NewEnergyNews: The State Of The Global Climate Fight

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THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, March 21:

  • TTTA Thursday-The Leverage In The Green New Deal
  • TTTA Thursday-U.S. Doubled New Energy In A Decade
  • TTTA Thursday-New Energy Cuts Customer Electricity Bills
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: 'Not your grandma's DER': Distributed resources modernize, prove value to grid
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: As California leads way with TOU rates, some call for simpler solutions
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  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Grid Going Digital
  • QUICK NEWS, March 19: Climate Change On The Campaign Trail; A Year Of Distributed Solar Growth
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Smart Cities Adding New Energy
  • QUICK NEWS, March 18: What Students Striking About Climate Change Want; Clean Versus Renewable In The New Energy Transition
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  • Weekend Video: Professor Mark Jacobson On The Green New Deal
  • Weekend Video: The Logic That Started The Trouble
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  • FRIDAY WORLD, March 22:

  • Next Up For The Global Youth Climate Strikers
  • World' New Energy In Record Acceleration
  • Global Wind Keeps Growing

    Friday, January 11, 2019

    The State Of The Global Climate Fight

    Climate Change Performance Index: Not enough countries prove political will to prevent dangerous climate change; Global CO2 emissions are rising again / Sweden and Morocco leading countries, Morocco with significant expansion of renewable energy / Eight of the G20-countries perform very low - USA and Saudi Arabia at the bottom of the index

    December 10, 2018 (GermanWatch)

    “After three consecutive years of stable CO2 emissions, emissions are rising again…[F]ew countries have started to implement strategies to limit global warming…[according to the Climate Change Performance Index 2019 (CCPI)]… While there is a continued growth and competitiveness of renewable energy, especially in countries that had low shares before, the CCPI shows a lack of political will of most governments to phase out fossil fuels with the necessary speed…The gap [is widening] between current emission levels and what is needed…The top three of the CCPI 2019 are still unoccupied, because none of the 56 countries or the EU are clearly on a well below 2°C pathway in their overall performance…

    …Sweden again leads the ranking (Rank 4), followed by Morocco that significantly increased its share of renewable energy capacity and has an ambitious national climate target. India moves to rank 11 as a result of an improved performance in renewable energy, comparatively low levels of per capita emissions and a relatively ambitious mitigation target for 2030. Germany falls again, from place 22 to place 27 and is now in the middle of medium-performing countries…China climbs to rank 33, being in the group of the medium-performing countries for the first time…[because] emissions started to increase again recently…In the group of very low performers we find almost half of the G20 countries, including Japan (49), Turkey (50), Russian Federation (52), Canada (54), Australia (55), Korea (57) and - at the bottom of the index - USA (59) and Saudi Arabia (60)…” click here for more

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