New Study: Global Warming Limit Can Still Be Achieved

Scientists in the UK have good news for the 195 nations that pledged to limit global warming to well below 2°C: it can be done. The ideal limit of no more than 1.5°C above the average temperatures for most of human history is possible. All it requires is an immediate …

There are Over 341,000 Wind Turbines on the Planet: Here’s How Much of a...

From the intense heat of the Californian desert to the green hills of Scotland, wind turbines are popping up all over the world. Humans have been using wind energy for thousands of years. Today, its scope and scale is big and getting bigger. According to the Global Wind Energy Council …

France Plans to Ban Fossil Fuel Production

Unprecedented and “never-before-seen” impacts of climate change are all around us. From Hurricanes’ Harvey and Irma to massive flooding in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal to forest fires burning through the west coast of North America—climate change is here and now, and it is catastrophic. Fortunately, unprecedented and never-before-seen climate policy …

New Study Suggests We Are Headed For Warmest Climate In Half A Billion Years

Carbon dioxide concentrations are heading towards values not seen in the past 200m years. The sun has also been gradually getting stronger over time. Put together, these facts mean the climate may be heading towards warmth not seen in the past half a billion years. A lot has happened on …

118 U.S. Mayors Endorse 100% Renewable Energy Goals

The Sierra Club released a new analysis Friday that found that transitioning all 1,400+ U.S. Conference of Mayors member-cities to 100 percent clean and renewable electricity will significantly reduce electric sector carbon pollution nationwide and help the U.S. towards meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement. According to the …

World’s Biggest Coal Company Closes 37 Mines as Solar Prices Plummet

The rapid growth in renewable energy continues to put a dent in the demand for coal. Coal India, the world’s biggest coal mining company and producer of 82 percent of the country’s coal, announced the closure of 37 mines that are financially “unviable.” The sites make up roughly nine percent …

ANNA BOULOS: Serbia Consumes Only 1/3 of Its Potentials

During the Energy and investments fair in Novi Sad the editorial office of ENERGETSKI PORTAL had a pleasure to attend the exposition of Ms Anna Boulos, the economic counsellor at the US Embassy in Belgrade, at the conference: “Energy Prospects and Challenges”. Her presentation was mostly devoted to fossil fuels, …