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Microsoft brings a programmer’s approach to climate action

On Nov 7, 2020
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Programmers experiment & iterate. We must do the same for #climatechange, says @Microsoft’s @lucasjoppa at @Stanford's Global Energy Dialogues. Read/watch: https://t.co/b6VNr7RWD4 Next #SGED: global impact of U.S. #climate & #energy policy https://t.co/DaTtQHJ7d9
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By Kate Gibson Programmers write code, find what is not working, and then debug their program. It’s the same with climate change, said Microsoft’s chief environment officer, Lucas Joppa. ...

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On Nov 7, 2020
@StanfordEnergy shared
Programmers experiment & iterate. We must do the same for #climatechange, says @Microsoft’s @lucasjoppa at @Stanford's Global Energy Dialogues. Read/watch: https://t.co/b6VNr7RWD4 Next #SGED: global impact of U.S. #climate & #energy policy https://t.co/DaTtQHJ7d9
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Microsoft brings a programmer’s approach to climate action

Microsoft brings a programmer’s approach to climate action

By Kate Gibson Programmers write code, find what is not working, and then debug their program. It’s the same with climate change, said Microsoft’s chief environment officer, Lucas Joppa. ...

Cutting fossil fuels could save Canadians $24 billion a year by 2050

Cutting fossil fuels could save Canadians $24 billion a year by 2050

Canadians could save as much as $24 billion annually by 2050 by scaling back the use of fossil fuels to heat and cool their buildings and deploying a range of low-carbon and energy ...

Microsoft demonstrates how to increase green energy in Ireland one rooftop at a time

Microsoft demonstrates how to increase green energy in Ireland one rooftop at a time

“We need to decarbonize the global economy to avoid catastrophic climate change,” said Conor Kelly, the software engineer who is leading the distributed solar energy project for Microsoft ...

Spectrum of views on energy converge in future, but urgency needed now

Spectrum of views on energy converge in future, but urgency needed now

By Mark Golden Leaders in the energy sector with diverse perspectives share a common view of the future of energy. They also know that success in creating that future requires greater ...

Gloomy Prospects in IEA’s Latest World Energy Outlook

Gloomy Prospects in IEA’s Latest World Energy Outlook

None of the scenarios in the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) World Energy Outlook show renewables growing fast enough to meet global climate goals. Under current policies, said ...

The energy sector is crucial for cutting global emissions. It's time to step up to the challenge

The energy sector is crucial for cutting global emissions. It's time to step up to the challenge

Progress over the past 10 years has laid the foundations to make great headway this decade, writes Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency.

Axios Generate

Axios Generate

In IEA's climate-friendly "sustainable development scenario," oil demand falls to 66 million barrels per day by 2040, compared to 104 million in its "stated policies" model. Renewables: ...

Investors and companies push clean energy to the tipping point

Investors and companies push clean energy to the tipping point

State pension funds, religious institutions and major philanthropic foundations are calling for action, inspired by the urgency of the climate crisis and the potential for future returns.

Climate Policy In 2018 Centers On IPCC Warning & Continued Global Growth

Climate Policy In 2018 Centers On IPCC Warning & Continued Global Growth

As the year draws to a close it is only natural to look back at what has been, and forward at what might be. This is doubly important for the global clean energy industry and the policies ...

IEA: Denmark best in class when it comes to stable, green electricity

IEA: Denmark best in class when it comes to stable, green electricity

The International Energy Agency's annual report on the status of the world's energy production and consumption concludes that Denmark performs best in terms of the country with largest ...

IEA: Clean Energy Needs to Grow Faster for Paris Goals

IEA: Clean Energy Needs to Grow Faster for Paris Goals

UN Climate Change News, 13 November 2018 - If electricity markets continue to depend on coal-fired power plants - which today account for a third of CO2...

Promoting Sustainable Solutions

Promoting Sustainable Solutions

Experts navigate a critical moment in energy and climate science.

World Energy Outlook 2019 highlights deep disparities in the global energy system

World Energy Outlook 2019 highlights deep disparities in the global energy system

Rapid and widespread changes across all parts of the energy system are needed to put the world on a path to a secure and sustainable energy future

IEA: Low-carbon spending must ‘more than double’ to meet climate goals

IEA: Low-carbon spending must ‘more than double’ to meet climate goals

Investment in low-carbon energy sources, such as wind, solar and nuclear, must more than double by 2030 if the world is to meet its Paris Agreement climate goals, according to the ...

3 Questions: Fatih Birol on post-Covid trajectories in energy and climate

3 Questions: Fatih Birol on post-Covid trajectories in energy and climate

Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), answers three questions on trajectories in global energy markets and climate trends post-Covid-19.

Stop CO2 emissions bouncing back after Covid plunge, says IEA

Stop CO2 emissions bouncing back after Covid plunge, says IEA

Governments are not doing enough to prevent rapid rebound, says agency’s report

How is the Coronavirus Pandemic Affecting the Renewable Energy Industry?

How is the Coronavirus Pandemic Affecting the Renewable Energy Industry?

As countries try to contain viral spread by restricting travel and social interaction, cities have seen all-time lows in air pollution levels and researchers are reporting the sharpest ...