Australian Renewables on Track for 78% by 2030 on Current Trends

If Australia maintains its current rate of solar and wind installations through the next decade, the industry could feasibly account for 78% of the country’s electricity supply along its west and east coast main grids, a substantial increase from its current contribution of 22.5%. Australian energy analysts Green Energy Markets …

Britain Blown Away by New Wind Energy Record

The strong winds in the UK helped set a new renewable energy generation record last week. According to official figures from National Grid, onshore and offshore wind farms hit a new high of 14.9GW between 6pm and 6.30pm on Wednesday. The previous record was set on 9th November, when wind …

The Bornean Orangutan Population Has Fallen by Nearly 150,000 in Just 16 Years

At the end of September, four rescued orangutans returned to their home in the rainforest after undergoing lengthy rehabilitation at International Animal Rescue’s (IAR) conservation center in West Borneo, where I work as a chief executive. Amy, Kepo, Ongky and Rambo had been rescued by our Orangutan Protection Unit at …

There Is No Raise of Awareness Without Infrastructure

A certain circle of experts and non-governmental organisations have begun to deal with the circular economy in the last five to seven years. However, most of the academic experts are not familiar with this term at all, and our interlocutor Vedad Suljic, Director at Regional Education and Information Centre for …

2050: A New Deadline for a Zero-Carbon Europe

The EU has adopted a long-term strategy for achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. The timing couldn’t be better, with the kick-off of the 24th global climate summit in Poland where the EU can preside as a global leader on climate change, coaxing others to raise the bar on global climate action. The …

Meat-Heavy Menu at COP24 Isn’t Helping Anything

New analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Farm Forward and Brighter Green Sunday finds that the meat-heavy menu at the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change conference COP24 could contribute more than 4,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases to the climate crisis. The data found that if all 30,000 visitors choose meat-based …