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New Mexico Maps

New Mexico Maps
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 This map is a work in progress. The uses of water, air and land are diverse in New Mexico and will change dramatically with climate change. For caretakers of this sacred trust, the map offers a bird’s eye view of the health of our environment. It documents primarily the energy-related sources of pollution, though in New Mexico other polluting factors are also at work. ... Read more about New Mexico Maps

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EU study: clean energy costs no more in long run

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DON MELVIN
EU study: clean energy costs no more in long run
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BRUSSELS (AP) — A report issued Thursday says the European Union can cut its emissions of greenhouse gases dramatically by 2050 without spending any more money — and even, perhaps, saving a bit.

That estimate is based on an assessment that the new plants and equipment needed to switch to the generation of clean energy would cost more than continued reliance on fossil fuels, but that the clean energy itself would cost less. ... Read more about EU study: clean energy costs no more in long run

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Could the desert sun power the world?

IEA Says Solar May Provide a Third of Global Energy by 2060

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Ben Sills
IEA Says Solar May Provide a Third of Global Energy by 2060
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Dec. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Solar technologies such as photovoltaic panels, water heaters and power stations built with mirrors could provide a third of the world’s energy by 2060 if politicians commit to limiting climate change, the International Energy Agency said.

Energy from the sun could play a key role in de-carbonizing the global economy alongside improvements in efficiency and imposing costs on greenhouse-gas emitters, the agency said in a report today. ... Read more about IEA Says Solar May Provide a Third of Global Energy by 2060

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South Asian power transmission link in the works

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Islamabad(SANA)Electricity trading with Pakistan is part of a larger plan of a South Asian transmission link, which will help countries in the sub-continent harness energy potential of the region.
India plans to sell 500 megawatts (MW) of electricity to Pakistan, which will help the country reduce its chronic power shortage, according to Calcutta-based newspaper The Telegraph.

Officials of the two countries are scheduled to meet next month to finalise the issues of tariff and grid connectivity. ... Read more about South Asian power transmission link in the works

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CPV World Map 2011

CPV World Map 2011
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CPV industry evolution: Your roadmap to sure-fi re market share
The 3rd Concentrated Photovoltaic Summit USA is the number one networking
and knowledge centre for the industry. Following our blockbuster events in San
Diego and Seville last year, the biggest and best companies in the community
will come together at the most infl uential CPV-focused event in the world. ... Read more about CPV World Map 2011

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$48bn a year would provide electricity to the poor, report says

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Fiona Harvey
$48bn a year would provide electricity to the poor, report says
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Giving the poor access to electricity would bring huge gains in health, education and economic growth, with little increase in emmissions, according to International Energy Agency study

More than 1 billion people in poor countries around the world could have access to electricity within 20 years, if the international community is prepared to make the effort, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday. ... Read more about $48bn a year would provide electricity to the poor, report says

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UN launches initiative to promote sustainable energy for all

UN launches initiative to promote sustainable energy for all
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20 September 2011 – Warning that a lack of access to affordable and clean energy is jeopardizing the achievement of the global targets to combat poverty and disease, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today launched a major new initiative to make sustainable energy universally available. ... Read more about UN launches initiative to promote sustainable energy for all

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“New York’s identity is its skyline. By making our buildings greener and greater, New York is saving money, creating jobs, and reducing carbon emissions.” –Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City of New York

“New York’s identity is its skyline. By making our buildings greener and greater
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New York City’s Clean Revolution has been led by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and his detailed and comprehensive sustainability plan, called PlaNYC: A Greener, Greater New York. PlaNYC’s most important initiative has been to take on a comprehensive approach to reducing energy consumption in existing buildings, leveraging the fact that New York City has control over its own construction and energy codes. ... Read more about “New York’s identity is its skyline. By making our buildings greener and greater, New York is saving money, creating jobs, and reducing carbon emissions.” –Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City of New York

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