NewEnergyNews: WORLD BANK TALKS BEATING CLIMATE CHANGE

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YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-The World Takes Climate Change To Court
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Corporate New Energy Push Now In 75 Countries
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, May 24:

  • TTTA Thursday-Climate Change Goes To Court
  • TTTA Thursday-New Energy Now Beats The Market
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Hawaii Leads New Energy Again With Solar Breakthrough
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Grid Modernization Accelerates
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: New Numbers Show Grid Modernization Gaining
  • NO QUICK NEWS TODAY, DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY A MICROSOFT UPDATE. GRRR…
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: A Defense Of Rooftop Solar
  • QUICK NEWS, May 21: Stop Climate Change To Save “Tens Of Thousands” Species; Willing To Pay For New Energy; Lawmakers, Regulators Working To Grow EVs
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    Friday, March 20, 2015

    WORLD BANK TALKS BEATING CLIMATE CHANGE

    5 Ways to Reduce the Drivers of Climate Change

    March 18, (World Bank)

    “…[H]ow countries grow and the investments they make to meet the energy, food and water needs of an expanding population can fuel climate change, raising risks worldwide, or contribute to solutions…World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim laid out five key areas where policies and growth choices can help reduce the drivers of climate change…[1:] Carbon pricing systems – such as emissions trading systems that cap emissions or carbon taxes that charge per ton – send a long-term signal…[2:] Fossil fuel subsidies… encourage waste and discourage low-carbon growth…[3:] With careful planning of transportation and land use, and the establishment of energy efficiency standards, cities can build in ways that avoid locking in unsustainable patterns…[4:The World Bank Group’s] three goals for 2030: achieve universal access to modern energy, double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency, and double the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix…[5] Climate-smart agriculture techniques help farmers increase their farms’ productivity and resilience to the impacts of climate change…[and forests, too, are valuable carbon sinks…” click here for more

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