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Carbon Tracker Uses Satellite Imagery, Machine Learning to Measure, Analyze Coal Power Plant Utilization Worldwide

Ninety-one and 92% accurate when applied to US and EU power plants, Carbon Tracker turned its sights on China’s coal power plants.

Lake Tahoe: A Victim of Climate Change?

U.S. Leaders Raise the Bar on GHG Emissions Cuts

There has been a flurry of activity regarding efforts to address climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions this week and month. Pres. Obama is zeroing in on achieving UN climate treaty emissions cuts as he makes his way to the annual G20 summit in China, while U.S. state and Canadian provincial leaders took actions to further reduce carbon emissions and boost renewable energy use.

Drying Up: How Should China Deal with Growing Threat of Water Scarcity and Drought?

Now facing a water crisis, China cannot rely on large-scale infrastructure projects to solve the problem, according to a new ADB report, which proposes a three-pronged solution based on reducing demand through water conservation, improving the efficiency of water distribution and use, and better disaster preparedness.

What impact will tariffs on Chinese solar panels have on the US consumer?

What Do Solar Panel Tariffs Mean For Solar Professionals?

This is a followup post to Kriss’ post last week “What Do Solar Panel Tariffs Mean for You?” -ed. The Commerce Department has found that China provided trade incentives on Chinese made solar panels for the US market, and that this was unfair to US solar panel manufacturers.  The Commerce Department is in turn charging a tariff on all Chinese…

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What impact will tariffs on Chinese solar panels have on the US consumer?

What Do Solar Panel Tariffs Mean For You?

The Commerce Department has found that China provided trade incentives on Chinese made solar panels for the US market, and that this was unfair to US solar panel manufacturers.  The Commerce Department is in turn charging a tariff on all Chinese imports of modules starting this summer.   Here are some answers to help understand the dispute and what it means…

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Enviro News Wrap: Refining Climate Models; Tar Sands and Carbon Emissions; Slow Start for the Chevy Volt, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Models of climate change for the next 40 years are becoming increasingly scary over time, suggesting a 3C rise in global temperatures by 2050 We all know that the Alberta tar sands produces super dirty oil, now there is yet another negative…

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Enviro News Wrap: The Real Story on Gas Prices; Chevron Execs Barred from Leaving Brazil; the Growth of Solar, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: A lot of what I know about the American oil industry I learned from Antonia Juhasz, an activist working in California who recently went on MSNBC to discuss oil prices. Her best point was this: the price of oil will no longer be…

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