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Tallinn aiming to become climate neutral by 2050

ERR News Summary Tallinn has unveiled a climate strategy with the goal of making the capital climate neutral by 2050. The city is now seeking citizens' feedback until April 7. The strategy aims to develop a model of community-based renewable energy cooperatives, promote bicycle traffic,...

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Landmark state climate bill advances in Rhode Island

Jamestown Press Summary Jamestown’s delegation in the state legislature is continuing to look for ways that would ensure a cleaner future for Rhode Island. Sen. Dawn Euer, chairwoman of the Environment and Agriculture Committee, is sponsoring a bill to update goals for reducing emissions...

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Swarthmore Approves Plan to Eliminate Carbon by 2035

The Phoenix Summary On Feb. 27, the Swarthmore Board of Managers approved a $69 million “ Energy Master Plan ,” which includes the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2035. Entitled the ‘Road Map to Zero,’ Swarthmore’s energy plan includes finding ways to eliminate or offset all of the...

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District Heating: Gas and Hydrogen – Vattenfall Gas Tech Talk

Eurogas Summary Buildings are a complex piece of the decarbonisation puzzle. Different solutions are required depending on Member States’ energy mixes, and the state of their building stock. One solution, combined heat and power (CHP) increases energy efficiency by producing heat and power...

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Loan Fund Launched For Nonprofits’ Green Building Upgrades

The NonProfitTimes Summary DC Green Bank, a Washington, D.C.-based program that promotes sustainable infrastructure, has launched a loan program that supports energy-saving work within the District. The new program, Navigator, provides pre-development loans for community-based nonprofit...

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Creative Energy and BC Hydro collaborating to decarbonize downtown Vancouver

Press Release Summary Creative Energy is proposing a bold new plan with the help of BC Hydro to bring low-carbon energy to its existing and future customers in downtown Vancouver. Many Vancouverites living downtown may not be aware that their heating comes from a plant at 720 Beatty Street...

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Coal-Fired Power Took a Beating During the Pandemic, Study Finds

New York Times Summary The share of energy generated from coal has dropped more sharply during the coronavirus pandemic than that of any other power source, according to a new report on Monday that looked at coal demand in some of the world’s largest emitters of greenhouse gases. The...

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UMass Carbon Mitigation Task Force plans on carbon neutral campus by 2032

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian Summary The Carbon Mitigation Task Force at the University of Massachusetts has its sights set on a carbon neutral campus by 2032. Birthed from the Chancellor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee (CSAC) and its initiation of the Sustainability Integration...

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IDEA Invites You to Attend CampusEnergy2021

With CampusEnergy2021 taking place online on February 16-18, IDEA's President & CEO has a brief message about this year's truly unique program and why you should take part in it. View the technical program and speakers now, and register now for the biggest online event for the...

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ExxonMobil Announces Emission Reduction Plans; Expects to Meet 2020 Goals Summary ExxonMobil said today it plans further reductions in greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years to support the goals of the Paris Agreement and anticipates meeting year-end 2020 reductions. ExxonMobil plans to reduce the intensity of operated upstream...