All posts in " us news "
Share

Bill Gates backs startup using sunlight to create 1,000C-plus heat

By Anne workforce / November 21, 2019

Heliogen uses mirrors to concentrate solar energy that can power heavy industry Bill Gates is backing a new venture which aims to turn sunlight into a source of heat exceeding 1,000C that could help replace fossil fuels. The world’s richest man is joining investors behind Heliogen, the first company to concentrate sunlight to reach temperatures […]

Share

Google signs up to $2bn wind and solar investment

By Anne workforce / September 21, 2019

Tech giant’s push for greener energy prompts biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history Google’s chief executive has revealed plans for the biggest renewable energy deal in corporate history. Sundar Pichai said the clean energy deal will include 18 separate agreements to supply Google with electricity from wind and solar projects across the world. Continue […]

Share

It’s high time to create a World Carbon Bank | Kenneth Rogoff

By Anne workforce / July 9, 2019

We could use a global carbon tax to give developing countries incentives to phase out coal Although much derided by climate-change deniers, not least Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal hits the nail on the head with its urgent call for the US to lead by example on global warming. But the sad truth […]

Share

The Guardian view on a Green New Deal: we need it now | Editorial

By Anne workforce / May 24, 2019

Policymakers ought not wait for economic theory to catch up with the environmental crisis The Green New Deal is probably the most fashionable policy in the English-speaking world. In Britain it is advocated by both Tory MPs and Jeremy Corbyn; while a non-partisan Canadian coalition of nearly 70 groups are backing such a scheme. However, […]

Malcare WordPress Security