As we all bid adieu to a year in which turbulence was the only stable (and ‘sustainable’) phenomenon, we foresee the following 7 key sustainability headlines holding center stage in the year ahead:
Expanded use of renewable energy is urgently needed in countries like India to prevent runaway climate change. Clean energy investments will provide consistent access to emissions-free electricity for millions, and reduce impacts on the environment. Sign this petition calling for more investment in clean energy initiatives.
6 Countries Leading the Way in the Global Renewable Energy Boom. "Clean energy continued to overtake fossil fuels as the main source of new energy investments around the world. While the final 2016 numbers aren't yet published, preliminary estimates put the total wind and solar installations at new records."
100% Wind In Denmark … 30% Cut In Coal In Beijing … 7,000 Solar Railways In India - 03/2017
$1.8 Billion Of Indias Coal Tax Invested In Renewable Energy So Far
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Wind At Parity With New Coal In India, Solar To Join By 2018: HSBC. The report on India Renewables, Good Bye Winter, Hello Spring, published on April 30, says the growing cost-competitiveness of renewable energy with new-build coal – and the arrival of wind parity, despite the upper wind FiT range being around 15 per cent lower than the upper tariff range for new coal capacity (see chart 3 below) – is helping to drive strong renewables growth on the sub-continent.
While President Trump tried to derail U.S. climate progress during his first month in office, India, China, and Latin America forged ahead…