Entries tagged with "Emissions"

Energy poverty

Energy poverty is the lack of adequate warmth, cooling, lighting and the energy to power appliances. More than 50 million households in the EU are impacted by energy poverty.

Electric transportation

Electric transportation refers to trains, trams, cars, buses and bikes which run on electricity. Worldwide the use of electric vehicles has spiked in the first half of 2018, with sales surpassing a million vehicles so far this year.

Flexible power production

To complement renewables, we will need power plants that can change how much energy they produce relatively quickly. To pay for such reserve generating capacity, the power market will need to be redesigned.

Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement in which countries negotiated binding greenhouse gas emissions targets.

Carbon capture and storage (CCS)

Often touted as “clean coal,” carbon capture and storage (CCS)  captures pollutants and CO2 for storage. The only problem is, it’s never been successful.