Renewable energy is booming. But it’s not growing fast enough to fight climate change – Nearly a third of the Earth’s electricity will come from renewables by 2024, according to the International Energy Agency.

Renewable energy is booming. But it’s not growing fast enough to fight climate change – Nearly a third of the Earth’s electricity will come from renewables by 2024, according to the International Energy Agency. submitted by /u/tocreatewebsite [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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Replacing #coal with gas or renewables saves billions of gallons of #water, suggests a new study, which found that the #water intensity of renewable energy sources like solar or wind energy, as measured by #water use per kilowatt of electricity, is only 1% to 2% of #coal or natural gas’s #water intensity.

Replacing coal with gas or renewables saves billions of gallons of water, suggests a new study, which found that the water intensity of renewable energy sources like solar or wind energy, as measured by water use per kilowatt of electricity, is only 1% to 2% of coal or natural gas’s water intensity. submitted by /u/mvea [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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Report details how ExxonMobil sowed doubt on climate change, highlights tactics used including trotting out fake experts, promoting conspiracy theories and cherry-picking evidence.

Report details how ExxonMobil sowed doubt on climate change, highlights tactics used including trotting out fake experts, promoting conspiracy theories and cherry-picking evidence. submitted by /u/NounsAndWords [link] [comments] top scoring links : environment Current news, information and issues related to the environment.

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