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Coverage of energy since November 28, 2023.

COP28: Canadian ranchers to argue meat should stay on the menu

"...“We realize that methane is a big problem. We're doing a lot of research right now. ”Ten per cent of Canada’s GHGs come from crop and livestock production, according to the federal government (not including fossil fuels or fertilizer)..."


Saskatchewan leaders head to Dubai for climate change conference

"...The second week will focus on sustainable agriculture and food systems. Events will cover Saskatchewan's impact in potash, grains, pulse production and how the province can ensure food security. Regina Mayor Sandra Masters will also be in attendance..."


Saskatchewan to stop collecting carbon tax on electric heating as of Jan. 1

"...Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the province will stop collecting the carbon levy on electric heat starting Jan. 1. He says many people in northern Saskatchewan use electricity to heat their homes, and that they should be exempt from paying the price..."


Heat pumps vs. AC: Report notes progress, challenges in reaching climate goals

"...“The world's climate ambitions hinge on our ability to make the global energy system more efficient,” IEA executive director Fatih Birol said. It was not all negative, however, as the report did note “strong gains” from certain countries and regions, with the European Union set to post a five per cent improvement this year, and the U. S..."


More BC natural gas bound for Europe via Louisiana

"...ARC Resources Ltd. (TSX:ARX), a major natural gas producer in B. C..."


23 candidates search for breakthrough in Scarborough Southwest byelection

"...A fresh perspective including his advocacy at City Hall, is what he said voters are responding to at the door. “The same thinking that got us into this mess, isn't going to be what gets us out of it,” said Rupasinghe. But candidate Suman Roy said he thinks what voters are really looking for is someone who takes the ward's issues into account before making any decisions..."


B.C. clean-tech firm Greenlight Innovation secures $1.1M to develop energy storage devices

"...The firm — located at 8339 Eastlake Dr. — tests equipment that develops and manufactures hydrogen fuel cells, electrolysers and energy storage devices..."


Nearly one-third of tailings dams close to protected areas: study

"...“Our findings suggest that mine waste threatens biodiversity within protected areas all over the world, including eight active tailings storage dams in Australian protected areas, recognized by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature,” Bora Aska, lead author of the paper published in Nature Sustainability, said in a media statement. “Given the size of tailings facilities, we're concerned about the future risks of failures in areas important to biodiversity and conservation of species. ”..."


East Kootenay solar facility a loss for biodiversity B.C. Wildlife Federation

"...As concerned as we are about the impacts of climate change and fossil fuel consumption, the downsides of this project far outweigh the benefits. The environmental values of the East Kootenay grasslands are simply too great to allow such a massively disruptive project to be built.  ..."


Smith, Freeland announce new $8.9B Dow investment in Alberta

"...Both the federal and provincial representatives claimed the Dow project was proof of success of their respective tax breaks and grants. Freeland pointed to Canada’s investment tax credits for clean hydrogen and carbon capture and storage. Smith pointed to Alberta’s Energy and Minerals’ Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP)..."


Feds won't challenge Alberta's Sovereignty Act as electricity providers unpack implications

"...Alberta is also looking to launch a court challenge against the federal clean electricity regulations. “This is just the indication that we're moving on this,” Smith said. “We're not going to sit and wait while they break the law, drag their feet make us take them to court and spend years creating economic uncertainty for our investors..."


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A Bright Future

How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow

"...Clearly written and beautifully illustrated, yet footnoted with extensive technical references, Goldstein and Qvist's book will provide a new touchstone in discussions of climate change..."

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Energy and Civilization

A History

"...Humans are the only species that can systematically harness energies outside their bodies, using the power of their intellect and an enormous variety of artifacts?from the simplest tools to internal combustion engines and nuclear reactors..."

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The Climate Challenge

101 Solutions to Global Warming

"...Each solution describes steps that are already being used in homes, schools, businesses, cities, and governments around the world-with full scientific references to help the reader dig deeper and push farther..."

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Recent episodes that mention energy.

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Deborah Greaves on wave power and offshore renewable energy

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"...If you’ve ever seen the ocean during a storm, you’ll understand the extraordinary power contained in waves..."


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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about energy.

Mr. Bruce Knight: Catalyzing a National Ecosystem Services Market

"...Knight explains the history of the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) and details how ecosystem service markets can add incentives to motivate farmers and ranchers to improve soil health..."


Completing the Picture: Designing a food system that’s positive for nature and our climate

"...The transition to renewable energy is critical in reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, but it’s only half the story..."


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"...Green hydrogen produces zero emissions and many believe it holds the key to limiting global warming..."


Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about energy relevant to the latest news.

Study the Implementation of Hybrid PV/Wind System in Hot Region, Low Wind Speed; Challenges, Obstacles, and Prospects; Case of

"...This work is conducted to analyze the economic feasibility and profitability of a hybrid energy system (consisting of PV panels, wind turbines, hydrogen fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, and converter) to provide clean electrical power and store the excess electricity for later uses..."


Overview of India?s Battery-Swapping and Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

"...EVs have a number of advantages, including increasing the use of clean energy by using less oil and fossil fuels, helping to meet climate change commitments by reducing harmful emissions, reducing pollution lower public risks, and the introduction of new technologies leads to infrastructure and economic growth..."


The Promise and Reality of Sustainable Fuels

"...The exploration and production of more diverse energy sources like natural gas, nuclear power, and biofuels help to sustain a diverse and secure energy supply..."


Alkaline Pretreatment Toward Sustainable Biorefinery

"...Lignocellulosic biomass with great abundance, functionality, and eco-friendliness has captured extensive attention over the past few decades, especially stimulated by the ever-growing energy crisis and environmental deterioration..."


Optical Materials for Sensing Radioactive Elements

"...To meet the current energy requirement, nuclear energy is one of the important resources..."


Balancing Systems with Distributed Sources of Electricity Using the Analysis of Exchange Processes in Microgrid

"...The active increasee in the share of renewable energy sources in the Microgrid forces the adoption of new work rules and increased flexibility, that is, the ability to ensure the balance of supply and demand, to implement new technological solutions, which requires a detailed analysis of energy exchange processes..."


Geothermal Gradient in India?Comparison and Current Status

"...While there is an important ascent in the applications of renewable energy resources, namely solar energy using photo voltaic cells and wind energy using windmills, geothermal resources like heat springs, hot water geysers, hot water springs, and hot water reservoirs remain one of the resources that are still being scouted and exploited..."


Bamboo Gasification for Sustainable Energy and Rural Development in Uganda

"...Bamboo gasification is a promising social innovation for sustainable energy and rural development in Uganda..."


A Quasi-Linear Relationship between Planetary Outgoing Longwave Radiation and Surface Temperature in a Radiative-Convective-Tra

"...Because of the nature of the energy balance in the climate system, such a quasi-linear relationship is also a good approximation for the relationship between the annual-mean net downward solar energy flux at the top of the atmosphere and surface temperature..."


Regional management options for floating marine litter in coastal waters from a life cycle assessment perspective

"...Method A study of the North Sea German Bight identified existing technologies suitable for the collection and treatment of floating marine debris including, recycling of plastics, mechanical biological treatment (MBT), and landfilling..."