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Eighty documents in the library in the category Energy

Energy: The need for energy, the different types, the advantages and disadvantages of each type as relating to the climate. The transition from one type to another energy. Numbers and timescales. Political and economic consequences.

http://www.unscear.org/unscear/en/fukushima.html
also in categories effects, health, international references, nuclear, radiation moreless
UNSCEAR's assessment of levels and effects of radiation exposure due to the nuclear accident after the 2011 great east-Japan earthquake and tsunami. On 11 March 2011, the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant suffered major damage from the failure of equipment after the magnitude 9.0 great east-Japan earthquake and subsequent tsunami. It was the largest civilian nuclear accident since the Chernobyl accident in 1986. Radioactive material was released from the damaged plant and tens of thousands of people were evacuated. moreless
https://www.withouthotair.com
also in categories international references, solar, technology, wind moreless
MacKay deals with the essential numbers that put various clean energy sources into the context necessary to make sensible choices. He puts emphasis on energy density, or in other words, how much land is needed for each source, and how applicable each is in different environments. The finest source on the subject. moreless
http://sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/Plaquette SLCHD 6.pdf
also in categories economics, french, mitigation, plans and scenarios moreless
A thorough mitigation scenario to contain temperature rise to 2°C. Gives detail requirements for all major GHG generating sectors. Much has been deduced from the situation in France, however the logic is transferable to other countries. moreless
http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/mailings/2014/20140221_DraftOpinion.pdf
also in categories economics, education and training, effects, fossil fuel, international references, nuclear, sea, solar, wind moreless
Do numbers speak? Here are the numbers, and here are explanations of what they are saying. The truths are more important than the myths. Should be obligatory reading. moreless
http://csas.ei.columbia.edu/our-work/climate-data-2/graphs/
also in categories causes, coal, education and training, effects, fossil fuel, international references, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, sea, solar, wind moreless
The graphs show both the climate changes and the consequences over time. Click on the graph and see the scientific papers that support the graph data. moreless
https://www.ipcc.ch/pdf/assessment-report/ar4/syr/ar4_syr.pdf
also in categories carbon capture, causes, coal, education and training, effects, fossil fuel, government, international references, mitigation, models, natural gas, negotiations, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, solar, wind moreless
This Synthesis Report is based on the assessment carried out by the three Working Groups (WGs) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It provides an integrated view of climate change as the final part of the IPCC’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). Topic 1 summarizes observed changes in climate and their effects on natural and human systems, regardless of their causes, while Topic 2 assesses the causes of the observed changes. Topic 3 presents projections of future climate change and related impacts under different scenarios. Topic 4 discusses adaptation and mitigation options over the next few decades and their interactions with sustainable development.
Excellent example of the thinking and methodology, but not the most recent data. moreless
http://www.manicore.com/documentation/petrole/Charbon_nucleaire.html
also in categories economics, effects, french, health, nuclear moreless
Implications, economic and climatic, of exiting from nuclear. moreless
https://www.iaea.org/sites/default/files/chernobyl.pdf
also in categories education and training, international references, nuclear, radiation moreless
IAEA Summary report on the Chernobyl accident 20 years after. The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986 was the most severe in the history of the nuclear power industry, causing a huge release of radionuclides over large areas of Belarus, Ukraine and the Russian Federation. Now, 20 years later, UN agencies and representatives of the three countries have reviewed the health, environmental and socio-economic consequences. moreless
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/11/06/fact-sheet-obama-administration-announces-actions-ensure-nuclear-energy
also in categories economics, government, industry, nuclear moreless
As detailed in the Climate Action Plan, President Obama is committed to using every appropriate tool to combat climate change. Nuclear power, which in 2014 generated about 60 percent of carbon-free electricity in the United States, continues to play a major role in efforts to reduce carbon emissions from the power sector. The continued development of new and advanced nuclear technologies along with support for currently operating nuclear power plants is an important component of our clean energy strategy. moreless
http://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library.aspx
also in categories economics, industry, nuclear, technology moreless
Facts, figures, energy and environment, country profiles, future developments, etc. moreless
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5bVbfWuq-Q
also in categories biofuel, fossil fuel, habitation, mitigation, nuclear, solar, transportation, wind, videos moreless
David MacKay video showing why he believes in arithmetic, explains energy usage in UK in terms of average number of lightbulbs per day per person, and the landmass necessary to support each energy option. moreless
https://sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/art_sel/Enforced nuclear-inderscience-site.pdf
also in categories carbon capture, economics, mitigation, nuclear, plans and scenarios moreless
This paper proposes a modification of the IPPC mitigation scenario MESSAGE whereby large scale deployment of nuclear reactors are deployed from 2020 rather than 2060, thereby greatly reducing the need for yet unproven carbon capture. moreless
https://www.manicore.com/anglais/documentation_a/energy.html
also in category economics moreless
Jancovici argues that it is not energy that depends on the economy, but the other way around. This has important consequences. The economy - depends strongly on energy. Our economy is "only" a large system to transform resources, taking into the environment all kind of things to turn them into products and services. As any transformation goes along with the use of energy, it seems logical that the output of the economy is strongly coupled to the amount of energy injected in the system. moreless
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0124074
also in categories fossil fuel, mitigation moreless
Shows how, based on Swedish and French deployment data, it would be possible to replace all fossil fuel used for electricity generation by nuclear. moreless
http://collections.plos.org/responding-to-climate-change
also in categories causes, economics, effects, health, international references, mitigation, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, wind moreless
Massive climate documentation library. A “must” reference for diverse quality information. Few areas can benefit as much from Open Access as climate change research: the combination of public, scientific, and governmental interest with the mounting misinformation, unsubstantiated opinions, and unsourced data make public access to original, well-reported, and peer-reviewed climate change research of utmost importance. An international reference. moreless
http://energie-crise.fr/spip.php?article216
also in categories french, hydroelectric, mitigation, plans and scenarios, sea, solar, technology, transportation, wind moreless
Critique of Mark Jacobson’s wind, water and sun “solution” for French energy transition. moreless
http://energie-crise.fr/IMG/pdf/10-f.-wagner-l-houches-kurz.pdf
also in categories coal, economics, effects, fossil fuel, mitigation, nuclear, solar, success and failures, wind moreless
Max Planck Institut’s analysis of the German energy transition project and identification of its numerous limitations. moreless
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0081648
also in categories carbon capture, causes, economics, effects, forests, government, industry, mitigation, plans and scenarios moreless
James Hansen, et.al. Assessment of impacts of global warming using ongoing observations and paleoclimate data. We use Earth’s measured energy imbalance, paleoclimate data, and simple representations of the global carbon cycle and temperature to define emission reductions needed to stabilise climate and avoid potentially disastrous impacts. moreless
http://www4.unfccc.int/ndcregistry/Pages/Home.aspx
also in categories agriculture, economics, forests, government, international references, negotiations, plans and scenarios moreless
A public database of submitted INDCs. This data can be used to calculate a worldwide mitigation response. These commitments are expected to improve over time. moreless
https://www.climate.gov/news-features/features/2015-state-climate-highlights
also in categories agriculture, causes, economics, education and training, effects, forests, government, international references, models, plans and scenarios, sea, technology moreless
The State of the Climate report series is an authoritative annual summary of the global climate. Published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, the report is edited by scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. The 2015 report is based on contributions from more than 450 scientists from 62 countries, drawing on tens of thousands of measurements of Earth's climate. moreless
http://www.sfen.org/fr/rgn/allemagne-la-facture-delectricite-senvole
also in categories economics, french, plans and scenarios, success and failures, technology moreless
Discussions of the costs of the German Energy Transition plan, and its achievements and limitations. Conclusion: “Le rapport coût-bénéfice de la transition énergétique allemande est désastreux. En dépit de ces investissements astronomiques dans le développement des renouvelables, la décarbonisation du secteur électrique ne progresse pas. Les émissions des gaz à effet de serre sont mêmes revenues à leur niveau de 2009. Allemagne ne semble pas en mesure d’atteindre les objectifs climatiques qu’elle s’est fixée.” moreless
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox_FZC6SGZc&feature=youtu.be
also in categories mitigation, nuclear, solar, success and failures, wind, videos moreless
Dr. Hansen and three other notable climate scientists argue that the CO2 reductions necessary to contain the global temperature rise cannot be achieved with proven technology without a considerable increase in the contribution of nuclear energy. moreless
http://unfccc.int/files/focus/long-term_strategies/application/pdf/mid_century_strategy_report-final_red.pdf
also in categories biofuel, carbon capture, causes, coal, economics, effects, forests, fossil fuel, government, habitation, hydroelectric, industry, mitigation, natural gas, negotiations, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, promising technology, recycling solutions, solar, success and failures, technology, transportation, wind moreless
US commitment to COP22. This document lays out a strategy to deeply decarbonize the U.S. economy by 2050. This document has been presented immediately after the US 2016 election results. At this point in time, little is known about the future of these very worthwhile commitments. moreless
http://sciencespot.co.uk/global-energy-issues-and-the-nuclear-question.html
also in categories carbon capture, mitigation, nuclear, plans and scenarios, promising technology, technology moreless
An international team of scientists suggests that we must ramp up energy production by nuclear power if we are to succeed in warding off the worst effects of climate change. Writing in the International Journal of Global Energy Issues, the team suggests that beginning in 2020 we could achieve an annual electricity output of 20 terawatts without needing to develop carbon dioxide trapping and storage technology for the tens of billions of tons of emissions that would otherwise drive global warming to catastrophic levels. moreless
https://www.iaea.org/NuclearPower/Downloadable/Meetings/2014/2014-10-06-10-08-TM-NPE/14-Bragg_Sitton-Integrated_Nuclear_Renewable_Energy_Systems_(IAEA).pdf
also in categories industry, nuclear, promising technology, technology moreless
In the next 30 years we expect to see substantial change in energy systems as the lifetime of existing plants ends and new plants are built with the EPA goals in mind. Replacement systems will have to enter a new operational paradigm in which integrated industrial-scale systems might provide the optimum way forward. An interesting view of future energy systems architecture. Does not take into consideration US political changes. moreless
https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/239588-starting-2018-china-will-begin-turning-coal-plants-nuclear-reactors
also in categories coal, economics, mitigation, nuclear, technology moreless
Chinese atomic energy experts have announced an ambitious plan to begin turning the country’s coal plant infrastructure into working nuclear power stations. The first working demonstration unit could begin real commercial operations as early as 2018.The plan could reenforce China’s position as one of the world’s most aggressive actors on climate change — though just as important to China is nuclear’s ability to help deal with its growing problem with air pollution. moreless
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3235004/Trump-Transition-Questionaire-to-Dept-Energy.pdf
also in categories coal, effects, fossil fuel, government, mitigation, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, solar, success and failures, transportation, waste, wind moreless
Trump’s transition team has circulated a 74-point questionnaire at the Department of Energy asking for the names of employees and contractors who have attended climate change policy conferences, and associated emails and documents. This document is being scrutinised in an attempt to predict the new government’s climate policy. These questions could serve as the basis for a purge of EPA employees, and casts doubts on virtually all climate mitigation scenarios. moreless
https://www.data.gov/climate/
also in categories community, effects, forests, government, health, mitigation, sea, technology moreless
Data resources related to climate change that can help prepare America’s communities, businesses, and citizens. There is data and resources related to coastal flooding, food resilience, water, ecosystem vulnerability, human health, energy infrastructure, transportation and the Arctic region. Over time, additional data and tools relevant to other climate-related impacts will be added. moreless
https://toolkit.climate.gov/
also in categories agriculture, causes, community, economics, education and training, effects, forests, government, health, industry, mitigation, models, recycling solutions, technology, transportation, videos moreless
Frameworks and tools to understand and address climate issues that impact people and their communities. Build resilience to climate impacts, see what others are doing, explore local situations. moreless
https://www.epa.gov/climate-change-science
also in categories education and training, effects, mitigation, sea moreless
Climate science overview, causes of climate change, future of climate change and many other things. This agency is under serious threat from the incoming US administration. moreless
http://unfccc.int/files/mfc2013/application/pdf/fr_strategy_resume2.pdf
also in categories agriculture, biofuel, carbon capture, coal, economics, forests, fossil fuel, french, government, habitation, hydroelectric, industry, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, recycling solutions, solar, technology, transportation, waste, wind moreless
Explains how France intends to reduce GHG to 140 Mt (divide by factor 4, 1990 — 2050) in two generations. moreless
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5515d9f9e4b04d5c3198b7bb/t/552d37bbe4b07a7dd69fcdbb/1429026747046/An Ecomodernist Manifesto.pdf
also in categories agriculture, carbon capture, community, economics, effects, forests, government, habitation, industry, nuclear, plans and scenarios, promising technology, technology moreless
A revolutionary reevaluation of environmentalism, with a high reliance on technology to provide human needs while providing environmental space for wilderness and wild things. moreless
http://decarbonizeurope.org/en/
also in categories agriculture, coal, economics, effects, forests, fossil fuel, habitation, industry, negotiations, plans and scenarios, transportation moreless
Nine propositions to take Europe to a post-carbon era before 2050. moreless
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56a45d683b0be33df885def6/t/58226d96d2b85731cb704dca/1478651293072/Clean Energy Emergency v17.pdf
also in categories economics, effects, nuclear, solar, success and failures, wind moreless
Quantitative effects of replacing nuclear worldwide. moreless
http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy12osti/53066.pdf
also in categories economics, industry, promising technology, solar, technology moreless
NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC moreless
https://envirodatagov.org/
also in categories education and training, government, plans and scenarios moreless
Dismantling this infrastructure — which ranges from databases to satellites to models for climate, air, and water — could imperil the public’s right to know, the United States’ standing as a scientific leader, corporate accountability, and environmental protection. moreless
https://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp/pdf/energy-economics/energy-outlook-2017/bp-energy-outlook-2017.pdf
also in categories economics, government moreless
Rapid improvements in the competitiveness of renewable energy mean that increases in renewables, together with nuclear and hydro energy, provide around half of the increase in global energy out to 2035. Even so, the most likely path sees carbon emissions continuing to increase, indicating the need for further policy action. moreless
https://globalchange.mit.edu/sites/default/files/newsletters/files/2016-JP-Outlook.pdf
also in categories agriculture, biofuel, carbon capture, economics, forests, mitigation, models, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, technology, wind moreless
MIT RESEARCH MISSION Our integrated team of natural and social scientists studies the interactions among human and Earth systems to provide a sound foundation of scientific knowledge to aid decision makers in confronting future food, energy, water, climate, air pollution and other interwoven challenges. Much details on energy alternatives, including costs, safety, and timeliness of availability. moreless
http://www.sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/etudes/Electricites intermittentes.pdf
also in categories economics, french, habitation, solar, wind moreless
Wind and solar generated electricity, CO2, and prices for Western European households. moreless
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BX1r8OAmz9I
also in categories causes, forests, government, habitation, industry, international references, models, plans and scenarios, videos moreless
Wakeup call for climate realism. moreless
http://www.tsp-data-portal.org/
also in categories economics, industry, models, technology moreless
Primary energy statistics, Climate. Data can be browsed, exported and modeled. moreless
https://energsustainsoc.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s13705-014-0029-1
also in categories economics, solar, technology, wind moreless
This article presents some crucial findings of the joint research project entitled Storage of electric energy from renewable sources in the natural gas grid-water electrolysis and synthesis of gas components. The challenges of using these technologies on an industrial scale are discussed. moreless
https://thebreakthrough.org/images/main_image/Where_the_Shale_Gas_Revolution_Came_From2.pdf
also in categories fossil fuel, government, industry, natural gas, petroleum, technology moreless
Government’s role in the development of hydraulic fracturing in shale. moreless
https://sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/art_sel/Enforced nuclear-inderscience-site.pdf
also in categories economics, education and training, mitigation, nuclear moreless
The classic nuclear mitigation scenario based on large scale breeder reactor deployment. English translation of Sauvons le Climat study that integrates into the IPCC mitigation pathways. moreless
https://www.manicore.com/anglais/documentation_a/greenhouse/kaya_equation.html#titre
also in category economics moreless
Greenhouse gas emissions, wealth, energy intensity, population. There should be a link between all those figures, that a number of experts – physicists, economists, engineers, demographers all discuss in their own fields. A simple equation, absolutely wonderful because it is precisely so simple (and, as we will see, so awful for the same reason), shows how these notions can be linked to one another moreless
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/06/16/1610381114
also in categories hydroelectric, solar, success and failures, wind moreless
Evaluation of a proposal for reliable low-cost grid power with 100% wind, water, and solar. Previous analyses have found that the most feasible route to a low-carbon energy future is one that adopts a diverse portfolio of technologies. In contrast, Jacobson et al. (2015) consider whether the future primary energy sources for the United States could be narrowed to almost exclusively wind, solar, and hydroelectric power and suggest that this can be done at “low-cost” Jacobson’s work had often been criticised by scientists, and worshiped by many “Green” organisation. In this article, his conclusions are shown to be falacous. moreless
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/20/business/energy-environment/renewable-energy-national-academy-matt-jacobson.html?rref=collection/sectioncollection/climate&action=click&…
also in categories economics, hydroelectric, mitigation, plans and scenarios, solar, wind moreless
Finally the truth is coming out regarding the possibility of powering the entire US with only wind, sun and water. Jacobson understood that he could capture the populist ideological wing of the climate advocates, but the science caught up. moreless
http://senseaboutscience.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/making-sense-of-nuclear.pdf
also in categories economics, government, health, mitigation, nuclear, promising technology, radiation, recycling solutions, solar, technology, waste, wind moreless
In recent years some prominent advocates for the environment have become advocates for nuclear power. Film directors, parliamentarians, journalists and environmental campaigners: people who once were opposed to nuclear power have changed their minds. moreless
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlEttVCIqdk
also in categories nuclear, videos moreless
Dealing with nuclear’s image. moreless
https://science2017.globalchange.gov/
also in categories agriculture, causes, economics, forests, government, habitation, health, international references, models, sea moreless
This report is an authoritative assessment of the science of climate change, with a focus on the United States. It represents the first of two volumes of the Fourth National Climate Assessment, mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990. moreless
https://jancovici.com/transition-energetique/renouvelables/100-renouvelable-pour-pas-plus-cher-fastoche/
also in categories economics, fossil fuel, french, hydroelectric, nuclear, solar, success and failures, technology, wind moreless
J M Jancovici explains why RE is 6x more expensive than nuclear, and 10x more for solar. moreless
http://www.elysee.fr/declarations/article/discours-du-president-de-la-republique-emmanuel-macron-lors-de-la-cop23-a-bonn/
also in categories economics, effects, fossil fuel, french, government, habitation, industry, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, transportation, wind, podcasts moreless
French President Macron’s speech at COP23, which clarified French climate policy. The speech followed the science, unlike previous presidents’ speeches on the subject. It’s an example of lucidity and good sense. moreless
http://euanmearns.com/grid-scale-storage-of-renewable-energy-the-impossible-dream/
also in categories economics, government, solar, technology, wind moreless
At present, grid-scale wind and solar generation all over the world is being accommodated into power grids parasitically mainly through combined cycle gas turbines (CCGTs) ramping up and down to balance variable renewable energy (RE) supply. To become truly carbon free 100% RE, two strategies have been pursued. moreless
http://academie-technologies-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/2017/11/29/12/57/32/375/Joint_Franco_Chinese_Report_on_the_Nuclear_Energy_Future_07_09_2017.pdf
also in categories government, nuclear, plans and scenarios, radiation, recycling solutions, waste moreless
In the later part of 2016 the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the French Academies (National Academy of Technologies of France and French Academy of Sciences) set up a joint Franco-Chinese study group. Its general objective was to prepare a common position paper to distill policies and technology options, including safety and waste management, for making nuclear power generation a component of future energy mixes in countries with the appropriate potential for implementing this energy. moreless
https://www.sauvonsleclimat.org/fr/base-documentaire/le-vent-ou-le-nucleaire
also in categories economics, french, government, nuclear, plans and scenarios, wind moreless
Paper shows the impossibility of replacing 1/3 of the French nuclear capacity by 2025 with wind and solar. moreless
http://energyforhumanity.org/en/resources/downloads-en/european-climate-leadership-report-2017-measuring-the-metrics-that-matter/
also in categories economics, government, mitigation, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, technology moreless
The new report ranks European countries on their climate leadership using official Eurostat data and exclusive data from ElectricityMap.org. moreless
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360544217318145
also in categories economics, industry, plans and scenarios, technology moreless
Grid-level energy storage is an emerging technology that provides operational flexibility for managing electricity demand, integrating renewable energy, and improving system reliability. However, it has been established that revenue-maximising grid-level energy storage tends to increase system emissions in current US electricity grids. moreless
https://passiiviidentiteetti.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/part-1-why-does-mark-jacobson-hate-finland/
also in categories economics, hydroelectric, plans and scenarios, solar, wind moreless
Hysterically funny, ironic, and scientifically precise critique of Jacobson’s “100% wind, water and sun” scenario applied to Finland. Rauli Partanen is an author, commentator, and member of SOP. moreless
http://www.geopolitique-electricite.fr/documents/ene-214.pdf
also in categories economics, french, government, solar, success and failures, wind moreless
Il est frappant de constater le peu d’impact en près de quinze ans sur le mix énergétique d’une politique volontariste de transition focalisée sur l’électricité et le couple éolien-solaire. Et basée sur de lourds investissements et des subventions massives. Eolien et solaire ne fournissent même pas 5% de la consommation totale d’énergie en 2016. Par contre les dégâts collatéraux sont réels. Les prix de gros du marché de l’électricité s’effondrent et les tarifs des consommateurs s’envolent. moreless
http://library.savingourplanet.net/documents/HighCostofFear.pdf
also in categories effects, nuclear moreless
Why did South Korea, a major player in the worldwide nuclear power industry, consider abandoning nuclear power? What were the influences, the consequences, and the ultimate outcome? moreless
http://library.savingourplanet.net/documents/Power to Decarbonize.pd
also in categories causes, effects, nuclear, success and failures moreless
In the summer of 2017, EP Senior Analyst Mark Nelson and EP Research Fellow Arun Ramamurthy took the analyses of energy decarbonization a step further. Mark and Arun were after something far more ambitious.Why only compare decades of peak deployment between a small set of countries, they reasoned, when there was publicly available data covering 68 nations over 52 years (1965 - 2016)? We publish their study to fill a gap in the scientific literature and the regularly issued reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which are overwhelmingly focused on modelling future scenarios with little regard for real-world historical trends. moreless
http://library.savingourplanet.net/documents/WindTurbineOutputSmoothing.pdf
also in categories french, wind moreless
Le lissage de la production d’électricité éolienne est une nécessité absolue pour tout scénario énergétique dans lequel cette électricité représenterait plus de 30% de la consommation. Des trois types de stockage habituellement proposés, batteries, STEPs et transformations électricité-gaz puis gaz-électricité, seul le troisième est envisageable à court ou moyen terme. moreless
http://library.savingourplanet.net/documents/WorldEnergyScenarios2016.pdf
also in categories economics, government, hydroelectric, industry, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, technology, transportation, waste, wind moreless
Substantial reduction in carbon intensity drives carbon emissions to peak between 2020 and 2040 across the three scenarios. Still, to reach global climate targets, the world needs an exceptional and enduring effort on top of already pledged commitments, and coordinated global action at unprecedented levels, with meaningful carbon prices. moreless
https://www.ecologique-solidaire.gouv.fr/suivi-strategie-nationale-bas-carbone
also in categories biofuel, coal, fossil fuel, french, government, habitation, hydroelectric, industry, mitigation, natural gas, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, success and failures, transportation, waste, wind moreless
A biannual dashboard that reports on the progress of the energy transition plan - sector by sector vs the objectives. This first iteration shows that achievements are already behind objectives, and suggests that economic subsidies are aimed at the wrong targets. moreless
https://www.electricitymap.org/?wind=true&solar=false&page=country&remote=true&countryCode=HU
also in category models moreless
Follow electricity generation in real time. Check installed capacity of different sources. Check carbon intensity of electricity imports and exports. In some places, data isn’t available, and some installed capacity values aren’t up to date, however, with movement to national measurements and “dashboards”, information is expected to become available quicker. moreless
http://www.ciel.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Smoke-Fumes-FINAL.pdf
also in categories economics, effects, fossil fuel, industry moreless
This report was written to answer the questions: What did the fossil fuel companies know? When did they know it? What did they do about it? For what can we hold them legally and morally responsible? moreless
https://www.actu-environnement.com/ae/news/infographie-electricite-france-emissions-carbone-30672.php4
also in categories causes, effects, french, hydroelectric, success and failures moreless
While the consummation has remained stable for several years, CO2 continues to rise in spite of significant increases in renewable energy capacity. Official details are in this Electricity Balance Sheet. In French. moreless
http://carbonmajors.org/
also in category industry moreless
“Carbon Majors” refers to a peer-reviewed study published in the scientific journal Climatic Change. The study’s published title is Tracing anthropogenic carbon dioxide and methane emissions to fossil fuel and cement producers, 1854-2010 moreless
https://timeforchange.org/cumulative-co2-emissions-by-country
also in categories agriculture, biofuel, coal, fossil fuel, habitation, hydroelectric, industry, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, solar, transportation, wind moreless
Graph showing most of the climate-related parameters, including the cumulative CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions by country. Much useful data. Data source was the World Resources Institute. moreless
https://klimalog.die-gdi.de/ndc/#NDCExplorer/worldMap?INDC??income???catIncome
also in categories carbon capture, economics, forests, international references, mitigation, models, plans and scenarios moreless
An interactive graphic showing the world’s NDCs, sorted by income and many other categories. moreless
https://southwestnuclearhub.ac.uk/research/case-studies/coping-with-a-big-nuclear-accident/
also in categories education and training, effects, government, health, international references, nuclear, plans and scenarios, radiation, success and failures moreless
Analysis and critique of previous disaster responses, and lessons for the future. moreless
http://www.globalcarbonproject.org/
also in categories agriculture, causes, education and training, effects, forests, success and failures, technology moreless
The Global Carbon Project (GCP) studies the integrated picture of the carbon cycle and other interacting bio-geochemical cycles, including biophysical and human dimensions and their interactions and feedbacks. Covers three themes: Diagnostics, Vulnerability and Carbon Management and policy. Much useful data. moreless
http://globalenergyobservatory.org/
also in categories biofuel, carbon capture, causes, coal, economics, effects, fossil fuel, hydroelectric, industry, international references, mitigation, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, solar, success and failures, technology, wind moreless
Vast source of energy data, including power plants, fuels and resources, energy transmission, and energy consumers. Data presented in many ways. Current worldwide list of coal power plants from this site. moreless
http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/UF-High-temperature-reactors-for-energy-neutral-mineral-extraction-2407187.html
also in categories economics, nuclear, promising technology, technology moreless
High temperature gas cooled reactors have the potential to make the recovery of uranium from unconventional ores energy neutral, a four-year multinational International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) research project has found.Energy neutrality is reached if the energy produced from the extracted uranium is equal to or larger than the energy required for primary ore processing, uranium extraction, conversion, enrichment and fuel production. moreless
https://public.tableau.com/profile/third.way#!/vizhome/AdvancedNuclearIndustry_TheNextGeneration/Dashboard1
also in categories economics, industry, nuclear, technology moreless
A map to help find the next gen nuclear projects in the US and Canada. moreless
http://www.ecologique-solidaire.gouv.fr/programmations-pluriannuelles-lenergie-ppe
also in categories french, government, industry, plans and scenarios, technology moreless
A starting point for data regarding the modification of the energy development plans for the periods 2018-2023 and 2024-2028. The French energy transition plan mandates these periodic revisions. There are many documents that can be downloaded. Some have found this a curious way to decide technically complex issues. Most docs in French, a few in English. moreless
https://www.ecologique-solidaire.gouv.fr/strategie-nationale-bas-carbone-snbc
also in categories economics, effects, french, government, habitation, industry, mitigation, plans and scenarios, technology, transportation moreless
Definition of objectives and tasks necessary to bring France into line with the objectives defined by the COP21 Paris climate agreement. Reporting is to begin in 2018 and every five years thereafter. moreless
http://fes.nationalgrid.com/fes-document/
also in categories community, economics, government, industry, models, plans and scenarios, technology moreless
Describes modelling undertaken to examine different grid structures based on a variety of energy scenarios, with explanations. Several documents to download. moreless
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/coal-generation-in-great-britain-the-pathway-to-a-low-carbon-future
also in categories coal, economics, effects, government, health, industry, mitigation moreless
British government’s plans to complete coal phase-out by 2025. moreless
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/10/05/climate/trump-environment-rules-reversed.html
also in categories effects, government, plans and scenarios, success and failures moreless
Detail list of regulatory roll-back under Trump. America’s retreat on climate. moreless

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