global warming

Germany Raises Offshore Wind Power Goal to 40 GW in 20 Yrs

The German Cabinet has passed a bill that would set a goal of 40 GW of offshore wind power capacity installation by 2040, marking a surge of almost five-fold. The move came as the German government wants to significantly surge its offshore wind energy capacity from current 7.5 GW (approx) to 40 GW as part […]

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Limiting Global Warming Will Minimise Climate Costs: Study

A recent study suggests that if global warming can be restricted to 2 degrees Celcius, the costs of climate damage control will also decrease. A recent study by a group of Postdam scientists has found that the Paris Agreement apart from being politically sensible makes sense in terms of the economy as well. The Paris […]

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India has Contributed Least to Global Warming: Piyush Goyal at WEF Meeting

Piyush Goyal has said that India has contributed the least to global warming but is still being very responsible for fossil fuels Union Minister for Railways and Commerce, Piyush Goyal has said that India has contributed the least to global warming but is still being very responsible for fossil fuels, while the western world is […]

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Washington D.C. Sets Aggressive Renewable Energy Targets

The bill known as Clean Energy DC Omnibus Amendment Act of 2018 sets the target of meeting the energy needs of D.C. with 100% renewable energy by the year 2032. The City Council of Washington D.C. has unanimously voted to make D.C. 100% renewable energy dependent by the year 2032. The bill known as Clean […]

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Global Warming May Cause Decline in India’s Wind Power Potential: Study

However, the researchers found that the Indian monsoon is weakening as a result of warming waters in the Indian Ocean, leading to a steady decline in wind-generated power. The warming of the Indian Ocean, caused by global climate change, may be causing a slow decline in wind power potential in India, according to a new […]

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Adapt or Die – Can Renewables Save the Planet, or Is It Too Late?

Since the recently held Global Climate Action Summit where global leaders debated the practicalities of taking the climate change battle to the next level, media sources the world over have all been reporting the same thing: if global warming is not kept in check, there will be dangerous environmental and socio economical consequences. The BBC headlined with […]

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Solar will Become More Competitive than Coal by 2040: IEA

IEA also said in the report that Renewable energy has surpassed fossil fuels worldwide as the main source of new electricity generation. Power generation using solar energy will be more competitive than that via coal before 2040, International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted in its World Energy Outlook 2018 report. IEA also said in the […]

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Braking Global Warming at 1.5 Degree Celsius Calls ‘Unprecedented Changes’: IPCC

IPCC has, on its shoulders, the task of providing the policymakers with a regular assessment of the scientific basis of climate change along with its impacts and future risks like global warming. While hundreds of scientists and government representatives from across the world contributing their inputs on climate change and resultant increasing global warming during […]

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IPCC to Spotlight ‘Limiting Global Warming’

With countries stressing upon curbing carbon footprints and high reliance on fossil fuels, IPCC policymakers are set to make changes to the world’s climate policy and setting the global warming mark at 1.5 degree Celsius. United Nation’s top body on climate science, Intergovernmental on Climate Change (IPCC) is to examine a UN report bidding to […]

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