Northvolt Aims for the Greenest Batteries in the World

Nortvolt, a Swedish company founded by two former TESLA employees recently secured $1,6 billion to finance the construction of two Gigafactories, battery manufacturing plants. The locations for Northvolt One is Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Two in Salzgitter, Germany. A consortium of companies, financial institutions, and governments, including Volkswagen, BMW,  UniCredit Bank Austria, and the German…

Why the Coronavirus Oil Crash is Good

Update 3/11/20 OilPrice: As a result, the immediate victim will be U.S. shale. “[O]il should bottom out when producers begin physically shutting in wells, which is indeed what set the floor four years ago,” the investment bank added. The carbon bubble is a hypothesized bubble in the valuation of companies dependent on fossil-fuel-based energy production, because the true costs of carbon…

The Youth Assembly’s 10 Recommendations & Their Potential Future Effects

Our climate is surely changing. All continents are experiencing natural systems’ alterations.  Climate change is leading to growing uncertainty about our future, but at least one thing is sure. We will leave the Earth to our children, youth, and future generations. Today, more and more young people realize the challenges and benefits of shifting to…

How to Save the Earth, the Most Ambitious Plan in History

Things are pretty dire right now. We know we need to rapidly make some drastic changes – and Stanford researchers have come up with a master plan. Look-up your own country according to the plan https://thesolutionsproject.org/why-clean-energy/#/map/countries Credits Author: Tessa Koumoundouros / ScienceAlert Editor: Chris Machens / Climate State Narration: Cormac Bren Music: Picknick in the Meadows…

The Environmental Benefits Of Commuting with Two Wheels Instead of Four

The typical driver produces more emissions when using their car than during any alternative activity, according to Maya Ben Dror of the World Economic Forum. Despite eco-friendly vehicles growing in popularity, the majority of the world’s commuters take their cars to work and damage the environment in the process. But there’s a way to be even greener and…

David Attenborough: We need to Create a Sustainable Existence on Earth

It’s simple. Sir David Attenborough explains how humans can take charge of our future and save our planet. A Netflix original documentary series and groundbreaking collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, Our Planet showcases the world’s natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles that still remain. We’re all a part of this amazing planet,…

David Attenborough: Here is How to Save our Future

Sir David Attenborough explains how the switch to renewable energy could save polar bears and give us all clean air to breathe. A Netflix original documentary series and groundbreaking collaboration between WWF, Netflix and Silverback Films, Our Planet showcases the world’s natural wonders, iconic species and wildlife spectacles that still remain. We’re all a part…

Why Saudi Arabia should be excluded from Climate Talks (unless they start to take climate seriously)

The Climate Wars: Saudi Web servers were among the first used to post the stolen materials, and Saudi Arabia was the first country to call for an investigation of climate scientists in what came to be known as climategate, leading some to suggest that Saudi Arabia – the world’s single largest exporter of oil –…

Liste: Wie Deutsche Regierung Klima zerstört

Liste von Verfehlungen der Deutschen Regierung (primär CDU/CSU und SPD). Juni 2019: Trotz steigender CO2-Emissionen fördert die Bundesregierung vor allem den Straßenverkehr. Sie gefährdet damit die eigenen Klimaziele. Die Bundesregierung verweigert seit Jahren eine klimafreundlichere Verkehrspolitik. Das geht aus aktuellen Zahlen des Bundesverkehrsministeriums hervor. So stiegen etwa die Kosten für Zugfahrten seit 2009 deutlich stärker an als…