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Climate change


Looking for Carbon-Free Energy Resources? Don’t Forget Nuclear Power

As leaders around the world take steps to decarbonize energy supplies, many people have focused their attention specifically on wind and solar power. What they may fail to recognize is…



Germany Shifts Net-Zero Target to 2045, Sets Tougher Limits for Energy Industry

Germany has moved its climate neutrality target up from 2050 to 2045 and adopted new interim binding targets that will require greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions of 65% by 2030…


Renewable Natural Gas Emerging as Serious Decarbonized Gas Contender

Last December, two giant Virginia-headquartered firms—energy company Dominion Energy and food manufacturer Smithfield Foods—announced completion of a novel renewable natural gas (RNG) facility in Milford, southwestern Utah. While the Milford…


America’s New Energy to Decarbonize Could Fuel Global Breakthroughs

The new U.S. administration’s policies could prove to be pivotal in the global fight to tackle climate breakdown. President Joe Biden signed a host of executive orders on “Climate Day”…


Heavy Push by Industry, Biden Administration to Jumpstart Transmission Expansion, Grid Modernization

Bolstering the Biden administration’s recently announced initiatives to modernize the nation’s grid and improve its resilience, the Department of Energy (DOE) on April 27 made up to $8.25 billion in…


Biden Sets New Paris Agreement GHG Target: 50-52% below 2005 levels by 2030

President Biden has set a new nationally determined contribution (NDC) for the U.S. to achieve a 50% to 52% reduction in economy-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2030 compared to…