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- Challenges to achieving a successful transition to a low carbon economy in South Africa: examples from poor urban communities. Mdluli, Thuli N.; Vogel, Coleen H. // Mitigation & Adaptation Strategies for Global Change;Mar2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p205
South Africa faces several development challenges including those linked to climate change. Energy usage in South Africa, for example, is already constrained because of a range of development challenges (the dependence on cheap coal as a heating source; energy availability; access; affordability...
- Correspondence. Merkel, Robert // Quarterly Essay;Mar2012, Issue 45, p111
The author discusses an essay by Andrew Charlton about environmental problems. Charlton contends that developing nations must not impede in any way their progress out of poverty to take action on climate change. He has detailed the weaknesses of existing intermittent renewable energy...
- Renewable energy 'will not combat climate change'. // Environmental Engineering;Dec2014, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p3
The article reports on why sustainable power alone cannot slow and reverse climate change based on the experience of two senior engineers on Internet company Google's cancelled moonshot project to develop renewable energy sources. Topics covered include the involvement of Dr. Ross Koningstein...
- Global Climate Change: The Dwindling Debate. Kutscher, Chuck // Solar Today;May/Jun2000, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p5
Examines the effect of global climate change on the transition to renewable forms of energy. Voluntary reduction of greenhouse gases; Increase in total amount of carbon dioxide.
- Facts about climate change. // Media Development;2009, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p8
An excerpt from the document "Generating the Renewable Energy of Hope--The Earth Charter Guide to Religion and Climate Change," by the Earth Charter International is presented.
- Croatia can meet green goals with less subsidies, officials say. // Energy Today (Hungary);9/23/2013, p6
The article focuses on expectation of officials in Croatia that the country will meet its climate-change goals by the end of 2020 despite lesser subsidies.
- Switch off the CPRS â€” switch on renewables. Ortega, Elena // Green Left Weekly;4/8/2009, Issue 790, p11
The article reports on the actions made by the Climate Action Groups (CAGs) in New South Wales on March 27, 2009 which highlights the issues discussed at the Climate Action Summit in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory in February 2009 such as the adoption of 100% renewable energy by 2020.
- Why renewable energy matters. Riesz, Jenny // Chain Reaction;Nov2014, Issue 122, p39
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of working in the Solomon Islands on climate change and renewable energy and mentions topics including subsistence farmers, greenhouse gas emissions, and United Nations.
- CHANGING THE CONVERSATION. Thornton, Kane // EcoGeneration;Dec2016, Issue 97, p14
The article discusses the significant role that renewable energy and battery storage will play in addressing climate change in Australia.