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World’s first zero-emissions Portland cement industrial trial launches

World’s first zero-emissions Portland cement industrial trial launches

Cement 2 Zero (C2Z), a UK-based demonstrator project to trial the world’s first zero-emissions cement on an industrial scale, was officially launched this week having successfully conducted the first in a series of pilot-scale melts. The innovative project, which secured £6.5million of Government funding from UKRI as part of […] Click here to view original …

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Fossil-linked energy firms have high emissions and the room for denial is shrinking

Fossil-linked energy firms have high emissions and the room for denial is shrinking

Key Findings Once full emissions of energy companies are accounted for, the opportunity for greenwashing will be limited. Energy companies and their stakeholders would be wise to put robust decarbonization plans and systems in place. Investors can soon rely on improved, comparable and complete emissions data that are key […] Click here to view original …

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Shell’s Grand Plan to Fight Climate Change (and Continue to Cause It)

Shell’s Grand Plan to Fight Climate Change (and Continue to Cause It)

Future site of Shell’s Holland Hydrogen 1. The company is investing billions of dollars in zero- and low-carbon energy solutions, but selling oil and gas at record profits is a hard habit to break. In 1902 the Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. built a refinery in Rotterdam, on the river […] Click here to view original …

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Governor Hochul Announces Economic Development Awards to Strengthen Upstate NY’s Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry

Governor Hochul Announces Economic Development Awards to Strengthen Upstate NY’s Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry

New York Power Authority Approves Awards for Edwards, World Leader in Vacuum and Abatement Equipment in Semiconductor Industry, Spurring $212 Million in Capital Investments and Creating More Than 340 Jobs Firm’s Expansion Brings Critical Component of Semiconductor Manufacturing Process to Upstate New York Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that […] Click here to view original …

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Duke Energy, GE Tap AWS to Help Balance the Green Grid of the Future

Duke Energy, GE Tap AWS to Help Balance the Green Grid of the Future

(crystal51/Shuttertock) The electricity grid of the future will not only be powered from greener sources, but it will also be several times bigger than it is today, thanks mandates to eliminate the use of gasoline and diesel for transportation and natural gas for heating and cooking. Balancing energy supply […] Click here to view original …

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For the Housing Market’s Greenest Buyers, ‘Earthships’ Are Taking Off

For the Housing Market’s Greenest Buyers, ‘Earthships’ Are Taking Off

Long dismissed as hippie havens, off-grid communities are getting a fresh look as wasteful construction practices come under scrutiny. Credit: Earthship Biotecture Architect Michael Reynolds has been constructing self-sufficient, off-grid earthship houses northwest of Taos for more than 50 years. State-of-the-art solar panels provide power and hot water. Rain […] Click here to view original …

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