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What Americans actually think about energy and the climate

There is a wealth of information to be explored in the modern era, and there’s no shortage of new ideas or contrary viewpoints to be discovered. With all of this information right at our fingertips, it is assumed that many

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The alternative energy sources of the future

Despite the hype around the progress of renewable energy, solar and wind have only made a tiny dent in the energy mix thus far. The good news is that costs are coming down and many people are starting to adopt

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Which countries are causing global warming and which are most vulnerable to the effects

The effects of climate change are pretty hard to miss no matter where you live, but some countries are going to feel the brunt of the impact more than others. The following infographic was created by George Washington University‘s grad

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How smart cities are creating a greener future

Advances in technology are quickly paving the way for smart cities. A smart city is an urban center that harnesses technologies, such as IT, to improve the quality of life of residents, manage available resources such as roads and water

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A 1.5C vs 2C world

Half a degree makes a very big difference when judging how different parts of the world will feel the effects of climate change. This is the conclusion from the first study to compare and contrast the consequences of 1.5C world

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Energy efficiency first! Five reasons we need a higher target for 2030

This short briefing spells out why the cheapest, cleanest, safest energy is the energy we don’t actually need. “Every 1% means lifting 7 million people out of energy poverty“: a quote by Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete in Reuters (09/09/2016). The

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A renewable energy roadmap

This dashboard provides an overview of the key REmap data by country. It is based on the “REmap: Roadmap for a renewable energy future, 2016” report and provides information related to total final energy consumption, energy sector demand, power capacity

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China has become a green energy superpower. These 5 charts show how

Investment in green energy is on the rise, and a world powered entirely by renewables is no longer a distant dream, with a handful of countries hitting 100% renewable electricity production. But while Portugal ran on renewable energy alone for

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Pressures and shocks are expected to increase in the future

Today, 50 percent of the world’s population lives in cities. Urban spaces will require an additional 100 to 200 million hectares of land within the next 40 years. Developing countries will need to invest US$ 209 billion by 2050 to

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Air pollution rising at an ‘alarming rate’ in world’s cities

Outdoor air pollution has grown 8% globally in the past five years, with billions of people around the world now exposed to dangerous air, according to new data from more than 3,000 cities compiled by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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