NewEnergyNews: A Portfolio Of Policies To Beat Climate Change

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YESTERDAY

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Why It Is A Crisis
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy’s Low Cost Is Taking The Market
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-New Energy Is A Better And Better Buy
  • THE DAY BEFORE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, September 19:

  • TTTA Thursday-Youth Strike Demands Climate Action, New Energy
  • TTTA Thursday-Attitudes On Climate Shifting
  • TTTA Thursday-Solar's New Surge
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: The Potential In Utilities Buying DER Providers
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Benefits Of Ocean Wind In California
  • QUICK NEWS, September 17: History’s Moment – The Time To Fight; Transportation Electrification Faces Off Against Oil
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: The Public Health Benefits Of New Energy
  • QUICK NEWS, September 16: Things A President Who Cared Would Do About Climate; EVs Moving The Car Market
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  • WEEKEND VIDEOS, September 21-22:

  • Weekend Video: From The Climate Strike: “This Thing Is Real”
  • Weekend Video: “This Is Not A Drill” – Greta
  • Weekend Video: The Green New Deal In 60 Seconds

    Friday, November 02, 2018

    A Portfolio Of Policies To Beat Climate Change

    We Have A Decade To Prevent Dangerous Climate Change: These 10 Policies Can Limit Warming To 2°C

    Silvio Marcacci, November 1, 2018 (Forbes)

    “The world’s scientists estimate we have a decade to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, prevent dangerous levels of global warming beyond 2° Celsius, and avoid the worst impacts of climate change…[T]here’s no single silver bullet solution…[but] 10 policies applied to the 20 largest-emitting nations, can meet the 2°C target…[N]early 75% of global greenhouse gas emissions are generated by just 20 countries . Energy use (power plants, vehicles, and buildings) or industrial processes (cement or iron and steel manufacturing) is the predominant source of emissions in these countries, so focusing efforts accordingly can drive the fastest emission reductions…

    …[Paris Agreement commitments from 189] countries still cover more than 80% of the world’s current emissions – without counting pledges from U.S. states, cities, and businesses to meet the Paris goals…[ A portfolio of policies including these four policy types is the most effective, lowest-cost way to drive down GHG emissions.] Performance standards improve new equipment and help capture savings that economic signals cannot because of market barriers. Economic signals can be highly efficient and encourage the uptake of more efficient equipment…Research & development (R&D) and supporting policies lower the costs of performance standards and economic signals by pushing new technologies to market and lowering the costs of existing technologies by removing deployment market barriers…” click here for more

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