antiquated, dirty, dangerous 19th and 20th-century fossil fuel technologies and replace them with a 21st-century clean economy that everyone - other than a fossil fuel company executive perhaps - will love.
Hot off the presses, a new report and video (see below) by the U.S. Department of Energy showcase "the accelerated deployment of five clean energy technologies: wind turbines, solar technologies for both utility-scale and distributed photovoltaic (PV), electric vehicles (EVs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs)."
By Erin McGeoy There have been many scientific and technological advances in past decades that can explain the vast differences in lifestyles and mannerisms between millennials and baby boomers. Although only a generation apart, it may sometimes seem as if we are living completely different...
Great work by the Rocky Mountain Institute -- in partnership with the Energy Research Institute of China’s National Development and Reform Commission (ERI), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), and Energy Foundation China (EF China) -- in laying out a realistic, achievable, economically attractive path towards a clean energy economy in China by 2050.