Tag: Climate Change

Yikes — One Of My Favorite Political Commenters Bombs On 21st Century Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:24:22 +0000

Ah, man. It’s annoying as heck to see people who you think are idiots screw up a topic you know well, but it’s an extra special kind of annoying when brilliant people screw up — massively — on that same topic. In this edition of “Smart people who don’t understand the energy industry of 2020,” we’ve got Fareed Zakaria of

Tesla Semis Are Cheaper Than Rail Enough Of The Time To Reshape Ground Freight

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2020 12:00:07 +0000

All transportation is electrifying. All transportation is moving to lower labor costs. All transportation is becoming more loosely coupled. All transportation is moving to lower carbon models. But the Tesla Semi is going to have a substantial advantage once it’s on the roads and for a decade after that

Engineering Group: American Gas Turbines Will Remain Relevant But Need Advancement

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:26:45 +0000

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Given current trends, the U.S. gas turbine industry is set to play a critically important role in power generation, aircraft propulsion, and the oil and gas industry “for decades to come,” but it could benefit from prioritized research and development (R&D) and technological leadership, a new publication from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and […]

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Dominion Latest to Set Net-Zero Carbon Goal

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:46:06 +0000

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Richmond, Virginia-based Dominion Energy has joined a growing list of power companies establishing net-zero emissions targets. The company, which has more than 7 million electricity and natural gas customers in 18 states, said it intends to reach its carbon dioxide and methane reduction goals by 2050. Under the net-zero framework, the company is committing to […]

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Environmentalism & The Electric Car

Credit to Author: Robert Dee| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 07:34:23 +0000

I have several acquaintances who are concerned about our present administration and Trump’s anti-environmental actions (now he’s just turned back the protection of streams and waterways, giving industry carte blanche to pollute even more). Several of those same individuals just bought new gas cars in the last year. That’s the problem! It’s not the climate deniers, however naive they may be — it’s the people who understand the danger at our door and think it’s someone else’s responsibility to fix

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