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Green Energy Companies Driving the Net-Zero Transition

While the global energy transition is a collective effort, it won't be possible without green energy companies driving the innovation the industry. We look at some of the leading sustainable energy companies and technology manufactures and their plans to influence net-zero goals.

How Iceland is Capturing and Storing Carbon Forever

Climeworks' Orca carbon capture facility in Iceland is an example of how to implement renewable-powered direct air capture(DAC) technology. It should be seen as a blueprint for similar projects around the world. However, DAC is still an expensive proposition, and it will fall on governments to support the industry as the technology improves and costs decline.

Greenwashing Examples 2022: 10 Companies That Greenwash

Greenwashing is found in small and large companies alike, yet the impact is still the same. It erodes customer confidence in sustainability and allows negative environmental impacts. To better combat climate misinformation, it is important to look at, and understand, some of the most prominent cases.

South Australia’s Renewable Energy Revolution

South Australia's renewable energy revolution has just begun. It is the first Australian state to reach and exceed its renewable targets - made possible through collaborative efforts and appropriate legislative processes and public policies.

A New Supply Chain Crunch: Renewable Energy Commodities

The next decade will see a boom in demand for renewable energy commodities. However, the world is seemingly not ready to meet it and supply chain crunches from high-impact, low-probability events like the COVID-19 might further complicate the process, delaying the global decarbonisation progress.

Liberal vs Labour – Who Has the Best Energy Policy in the 2022 Australian Election?

The energy policies of the Labour and the Liberal parties will play a crucial role in determining the outcome of the upcoming election in Australia. The importance of decarbonisation strategies and taking action has never been greater. Judging by the parties' announced plans, they are up for the challenge.

Burning Plastic: a Real Waste-to-Energy Solution or a Greenwashing Tool?

Burning plastic is touted as an efficient waste-to-energy solution that will solve the plastic problem and help us to move away from fossil fuels. But in reality, it discourages recycling, perpetuates single-use plastic production and impacts health and the environment.

What is Blue Carbon and How Does it Help Climate Change?

The importance of blue carbon systems like mangroves are often underplayed. They have larger carbon absorption capacities than forests, but are often the first to be destroyed during development. Protecting blue carbon sinks is essential for a holistic carbon reduction strategy.

China’s 14th Five-Year Energy Plan Signals a Step-down for Coal Power to Play a Supporting Role in Electricity Transition

China's electricity sector is undergoing a clean revolution driven by wind and solar. Yet its old energy system needs to be reconfigured to accommodate for this changing energy mix. The 14th Five-Year Energy Plan sets out to do just that.

The Typhoon Turbine: How Renewables are Harnessing Extreme Weather

Challenergy's typhoon proof turbine is designed to continue producing energy at wind speeds of up to 40 m/s, substantially higher than conventional turbines. This design is being tested throughout Asia and looks promising. Typhoon resistant renewable energy systems are a key player in carrying the region's energy grid into the next generation.

Cutting Down Forests for Wood Pellets Is Considered Green

Why is cutting down forests to burn as wood pellets considered a renewable energy and carbon neutral practice by Asian governments and the EU?

Top Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is at the forefront of climate change impacts. Over the last decade, it has seen some of the strongest storms on record, massive flooding, and exponential property losses.

Cost of Indonesia’s Downstream Coal Projects Underestimated: IEEFA

The costs of Indonesia's coal projects and coal gasification projects remain marred with government subsidies that distort actual costs.

South Korea Needs Leadership and Unity to Tackle Climate Change

South Korean president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol's climate change and clean energy policies leave much to be desired despite net-zero pledges.

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