Tag: fossil fuels

DO WE SUFFICIENTLY UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN ACHIEVING CLIMATE GOALS?

The exploitation of various natural materials and their further use in economic production has a great impact on the generation of greenhouse gas emissions. The circular economy has been promoted worldwide as...

THERE WON’T BE ENOUGH LITHIUM FOR EVERYONE – ARE SODIUM-ION BATTERIES THE SOLUTION?

Abandoning fossil fuels is part of global efforts to produce electricity efficiently and with as little pollution as possible, which further implies the transition to renewable energy sources. The European Union is actively...

REFERENDUM HELD IN PARIS – PARKING THREE TIMES MORE EXPENSIVE, CHARGES ALSO APPLY FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES

France has been having a debate for some time on the topic of large cars and the expansion in the sale of SUVs and 4×4 vehicles. In the last three decades, cars...

CARS ARE ON AVERAGE GETTING LARGER, USING MORE FUEL AND OCCUPIING LARGER AREA

Purchasing larger-than-average cars has been gaining on popularity for many years in Europe. They often exceed parking spaces in cities, but they also use a lot more fuel. A recent study found...

THE IMPORTANCE OF NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION PLANS

The state of Kuwait, the monarchy nestled on the coast of the Persian Gulf, which borders Iraq and Saudi Arabia, with a population of about 4.5 million, got its name after the...

HOW TO DEVELOP ELECTROMOBILITY FASTER

Numerous factors influence the importance and representation of electric vehicles at the local and state level. In the first place, global trends are important, or let’s colloquially call it fashion. This has...

Latin America to play an essential role in the global transition to a more secure and sustainable energy system

At a time of rising geopolitical uncertainty and accelerating energy transitions, an extraordinary endowment of energy and mineral resources, as well as a history of clean energy leadership, positions Latin America and...

PORTUGAL A COUNTRY OF GREEN IDEAS – A TRAIL THAT EVERYONE SHOULD FOLLOW

I started my visit to Portugal in Lisbon, one of the world’s oldest and most beautiful cities in the world. Thanks to the Pulse of Europe project – Media Trips to the...

GREEN ENERGY AND STABLE SUPPLY WITH ABB SUPPORT

In the process of mitigating climate change and fighting for the preservation of natural resources, we are turning to renewable energy sources, improving energy efficiency and optimal consumption. The use of new technologies...

THE MT-KOMEX COMPANY EXPANDED BUSINESS IN BIH

Many years of experience in constructing solar power plants have positioned MT-KOMEX as a safe and reliable partner. Engineers and installers employed by the company regularly attend specially prepared trainings and have...

Lagging policy support and rising cost pressures put investment plans for low-emissions hydrogen at risk

Momentum behind low-emissions hydrogen continues to grow despite the slow roll-out of financial incentives and stubborn cost pressures that threaten to delay projects, a new IEA report says today. But production levels...

Renewables Competitiveness Accelerates, Despite Cost Inflation

The fossil fuel price crisis has accelerated the competitiveness of renewable power. Around 86 per cent (187 gigawatts) of all the newly commissioned renewable capacity in 2022 had lower costs than fossil...

Declining electricity consumption in advanced economies is weighing on global demand growth this year

EU electricity demand set to drop to lowest level in 20 years, but with global consumption expected to increase strongly in 2024, growth of renewables is more important than ever. Overall growth in...

Oman’s Quest for Net Zero: A Renewable Hydrogen Strategy

In a groundbreaking move, Oman is gearing up to become a global leader in the renewable hydrogen industry. This information is outlined in a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA)...

Europe Needs to Step up Circular Economy Efforts, Including on Waste Prevention

The EEA briefing ‘How far is Europe from reaching its ambition to double the circular use of materials?’ shows that, in 2021, about 11.7 percent of all materials used in the EU...

Countries Must Forge ‘Global Blue Deal’ to Protect the Ocean: UNCTAD

The ocean can provide vast opportunities for developing countries to build more innovative and resilient economies, but climate change, pollution and overfishing threaten the livelihoods of some three billion people who rely...

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