Tagged with sustainable energy

Can we stay cool sustainably? Cooling devices are critical for millions of people worldwide but they are also big contributors to global warming

Can we stay cool sustainably? Cooling devices are critical for millions of people worldwide but they are also big contributors to global warming

Irene Banos Ruiz discusses in an article on the Deutsche Welle website about the issues relating to cooling more sustainably than we are now.   How to prevent cooling from warming up the world Cooling devices are critical for millions of people worldwide, particularly with rising temperatures. But while such appliances save lives, they’re also … Continue reading

We must take a global view of fair trade in energy, which is conscious of the true cost of our low to zero-carbon technologies

We must take a global view of fair trade in energy, which is conscious of the true cost of our low to zero-carbon technologies

As renewable energy becomes more mainstream, it is necessary to see all aspects of its exploitation. David Flynn, Professor, Embedded Intelligence in Energy Systems, Merlinda Andoni, Research Associate and Valentin Robu, Associate Professor, Smart Systems Group, all from Heriot-Watt University raise an important sustainability issue in an article on The Conversation website. While the energy … Continue reading

Can grey be the new green?

Can grey be the new green?

Most of us have probably not even heard of grey energy (gray is the popular spelling in the US and used in the article). Melina Grundmann writes on the Deutsche Welle website about how important it is to better understand and address grey energy.   Ecological footprint: How ‘gray energy’ is totally underestimated Although we … Continue reading

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

US regulatory “reform” could hurt more than help

Everyone is watching the steps taken by the Trump administration to form its regulatory framework for energy. Lauren Urbanek writes an important article on the Natural Resources Defense Council website about the possible impact of revising the current regulatory framework.   Standards Save Trillions. Why Mess With a Good Thing, DOE? The Department of Energy … Continue reading

Seven challenges to achieving sustainable energy

Seven challenges to achieving sustainable energy

Lynn Wagner writes on IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub about a keynote address from Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) about the challenges we face in achieving sustainable energy. This is an important message for all.   SEforALL CEO Outlines Challenges in Achieving Sustainable Energy for All Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive … Continue reading